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How to root LG G Flex 2 AT&T (H950) on Androids 5.1 Lollipop [Guide]

LG G Flex 2 [1]These are the instructions to root LG G Flex AT&T H950 smartphones running Android 5.1 Lollipop or Android 5.0 Lollipop. Once you root the device, you can install all of the apps that wouldn’t work without access to the root file system on your device. You can find those apps available from the Google Play Store and they are some of the best apps you will find.

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO ROOT LG G FLEX 2 AT&T H950 ON ANDROID 5.1 LOLLIPOP

  1. Download the rooting image from here [3].
  2. Download the LG Root tool from here [4].
  3. Extract both archives to the desktop of your computer.
  4. Connect the AT&T LG G Flex 2 to the computer using the USB cable.
  5. Transfer the rootedsystem.image file over to the root of the internal SD card folder on your device.
  6. Unplug the G Flex from the computer and turn it completely off.
  7. Hold the Volume Up key and connect it to the computer with the USB cable at the same time.
  8. Double-click over the ports.bat file on the desktop and look out for your devices COM port number.
  9. Open the command prompt window from your desktop: hold Shift and right-click to get the new menu and choose to open a new command window here from that menu.
  10. Type the command: Send_Command.exe \\.\COM
    – add the number on the end of the COM for your COM port that you found in the ports.bat file earlier.
  11. Type in the next command: id
  12. Type the third command specific for the AT&T variant: dd if=/dev/block/mmcblk0 bs=8192 skip=53248 count=534528 of=/data/media/0/system.img
  13. Type the fourth command for the rooted image: dd if=/data/media/0/rootedsystem.img bs=8192 seek=53248 count=534528 of=/dev/block/mmcblk0
  14. Your device should now have that root access.
  15. Type the final command: LEAVE to make like a branch and get out of here.

There; now your device should reboot back into the normal mode and you can use the rooted apps available from the Google Play Store.