Easy One Click root Sprint and Boost Mobile LG G Stylo (LS770)

Besides releasing to T-Mobile and MetroPCS, LG also releases the CDMA version of the LG G Stylo, in the US, it supports Sprint and Boost Mobile, both sold with LS770 model number. All released with similar specifications, the Quad-core 1.2 GHz processor with 1GB of RAM and loaded with Android 5.0 Lollipop with its stunning animation and user interface.

 

This smartphone is suitable for those who need an Android smartphone with huge screen and decent specs, other than that, you also have an opportunity to achieve root access on Boost Mobile and Sprint LG G Stylo (LS770).

With root access we can do some things that common user privileges are unable to achieve it, one of which is to backup apps and its data via Titanium Backup. In addition, you can also freeze unwanted apps, it can helpful to reduce resource usage and could also improve battery life.

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Boost Mobile and Sprint LG G Stylo (LS770) root

We can get superuser privileges by applying the popular LG One Click tool, the tool already tested with the GSM version of Stylo, so this tool should also work on the CDMA version.
 
Here’s the general step by step guide:

  1. On your Windows PC, download and install the latest LG device drivers.
  2. Grab the latest version of LG one click tool by avicohh, pick the v1.3 (GUI Method).
  3. Enable USB debugging on phone Settings.
  4. Double click the “LG_One_Click_Root_by_avicohh.exe” file on your PC.
  5. Connect the phone to the PC via USB, when asked set it to MTP.
  6. Now follow any given instructions. If failed, try several times as sometimes it failed on the first try.

 

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10 Responses

  1. Mike
    July 23, 2015 at 11:38 AMReply

    Will this work with the 5.1 update for Lollipop? Im reading other places that is a no on this method.
    Thank you

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      Robbie S.
      July 23, 2015 at 7:42 PMReply

      No, when the phone already running Android 5.1.

  2. ari21
    October 26, 2015 at 3:48 PMReply

    My question is if this will unlock my phone so I can use my own sim?

  3. alex
    November 11, 2015 at 10:36 PMReply

    lg LS770 OR LG G STYLO 2 ANDROID 5.1.1 ERROR: The system was unable to find the specified registry key or value.
    this is what i get, what shal i do?

  4. alex
    November 11, 2015 at 11:32 PMReply

    lg LS770 OR LG G STYLO 2 ANDROID 5.1.1 i switch to ptp and the progress went up to 75 percent then got stuck with an intruction, i follow it, unplug, turn off phone, press vol key up, and plug again, the progress went up to 100 percent, with a root done!!! indication, but my new stylo 2 its now stuck on the “lg lifes good” screen “powered by ANDROID” first thing you see when cellphone is turned on, {i got a useless phone now)… so sad!!!

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      Robbie S.
      November 12, 2015 at 3:16 AMReply

      Hi there,
      The method only work for 5.0.
      Still looking for a new method for the 5.1.1.

    • popy
      January 4, 2016 at 4:52 PMReply

      Look on the bright side at least it’s not my phone

  5. Clarence Knight
    December 6, 2015 at 5:42 PMReply

    Just use King root, it’ll do the job.

  6. vashon
    May 6, 2017 at 10:58 PMReply

    Tell me how to unlock my lg g styli imei number from boost mobile

  7. MATTHEW REEVES
    May 14, 2017 at 8:19 PMReply

    Hey i got a boost moblie LG G stylo LS770 that needs to be service unlocked so I can use my at&t SIM card in it

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