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[Guide] How to root Moto G 3rd gen (2015) and install Custom recovery

Today I will tell you How to Root  Motorola Moto G 3rd gen 2015 and you can download TWRP recovery For Moto G 3rd gen lollipop 5.1.1. Before we start Flashing keep the few points in mind.This is the full step by step guide of rooting Moto g 3rd gen 2015 with picture also.
Update Now you can root Moto G 3rd gen running on android marshmallow 6.0.


#Read before proceeding

1.You need to unlock bootloader of your Moto G 3rd gen 2015 you can visit this link for guide to unlock Moto G 3rd gen 2015 bootloader.

2.You must have proper Motorola Drivers installed in your PC.

3.And ADB fastboot also for flashing TWRP recovery.

Lets start the tutorial of Rooting Moto G 3rd gen 2015

Warning: The author is not responsible, if you damage or brick your device. Do it at your own risk and follow the instructions properly.

#How to root Moto G 3rd gen(2015) easily.

1.Download latest TWRP recovery From [Here]

2.Download Motorola USB Drivers. 

3.Download Minimal fastboot and install it on desktop.

4.Download latest SuperSUv2.46.zip from

5.Now Unlock your Moto G 3rd gen Bootloader From Here.

6.After unlocking Bootloader of Moto G 3rd gen ,Copy SuperSu.zip in you Device memory that you downloaded  above .


7. Now turn OFF you Mobile.

8.Then Turn On it gain By holding (Volume down button and power button) at the
same time for 6 sec and release it you will again see the  bootloader.Now pug you device with yor PC.


9.Then copy twrp-osprey-2.8.7-test1.img that you Downloaded above and paste it in the mfastboot folder.

10. Now navigate to mfastboot folder where you installed earlier.
Hold the shift key and right click on the mouse the in any blank space
in that folder you will see open command window here click on that.

11.Now type the below code in command prompt and hit enter.

                                  fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

recovery.img is the name of the TWRP recovery that you downloaded  above
steps so you can rename according to the name of the file that you
paste in the Mfastboot folder here the name of the file is twrp-osprey-2.8.7-test1.img .

12.You have succesfully flashed TWRP Recovey in your Moto G 3rd gen (2015) running on android lollipop 5.1.1.

Now keep press volume down button on your Moto G 3rd gen (2015) untill you get  the recovery
option in the bootloader And  Press Power button to select it.

14.In Recovery ,Select Install from sdcard  Option.

install zip from sdcard  then select 0 (0 is the location of internal
storage )  and now select supersu.zip and flash it.

►Now swipe to install it.

16.Now wait for few seconds until installation in progress.

17.Now Select advanced > reboot to bootloader.

Select No if asked to fixed the SuperSu issue.

18.Select Start option in Bootloader by pressing Power button.

19.Congratulations You have successfully rooted you Moto G 3rd gen (2015).

see also:How to flash Cm12.1 Rom in Moto G 3rd gen

About the author

Himalaya Saxena

A web developer, Tech Enthusiast, debugger, blogger, and programmer.
I have the thirst to learn and create :)


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