How to Restore Moto G 2nd generation 2014 to Stock and Lock the Bootloader

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People made motorolls moto g a big success following to it jut relased advanced motog2 2and generation to prove it success Today returns to the fray after a review of its original model with a new Moto G has unveiled at the IFA taking place in Berlin. Let’s see what hides this small Moto G grows slightly and learn of the possible shortcomings of the past.

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New Moto G, technical specifications

How to Restore Moto G 2and generation 2014 to Stock and Lock the Bootloader

Moto G new base maintains the previous specifications. Its size screen does grow, from 4.5 to 5 inches diagonal , while maintaining the same resolution HD (1,280 x 720 dots) in IPS panel with Gorilla Glass. This makes your point density drops something, of the 329 we see in the original to the 294 who remain in this.

Its hardly changes, we design a phone that adopts the E seen in Moto, six grams fattening until the design 149. Its thickness is reduced, however, in its half millimetre thick part to 11 millimetres (still not small or approach, but aims to be equally comfortable with its six millimetres at the edges). Its plant is 70.7 x 141.5 mm.

Inside we look the same Snapdragon 400 , quad-core 1.2 GHz with adreno 305 to 450MHz. Nothing Snapdragon 410 or possible updates to the 64 bits here, although L. Comes to Android with the same battery of 2,070 mAh.

There will be two versions of internal storage, 8 and 16 gigabytes. Both come with a gig of RAM and supports microSD cards up to 32 GB. What does this time it seems to get 4G connectivity, although yes there is a 4G variant of the original?

The camera does improve slightly, now 8 megapixels (5 in the original), with aperture f / 2.0 (from f / 2.4). Its front camera also reaches 2 megapixels.

The phone, as we advanced, come with Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), although guaranteed upgrade to the next version of Google’s mobile operating system: Android L .

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New Motorola Moto G, specifications
Physical Dimensions 141.5 x 70.7 mm
6 to 11.0 millimeters thick
149 grams
Screen 5 inch IPS
Resolution HD 1280 x 720, 294 dpi
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
Quad Core 28nm Cortex-A7 @ 1.2 GHz
Graphics Processor Adreno 305 @ 450 MHz
RAM 1 GB
Memory 8/16 GB, expandable
Version Android 4.4 (Kitkat)
Connectivity WiFi, Bluetooth
Expansion Ports MicroUSB 2.0
MicroSD up to 32GB
Rear Camera 8 Megapixel f / 2.0
Front Camera 2MP
Battery 2,070
Access Google Play Yes, standard

 Restore Moto G 2and generation 2014 to Stock and Lock the Bootloader

Getting Prepared

  • Download the 2nd Gen. Moto G (XT1063 / XT1064 / XT1068 / XT1069) firmware from Below.

Moto G (XT1063 / XT1064 / XT1068 / XT1069) firmware

Fimware Version Carrier Size MD5 File Downloads
Android 4.4.4
Blur_Version.21.11.14.titan_retde.retdeall.en.DE
494.3 MiB 1609188BF04BBBF83B8AC9546C91CAFA DOWNLOAD 1007
Android 4.4.4
Blur_Version.21.11.14.titan_retaildsds.retaildsdsall.en.03
508.5 MiB 3D425AA2C77F323098B4071527CD99BC DOWNLOAD 1799
Android 4.4.4
Blur_Version.21.11.16.titan_retca.retca.en.CA
507.6 MiB AB2DED744FCCA7D5D4C2FA846F365DB8 DOWNLOAD 343
Android 4.4.4
Blur_Version.21.11.17.titan_retuaws.retuaws.en.US
497.1 MiB B44FFE73058EBB8B85C853151F8C3E36 DOWNLOAD 1433
Android 4.4.4
Blur_Version.21.11.17.titan_retuglb.retuglb.en.US
497.1 MiB A3FD7C860F59319E6811BC3AD4086D19 DOWNLOAD 1035
Android 4.4.4
Blur_Version.21.11.18.titan_retbr_ds.retbr.en.BR
511.4 MiB C4E5904256147ECEAEE1AA0771110E69 DOWNLOAD 1160
Android 4.4.4
Blur_Version.21.11.18.titan_retbr_dstv.retbr.en.BR
512.9 MiB E3D871E64B221DBC4892EAE8F901035F DOWNLOAD 2444
  • Download mini fastboot kit:  mfastboot-v2.zip  [mirror]
  • Download and install  (alternate link) your computer.
  • Enable USB Debugging on your Moto G 2014: go to Settings> About and tab Build version 7 times to unlock Developer options. The go to Settings> Developeroptions and enable USB Debugging.
  • Backup your apps and data as flashing the firmware would wipe them all. Use these apps backup your data.
  • Last but not the least, charge your phone to ensure at least 70% battery.

Restore Moto G  2and generation 2014 to Stock

  1. Download the firmware file and extract it to a folder.
  2. Extract mfastboot-v2.zip and copy its content to the same folder where the extracted firmware files exist.
  3. Reboot your Moto G into the Bootloader Mode. You can do it using either of the methods given below:
    • Turn off your phone and then press and hold the Volume Down + Power buttons simultaneously for a few seconds.
    • Connect your Moto G to computer using the USB cable. Open the firmware folder where you have copied the mfastboot files. Launch a command window, type the following command and press the Enter key:
      adb reboot-bootloader
  4. Now here is how to flash the stock firmware. Make sure the device is connected via USB cable and launch a command window from inside the firmware folder and type the following commands one by one:
    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
  5. If you also want to lock your phone’s bootloader, type the following command and hit the Enter key:
    mfastboot.exe oem lock
  6. Finally, reboot your device by typing:
    mfastboot.exe reboot
  7. You Moto G will reboot now but if it is unable to pass the boot screen, try this: turn off the device, go to Bootloader mode, launch command window wipe cacahe and userdata by issuing these commands:
    mfastboot.exe erase cache 
    mfastboot.exe erase userdata
    
    mfastboot.exe reboot
  8. To relock the bootloader on your Moto G 2014, type the following command and hit the Enter key:
    mfastboot.exe oem lock

Wait till your phone boots up. Done! You have successfully restored your Moto G 2014 to stock!