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How To Restore Moto E 2015 To Stock


Motorola has polished an already impressive and affordable package to make your life more comfortable. Yes, I am talking about the second generation Motorola’s Moto E which brings you tons of nice things for little price. It does not only make you happy with official features, but also with unofficial features. The unofficial development community have started working on Moto E’s project to generate some useful tweaking for it. But of course the unofficial tweaking can damage the device. And it is already happened to you and you are itching to return to stock, we are here to help you.

Read on how to restore Moto E 2015 to stock firmware. But first make sure you are using a Windows-based computer. Also ensure that phone drivers are installed on your PC. Android ADB drivers or minimal Android ADB and Fastboot drivers should be installed on computer too.

DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide. This trick even voids your warranty status.

Restoring The Moto E To Store [How-To]

Step #1: Download the Moto E 2015 firmware from here of your choosing. These are signed images of Motorola and these should work on all variants of phone. If the downloaded file is arrived as .xml.zip file, download the Motorola MotorolaFastboot Attachment 2427667 and extract its .exe file into the same folder as the stock firmware folder (the folder where you have .bin and .img file). But if the downloaded file arrive as .tar.gz file, do not do this.

Step #2: Turn your phone off.

Step #3: Boot phone into bootloader mode. For this, boot phone by holing down volume down and then power button. The plug the phone to computer with a USB cable. There is another way to get phone in bootloader mode, on your phone, go to settings>about phone, there tap seven times on build number and then enable USB debugging from Settings>Developer Options>USB Debugging. Then, connect phone to computer and you should see a new ADB device detected and drivers installed. Then fire up “Minimal ADB and Fastboot”. Type following command and press enter:

adb reboot-bootloader

You should see the phone’s screen with following options:

  • Normal Powerup
  • Recovery
  • Factory
  • Switch Console [NULL: null]
  • Barcodes
  • BP Tools

Step #4: Open command prompt and navigate to the folder where you the with the extracted firmware. If you are on Windows 7 or above, you can open the command directly from the folder, to do so open the folder, there press right click while holding down shift button on keyboard and then select “open command window here”.

Step #5: Flash each of the partitions in sequence using mfastboot, you need to enter the following commands one-by-one checking that each one returns an [OKAY] message:

mfastboot oem fb_mode_set
mfastboot flash partition gpt.bin
mfastboot flash bootloader bootloader.img
mfastboot flash logo logo.bin
mfastboot flash boot boot.img
mfastboot flash recovery recovery.img
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.0
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.1
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.2
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.3
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.4
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.5
mfastboot flash modem NON-HLOS.bin
mfastboot erase modemst1
mfastboot erase modemst2
mfastboot flash fsg fsg.mbn
mfastboot erase cache
mfastboot erase userdata
mfastboot erase customize
mfastboot oem config carrier vzw
mfastboot oem fb_mode_clear

Note: If you want to skip this, use MOTOEFLASHALL.bat. Place the .bat file inside the extracted firmware folder and run it.

Step #6: Wait for a while and your phone should rebooted into a fully stock firmware.

Via: XDA

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