Sprint Optimus G users can easily get the full control over their new LG smartphone via root, rooting lets you customize your Android device completely, it voids the limitations of manufacture. Those of you have got the Sprint Optimus G and now thinking what they should with their new gadget, then rooting can be first thing that you should try on it.
But before you start rooting, first do keep in mind that rooting also void the warranty of your device, which means you should think carefully before start this journey, however you can get the warranty back by installing any official firmware on the phone.
The below guide will walk you through how to root the Sprint Optimus G. Make sure you’re using Windows PC and Android ADB are installed on it, be sure to check our this guide to install them, you also need to install your phone drivers on PC that you can download from here. Be sure to make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup apps. On your smartphone, turn the USB Debugging on, to do so just tap Menu> Settings> Application> Development.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download Rooting package (File name: RootOptimusG.rar) (Log in required) to your PC.
Step #2: Unzip the downloaded RootOptimusG.rar file on desktop.
Step #3: Plug your phone to PC using USB cable and make sure Windows see the device’s adb connection correctly.
Step #4: Right click on RootOptimusG.bat file you got in step 2 and select Run as Administrator.
Step #5: You’ll get a message saying “Nhan “y” neu ban muon root, nhan “n” de thoat:” type “y” and press enter. Then you’ll get English and Vietnamese text. Keep an eye on the window, when a message saying “Press any key to continue…” press any key to start procedure.
Step #6: It will show “Nhan chon “Restore my data” tren man hinh dien thoai!” then wait for input, see at your smartphone and tap the button that says “Restore my data”.
Step #7: Your phone will reboot two times.
That’s it, you’re done, your phone is rooted now, close the window and enjoy!
Via: Android Central