How to Root the LG Thrill 4G

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An Android Device’s full potential comes out when it is rooted. If you have bought a LG Thrill 4G smartphone, then you should consider rooting it. After rooting your phone, you will have the ability to install Root-only apps as well as you can modify the system files. A rooted phone has so many advantages over an unrooted one. Follow the guide below to root your LG Thrill 4G smartphone.

I. Before You Begin:

1. You will lose your phone’s warranty if you root it. Go ahead keeping this in mind. In future, if you need your warranty back, then you will have to either apply the stock firmware or unroot your phone.

2. For a smoother rooting process, charge your phone to at least 60%.

II. Downloading Required Files:

1. Download the LG ADB Drivers from here.

2. Download the Rooting Package from here.

III. Rooting LG Thrill 4G Smartphone:

1. Download and place both the archives onto your Desktop.

2. Extract files from both the archives to your Desktop,

3. Install the LG ADB Drivers which you extracted from the archive.

4. Enable USB debugging on your smartphone. To do that, go to Menu>>Settings>>Applications>>Development>>USB debugging, tick-mark the box.

5. Connect your phone to your PC with the help of the USB cable.

6. From the files you extracted, double-click the run.bat file to begin rooting your phone.

7. Once the rooting process is done, simply disconnect your phone from the PC.

Congratulations ! You have successfully gained root access on your LG Thrill 4G smartphone. It’s time to install some Root-only apps on your phone to see the Superuser in action.

If this procedure helped you, then please head over to the VulnFactory website to thank/donate to the original developer of this root method !

  • Michael McCann

    I did all this and all it does is dipable the USB mass storage and my PC no longer see’s my Thrill.

    • SHWING

      TURN THE DEBUGGING BACK OFF VIA; MENU-SETTINGS-APPLICATIONS-DEVELOPMENT-UNCHECK USB DEBUGGING

  • Peter

    Need a video for this. Followed all the steps but maybe missed one, because it still won’t connect

  • Peter

    Tried on different pc, and (while run.bat was “waiting for device…”) suddenly 5 drivers installed when connecting in usb debugging mode and the root started. Awesome :D

  • Lacy

    its stuck on dameon started successfully?

  • Brayde

    Mine opens up the software, but says “Installing “su”- failed, access denied” How do I fix this? It does the same thing for installatioin of SuperUser!

  • Wanaco

    How can we validate that the phone is rooted?

  • Syed Muaaz

    Greetings….I would like to ask you that will it work with the ics update???

  • YE

    Its stuck on something something started successfully, but nothing else is happening. Does this even work?