Step by Step Tutorial to Root and Unroot LG Optimus S LS670

Sanjana December 15, 2011 0

Having an LG Optimus S smartphone phone and wished you could root it? Well now your wish has been granted because lg logoyou can customize your phone just the way you want to like installing a number custom ROMs, overclock the processor, install a variety of themes and so on. It is to be noted that the rooting procedure can only be applied only on unlocked and unrooted phones and it is only applicable for users running on Windows 7 / Vista based computers as it does not support Mac / Linux based computers.

Pre-Requisites:

Backup all user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup can help you replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

.Net frameworkVisual C++ Redistribute PackageGingersnap Rooting Package

Steps to Root LG Optimus S:

Step-1: Download all files mentioned in the Must Have section and install .Net Framework Tools along with Visual C++ 2008 Redistribute package.

Step-2: Enable USB Debugging from the path “Settings > Application > Development > USB Debugging” and connect the phone to the computer via original USB Cable obtained at purchase time.

enable usb debugging


Step-3: Unzip the Gingersnap tool in your computer and click on “Gingersnap.exe” file in your computer to open it. An image will be displayed as shown below. Now click on the option of “Root” to root the phone and if you want to unroot the phone at a later stage, you can click on “Unroot” option.

gingersnap root utility

Thus you can root your Motorola Droid 3 smartphone by following the simple steps mentioned above.

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. The rooting procedure is only applicable to LG Optimus S phones so do not try it in any other devices as it may not be reversible and harm the device by blocking it.

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