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Default New G2 Owner, help going back to 80100d firmware

Hello All,

I just purchased a G2 and it's running Android 4.2.2, Build # JDQ39B, Software Version D80010q.

I'd like to root and I just read This Newbie Guide

From reading that I got that I need to go back to Software version 80100d to root is that correct?

Is this the easiest way to do so? http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2663369

Anything else I should be aware of?
 
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Just hoping someone can help me. I'm going to wait for a response before I jump in and start doing things.

This is LG G2 signing off from XDA app. Until next time!
 
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Hello All,

I just purchased a G2 and it's running Android 4.2.2, Build # JDQ39B, Software Version D80010q.

I'd like to root and I just read This Newbie Guide

From reading that I got that I need to go back to Software version 80100d to root is that correct?

Is this the easiest way to do so? http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2663369

Anything else I should be aware of?
Yes that is the easiest method to do so since it is automated

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Check out IORoot first

LG G2 D802 sent from XDA 4 app

Can someone give me more info on this? Will IORoot give me root without having to go back to 80100d? I do want to flash ROMS and use a recovery like TWRP.
 
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Did you even go to the IORoot thread and read?

LG G2 D802 sent from XDA 4 app
Xperia Charging Animations
HDPI and MDPI


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LG G2 D802 32GB
 
Previous Phone
Xperia Arc LT15i (LT18i format)
Super Jelly Bean 8 - SJB KK Kernel



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