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[Q] How to root and unroot LG G2

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2nd July 2014, 09:42 PM |#11  
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once you get root, how do you go about getting a custom recovery installed so you can install a custom ROM?
 
 
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2) use the LG flash tool to revert to stock. This will put your phone completely back to stock as if you just pulled it out of the box (you will not be rooted after this process). This will also wipe your internal SD card.

Will using the flash tool method also reset the root counter in download mode and show it as "unrooted"?

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3rd July 2014, 04:27 PM |#13  
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once you get root, how do you go about getting a custom recovery installed so you can install a custom ROM?

What variant do you have? What android version are you running?


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Will using the flash tool method also reset the root counter in download mode and show it as "unrooted"?

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Yes.
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12th July 2014, 10:45 AM |#14  
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You can root with:

POOT: This app is a one click root app. No computer needed

Framaroot:
Framaroot is a oneclick root app . No computer needed
This is the most popular one!

Z4Root: Z4Root is an oneclick root app . No computer needed

Towelroot: Towelroot is an oneclick root app. No computer needed

Baidu: No information

Vroot: No information

Gingerbreak: This app can root almost all gingerbread devices

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Poot - Download the app >>here<<

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Towelroot - Download the app inside this XDA Thread - >> CLICK HERE <<

Baidu ROOT - Download the app >> HERE <<

vROOT - Download the app >> HERE <<


Gingerbreak - Download the app inside this XDA Thread - >> CLICK HERE <<

Flash a SU ZIP - Download the ZIP >> HERE << and flash it on your unlocked bootloader phone !

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13th July 2014, 09:42 PM |#15  
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Z4Root: Z4Root is an oneclick root app . No computer needed

I haven't used this since Froyo/Gingerbread lol does this even root KK?
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I think so.
But Towelroot is a good one to try and of course Framaroot.
Try them all and you will see hopefully a good result @simon_lefisch
14th July 2014, 04:15 AM |#17  
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Is it possible to root without installing a custom recovery?

This way I could still get OTAS and install them, right?

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Will using the flash tool method also reset the root counter in download mode and show it as "unrooted"?

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I read it doesn't.

Are people sure the unroot message can be undone?

I read that if you're on KitKat you can't.
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Is it possible to root without installing a custom recovery?

This way I could still get OTAS and install them, right?

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I read it doesn't.

Are people sure the unroot message can be undone?

I read that if you're on KitKat you can't.

You can root using my methods without installing a custom recovery.


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