The download mode, or bootloader mode on the Motorola Moto G can be easily reached, but in order to do so you first need to know how to properly use your Android device. In that matter you can use this dedicated step by step guide which will easily teach you how to boot your Moto G in bootloader / download mode. So, don’t hesitate and read the guidelines from below – of course, then try the steps explained in this tutorial.
The bootloader mode is usually required when you want to restore or downgrade your Motorola Moto G to stock Android OS, or when you need to manually update your device with an official release of Android firmware. Of course the bootloader mode, which is also known as the download mode, must be used for other operations too, though the reason why you are using this tutorial is not that relevant. What it’s important is to safely learn how to manage bootloader mode on your Motorola Moto G with ease.
In order to help you out, I have developed the steps from below. Now, these steps can be safely applied as the method explained represents an official way in which the download mode can be reached. As you will see, you will not have to use complex or risky tools and a rooted Android device isn’t required. All you have to do is to use the power, volume up / down buttons of your handset along with its USB cable. Also, a computer is being required and on the same the Motorola Moto G drivers should be installed.
Do note that the following steps have been tested only for the mentioned handset, which means that you shouldn’t apply the procedure if you own a similar or different smartphone. So, with that being said, we should get started.
How to Enter download / bootloader mode on Motorola Moto G
- First of all, turn off your phone – press power button and then select “power off”.
- The USB cord must be near you, as a connection between your device and your computer must be established at some point.
- Press and hold the volume down button on your Moto G.
- While pressing the mentioned key also press Power button.
- Now connect your Moto G with your computer by plugging in the USB cable.
- Download mode / bootloader mode should now be installed – some drivers might be installed automatically.
That was all, so congratulations; you now know how to easily boot your Moto G in bootloader / download mode. Also, use our how to section and learn other tips to apply on your device such as: enter Moto G recovery mode, hard reset your Moto G or even unbrick your Moto G. Finally, don’t forget to feedback us by using the comments field from below.