If you want a new smartphone with a large screen, high-resolution camera, lots of RAM, Quad core processor, NFC and fast 4G LTE support, the LG G Vista is a superb option for you. Apparently you know all that and are looking for a way to additionally enhance what you can do with the Operating system. That’s where rooting a smartphone comes into play. After we unchain the operating system we’re able to install custom ROMs, download & install other apps from the Google Play and even run custom firmware that delivers your device to a modern version of an Android software.
XDA member, dscutta, has introduced this method at XDA and now we’re here giving you the complete guideline on how to root it. On the Specifications side, G Vista, features an HD Display with 5.7-inch, with 1.5GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage, 8 Megapixel back and 1.3 Megapixel front camera, Quad-Core 1.2 GHz processor and running Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Only if this smartphone was released worldwide and had the GSM support, it might have been able to develop it to the top, but since it’s CDMA, not only it is affordable but also hidden from lots of folks. Rooting lets you to get full control over your smartphone. You might want to remove some Stock applications from the device and a non-rooted device can’t do that, but a rooted device has the power to remove stock apps too. In this post, we’ll show you How to Root Verizon LG G Vista.
This Guide is intended only for the Verizon LG G Vista. Rooting may be a risky process, if performed without knowledge. Understand the risks involved and continue afterwards. SoftsTech shall not be held responsible for any damage done to your LG G Vista.
PREPARE YOUR Verizon LG G Vista:
1. Format your current SD card to EXT2 or EXT4 partition, just use a separate SD card and format it, if don’t want to lose your data.
2. Backup SMS, Contacts, Storage, and Apps etc.
3. Charge your LG G Vista to at least 60% battery.
4. Enable USB Debugging in Settings.
5. Setup Android SDK (for ADB & Fastboot)
6. Install LG USB drivers: Download link
Root Verizon LG G Vista Step by Step:
Step 1: Download the Root package (update.zip): Link | Mirror
Step 2: Connect your LG G Vista to the Computer via USB data cable.
Step 3: Move the update.zip to root folder of your SD card.
Step 4: Open a new Command prompt in fastboot folder, and type:
adb reboot recovery
Step 5: The device will reboot into stock recovery mode.
Step 6: Use the Volume keys to highlight apply update from SD card.
Step 7: Select it using the Power button.
Step 8: It’ll take a several seconds to complete and once it is done, select reboot system now.