Root LG G5 on Android 7.0 Nougat with TWRP recovery


LG G5 is the only device after Nexus to receive the Official Android 7.0 Nougat update. If you are already up with Nougat update on your LG G5 then you must be curious about, whether the Android 7.0 Nougat update on LG G5 is rootable or not. But we have a great news for you, we have posted a complete guide to install TWRP recovery and root LG G5 on stock Nougat firmware. TWRP is necessary for this rooting process as you would need to flash the SuperSU root package from there. If you are all set to go then follow the below description to root LG G5 on Android 7.0 Nougat.

How to install TWRP recovery and root LG G5

Before you begin:

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including 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 >> Enable USB debugging)
  • Your phone battery should be charged minimum 80%
  • Download latest LG USB drivers ( Necessary for PC connection)
  • Download and Extract adb fastboot. (Necessary for commands section)

Process to install TWRP recovery on LG G5

Just follow the below simple steps in sequence to install TWRP recovery on LG G5.

Download the Official TWRP recovery from the link provided below and extract it, also rename in to recovery.img

Now 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.

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

Click on ‘Open command prompt here’ as shown in picture below.


Now enter the following command to boot your device into bootloader mode,

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.

That’s it! You have successfully installed TWRP recovery on your LG G5, if you any query let us know.

Download Link:

Download TWRP Recovery for LG G5

Download SuperSU v2.78

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