How to Unlock Bootloader and Root Moto E 3G 2015 (2nd Gen)- Tutorial

How to Root Motorola Moto E 3G 2015 (2nd Gen)- Easy Guide

Motorola Moto E 3G (2015) is the second generation smartphone of its successor old Moto E. Moto E was a huge success for Motorola Mobiles and with the launch of Moto E 2015, it is looking for the same result. Moto E 2015 is one of the best entry level device with 4.5-inch IPS LCD display, powered with quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor coupled with 1GB RAM and runs on Android Lollipop out of the box. The device is just priced at Rs. 6,999 and is exclusively available through Flipkart.

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If you are a tech lover and wanted to make the device most of its features, then rooting of smartphone is the best option. With the help of root access, the device can be customized easily with the installation of root only apps. So, if you looking for the rooting tutorial, then this article will sure help you out. Before starting the rooting process, make sure the bootloader is unlocked and Custom Recovery is installed on your smartphone.

The following is the guide to root Motorola Moto E 3G 2015 (2nd Gen) Android smartphone.

Early Pre-preparations:

  • Ensure all the important data present in your device are backup.
  • Setup ADB and Fastboot Drivers for PC.
  • Enable USB Debugging from Settings.
  • Download and Install Moto E 2015 USB drivers for PC.
  • Main a battery level of at least 80% or above on your device.

Disclaimer: Unlocking Bootloader and Rooting voids your company warranty. It also bricks or damage the device if the instructions not executed correctly. So proceed at your own risk.

How to Unlock Bootloader on Motorola Moto E 3G (2015):

Unlocking Bootloader on Moto E 2015 gives access to install TWRP/CWM Custom recovery. So follow the complete tutorial to unlock bootloader on Moto E smartphone. After unlocking bootloader, check the below points to install TWRP Custom Recovery and Root the Motorola smartphone.

How to Install CWM/TWRP Custom Recovery & Root Motorola Moto E 3G (2015):

Step 1: Connect your device with PC/Laptop with USB cable.

Step 2: Download SuperSU (latest version) and placed it to the root folder of device SD card.

Step 3: Download and install the Minimal ADB and fastboot Tools on your PC.

Step 4: Also download TWRP Custom Recovery on your PC and move the file to the Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder i.e. C:\Program Files (x86)\Minimal ADB and Fastboot.

Step 5: Open py_cmd.exe from the Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder and give the below command:

adb devices

The above command gives the info about the connected devices with PC.

Step 6: Enter another command:

Adb reboot bootloader

This command will boot the device into adb mode.

Step 7: Now, give the last command

Fastboot flash recovery twrp-otus-2.8.6-test4.img

Step 8: Now this will flash TWRP Custom Recovery on your Moto E 2015 smartphone.

Step 9: Now from the ADB Mode, select Recovery by using Volume down for scrolling and Volume Up to select.

Step 10: After booting your device into TWRP Recovery, Tap on Install and select the SuperSU package which was copied to device SD card in step 2.

Step 11: Now, reboot your device from the TWRP Recovery. Next open App Drawer and locate for SuperSU app. If available then you’re Moto E 3G 2015 (2nd Gen) smartphone has been successfully rooted.

You can also confirm whether your device is rooted or not with the help of “Root Checker” app downloading from Google Play Store.

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