Guide to Unlock Moto E Bootloaders Easily

With Motorola Moto E, a new breed of Android smartphone is born which not only includes amazing features but also comes in affordable price tag. We hear that Moto E will be going through Android 4.4.3 Kitkat update in coming days.Moto E Black White


In this guide check out instructions on how to unlock Moto E bootloaders for the international version with model number as XT1022. Conversely  this process doesn’t apply to Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T and other carrier locked Moto E handset. But before going through the actual instructions on how to unlock bootloaders, follow these mandatory requirements –

  • Backup all the data on your phone. Make use of any free Android app available on Play Store.
  • Enable USB Debugging on your phone by going through Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging.USB Debugging
  • You should ensure that you have charged your phone to atleast 80% battery life.
  • Make sure that proper USB drivers are installed on your computer.

Unlock Moto E Bootloaders

Follow the guide mentioned below –

  • Download Android SDK on your computer and install it first.
  • Enter your Moto E phone in Fastboot mode.
  • It can be done by Powering off the phone first and then Press and hold Power button + Volume Down button.
  • Right from your PC, open the command prompt in the directory where you have installed the Android SDK tools.
  • In the command prompt type the following mentioned line –

    $ fastboot oem get_unlock_data

  • It will then return you some string which looks like –

    $ fastboot oem get_unlock_data
    (bootloader) 0A40040192024205#4C4D3556313230
    (bootloader) 30373731363031303332323239#BD00
    (bootloader) 8A672BA4746C2CE02328A2AC0C39F95
    (bootloader) 1A3E5#1F53280002000000000000000
    (bootloader) 0000000

  • From that output, remove the (bootloader) text and add it as continuous character.
  • The string should look like-


  • Head over to Motorola Moto site and follow the process.

So with that you have unlocked bootloaders on Moto E phone.