How To Restore Moto G 2014 to Stock and Re-Lock the Bootloader

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Restore Moto G 2014 to Stock

For all those who are wondering why I wrote “Re-Lock the Bootloader” in the title, we it’s simple, if you are running everything stock, that means the bootloader of your device is already locked, to go custom you need to unlock the Bootloader and thus going back to stock means, you’ll need to Re-Lock it. The reason to go back to Stock can be anything, due to too much Customization, time and again, your device is not working properly the way it was supposed to or the way it was working while you were using it on Stock Firmware. Nonetheless, the reasons are common but the Stock Dump is not easy to find and even difficult to apply.

Moto G is considered an awesome device, why? simply because it has some of the awesome specs and build quality, not much of an high-end device, but still more than enough for a tight budget user. Moto G arrived with 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-Core processor, 1GB of RAM, 1280x720p with 5-Inch of screen, 8MP primary camera and 2MP of Secondary camera, running Android 4.4.4 Kit-Kat out-of-the-box.

One can easily assume that most of you people have purchased this device, whether from a 3rd person as used or directly from an Official and the first thing you might have done was the unlocking of the bootloader so you can root your device and install Custom mods or tweaks on it. However, if you are among those who wants to switch back to the Stock Side of your Phone, we can help them in this matter.

As Usual, a casual warning about, we are not responsible for anything happens to your device, this process will void your warranty, and you might brick your device, despite that you’ll receive the update from Sony Officials afterwards, if you don’t follow this method

Preparations:

  • Download the Moto G 2nd. Gen Firmware file: Link
  • Back-Up Your Important Messages: Link
  • Download USB Drivers: Link
  • Make a Titanium Back-Up of all your Apps: Link
  • Back-Up All Your Contacts: Link
  • Download the mfastboot: Link
  • Enable USB Debugging mode on your device.
  • Charge your Phone, At-least 70%

How To Restore Moto G 2014:

  • Download the Firmware file and save it anywhere.
  • Download and Extract mfastboot-v2 and extract the content in the same folder where the firmware was extracted.
  • Boot your Moto G into bootloader mode, How? Connect your device with PC and open Command Window in mfastboot folder. Now Type: adb reboot bootloader.
  • Now One-by-OneType/Copy, Paste and execute the Following Commands, just make sure that the device is connected via USB cable and also launch the Command Window from Within the Firmware folder:
mfastboot.exe flash partition gpt.bin

mfastboot.exe flash motoboot motoboot.img

mfastboot.exe flash logo logo.bin

mfastboot.exe flash boot boot.img

mfastboot.exe flash recovery recovery.img

mfastboot.exe flash system system.img_sparsechunk.0

mfastboot.exe flash system system.img_sparsechunk.1

mfastboot.exe flash system system.img_sparsechunk.2

mfastboot.exe flash modem NON-HLOS.bin

mfastboot.exe erase modemst1

mfastboot.exe erase modemst2

mfastboot.exe flash fsg fsg.mbn

mfastboot.exe erase cache

mfastboot.exe erase userdata
  • If you also wants to lock your Device Bootloader, Type: mfastboot.exe oem lock
  • Finally Reboot the device: mfastboot.exe reboot
  • Your Moto G is good to go, if you still face any problem in passing the boot screen, connect your device with PC, Boot into Bootloader mode and Type:
  1. mfastboot.exe erase cache 
  2. mfastboot.exe erase userdata
  3. mfastboot.exe reboot
  • Wait till it boots up, and your device is ready as it was out-of-the-box.

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