Root and install TWRP recovery on LG V10 H901


LG V10 is latest device released last month, it is packed with the latest and the most powerful hardware which makes this phone a real beast device. Although it’s been a month since LG V10 is released now you are able to root and install TWRP recovery on it, thanks to developers. So in this tutorial we are going to show you how to unlock bootloader of LG V10, how to root LG V10 and how to flash TWRP recovery on LG V10.

We have merged the three complete processes into a single but very simple tutorial. Just follow the guide as mentioned below in the step sequence to unlock bootloader, root and install TWRP recovery on LG V10. But before we move ahead for the installation process, if you want to know more about what you can do with a rooted device with a custom recovery installed on it, see the benefits of having a custom recovery & rooted device.

Unlocking the bootloader:

Unlocking the bootloader may void the warranty but once it’s unlocked you can pass through a gateway to perform custom operations then comes the root and custom recovery process, these two tools lets you be the administrator of your device and allow you make modifications and customization in your Android device.

Benefits of TWRP Recovery on LG V10 H901

Flash Custom ROMs: Custom recovery let’s you flash the custom firmware in your device, Custom ROMs have freedom to customize User-Interface and much more which you can’t find in the Stock firmware. You can update to any type of Android firmware available for your device.

Mods and Tweaks: Android OS let’s you install custom mods and tweaks, further you can install custom kernels to over clock CPU speed to enhance device performance.

Backup and Restore firmware: Custom recovery also contain feature to backup/restore whole OS including data and Apps. You can store multiple backups of your device depending on the available storage.

Benefits of Rooting LG V10 H901

Overclock CPU frequency: By gaining root access on your device you can overclock the CPU frequency for example, if your device has maximum of 1000 MHz processor speed you can enhance it too 1200 MHz and you can feel a difference in performance. But it is not always recommended to overclock CPU more then it’s maximum power.

Bloatware kill: Rooting allows you to remove non usable pre-installed apps by provided by device manufacturer. Removing these apps will give you more RAM and free storage space.

Battery Life Enhancement: You can stop/ remove the unwanted back-end services permanently, because it always keeps the processor awake which results in much battery drain.

Modification in System: Rooting allows you modify the system settings and add or remove the system files. Advance file explorers with an ability to gain root access are used in this operation, even you can also made the third party apps permanent in the system files directory.

Before we begin for the root/recovery process, the first and the most important part is to unlock bootloader of your device as we mentioned above.

Before you begin:

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including bootloader unlock, Custom ROM, Custom recovery and root. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.

  • Enable USB Debugging (Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging)
  • Your phone battery should be charged minimum 70%

Download these files:

How to to unlock Bootloader of LG V10 H901

Connect your device to PC using USB cable.

Open the adb-and-fastboot folder you extracted above

Inside adb-and-fastboot folder, press SHIFT and Right-Click on an empty space inside the same folder.

Click on Open command prompt here and enter the following command to boot your device into bootloader mode.

 “adb reboot bootloader”

You device will reboot to bootloader mode then type the following command,.

“fastboot devices”

it tells you that your device is detected by the PC

“fastboot oem unlock”

Confirm the bootloader unlock and that’s it, you have successfully unlocked the bootloader of LG V10 H901. Now next process is to flash TWRP recovery in LG V10 H901.

How to install TWRP recovery on LG V10 H901

Just follow the below simple steps in sequence to install TWRP recovery on LG V10 H901.

Again connect your device to the PC using USB cable.

Open the adb-and-fastboot folder you extracted earlier and copy the TWRP recovery inside the adb-and-fastboot folder.

Open command prompt and type,

“adb reboot bootloader”

Then type the following command to flash TWRP recovery in your device,

“fastboot flash recovery recovery.img”

Wait for the process to complete. You have successfully installed TWRP recovery in your LG V10 H901.

How to root LG V10 H901

Connect your device to your PC

Copy the to the internal memory of your LG V10 H901.

Turn off your device and enter into Recovery mode by using hardware key combination or by typing the following command.

         ” adb reboot recovery “

Once your device reboot into recovery mode, hit Install

Select the file and swipe the slider to start flashing.

Once the installation process is completed, select Reboot.

That’s it! You have successfully unlocked bootloader, rooted & installed TWRP recovery your LG V10 H901. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your comment in the below comment section. Stay tune for future updates by following us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+.

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