Root Motorola Moto G 2014 on Android Lollipop 5.0

Motorola Moto G 2014 is one of the lucky devices to get Android Lollipop update much early than other flagship phones. After updating to Android 5.0 Lollipop, root access on your existing Moto G phone will be gone and you will again need to regain it.New Moto X 2014


Once you have root access on Moto G 2014 edition you will be able to do this –

  • Remove pre-installed apps on your phone which are pre-installed
  • Free up storage space on your device
  • Increase battery life on you device
  • Increases performance
  • You can install apps which requires Admin access
  • Install custom ROM/firmware
  • Tons of other customizations

Preparing Your Phone

  • On your phone ensure that USB debugging is enabled.
  • Battery life on your device should be greater than 60%.
  • Backup of important data of your phone is must.

Moto G Rooting Process

  • Download the corresponding files – CF-Root for XT1063ORCF-Root for XT1068ORCF-Root for XT1068 (titan_retde)
  • Extract the CF-Root file.
  • Also download Fastboot on your device.
  • Also you should have CWM Phiz Touch Recovery installed on your device.
  • You should reboot your phone in the bootloader mode and for that you should first turn off your device.
  • Once the device is off completely, press and hold the Volume Down button and Power button together at once for few seconds.
  • Plug your phone to PC using the USB cable.
  • Double click on the root-windows.bat file which is seen on your desktop.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Once that is done, download Busybox from Play Store.
  • Your device will now be rooted.