Many LG users are complaining that they constantly fail when rooting their LG smartphones using one-click tools such as the ioroot that utilize ADB (Android Debug Bridge). Some of them even blame the tool that can not work nicely. Every one-click tool including the ioroot utilizing ADB connection in order to inject root exploit, to enable connection between ADB and LG G Flex via USB cable, we need a USB driver installed on our computer.
Unlike the Windows computer, usually a Linux machine does not require a driver, since the drivers already exist on the Linux system, which is why the official LG support site only providing drivers for Windows and Mac OSX.
The first step that you should do when you want to hunt and download the LG G Flex USB drivers is by visiting the official LG support site, however, the driver you are looking for sometimes not available there.
- Go to LG’s official support page.
- You will get into Download and Manual page, there are two options to find support for your specific device, write down your phone model number on the “Search by keyword”. But if you have no idea, you could jump to “Search by Category” section.
- You will discover four steps in there, on Category Group: Mobile, Category: Cell Phone, Sub Category: choose your carrier, and select your device Model Number.
After searching in the official site, but you can’t find a specific driver for your smartphone, you can download the generic LG USB driver for LG G Flex (LGUnitedMobileDriver_S50MAN310AP22_ML_WHQL_Ver_3.10.1_126.96.36.199.exe) from this page, it’s also compatible with all G Flex variants AT&T (D950), Sprint (LS995), T-Mobile (D959), etc. Since it generic it also works for several other LG devices such as LG G2, especially for Verizon variant you should pick (LG_VZW_United_Driver.zip) from the download page.