How to Unlock Moto E3 bootloader, install TWRP recovery and root it

Follow our guide to unlock bootloader on Moto E3, install TWRP recovery and root it with SuperSU. All the three processes are interlinked with each other for example, unlocking bootloader on Moto E3 is the first step that will allow you to flash TWRP recovery on it and once TWRP recovery is installed then you can flash the SuperSU root package from it. Once you are done with all of the above mentioned steps then you are all set to go for installing custom ROM, like Lineage OS, CyanogenMod and others on your Moto E3. If you think you are good enough in rooting process then what are you waiting for, we have already mentioned each and every step unlock bootloader, installing TWRP recovery and rooting your Moto E3.

Moto E3 is a mid range device released back in mid 2016. The device carries a budget friendly price tag and great for an average Android user for daily life. The device is equipped with a Quad core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU along 1GB of RAM on board and Mali-T720 GPU. The box opened Moto E3 comes with pre-installed Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but once you unlock it’s bootloader, you got unlimited features and firmware waiting for you. Just follow the process in sequence as mentioned in the list.

How to Unlock Moto E3 bootloader, install TWRP recovery and root it

Before you begin:

Charge your device battery to a safe level, it must be above 70%

Download and install Motorola latest drivers. Download here

Install ADB & Fastboot drivers on PC, follow this guide to install the adb-fastboot drivers within 15 seconds.

Enable USB debugging on your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.

If you can’t see the Developer options in settings menu, then you need to enable them. Go to Settings > About device > Tap the build number 7 times until it says ‘You are now a Developer’.

Process to unlock bootloader on Moto E3

Follow this guide to see, how to unlock bootloader on Moto E3.

Once done with the process, now follow the step 2 to flash TWRP recovery on Moto E3.

Process to install TWRP recovery on Moto E3 via add-fastboot

Download TWRP recovery for Moto E3 from this link and save it in a specified folder on your PC.

Now follow this guide to see how to install TWRP recovery on Moto E3.

Process to root Moto E3 via TWRP using SuperSU

Download the SuperSU zip from this link.

Connect your device to PC and copy the downloaded SuperSU zip on the internal storage of your device.

Now it’s the time to reboot your device into TWRP recovery mode.

To do so, turn off your phone completely.

Now press Volume Down + Power at the same time until it enters fastboot mode, now highlight the recovery option using volume keys and use Power button to select it. This time you’ll select the recovery mode.

Your device will enter recovery, now flash the SuperSU zip from there.

Once done, simply reboot your device and enjoy the freedom to flash custom ROMs and tweaks on your Moto E3.

That’s it! If you have successfully unlock bootloader on Moto E3, flashed TWRP recovery and rooted it, give us your feedback and share it.