LG has replaced its G Pro phablet series by the LG V10 that comes with a dual screen setup. LG has really started to innovate the smartphone industry. The newer LG G5 is LG at its best, the new modular design seems a great idea. They have managed to have a removable battery in a full metal body and the friends make the modular design even more interesting. Well, let’s not stray away from our aim of the article. The purpose of this article is to help you Root AT&T Lg V10.
We will be flashing rooted firmware on LG V10 using a PC. Thanks to XDA developer tungkick, who made the rooted firmware and shared with us all. You will have to backup your device data as this procedure will wipe everything off your phone. The simplest way is to use LG Bridge software, it lets you easily backup and restore data on your LG devices. If you want to know some benefits and risks involved in rooting your Android device you may read the article linked below.
Warning: Rooting your device will void your manufacturer’s warranty, so proceed at your own risk. Any harm to your device will be your responsibility only.
Things You Will Need
AT&T LG V10 (H900) and a PC
Software used for flashing firmware on LG devices | Link
USB drivers required for LGUP to recognize your device| Link
Steps To Follow
Step 1. Download the rootedsystemh900.zip file from the link given above and extract the file using any unzipping tool you have on your PC.
Step 2. Download LG drivers from the link given above and install them on your PC, just like any other software.
Step 3. Now extract the .rar file again using any file unzipping tool you have on your PC. On extracting the .rar file you will get the .tot file needed for rooting your LG V10.
Step 4. Now we will install LGUP, a software used to install firmware on your Lg V10. To do so, extract the lgupnew.zip.This will give you two files LGUP_Store_Frame_Ver_1_14_3.msi and LGUP_8994_DLL_Ver_0_0_1_18.msi.
Step 5. Run LGUP_Store_Frame_Ver_1_14_3.msi file first and then run LGUP_8994_DLL_Ver_0_0_1_18.msi. This will install the LGUP software on your PC.
Step 6. Now you will have to copy the “common” folder that should be present in the zip file you extracted in Step 1 and move it to this location “C:\Program Files (x86)\LG Electronics\LGUP\model”.
Step 7. Now move to your phone and enable USB Debugging. To do so first enable Developer Options by going into Settings> About Phone and then tapping Build Number multiple times. Once your phone shows a toast message that “You are now a Developer!” you have successfully enabled Developer Options.
Step 8. Now open the Developer Options and enable the option that says USB Debugging. Now plug in your phone to your PC using a USB cable.
Step 9. Run the LGUP software using Start menu of your Windows.
Step 10. Select your phone. Then for “BIN File” select the “rootedsystemvs.tot” file you extracted in step 3. Finally, click Start.
Step 11. Reboot your device and update the SuperSU application and then reboot your device again.
Congrats! you have successfully achieved root access on your AT&T LG V10. You may confirm the root access using the root checker application linked below.
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