How to Root LG Optimus F5 P875
To have more fun with your LG Optimus F5 P875, try rooting it. There are a lot of methods to do it. The one we recommend comes with advantages that others don’t provide. To see what they are, consider this tutorial!
As soon as your smartphone is offered root access, you will be bombarded with lots of novelties. But what about the name of the app which is responsible for them? The tool we use here is called SRSRoot. Your device, released last year, already has great assets. Like a dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait CPU and Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. There are many others, but coming back to our rooting: the phone’s processor will deliver superior speeds. The handset is going to boast root-only apps and superuser permission.
The benefits of this method
Rooting your smartphone will help it enjoy new features together with admin permission. The OS won’t be damaged afterwards; the SRSRoot is a dedicated app which was made to work with all the Android versions. It was also created to support many different Build IDs. The one used for this guide: JZO54K. This application works with a lot of different gadgets. And it’s powered by an SRS Server, too.
The LG Optimus F5 P875 is going to contain custom ROMs. The root access also means better battery life and loads of customization methods. As always, no bloatware will land on your device after it’s rooted; neither will security problems like viruses and so on. If you don’t want root access anymore, the SRSRoot software will turn itself into an unrooting tool.
You may consider an update tutorial for your phone. If this procedure is performed while there’s root access on it, the system partition shall be deleted. Also, your phone will no longer contain root access. It will fortunately contain its usual important data and internal / external SD cards. The rooting procedure will revoke the smartphone’s warranty. Never worry: you can get it back!
You will need to perform our set of requirements next:
- protect the data on your LG Optimus F5 P875 by creating a couple of normal backups;
- a full NANDroid backup will also have to be created afterwards;
- your handset will need to run a fully charged battery;
- your laptop’s operating system version must be Windows;
- your laptop should have USB drivers compatible with the smartphone, so go here and download them on it;
- be sure to launch, on the phone, its security software;
- after it’s launched, make sure you turn it off;
- open the security programs on your laptop and turn them off for this tutorial.
Step by step instructions
When the phone’s gone through the above, it will be ready for the rooting.
- Which should begin like this: download the SRSRoot app on the notebook you’re using. The software can be accessed on this page. Go there, then click on a download button. The app’s download will begin in a matter of seconds. Install it on the notebook when the process is over.
- Open the app on your notebook next. Then go to the handset and tap the following: Menu. Now tap Settings. If you’re done, search for this option under the one you just activated: Unknown Sources.
- When it shows up, tap it, then tap USB Debugging to turn it on. Should you have already checked this option, you may do the following: establish a connection between the phone and notebook.
- To create something like that, you need your smartphone’s USB cord. Wait until the plugging is performed.
- When you see that it is, you can do this: look for Root Device (All Methods). Once you’ve spotted it, you must click on it. This is all you have to do to start the rooting of your LG Optimus F5 P875.
- If the tapping’s done, wait for the procedure to begin. It will end after 10-15 minutes are up. When nothing happens after you’ve clicked on the option we mentioned, you have to return and repeat the steps.
- If, however, the handset’s rooted after those minutes are over, restart your device. This is how: enable Reboot System Now on your smartphone.
After the restarting happens, you will be able to test out the goodies. You don’t find them great? Then simply unroot your LG Optimus F5. Like we already said, the today’s app is a very good method to use here.
If you need a place to leave questions about the rooting, feel free to use our comment section.