The LG G Pad 8.3 V500 is an Android tablet released by LG Electronics a couple of months ago. The device features a 8.3-inch Full HD IPS display, A 1.7 GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor, 2GB of RAM, a 5 MP camera and runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out of the box. If you happen to have bought yourself one of these, and are looking for an easy way to root it and unleash its full potential, here’s a step-by-step guide which will take you through the process and have your tab rooted in no time.
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Before We Begin
Get ready with the following before starting off with this guide:
- Download and install the LG USB Drivers
- Download the rooting package (root_gpad.zip). Extract the zip file to your desktop
- Backup your device.
- On your device, Go to Settings > About Device, and tap the Build Number 7 times. Now Go to Settings > Developer Options and enable USB Debugging Mode
How To Root LG G Pad 8.3
- Extract the downloaded root package file to your desktop. You should get a folder named root_gpad
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your tablet and connect it to the USB port on your PC. Wait till Windows installs the necessary drivers
- Open the root_gpad folder on your desktop and double-click the root.bat file in the folder
- Follow the on-screen instructions
- You should be rooted in a few minutes
- Enjoy your rooted G Pad 8.3
Quick and painless method to get root access on your LG G Pad 8.3. Enjoy your rooted device and should you face any issues while rooting, give us a shout in the comments below.