I cannot emphasize this word enough, “backup”. If you have just rooted your LG G5, the first thing you should do is make a backup. In fact, make a backup of everything before even rooting, backup all your personal files, photos, videos, etc…etc… If you absolutely have no need because you have nothing important on your phone, did you know you should still backup your stock firmware?
Author: Max Lee
Many of you may have a lot of questions on why anyone would want to root their LG G5. This article shold help those of you who cannot find a good reason to root their phone.
First off, what does root mean? Rooting LG G5 will basically give the user full admin access to it, just like running software using admin access on your computer. Contrary to belief, rooting does not increase vulnerabilities on your phone, it simply gives the user full controls so they can do whatever they’d like such as install custom software, backup apps, enable locked WiFi tether and much much more.
For those of you who want to unroot/unbrick your LG G5 with 100% stock factory firmware because you need to return the phone for warranty or perhaps you just want to restore a bricked LG G5, here’s how to do it easily using TOT/KDZ stock factory firmware files and LG UP program.
*Note – You will need a Windows computer to do this.
For those of you who want to root your T-Mobile LG G5 H830, here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to do it. You will need a Windows computer for this root method.
Step 1. Go into Settings->About phone->Software info and tap on the “Build number” about 5 times until it says, “You are now a developer”.