[ How To ] Root Your LG G3

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    The guys over at XDA did it again..


    Root 4.4.2 LG G3 F400K International Version

    1. Install LG Driver

    2. Enable USB Debug :
    Setting -> About phone -> Software infomation -> tap 7 times on Build number
    Go back Setting -> Developer options -> Tick USB debugging
    Connnect computer with PTP

    3. Download roottool - Thanks @jarari2 here and extract.
    Run Run.bat press any key to go to Recovery <3e>
    Chose apply update from ADB in recovery 3e


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    Then press any key from command window

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    Last step, press reboot and Root G3 success

    Download and install SU

    Towelroot has recently introduced their one click root .

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    Thanks to: DroidModderX for the tip.
    Source: hoangnova @ XDA
     
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    Please note... This is root only. It will not unlock the bootloader. I understand the bootloader is pretty much the same as the G2 & G Flex.
     
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    That was fast!...

    Hmm, still on G2

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    Expired another 13mth :eek:..maybe G4 :)

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    That's about the size of it.
     
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    Lmao ..I will be back on LG..just switched to AT&T and I will get the G3 . M8 is my waiting phone ..lol
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    Jeffrey, you might want to add this to the OP. TowelRoot also works to Root the G3, here is GeoHot's webpage with the apk link.

    towelroot by geohot
     
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