It’s been while that LG G2 is present in market and till now many of the users might have got tired with phone’s ugly UI or no update schemes. Many Android junkies would have already rooted it installed a new Custom ROM but what about Noobs? Well, we are here to help you all.
Below I have created a simple and easy guide to root your LG G2.
To those who have forgot the specs or are looking to buy one soon below are some highlighting features of the device:
- 5.2 inches True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen
- 13 MP Auto Focus Rear camera with optical image stabilization and LED flash
- 400 Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.26 GHz Krait Processor
- Adreno 330 GPU
- 16/32 GB internal fixed storage with 2 GB RAM
- Android 4.2.2 (And expect it will remain here for most of the time)
Now let’s get to the topic, below is the list of simple steps to root your LG G2 follow that carefully simple as that:
Below is the list of currently supported device. Make sure you check the link below for updated list:
- AT&T G2 (D800) – D80010d
- Verizon G2 (VS980) – VS98010B (Shipping ROM)
- Verizon G2 (VS980) – VS98011A (OTA)
- T-Mobile G2 (Shipping ROM)
- KT F320k (Shipping ROM)
- Rogers D803 (Shipping ROM)
- Bell D803 (Shipping ROM)
- Telus D803 (Shipping ROM)
STEP #1 – Downloads
Download root zip file
And USB drivers for your concerned device from here
STEP #2 – Preparation
Now you need to extract the files you downloaded about in zip. Then head over to your device and go settings then enable USB debugging there after that connect your phone to your computer.
Now let all the drives connect your phone properly after that open the Root.bat file which you got after extracting the zip file earlier. Then you will see a dialog box which will disconnect your phone and it will disable USB Debugging too, again go to your device, enable the Debugging and reconnect your device to your system.
When you will reconnect your device then script will run up and it will start rooting process automatically. In between you will be asked whether you want to install Superuser? Do install that, as it is really important for rooting.
Now after some time you will be asked about Trip Rootchecker. Basically it is a root checking software by LG just similar to Knox by Samsung, it detects whether your device is rooted or not and voids your warranty. Do trip that rootchecker.
Note: don’t perform any updates OTA as it will unroot your device again. But we are sure that no update will come any time soon.
Do check this video once before rooting:
Did you root your device? Do tell us in comments below.