LG's newest LG G3 is now up for pre-order in the UK at several renowned retail stores, with availability of the handset expected at the end of this month.
Thanks to XDA senior member, jarari2 who released the one-click root tool, we can now use it to root the LG G3. Senior member, hoangnova has shared an easy root method for LG G3.
The root tool used in the method is not a new release. It works on LG's other line ups such as LG G Pro and LG G Pro 2 running Android 4.4.2. Besides, the root tool has been tested on the LG G3 Korean variant (F400K) and is expected to work on other variants such as international (D855), Sprint (LS990), Verizon (VS985), AT&T (D850), T-Mobile (D851) and Canadian (D852). Head over to the development thread to know more about the root tool.
Interested users who wish to root their LG G3 may follow our step-by-step guide.
IBTimes UK reminds its readers that it will not be held liable for any damage to the device.
- Download one-click root tool kit. [File name: roottool.zip]
- Download and install USB Drivers for LG G3 on the computer.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on LG G3. Navigate to Settings>> About phone>> Software information>> Tap on Build number 7 times. Go Back to Settings>> Developer options>> tick USB Debugging.
Steps to root LG G3 using one-click root tool
Step-1: Unzip the roottool.zip and open the extracted folder
Step-2: Connect LG G3 to the computer using USB cable
Step-3: Double click Run.bat file
Step-4: When the command window appears, press any key on the keyboard
Step-5: The LG G3 should now reboot into stock recovery
Step-6: When the recovery screen appears on the phone, using Volume Down scroll to apply update from ADB option and select it using Power button
Step-7: Press any key on the command window. The Root.zip file along with the rooting package will be installed on the phone
Step-8: Return to the main recovery menu and reboot the phone by selecting Reboot system now
LG G3 should now boot up successfully. Open Play Store app on the phone and install the latest SuperSu app by Chainfire. LG G3 should now be rooted. You may try any app that requires root permission.
[Source: Droid Views]