If powered off, press and hold the Power button until the moto logo appears then release.
From the Welcome screen, select the appropriate language then tap Let's go.
Allow several seconds for activation to complete.
If presented with the Phone Activation screen, tap NEXT or tap ACTIVATE NOW (if available).
If prompted, enter the Account PIN.
If activating a new phone, ensure the old phone is powered off and allow several minutes for the deactivation of the old phone to complete.
From the Set up your moto g(6) screen, tap Set up as new.
From the Set up Wi-Fi screen, tap SKIP > CONTINUE.
If presented with the Verify your account screen, sign in with the Google account that was previously synced on the device, tap NEXT then tap No.
From the Add your Account (Google) screen, tap SKIP > SKIP.
From the Name screen, enter the first and last name then tap NEXT.
From the Unlock with fingerprint screen, tap Skip > SKIP ANYWAY.
From the Google services screen, select any of the following to turn on or off then tap NEXT (may require scrolling to the bottom).
Help apps find location
Improve location accuracy
Send system data
From the Verizon Cloud screen, tap SKIP (lower-left) then tap NOT NOW.
From the Email Accounts screen, tap SKIP (lower-right).
From the Verizon Security screen, tap SKIP (lower-left).
Review the Moto Privacy settings then tap ACCEPT AND CONTINUE