Motorola recently released a newer, upgraded version of Moto E. For those who don’t know, the company was previously owned by Google and later sold to Lenovo, ever since that, the company’s been making amazing smartphones with decent specs for a minimal price. The original Moto G was a huge success, the company later released Moto E which was tuned down version. Despite not being flagships, these phones were sold like hot-cakes.
Motorola recently released an upgraded Moto E. The phone comes with a locked bootloader but it can be easily unlocked. This is because Motorola decided to become extremely developer friendly with their phones and started officially allowing people to unlock their bootloaders. Unlocking the bootloader will allow the users to flash custom recoveries as well as custom ROMs. In short, unlocking bootloader will unlock the full potential of your device, however, you will be left with an ugly looking reminder at your boot screen. In case that bugs you and you want to get rid of that. You can do so by using this tutorial. All you need is a little bit of knowledge regarding how things work on Android. If you are one of the people who are annoyed by the stupid warning. Take a look at the tutorial below and get rid of it for good.
- First of all, you will be needing to download the boot logo file for your Moto E. You can get that from here.
- If you have Android SDK installed and setup on your computer, skip this step. If not, download the ADB from here.
- Next up; you will need to install the Motorola USB Drivers. You can get them from here.
- Make sure the USB debugging on your phone is enabled.
- Now you’ll need to extract the boot loader file you downloaded earlier. Extract it and place it in Android/SDK/Platform-tools and in case you are using minimalist ADB, put the file in mfastboot-v2 folder.
- Now go to the folder, press shift key + right click button on your mouse and select ‘Open command window here’ from the drop down menu.
- Turn off your phone and hold the power key and the volume down key together until your phone restarts in fastboot mode and connect it to the computer using a micro USB cable.
- Once you have the phone in fastboot mode, type the following command and hit enter.
fastboot flash logo logo.bin
- The flashing process will take only few seconds, once it’s done. Type the following command press enter to reboot your device.
Your phone will be rebooted now and you’ll see that the annoying warning is now replaced by the official Motorola logo.