Moto G: How to install Android KitKat 4.4.2 with Root

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If you own a Motorola Moto G I bring you good news, as many users are expected KitKat Android 4.4 is now available and we bring to you the installation process manually.

It is noteworthy that this procedure is only compatible with models XT1032 / XT1034, whether that before the installation process checks whether you have one of those two models.

Recall that this new version of Android 4.4.2 KitKat for Moto G brings many improvements, among which we describe below:

  • New and redesigned navigation bar transparent like the  Google Nexus
  • The phone application has been enhanced with options like the ability to search dial contacts directly from the keyboard.
  • The camera comes with improved focus and exposure, new circular design to the "Tap to focus" that can be driven with the finger to enhance focus and exposure for a photograph.
  • New editing options for photos in the gallery app, with new filters, you can draw freehand on photos, advanced cropping and improved color settings, exposure, contrast, etc..
  • Added support for printing personal photos and documents hosted or Google Docs, Gmail messages, etc..
  • Support to manage SMS / MMS text using the new version of  Google Hangouts Application.


  • Download and Install Motorola Drives to your PC | USB Drives 
  • Having the Bootloader unlocked or released, if it does not you can go go directly to the page from Motorola | Motorola Unlock Bootloader
  • Have a minimum 50% loading on your device
  • Have enabled USB Settings> Developer Options Debugging> USB Debugging
  • If you have developer options go to Settings Tap About phone and 7 times in "Build Number"

Steps to install Android KitKat 4.4.2 on Moto G

1 - Download and unzip the firmware according to your model:

2 - Download and unzip the folder ADB tools on the desktop and move the unzipped firmware prior to this folder |  ADB Tools

3 - Turn off your device and enter mode fastboot pressing for 3 seconds the power button + volume down button.

After four-mode and fastboot you should see the bootloader screen of your  Android  with the following options:

  • Normal Powerup
  • Recovery
  • Factory
  • Console Switch
  • Barcodes
  • BP Tools

5 - Connect your device to the PC by USB medium, and go to the folder ADB Tools where you have the unzipped firmware along with the files that contains the ADB Tools folder.

6 - You need to flash each of the partitions, that is made in the ADB Tools folder by pressing the SHIFT key on your keyboard + Right Click on your mouse and departure options you choose "Open command window here".

7 - A window execute CMD and type or copy each of the following commands (There may be some errors bootloader, ignore):

fastboot flash partition gpt.bin 
motoboot motoboot.img fastboot flash 
fastboot flash logo logo.bin 
fastboot flash boot boot.img 
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img 
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk1 
system.img_sparsechunk2 fastboot flash system 
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk3 
fastboot flash NON-modem HLOS.bin 
modemst1 erase fastboot 
fastboot erase modemst2 
fsg fsg.mbn fastboot flash 
fastboot erase cache 
fastboot erase userdata 
fastboot reboot

8 - After you do all this Moto G will reboot with the official firmware Android 4.4 KitKat .

Important: It May be the first attempt to fit them in G Moto black screen and will not start, that's normal, just repeat again the procedure again and to start them so normal.


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