You need indeed to unlock the bootloader
Moto G XT1032 - Status: Unlocked, Rooted, Philz Touch 6.0.4.7, GPE KTU84P.M003 (KK 4.4.4)
Galaxy Tab2 P3110 - Status: Rooted, CWM 6.0.4.5, Slimkat stable 7 (KK 4.4.4)