How to Efficiently Root LG G4 with SuperSU

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Do you want to tweak your new LG G4 Android device in order to unleash its full power? I totally understand you. Maybe you think that it’s time to want to remove all those LG apps that you don’t really need such as LG Intelligent Agent, LG Bookmark Provider, or the GLONASS Airwave Test, not to mention that your carrier might have installed additional bloatware as well and the story is even more complicated.

Do you want to remove any of this bloatware? Join the club! Do you dream of a custom ROM that looks better than LG’s UX 4.0 U? There are plenty of options out there, but yes, there is something that you must do from the start; I am talking about the very same procedure that can be useful if you want to overclock your LG device, install custom kernels, make Nandroid backups and so on. Customizing and optimizing your LG G4 is not possible without rooting it, so here I am to help you.

Thanks to SuperSU, rooting has never been easier or faster, but there are several things that you must take care of from the very beginning. Before applying the steps from this guide, you have to unlock the bootloader of your LG G4 and to install a custom recovery image.

On your LG G4, developer options must be ensured, so go to Menu – Settings – About phone and tap several times on built number. Then, also check the USB debugging feature from Menu – Settings – Developer options and in order to be on the safe side, save your important personal data as long as during the root process your data might get corrupted.

Your phone’s USB cable are being required for this rooting guide, as well as a PC. If you have security features installed there, temporarily turn them off and don’t hesitate to verify if you have LG’s drivers installed on your PC. Finally charge your smartphone if the battery power left is lower than 60%; if it gets turned off while you try rooting it, a soft brick might be the result instead of the one that you have in mind.

How to Root your LG G4 with One Click Root:

  1. For the start, you must take SuperSU – get the root exploit from this page;
  2. Connect your LG G4 with the PC with the help of the USB cord;
  3. Transfer the SuperSU file on your phone;
  4. Then, remove the USB cord;
  5. Up next, turn off your LG G4;
  6. Enter recovery mode;
  7. From recover, tap on “Install”;
  8. It’s time to select the root exploit and resume the flashing process;
  9. At the end, from main menu of recovery, just select “reboot system now” and have patience.

That was all that you had to do! In case you have problems in understanding any of the rooting steps from above, just let me know and I will do my best to bring further explanations in order to make everything even easier to follow. The comments area and the contacts form are waiting for you!

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Popa Loredana

Loredana has graduated Communication and Public Relations and works as a copywriter for over three years. She uses technology every day ( just as anyone else having her age ), but somehow things turned into something more than that. She just loves to discover more about what’s new and interesting, so why not combining that with her passion for writing? Here, on Android Flagship she contributes articles regarding the best choices that you could take when it comes to the latest Android releases and not only and she promises to keep you updated.