Planning on rooting the LG L7 smartphone? Need a new reason that you don’t already know about to twist your arm into spending five minutes completing the LG Optimus L7 rooting guide? Perfect.

One application you probably do not already know about is CatLog. Used as a helpful debugging tool, CatLog is one of the best logcat viewers you will find available out of any app on the web. It comes with the same kind of functionality you would expect to find from an app that would put quite a large hole in your wallet. However, the CatLog app is completely free and comes to you ad-free.

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Here is everything you need to install the CatLog application or any number of other root apps of your choice on the LG Optimus L7 II P710 smartphone:

Files You Need

  1. Download the Root Genius application for the P710 device from here.
  2. You do void any warranty you might have with the Life’s Good company when you choose to root the L7 2 device. Find out how to unroot a device after using the Root Genius application to get your warranty working again.

Rooting the LG Optimus L7 2 P710 running on the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean software update

  1. Enable the USB Debugging Mode so you can connect your Optimus device to the computer with the USB cable and use apps running on that same computer along with your device.
  2. Download the Root Genius application from the files section above and extract the Root Genius app to the desktop of the computer.
  3. Open it on the desktop of the computer so that the Root Genius user-interface opens up and you can see it waiting for your device.
  4. Connect the LG L7 2 device to the computer with the USB cable.
  5. The Root Genius app should now say that your device is connected and it has detected your device.
    – anyone without any device detected should try installing the universal Windows ADB driver and try again.
  6. Click the large button from the Root Genius’ main page that suggests it will root your device.
  7. Give it a few minutes to complete the rooting process; you can watch the progress bar reach 100% and then you know it’s done.
  8. Once the application gives you the root success message on the display, your LG device will have the KingUser app installed.
  9. Close down your Root genius program and then reboot your smartphone.

In conclusion, that’s how to root the LG Optimus L7 2 P710 running on the latest Android 4.1.2 software update. Now that you have successfully rooted your device, you can do two main things: start installing your root applications right away or install a custom recovery. The custom recovery will mean you can check out what custom ROMs are available if you are planning on installing some aftermarket firmware. The custom recovery is also what you need if you want to install any custom kernel that might be available for your device.