How to root LG Volt on Android Lollipop [Tip]

LG VoltThe LG Volt is getting the official Android Lollipop software update soon and when you are finished installing that you will need to find a working root method before you can think about running any root-only apps. Moreover, you want to gain rooting privileges before installing a custom recovery such as TWRP or ClockworkMod. Here’s how to root the LG Volt on Android Lollipop

REQUIREMENTS

Check that you have the LG Volt smartphone and not a different handset under the same OEM name. they all have different guides and sometimes require unique files.

Make sure you are running Android Lollipop by looking at the software version available on the display from the About Device menu.

BEFORE WE BEGIN 

Download the LG USB Drivers.

Enable the USB Debugging Mode by heading to Settings > About Device > tapping the build number seven times > Going back to the Settings > Entering the Developer Options and check the box for the USB Debugging mode. Now you can easily connect to the computer.

HOW TO ROOT LG VOLT ON ANDROID LOLLIPOP

1. Download the LG_One_Click_Root_v1.3.msi to the desktop of the Windows PC. Try using version 1.2 if that doesn’t work for you.

2. Extract that file to the desktop so you can use the contents inside.

3. Double click the mouse on the script.bat file and wait for the rooting program to open on the desktop.

4. Now just follow the instructions on the screen to complete the guide.

You can’t check if it worked by using that program, so you might wish to download and install any version of root checker application available from Google Play.

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  1. SilenceIsGolden

    Do you happen to know a way to root this phone BEFORE I get the lollipop version? I tried, with a tip posted here, but it didn’t work. I don’t want lollipop. :-{