Motorola Moto G 2015 (3rd Gen): Root Now

Motorola Moto G 2015 (3rd Gen) now can be easily rooted by flashing using the TWRP custom recovery. But in order to flash custom recovery make sure the bootloader is unlocked on your device. So, if you own Motorola latest handset in the G series, then follow the below step-by-step tutorial to Root Moto G 2015.

As we all know, Moto G (3rd Gen) is the latest handset of the Motorola popular Moto ‘G’ series. The Moto G 2015 comes with 5-inch IPS LCD display, 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor, 1GB/2GB of RAM, 8GB/16GB of inbuilt storage and runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box.

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Rooting of Moto G 2015 voids the company warranty. Gadgets Academy or Motorola is not responsible for any damge occurs to your mobile during or after the rooting process.

Quick Pre-requisites:

  • The below tutorial is only for Moto G (3rd Gen). Don’t try on any other model.
  • Download and install Motorola USB drivers on your computer.
  • Charge your device up to 70% or more to avoid any power off during the rooting process which might results in bricking of your handset.
  • Download third party backup apps from Google PlayStore to take a complete backup of your smartphone.

How to Root Motorola Moto G 2015 (3rd Gen):

Step 1: Follow the step-by-step instructions to install TWRP Custom Recovery on Moto G (3rd Gen).

Step 2: Download file and transfer it to phone internal memory.

Step 3: Power-off your phone and enter into TWRP recovery. Pressing and holding the Volume down + Power key boots the phone into TWRP recovery.

Step 4: From recovery main menu select Install and locate the file which earlier you have copied to phone internal memory and then swipe the bar at the bottom to start flashing the .zip file.

Step 5: When done with flashing, go back to TWRP recovery main menu and select reboot > system.

Step 6: Moto G (3rd Gen) boots into normal mode. You will find SuperSU app installed on your mobile.

Step 7: You can also download and install Root Checker app to verify the root access.

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