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Procedure to Root LG L70/L90/G2 Mini

1) First start with formatting external SD card into ext2. This is to be done
to reduce the chances of corrupting the SD card. Formatting SD card into
ext2 converts it into ntfs or fat, which cannot be detected by recovery. If the
ext2 mode doesnt work, try ext4. Chances are less that it wont work.
Use MiniTool Partition Wizard to partition the SD card into ext2. Install it
and run it. Connect the phone via USB cable into computer and put it into
storage mode. Here the external SD card can be seen as ext2 partition.
Right click it and in the menu that appears, Uncheck mount volume in
read-only mode and click Automatically mount via Ext2Mgr. Now click
apply. Use Ext2Fsd tool to mount the ext2 partition to windows 7.
2) Now download, which contains super user binaries that
enables root access. Move it to your external SD card (not in any folder)
and plug it out.
3) Install LG drivers if it isnt installed.
4) Install ADB in the computer that is used to root LG L70/L90/G2 mini.
ADB is also available when Android SDK is installed but since that may be
a heavy download, just download ADB.rar.
5) Turn on USB debugging. Go to settings, scroll to the bottom ,click
General and click developer options. There will be USB Debugging option
in there. If its not, Goto Settings General About phone Common
Software info . Click Build Number continuously for about five or ten times.
Now there will be developer options enabled in the phone.
6) Connect the phone to the computer via USB cable again. Phone will ask
if to allow USB debugging. Choose yes.

7) Goto the folder where ADB was installed. Press shift and simultaneously
right-click in the folder. Choose the option open command window here.
8) In the command window that is opened, Type the following command;
adb devices

This will show the devices connected. If the phone is connected to

the computer successfully, the command window will show;
List of devices attached

LGD410a123456 device
2. In the next line, type;
adb shell
3. Click enter and type the following command in the next line.
reboot recovery
4. Click enter.
5. Now the phone will reboot into stock recovery.
9) Now unplug the phone and insert the SD card.

Touch wont work in the recovery mode. Use volume up/ volume
down for scrolling up and down. Power key to choose an option.


Select apply update from external sdcard option and click on


It will show that update is complete. Now choose reboot system


When the system is done rebooting, phone will be rooted. As a proof, there
will be new superuser application in the app drawer.