How To Root And Flash Custom Recovery In Motorola Moto E

Find out How To Root And Flash (Install) Custom Recovery In Motorola Moto E with easy method and step by step instruction. Motorola is growing in smartphone market again with its new smartphones. Moto X and Moto G are very  popular this days because of their price and performance combination. Now Motorola come with their new smartphone Moto E for low price markets. Moto E come with a 4.3-inch display woth 540 x 960 screen resolution and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Moto E run on latest Android 4.4.2 OS with support of 1.2 GHz Dual-core processor, Snapdragon 200 chipset, Adreno 302 for better gaming and 1 GB RAM for all you multi-tasking needs. Good thing in Moto E than Moto G is that it support external SD card with 4 GB of internal storage. Moto E has a 5 MP rear camera, No LED flash, No front facing camera given in the device.

How To Root and Flash Custom Recovery In Motorola Moto E

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Below are some warning statements that you must be knowing before preparing to Root or Install Custom Rom in your Android Smartphone/Tablet:

  • Rooting/Installing Custom ROM is not an authorized process hence you’ll be losing all your warranty benefits over your Android Smartphone  after Rooting/Installing it.
  • There are certain risks of damaging your Android Smartphone/Tablets while Rooting/Installing Custom ROM in it. Hence, it is recommended that you proceed at your own risk and we are not to be held responsible even if your Smartphone gets damaged during or after completing the Rooting/Custom ROM installation process.
  • You might not receive any future official software or firmware updates after rooting and installing Custom ROM in your Android Smartphone.

Before You Begin:

  • You need a Windows based PC or Laptop.
  • This method is working and tested on Motorola Moto E with Unlocked Bootloader only. You can Unlock Bootloader from official site.
  • Download and Install Moto E USB Drivers.
  • Enable USB Debugging in your Motorola Moto E.Click Here if you don’t know how to enable.
  • Your device must be charged 50% minimum.
  • Make backup of device data for safety.

Download Required Files:

How To Root And Flash Custom Recovery In Motorola Moto G:

  • Follow all the steps given in Before You Begin section first.
  • Download and Extract msfastboot-v2 zip file in a folder of your computer.
  • Now download and move Unofficial TWRP Recovery image in the folder same folder of msfastboot-v2.
  • Turn Off your device completely. Press and hold Volume Down + Power Button at same time for few seconds and it’ll boot your device in Fastboot mode.
  • Connect your device to PC with USB Cable (Make sure USB drivers are installed successfully).
  • Now open the folder where msfastboot-v2 is extracted, Press SHIFT button + Mouse right click and select Open command window here.
  • A command window will appear on your desktop, type fastboot flash recovery moto_e_twrp2.7.0.0_v1.2.img
  • Flashing will take few seconds after flashing turn off your device again.
  • Now boot your device again in Fastboot mode and press Volume Down to select Recovery and then Volume Up to boot into Recovery mode.
  • Your device will go to Recovery Mode now, tap on Install  and select SuperSU zip file and flash it.
  • After flashing SuperSU zip file, go to main menu of Recovery and select Reboot System option.

That’s it! Your Moto E is successfully rooted now and have Custom Recovery installed.

Source: XDA Forums

One Response

  1. Rajendra chik baraik

    thanks for solution for my patten lock reset


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