How to root LG K7 on Android 5.1 [Guide]

LG-K7-MetroPCSOnce you have the custom recovery installed on the LG K7 smartphone, you can then go ahead and do everything that is required for flashing Chainfire’s stable version of the SuperSU which results in the device having the SuperSU correctly installed and enabled. We run through everything that is required to get that done in this guide.

These are the steps you need to root the LG K10 smartphones by flashing the appropriate version of Chainfire’s SuperSU from a custom recovery image:


  • You must have installed a custom recovery on the LG K7 smartphone before you can then follow this guide that allows you to get root access on the same smartphone. It can be any custom recovery image, and it does not have to be the one we have guided you to install if you have another one in mind that you would prefer installing. The one we have offered in the link is the most popular custom recovery image, and that is the reason as to why it is available in our guide.


  • We—along with the other Android rooting experts—recommend that you download the SuperSU package on the computer before transferring it onto the LG K7 smartphone. We guide you through the steps on how to get that done during the tutorial.


  1. Download the SuperSU by Chainfire directly to the computer.
  2. Connect the LG K7 smartphone to the computer with the USB cable that you use for charging the battery.
  3. Open the Downloads folder and copy the SuperSU file that is there to the internal storage SD card folder for the LG K7 smartphone.
  4. Unplug the LG K7 smartphone from the computer once it is done.
  5. Boot the LG K7 smartphone into the Recovery Mode and then take the NANDroid Backup from the menu by tapping on the Backup button if you have not backed up the data recently.
  6. Select the Install option from the Recovery menu and then follow the guidelines through to selecting the SuperSU from the internal storage SD card and then confirming the installation.
  7. Choose the Reboot option after the SuperSU is installed, followed by the System from the menu to reboot the system back into the normal mode.

In conclusion, that is how to root LG K7 smartphones when they are running on the Android 5.1 Lollipop software updates by flashing a version of Chainfire’s SuperSU app. The SuperSU is installed and enabled correctly now thanks to the custom recovery partition, and you can see the SuperSU available as an application when the smartphone reboots. You do not need to be making any changes to the app, but you can open it and check it out and see what is available if you like. The root apps available from Google Play and other sites online are ready to be installed as is and without you making any changes to the SuperSU.

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