How to Root the LG Optimus Showtime

So you just bought yourself an LG Optimus Showtime smartphone and wondering how you could go about rooting it? Well, there’s an easy way available to root the aforementioned device and it takes no more than a few seconds to gain root-access on the device. Here’s how:

I. Before You Begin:

1. This will void the warranty of your device. However, you can reinstate the warranty by unrooting your device if there’s any unrooting procedure available.

2. This procedure works on Windows based PCs only.

II. Downloading Required Files:

1. Root Package (Download link’s given in the first post)

III. Rooting the LG Optimus Showtime:

1. Download and place the Root Package archive on your Desktop.

2. Extract files from the archive over to your Desktop.

3. Turn ON the USB debugging option on your device by heading to Menu>>Settings>>Developer options>>USB debugging.

4. Once it’s been enabled, plug in your device to your PC via USB cable.

5. Double-click on RunMe.bat file and it should launch.

6. When it asks you to choose the mode, select Normal mode.

7. It’ll then begin rooting your device.

8. Once you’re rooted, reboot your device.

9. You’re done!

Excellent! You’ve successfully rooted your LG Optimus Showtime smartphone and all of your root related restrictions have been removed!

If this procedure helped you please thank/donate to the original developers here and here.

If you need help with this procedure, please ask in the comments below or in the forum.

This is part of our Android How To’s. We have how to’s on rooting, loading ROMs, and tons of other tips and tricks for your specific device or for Android devices in general! For all of our Android How To’s, head here.

If this procedure helped you, please consider donating to the original developer or at least sending them a thank you.

Now that you are rooted, head here to learn some of the fun things you can do!

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  • paopyri

    please help. it won’t go past the “connect a device with usb-debugging enabled. i have it enabled and i tried several times.

  • zack little

    it wont even let me download the file with out buying a membership, is this a joke?