Root Sprint LG Tribute LS660 on Android 4.4.2 KitKat ZV3 firmware

LG-Tribute-LS660 brought an amazing news for the Sprint LG Tribute LS660 owners, you can now root your device running on the Android 4.4.2 KitKat ZV3 firmware. Not only this but we are going to guide you through the complete process to root your Sprint LG Tribute, we have already posted guides on rooting process of latest flagships and here now its Sprint LG Tribune turn to get root access. Just follow the below guide to root your Sprint LG Tribune on Android 4.4.2 KitKat but before we proceed and start the rooting process let’s tell you briefly some benefits of having rooted device.

Benefits of Rooting Sprint LG Tribute LS660

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.

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.

Now let’s move forward and follow the tutorial to root your Sprint LG Tribute LS660 and remember this tutorial is only for the Sprint variant of LG Tribune do not try it on any other device.

Before you begin:

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations which includes Installing Custom ROMs, 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.

  • Your phone battery should be charged minimum 60%
  • Download LG USB drivers
  • Your device Bootloader should be unlock or click here for official unlocking
  • Enable USB Debugging (Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging)

Note: If you can’t see Developer Options on your device setting’s menu then you have to perform an extra step, go to Settings >> About device >> Navigate downward till you see an option “Build number” Tap it seven time quickly until it says “you are now a developer”. This will enable Developers Options on your device in the Settings menu now go back and enable USB debugging as described in the above step.

Download these files:

Download & Extract “LG One Click Root v1.3” on your PC at any convenient location.

How to root Sprint LG Tribute LS660 on Android 4.4.2 KitKat ZV3 firmware

Just follow these simple steps to root Sprint LG Tribute easily.

  • Click the installed “LG One Click Root” tool on your PC
  • Connect your device to PC and select the MTP option


  • Now run the LG One Click Root and follow the on screen instructions.
  • Wait a few minutes for the rooting process to complete
  • Once complete, disconnect your device from PC

That’s it! You have successfully rooted your Sprint LG Tribute LS660 on Android 4.4.2 KitKat. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your queries in the below provided comment section.

A Software Engineer who loves to hang around latest gadgets and writes his own experiences to get the best possible and accurate information.

1 Comment
  1. Reply
    Freddie November 27, 2015 at 7:48 am

    Did I miss something I still don’t have Root LG660vz6 4.4.2 KitKat I must have 80 root tools and still can get elevated level administrator permission in system/data/data

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