How to Unlock Bootloader On Moto G8 Play In 2 Min

If you own a Moto G8 Play and looking for a guide to unlock the bootloader of the device, then you have landed on the right page. Here we will go through all the steps to Unlock Bootloader On Moto G8 Play. Make sure to follow each and every steps mention in the guide.

If you want to get the most out of your device, then you must root your device which requires unlock the bootloader of Moto G8 Play. Like all other Motorola devices, these two also come with an unlockable bootloader. Unlocking the bootloader would require certain steps. So here is the step by step guide with the help of which, you can quickly unlock bootloader of Moto G8 Play. Carefully follow the steps below.

If you are new to rooting, then you should know that Unlocking bootloader of an android device is the first and most important step in android rooting process. First users have to unlock the bootloader, then they can install TWRP recovery via Commands. Once TWRP is installed, root can be gained by flashing the supersu or magisk via TWRP.

android rooting process

WARNING:

Rootmygalaxy.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Moto G7/G7 Plus while following this tutorial. Proceed at your own risk.

PRE-REQUIREMENTS:

  • Make sure you have installed Motorola drivers on your PC.
  • We recommend to take complete backup and proceed.
  • Maintain 50-60% battery to prevent sudden shutdown between the process.

How to Unlock Bootloader On Moto G8 Play

  • First, enable ‘USB debugging and OEM Unlock’ option from setting> developer option>. To enable Developer Options, go to About phone and tap the Build Number 7 times.
  • Install the ADB and fastboot drivers and then restart if you already have the driver installed then skip this step.
  • After installation of the driver, you can see a folder named ADB in your installation directory. Enter the folder, and you find four files including ADB and fastboot.exe.
  • Now press and hold ‘shift’ key and right-clicked anywhere in the folder and select ‘Open command window here’ or ‘PowerShell Window’

  • Now connect your device to PC and enter into the fastboot mode. To enter the fastboot mode of Moto G8 Play, type the below command in command prompt.
adb reboot bootloader
  • In the command window, type the following command.
fastboot oem get_unlock_data
  • The above command will return a string.

  • Now copy the code in notepad and delete all the blank space so that you will get a single line string.

  • Now Paste the above String (Unlock Code) at the bottom of the Moto site (step 6) and click on Can my device be unlocked? You also need to accept terms and condition on this page by clicking I Accept.

  • The unlock key will be sent to your E-Mail ID, which you used to register at Motorola site.
  • Now copy the Unlock Key and execute the following command.
fastboot oem unlock UNLOCK_KE
  • The above command will Unlock Bootloader of Moto G8 Play.
  • Reboot and done.

This is the complete step by step guide on how to unlock the bootloader of Moto G6/Plus. In case you have any questions related to this post, leave them in the comments section. We’ll be glad to help you out.

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