Bootloader in case of MOTOROLA smartphones is easy to unlock because Motorola has been kind enough to provide it on their own website. If you haven’t tried, it is obvious that you will need to be a bit concentrated on this article as its simple but you have to be careful.
Now unlocking the bootloader is a mandatory step especially when you wish to play with your smartphone well in some cases it comes unlocked but in Motorola smartphones it doesn’t, we need to unlock it so that we can go ahead and customize the device as per our needs.
How To MOTO G Unlock Bootloader
So to begin with the process, we have listed few
- Before we begin with any technical stuff we need you to backup all your phone’s data because after this process is complete the data will be lost so its only best to take proper backup of everything.
- Make sure that you phone is charged with 75% or above so that you don’t stop in between.
- USB Debugging on your phone should be allowed, in order to do that you have to go to the developer options and switch on USB Debugging, if you don’t see the developer options in your settings then go to about device and click on Build Number for 9-10 times and you will get a message that you are now a developer. Now that you have this option go to it and swtich the debugging on.
- Now in order to pair and have a smooth working between your computer and your MOTO G we need to provide the computer with the USB drivers.
- And to do the unlocking process we finally need Android SDK to be installed on your computer which you will find.
Method : How To MOTO G Unlock Bootloader
Step 1 : So lets begin, you need to enter few lines of code and on windows computer you need to open terminal to enter the code, So search for cmd on your RUN bar and a new window will pop up. Now that you have the terminal open you need to direct it to the Android SDK so for that you have to find where you installed it and copy the source path. This what we are showing below is maybe how you will find it in your computer, it may vary so choose carefully the source path:
Step 2 : Now once you selected the source path of your computer you have to add cd before it which means after adding the cd word your address may look like this :
CD C:/ANDROID SDK/ADT-BUNDLE-WINDOWS-X86_64-20131030/SDK/PLATFORM-TOOLS/
Step 3 : Now we shall begin coding. Don’t worry its not as tough as it appears, its just a few lines to let the ADB control your phone now in order to do this you need to write adb devices in the terminal and press enter which shall show a new line which says list of devices attached TA8900F923 device. Now its not necessary you get the same statement so just see that similar device number code is visible. If you have any problem here please contact us, solve it and then go further.
Step 4 : So going further you have to type adb reboot bootloader which will restart your device into the bootloader menu within few seconds. After you successfully reach to the bootloader menu you have to write fastboot oem get_unlock_data and press enter which will now show you a message of 7 lines which would be somehow like this, time may vary so don’t worry about that.
OKAY [ 0.164S]
TOTAL TIME: 0.164S
Step 5 : Well, yes! Its getting a bit complicated but you are almost there so don’t worry people you will be just fine. So lets proceed ahead now you see this mixture of letters and numbers right? You need to copy all of this right from 3A to 00, now to do so you have to right click on the terminal window and select copy option and select this whole paragraph. Now go to word file – create new – copy this whole paragraph and delete everything other then this figures so you will get
Step 6 : Now combine them in one line and you will see something like this
Step 7 : Copy this line of code and now give the hard work to folks at motorola to do so go the motorola website, sign up or log in and paste this line into the space and hit the button that says something like can my device be unlocked? And if things have gone the right way then you will see a green light! Green always symbol of happiness. Once you get that accept the user agreement pop up and terms of conditions because once you do this you will find that you have received an email from Motorola which contains the next steps to unlock the bootloader.
Step 8 : Now in the email you will find that there is around 15-20 letters line of code more like a key which you need to copy, please copy it carefully and then return to the command script and type
Fastboot devices ( this will actually show you that your device is listed in their database).
FASTBOOT OEM UNLOCK UNIQUE_KEY
Step 9 : Now after writing the unlock word you have to paste your code which you received from Motorola and replace it where this UNIQUE_KEY is written.
Now people you can breathe freely because you have made it! If you have done and copied and pasted everything properly then your phone would be rebooting and then you will see a message on your phone’s screen that your bootloader is unlocked.
Which means your device is now ready for heavy customization enjoy guys!
Now I hope you understand How To Unlock Moto G.