I've offered the OP another phone. Waiting for a reply.
Got the PM from Runningnak3d. Going to ship him a phone in a half hour or so. Yay, I'm helping!
This isn't really related to root, but a general tip for anyone waiting for root in the hopes of running a rom that makes the phone less bloaty:
If you disable LG Smart Cleaning with the https://www.xda-developers.com/uninstall-carrier-oem-bloatw...
Phone has been shipped! Soon, soon RunningNak3d will have it.
Phone has been delivered. :)