How to unroot Moto G

Last week we discussed different ways by which you can root Moto G. But rooting your devices voids your phone’s warranty. So in case you need to take your Moto G to any Motorola outlet to fix it under warranty, you will need to unroot Moto G or in other words, remove the root from Moto G. In this article I am going to explain how to remove root / how to unroot theĀ Moto G.

[quote_box_center]Applicable for devices rooted with rooting Method 1: Using Superboot

This how to guide is written for the devices which have been rooted with the first method(using superboot) from this post.[/quote_box_center]

Unrooting might erase all data from your device, so be sure to back up your data before continuing[/alert]

So let’s begin unrooting Moto G

Files to download:


  1. Install Motorola Drivers
  2. Extract both “stock firmware” and “fastboot” to your desktop.
  3. Turn on USB debugging on your Moto G
  4. Connect your device to your PC via USB
  5. Hold down shift button and right click using mouse on any blank area on your desktop. Then select “Open command window here“.
  6. Type in the following command in the command prompt.
    • adb reboot-bootloader
  7. After you device booted into bootloader mode type in the following commands. Be sure to press enter button after each line.
    • fastboot flash partition gpt.bin
      fastboot flash motoboot motoboot.img
      fastboot flash logo logo.bin
      fastboot flash boot boot.img
      fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
      fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.0
      fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.1
      fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.2
      fastboot flash modem NON-HLOS.bin
      fastboot erase modemst1
      fastboot erase modemst2
      fastboot flash fsg fsg.mbn
      fastboot erase cache
      fastboot erase userdata
      fastboot reboot

That’s it, your device is now unrooted and will be back to your stock firmware.

Source: XDA-DEV

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