If you’ve bought your LG G3 from Canada, then it’s probably the Canadian variant that carries the model number D852 with it. While all the models of the G3 look the same, their internal systems are different. It leads to a new root method for each of these variants.
Fortunately, there’s a one click root tool that roots a number of LG devices with a single-click. What’s more, it supports your shiny new Canadian variant of the LG G3. If you’ve wanted to root your device, here’s how you can do that.
Files You Need
1. You need to have access to a computer running Windows to do this tutorial.
2. Ensure that LG USB Drivers are installed on your computer.
3. Download LG One Click Root to your computer. It is the tool that you will use to root your LG G3 from Canada.
Rooting the LG G3 (Canada)
1. Double-click on the One Click Root Tool to extract its files to a folder on your computer.
2. Head to Menu->Settings->Developer options on your device and turn on USB debugging.
If you don’t see Developer options in your settings menu, please head to Menu->Settings->About phone and tap on Build number for about 7-8 times until it says you’re a developer. You should then be able to see the aforesaid option in your settings menu.
3. Connect your device to your computer using a USB cable.
4. Launch the Root Tool by double-clicking on its executable file.
5. When the tool launches, click on Start and let it do its thing.
6. The tool should have begun rooting your device.
7. When it’s done rooting, reboot your device.
8. You’re all set!
Your Canadian variant of the LG G3 should now be rooted and you can confirm it using Root Checker on your device.
Wonder what’s next? Go ahead and get a custom recovery installed on your LG G3 (Canada) to enjoy many of the custom ROMs available out there for your device.
Correspondingly, those with Flash Tool experience, may wish to flash a stock Android firmware file specially made for the G3 and unroot the LG G3. Doing so will probably make the warranty work, return you back to the way the LG handset was before you chose to gain root access and remove any custom ROM.