How to Root LG Optimus G Pro E980

In this article we will tell you how to root LG Optimus G Pro E980. Here’s the complete procedure.

LG Optimus G Pro E980 is one of the nice phones launched by LG. It Contains 1.7 GHz Krait 300 Quad-core processor with 2 GB RAM, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, 13MP Rear and 2.1MP Front camera, and many more exciting features.

Rooting is a procedure to get the privileged control in Android subsystem. It is performed in order to overcome the limitations that are being implemented by the hardware manufacturers and carriers, so that they can access all of the settings that a normal user can’t, can run the apps that asks for admin permissions, or to alter some system applications.

So, here we will tell you how to root LG Optimus G Pro E980. But before starting with the procedure, please read disclaimer, pre-requisite & other important notes. So, let’s begin with this.

Note:

Once your LG Optimus G Pro E980 gets rooted, you can verify it by downloading the Root Checker app.

Disclaimer:

By rooting, warranty of your LG Optimus G Pro E980 will be voided. We are not responsible if anything wrong happens in between the process. And just to be sure that this article is only for LG Optimus G Pro E980, so don’t try it on any other mobile and if you want to then try it yourself.

Pre-requisite:

  1. Your LG Optimus G Pro E980 must be at least 70-80% charged.
  2. Enable the Debugging Mode(USB) (“Settings” -> “Manage Applications” -> “Development” -> “USB Debugging”)
  3. Make sure that you’ve backed up all of the necessary data.
  4. And last but not the least install USB drivers of LG Optimus G Pro E980.

Steps to be followed to root LG Optimus G Pro E980 are:

Step 1How to Root LG Optimus G Pro E980

Download CF-Auto-Root & Odin 3.07 files.

Step 2:

Extract the CF-Auto-Root & Odin 3.07 files on your system using the extracting tools (available free).

Step 3:

Now Switch Off your LG Optimus G Pro E980, and then boot your LG Optimus G Pro E980 in Download Mode (hold volume down and home button together and after this press power button till your LG Optimus G Pro E980 turns on and then press volume up key).

Step 4:

Now launch Odin 3.07 on your PC.

Step 5:

Now connect your LG Optimus G Pro E980 to your PC using the USB cable came with your LG Optimus G Pro E980, when your LG Optimus G Pro E980 is in Developer Mode.

Step 6:

Now wait till Odin detects your LG Optimus G Pro E980. Whenever the LG Optimus G Pro E980 is connected, ID:COM will become yellow and COM port no. will appear. If it fails in detecting your LG Optimus G Pro E980 try re-installing the USB drivers.

Step 7:

Now in Odin 3.07, click on PDA button & select the CF-Auto-Root-d2att-d2uc-samsungsghi747.tar.md5 file on your PC.

Step 8:

Just make sure that F.Reset Time and Auto Reboot are ticked in Odin. And also make sure that Re-partition is unticked in Odin.

Step 9:

Now just click on Start, and the installation will begin.

Step 10:

When the installation gets completed, your LG Optimus G Pro E980 will get restarted by itself and you will get PASS message and green background on the top-left box in Odin.

Step 11:

Now you can unplug your LG Optimus G Pro E980 from your PC and it will be rooted.

So this is how you can root your LG Optimus G Pro E980. Just follow the simple steps and your LG Optimus G Pro E980 will be rooted.

Hope this article about how to root LG Optimus G Pro E980 helped you.

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Prashant Sharma

Prashant Sharma is a Delhi based Entrepreneur who spent most of his college days polishing his marketing skills and went for his first business venture at 19. Having tasted failure in his entrepreneurial debut, he turned a Tech-enthusiast, specializing in web technologies later. Join him on Google Plus

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