Why you must remove Moto G back cover
For Moto G (including Moto G 2nd Gen), the SIM card slot is under the back cover. So, to insert SIMcard, you must remove Moto G back cover.
In addition, micro SD card slot in Moto G 2014 is also under the back cover. You have to remove the Moto G back cover to put in your SD card.
However, for many new Moto G or Moto E owners, it can be frustrating to find the correct way to remove Moto G back cover due to Motorola’s unique design for the back cover.
You cannot peel off the Moto G back cover.
Please follow this guide if you want to remove Moto G back cover properly. Otherwise, you may damage the back cover.
How to remove Moto G back cover?
Step 1: Power off your Moto G
It is recommended to remove Moto G back cover only when the the phone is powered off.
To power off Moto G, press and hold the power button and follow the on-screen instructions.
Step 2: Turn Moto G upside down
You need turn Moto G upside down so that the USB port is facing up. This is the most comfortable orientation to take off Moto G back cover.
Anyway, Motorola design it in this way.
Step 3: Put your finger in the USB charging port as shown below.
Step 4: Press your thumb of the hand in the center of the back (Motorola logo) as shown below.
You need use two hands to remove Moto G back cover.
You also need press the Motorola logo hard (apply some force, not just put the thumb there) so that it is easy to pry the cover off.
Step 5: Pry the cover off.
Please remember it is not necessary to use any tools to remove Moto G back cover. Such tools may damage the cover or internal parts
If you still have problems to take off Moto G back cover, you may check this official video.
How about Moto E back cover?
Moto E back cover shares the similar design of Moto G back cover.
So, you can remove Moto E back cover with the identical method mentioned in this page.
This applies to both Moto E and Moto E 2nd Gen (Moto E 2015).
Can you remove Moto G back cover or remove Moot E back cover now?
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For more Moto G online manual pages, please check this page.
For detailed step-by-step guides, please check Moto G How-to guides page.