This root method works on many LG devices, here’s a list of devices it should work on:
- LG G Flex 2
- LG G Flex
- LG G3
- LG G2
- LG F60
- LG Tribute
- LG MS395/D393
- LG L90
- LG Transpyre
- LG Volt (LS740)
If your device is not listed, do try it and let us know and we will update this list.
Step 1. Go to Settings->About Phone->Software Info then hit on the “Build number” about 5 times until it says “You are now a developer”.
Step 2. Hit back button twice and now you should see “Developer options”, select it.
Step 3. Make sure “USB Debugging” is checked ON.
Step 4. Connect a micro-USB cable from your LG phone to your computer.
For Verizon LG devices, download the Verizon LG driver instead!!!
Step 7. Open a command prompt then type:
Then unplug and plug the micro-USB on your phone until you see “Allow USB debugging” on the phone.
Select “Always alllow from this computer” then hit “OK”.
Step 8. Next copy and paste the following:
For some reason, above code gets cut off, try copying and pasting this here:
And after few seconds it should turn to “Firmware Update”.
Step 10. Next, double-click on “ports.bat” and read the COM number next to “DIAG1”. (Note, some users have reported you must do Right Click->Run As Administrator to get this step working although I didn’t have to.)
Step 11. Next, type:
But replace COM24 with the COM number you found in Step 10.
Step 13. Once rebooted, you should find SuperSU app in your app drawer and a fully rooted phone!
You can download and run Titanium Backup app to verify full root!
Congratulations, you’ve successfully rooted your LG G Flex 2 (or other LG smartphone) on Lollipop!
Don’t forget to root your sister’s, wife’s, brother’s, husband’s, and cousin’s LG phones!
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