The idea of any technology that incorporates 3D functionality in its design specifications never fails to excite consumers. This was the case when LG released their LG Optimus 3D P920 last year. Although the design of the smartphone was somewhat dull, consumers didn’t have a hard time looking past that to have boasting rights as the proud owner of a 3D smartphone.
For those who couldn’t resist owning a 3D smartphone and purchased this one, the good news is that you can root it. We have a guide below which will open your smartphone up to the new magical world.
- Before you begin rooting the LG Optimus 3D P920, you will need to make sure you have the LG USB drivers. You may have this already if you use the device regularly, in which case you can skip this step. This is necessary to connect the device to the computer.
- You will also need to have USB debugging mode enabled to complete this guide. You can follow the link that I provided and find out how to do that if you don’t know already.
- As with all tutorials, please proceed at your own risk and back up your data before you begin. ConsumingTech will not take responsibility for any loss of data or any damage to your device.
- Please note, before continuing with the tutorial you will need to ensure your device has over 50% battery life to ensure it does not switch off during the process. You must also be running Windows on your PC as it will not work with any other operating system.
Root LG Optimus 3D P920
Step 1. First of all you will need to download the required rooting package which you can find HERE.
Step 2. Once this has been downloaded you will need to extract its files and place them somewhere easy to locate like your desktop.
Step 3. There should be a folder called ‘megatron_windows’, you will need to open it and locate the ‘adb.exe’ file. Double click on it to run it.
Step 4. You will need to enable USB debugging on your device. To do this you need to go to ‘Menu’ then navigate to ‘Settings’ > ‘Applications’ > ‘Development’ > ‘USB Debugging’once here, simply check the box so the option is enabled.
Step 5. Using your devices original USB cable, connect it to your PC.
Step 6. Once your devices is connected open the files extracted in step 2 and launch the ‘run.bat’ file.
Step 7. To begin rooting the device, just press any key on your keyboard.
Once the rooting process has finished, you are able to check its success by opening the menu and looking for the Superuser app. If it is there, the root was a success.
Now you can instantly download rooted apps. Furthermore, you may be interested in checking our custom ROMs.