How to Root LG G4

You might have hesitated updating to the latest Marshmallow release. There could be a lot of reasons. You are not confident with the new one, or you still want to root because with the latest release, it is rare and complicated. Whatever the reason it is, just as long as you still have Android 5.0 installed, you can follow how this LG G4 root works.

Reminders:

1. In rooting LG G4, you first must have an unlocked bootloader. If not yet, follow this.

2. You must have a custom recovery installed. You can get any custom recovery but in this tutorial, TWRP is what’s mostly preferred. If you have not yet installed one, do this.

3. Make sure to charge your phone at least up to 80%. This is for avoiding sudden interruption of the process.

4. Back up data. Just in case you have not followed the steps properly and unexpectedly do wipe, you still have your data and files with you.

5. Turn off antivirus programs because it could block the process.

 STEP 1

To get started right away, get the needed tools here: Rooting Tools

Then turn on USB Debugging by going to settings, then scrolling down to About, look for Build Number and tap and tap it until the Developer mode notification appear. Once it appears, go back and you will see Developer options already appeared. Select that then tick the USB Debugging box to enable it. This is to properly connect with your PC for the later process.

STEP 2

Plug in to PC. Install USB Drivers if needed.

STEP 3

Download and save SuperSU v2.65 in your device’s internal storage. This is the application that will modify your binaries and lets you root.

STEP 4

Turn off then do this to access recovery mode which is customized with TWRP.

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STEP 5

In this step, you are now going to flash the SuperSU zip file that you have downloaded and copied. You can do it by selecting “Install” function in TWRP, then browsing the needed zip file and proceeding to flash.

STEP 6

Reboot from home menu then wait for it to start up.

STEP 7

Now, proceed to “Wipe” then mark “Data”, “System”, “Cache” and “Dalvik Cache”. Then, confirm.

Reboot for the last time, and there you go! You are done!STEP 8

You now have a rooted LG G4! You can now finally feel why root LG G4 is advantageous. So again, make sure that you get the needed tools first before starting. Get them here: Rooting Tools

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How to Root LG G4 (Lollipop)
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You might have hesitated updating to the latest Marshmallow release. There could be a lot of reasons. You are not confident with the new one, or you still want to root because with the latest release, it is rare and complicated.
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