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30th June 2014, 12:42 AM   |  #1  
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Hey guys,

My friend just got the LG G2 for Verizon and he would like to root it.

He asked me this and thought to ask you experts :

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Could you recommend a "safe" option for rooting? I'm very happy with the phone as-is but I need tethering capability. used foxfi for tethering for years but it doesn't work on kitkat. so maybe minimal root access?

30th June 2014, 12:45 AM   |  #2  
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Hey guys,

My friend just got the LG G2 for Verizon and he would like to root it.

He asked me this and thought to ask you experts :

If he's happy with the stock rom, ioroot25 is what you need to root it, there's a guide in the General section on it.
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If he's happy with the stock rom, ioroot25 is what you need to root it, there's a guide in the General section on it.

Does it have tethering?
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Does it have tethering?

It is strictly for rooting the phone which you need to do if you want to mod the stock rom or install a recovery to install other roms.
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After rooting (ioroot 25 or towelroot) you can easily modify the Hotspot provisioning for tethering or flash a stock based rom that has it built in. Either way, I'd highly recommend installing a custom recovery and making a backup. If you go the rom route, I'd highly recommend Xdabbeb's 24a rom. Stock plus a few great additions (including tethering).
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