Moto G is a budget friendly device launched by Motorola. After the lukewarm response to Moto X, Moto G did terrifically well. It became Motorola’s best sold device ever. It was because of the good specs offered at a very reasonable price. Moto G has a 4.5″ screen. It is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 quadcore processor, 1 GB of RAM and has 8/16 GB internal memory.
Although this phone performs well, you can further boost the performance of this phone by rooting the device. Rooting Moto G will let you do a number of things – installing custom ROMs, custom mods, removing the bloatware, installing the apps which require root access and so on. So if you want to root Moto G running on Android 4.4.2, follow the steps given below.
Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. The writer cannot be held responsible for any bricked or unusable devices. Even though the chances of your Smartphone getting bricked are negligible, the owner of the device must take full responsibility of it!
Pre-requisites and Backing up your Moto G:
- Make a Backup of the SMSs, Call logs and Contacts using the Super Backup App
- Make a Backup of the data on your phone
- Enable USB debugging on your device
- Make sure the device has at least 60% charging
- Backup WhatsApp messages on Android Smartphone and Email
- Download the SuperSU zip file and transfer it to your device.
- Now boot in to the CWM Recovery.
- Go to “Wipe cache partition” and clear the cache.
- Now go to “Advanced options” and delete the dalvik cache.
- Go to “Install custom zip” and select the file downloaded in step 1.
- After a few seconds the process will be completed. Just reboot the phone.