LG G3 is the successor to LG’s popular G2 smartphone and one of the latest android smartphone from LG. Most of the users recently bought the phone and looking for the guide to root the LG G3. Rooting has lots of benefits which you can read here, once the device is rooted you can install rooted apps, custom ROM and apply mod on the phone. Today in this tutorial we’ll show you how to root your LG G3 with a few simple steps. The process is very simple and takes a few minutes to get the root access on LG G3 smartphone.
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Your warranty is void if you follow the given instruction in this guide. We the Howtorootmobile.com team or the developers are not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards. Read all the instruction very carefully and Perform everything at your own risk.
CHECK PHONE MODEL
This guide is only for the LG G3 variants running Android 4.4.2 LG G3 850 (AT&T), 852 (Canadian), 855 (International), F400 (Korean), LS990 (Sprint), VS985 (Verizon) android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.
PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS
Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.
1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA
Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important step that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.
BACKUP ANDROID APPS, SMS, CONTACTS, CALL LOGS, & BOOKMARKS
BACKUP ANDROID DEVICE WITH THESE FREE APPS
BACKUP AND RESTORE WHATSAPP MESSAGES
2. INSTALL LG DRIVERS
You need these drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide. Without these USB drivers you can’t connect your device to the PC, first download and install these drivers on your system.
3. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE
Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.
4. CHARGE YOU ANDROID
If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.
HOW TO ROOT LG G3
Step 1. Set screen-off time of your phone to 10 minutes. You can do this in Display settings.
Step 2. Turn on Airplane mode on your device. In case you own the Verizon LG G3, use Ethernet mode instead.
Step 3. Download ioroot tool for the LG G3 and extract it to your desktop.
Step 4. Connect your phone to the PC with usb cable and Open the ioroot folder that you extracted to the desktop and double click on the ioroot.bat file.
Step 5. A command terminal will open up and start running. When asked, press any key on your keyboard to continue. Now the process will take some time to complete.
Step 6. Your phone will reboot once the process has been completed.
Step 7. Now open the Google play Store and install the Supersu app and run it once.
Your LG G3 now has root access!
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