Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Easy Motorola Moto G root

Requirements:
Unlocked bootloader
Superboot r2 (click to download)

Superboot is a special boot.img that roots your phone and installs superuser application after you turn on your phone. 

Important note: there's no knowledge yet if you'll be able to download OTA updates. Anyway, you can always install fresh, stock rom (tutorial here)

Rooting:
1. Download the superboot r2 package
2. Turn on the phone in bootloader mode (1) Turn off the phone and then when holding voldown (vol-) press power button)
3. Install the superboot:
a) Windows: launch Superboot-windows.bat (for Windows)
b) MAC - Open a terminal window to the directory containing the files, and type 'chmod +x superboot-mac.sh' followed by 'sudo ./superboot-mac.sh'
c) LINUX - Open a terminal window to the directory containing the files, and type 'chmod +x superboot-linux.sh' followed by 'sudo ./superboot-linux.sh'
4) Wait and reboot your phone. 

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