Root Moto G 3rd Gen (2015) & Install TWRP

In this guide, you will learn How to Root Moto G 3rd Gen (2015) & Install TWRP custom recovery.The process is very simple and easy we will be sharing full step by step guide.

Motorola has released their most awaited and most popular handset the Motorola Moto G 2015.This is the successor to the last year’s Moto G 2nd Gen.If you have one and you want to root it then just follow the step by step guide on How to Root Moto G 3rd Gen (2015) & Install TWRP

After rooting & Flashing TWRP recovery On your device, you can flash any custom ROMs, kernels or any other Zip files.This is only for Moto G 3rd Gen (2015)

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Root Moto G 3rd Gen (2015) & Install TWRP


*Make sure there is at least 80% battery left on your smartphone before begin rooting your device.

Warning: will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Moto G 2015 while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.

Remember Before rooting:

How to root Motorola Mot G 2015

  • Rooting your phone can void your warranty
  • After rooting you can tweak your phone
  • You can unroot it if you want
  • You can overclock or underclock your CPU to make your phone faster
  • Make sure you have unlocked the bootloader

How to Root Moto G 3rd Gen (2015) & Install TWRP

Step By Step Guide

Root Moto G 3rd Gen (2015) & Install TWRP


The unlocking process is so simple and all you have to visit the Motorola Page here and follow the onscreen instruction. To follow this guide you need a Motorola or Google account.


Step 1. Download TWP image: twrp-osprey-2.8.7-test1.img here and save the image file in the ADB folder that you created from the above mention guide – SETUP ADB & FASTBOOT DRIVERS ON PC.

Step 2. Open the ADB folder and right-click while holding the shift key. A window will appear. Select Open Command Window Here.

Step 3. Connect your Phone to the PC with USB cable and enter the following command on Command prompt window:-

fastboot flash recovery twrp-osprey-2.8.7-test1.img

Step 4. This will flash TWRP on your phone.

Now the TWRP recovery in installed on your Phone, now check the next guide to root the phone.


Step 1. Download SuperSU:

Step 2. Move the ZIP file on your Phone and boot the Phone in recovery mode.

Step 3. Once you are on the TWRP recovery, Go to Install and choose the ZIP file.

Step 4. Once the ZIP file is flashed on your Phone, Go back to the main menu of recovery and Reboot the phone.

Step 5.Now you have successfully rooted your phone and installed the TWRP recovery.

Step 6.To verify the root status install Root Checker.

Source: Howtorootmobile


Dibyashree Sharma
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Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

Comments (2)

  1. Avatar of Arun

    I am having problems while booting moto g3 android into marshel

  2. Avatar of rootmygalaxy

    Just follow the guide stepwise and this is only for Lollipop Moto G3


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