LG Optimus One P500 now gets rooted. You can now root LG Optimus One P500 and thus customize your phone according to your whims plus install Custom Recovery, latest ROMs and other applications that require root access.
Rooting will void the phone’s warranty that can be well ignored compared to the list of features it offers.
We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the rooting procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. This rooting procedure is only applicable to LG Optimus One P500 phones so do not try it in any other devices as it may not be reversible and harm the device by blocking it. Pre-Requisites: You must backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup can help you to replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Do not back up data using PC Suites as it may
Steps to Root & Install Clock Wok Mod Recovery in LG Optimus One P500: Step-1: Enable USB Debugging from the path “Settings > Applications > Settings > USB Debugging” Download Z4 Rooting apk, Clock Work Mod Recovery Image File from the Must Have section to your computer then connect the phone to the computer via original USB Cable obtained at purchase time. Copy both the files to your phone and after copying is done, remove the connected USB Cable. Step-2: Open Z4 Root.apk file and choose the option of “Permanent root”. As soon as you select the option, the device might get booted or flicker for about 30 seconds and rooting will be successfully accomplished.
Step-3: Again connect the phone to computer and open the terminal or command prompt in your computer then enter the commands as mentioned below. adb shell mount -o remount,rw -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock5 /system cat /sdcard/flash_image > /system/bin/flash_image chmod 755 /system/bin/flash_image mount -o remount,ro -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock5 /system flash_image recovery /sdcard/recovery.img reboot recovery When you enter the above commands you will find the device booting up in Recovery mode that is nothing else than the Clock Work Recovery Mode.
Thus you have successfully rooted and also installed the Clock Work Recovery Mode in your phone by following the above mentioned simple steps.