How to Unlock Motorola Moto G4 via KingoRoot


Motorola was released in May 2016. Powered by non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery, the smartphone runs Android v6.0.1. The smartphone has a large touch screen display of 5.5 inches. The smartphone packs with 16/32 GB of internal storage space that can be extended to 256 GB via a microSD card.

Although Motorola Moto G4 users love their Moto phones, they want to make their beloved handsets perfect. Rooting or Making tweaks will enable you to customize your android device. Customization allows you to make the handset an unique one. However, unlocking the bootloader of your Mostorola Moto G4 is the first thing you should do. After unlocking the phone, you can make tweaks or root your Android for customization.

Before Unlock Motorola Moto G4

  • Device is powered on.
  • Battery level should be at least 50%
  • USB data cable (the original one is recommended)

How to Unlock Bootloader Motorola Moto G4

Step 1: Backup important data

The unlocking process will sweep of all the data of Android. So it is important to backup your precious data. Backup everything you want to keep, then continue to the next step.

Step 2: Free Download KingoRoot

KingoRoot is the best and easiest root tool for free. Here KingoRoot is not used for rooting but an alternative to Android SDK and USB driver. The KingoRoot includes the Android SDK and will download the LG USB driver automatically once connected to the PC.

  1. Free download the KingoRoot to the PC.
  2. Install the KingoRoot.
  3. Connect the device to the PC via an USB cable.
  4. Enable USB debugging. If you fail to connect you device to PC, please refer to Device Not Connected.
  5. Find the icon of KingoRoot and launch it. After launching the KingoRoot, the PC will download the USB driver of your device automatically. Always connect the computer.
  6. Find the folder of KingoRoot where you install it, double click to open the folder of "Kingo ROOT". Then open the folder of "tools" under the folder of "Kingo ROOT".
  7. Input the letters "cmd" in the "address bar", and enter.
  8. The PC will pop-up a Command Prompt window, then run the command: adb devices
  9. If it shows a serial number, your device is recognized and you can continue with the process. Otherwise, ensure you’ve performed the above steps correctly.

Step 3: Get an Unlock Key.

  1. Head to your manufacturer's bootloader unlocking page - Motorola unlocking page, create an account and then log in.
  2. Run the command: adb reboot bootloader in the Command Prompt window. The device will boot into fastboot mode. Always keep the connection.
  3. Use the Command Prompt window to retrieve your unlock key as described by your manufacturer. Run the command: fastboot oem get_unlock_data.
  4. Select the token which is spit out by the Command Prompt window and copy and paste it into the applicable box of the form on your manufacturer's website without any spaces.
  5. Submit the form and wait for an email with a key or file that you will use in the next step.

Step 4: Unlock your bootloader of your Android device.

Here comes to perform the unlocking process. If you haven't interrupted the connection and your phone still in the fastboot mode ( If your device isn't in the fastboot, then repeat the step 2).

  1. Run command fastboot oem unlock UNIQUE_KEY, using the Unlock_code.bin file you received from Motorola email.
  2. Reboot your device by running command fastboot reboot or using the "Volume" buttons to reboot.

The device will show a message at boot stating that your bootloader is unlocked. With an unlocked bootloader you will be allowed to root your Android, flash a custom recovery or install a custom ROM.