T-Mobile branded LG G Flex has been available starting February 2014, this curved smartphone priced at $ 672 for full retail, but you can buy it for $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $28. This phone is not only suitable for common users, but also ideal for Android enthusiasts since root has been obtained successfully. Thanks to autoprime from xda who updated the IOroot script so it can succeed to root the T-Mobile LG G Flex (D959).
With superuser privileges, it is possible to get the most out of G Flex, for example, getting rid of the T-Mobile pre-installed / bloatware apps to preserving storage space, customizing the LG user interface utilizing Xposed Framework, or even flashing a custom recovery as well as custom ROMs. That are just some of the benefits of T-Mobile LG G Flex with root access, there are many other fun we could get.
Previously, the IOroot script has also managed to provide root to AT&T (D950) and Sprint (LS995) variants, now it is time for us to try it to root LG G Flex D959, below are the requirements and the instructions on how to get it done.
- A LG USB driver for smartphone is required, especially for those who work with Windows computers.
- Grab the IOroot script, download the v.22 or later.
- Enable USB Debugging, unlock or disable the lock screen, and turn the Airplane mode on.
IOroot method: T-Mobile LG G Flex root (D959)
- Extract the ioroot**.zip, if possible, unzip it into a new folder, so it does not merge with other files.
- Try to find “root.bat” then double click on it to execute the script.
- Link up your phone to PC via USB cable, don’t forget to set it to charge only.
- When you’re ready, now hit any key to start the rooting procedure. Never leave your phone while rooting process take place, since there will be on-screen instructions that you should accomplish.
- Once done, you will notice SuperSU app installed automatically, open it to accomplish the su binaries installation. Your T-Mobile LG G Flex should rooted now, try to verify it using root checker.