Root and Install Custom Recovery on LG G Pad 8.3
Today in this guide, we’ll show you the some of the easiest method to Install CWM, TWRP recovery on LG G Pad 8.3 and how to root it! The new tablet comes with lots of new features and some awesome specifications. If you want to try some best Custom ROM on your G PAd, then first you have to root it and install the custom recovery to flash the ROM packages on the tablet. With root privileges, you can run lots of tweaks and modifications, rooted applications on your tablet.
Before you root: Keep in mind that we take no responsibility for what happens to your G Pad is something goes wrong. In this guide we will show two different method to root you device, read all the instructions very carefully and follow them one by one on your Tablet.
Pre-requisites and Requirements
a) Before following the guide do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. Looking for more ways to get the Backup your android device click here. So in case if you lost some of your important data and files in the update or rooting process, then you can easily restore them from your backup file. Read also how to take the backup of WhatsApp messages and restore it.
b) Once the backup files are saved on your device or on your desktop, Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.
c) Make sure that your LG G Pad battery is full charge or near about 60-70% battery level.
d) Download the Latest LG G Pad drivers on your PC and install it to start the update process. You need these drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to root LG G Pad. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.
Root LG G Pad
After that plug your G Pad into your PC via USB cable, run the Kingo Root software and follow all the on screen instruction to get the root access on your LG tablet.
Step 1. Download the LG G Pad V500 Root package here and extract the folder on your desktop. ‘
Step 2. Connect your tablet to the PC with USB cable and open the Root package folder on your desktop.
Step 3. Double-click/Run the root.bat file and follow the simple on-screen instructions like “Press any key to continue”.
Step 4. Read all the instruction very carefully and follow them one by one on your PC and device. Once the process is finished you will see the Superuser.apk in your app drawer.
Enjoy your rooted G Pad!
Install ClockworkMod (CWM) or TWRP Recovery on LG G Pad
Step 1. Download the recovery from the below links:-
Extract the Folder on your desktop.
Step 2. Connect your tablet to the PC with USB cable and open the CAM or TWRP recovery folder on your desktop.
Step 3. If you are installing the CWM recovery then run the ‘1-click-cwm-recovery-installer.bat’ file and follow the simple on-screen instructions.
If you are installing the TWRP recovery then run the ‘1-click-twrp-recovery-installer.bat’ file and follow the simple on-screen instructions.
Step 4. Once the recovery is flashed successfully on your tablet. Your device will reboot automatically into Recovery Mode.