IOroot has been successful to gain root on the LG G Pro 2 and you would definitely be happy to know that if you happen to have that phone.
Root gives you tons of options to customize your phone, and if you have not rooted your phone yet, you should definitely do that right away using the following guide:
Files You Need
- This procedure works on all the major operating systems including Windows, Mac, and Linux.
- If you are on Windows, make sure you have installed Verizon (if you are with Verizon) or Other drivers on your computer.
- This uses the IOroot method to gain root access on the phone.
- Download IOroot to your computer.
Rooting the LG G Pro 2
- Extract files from IORoot over to your computer by right-clicking on the IOroot archive and selecting Extract here. It should make the root files ready for your use.
- On your phone, head to Menu->Settings->About phone and tap on Build number for 7-8 times and it will say you are a developer. That should unlock the developer options menu on your phone.
- Now, head to Menu->Settings->Developer options and turn on the option that says USB debugging.
- When USB debugging has been enabled, plug in your phone to your computer using a suitable USB cable.
- If you are on Windows, double-click on root.bat and the tool should launch.
If you are on Mac, run the following commands using Terminal:
cd into /IOroot/mac/ folder
chmod +x root.sh
If you are on Linux, run the following commands:
cd into /IOroot/ folder
chmod +x root.sh
- When the tool launches, follow the on-screen instructions for rooting your phone.
- Wait for the tool to gain root access on your phone.
- When the tool’s done rooting your phone, reboot your phone.
- You are all done!
Your LG G Pro 2 should now be rooted, and you can now go ahead and get your phone loaded with your favourite root-requiring apps.
What most users do after rooting their phone is load tons of apps on their phones without realizing that doing so can cause the phone to slow down, which you will definitely not like to do. So, to avoid the slow down, make sure you go slowly, install a few apps at a time and see how they work for you. Also, keep in mind that root-requiring apps have access to the system files on the phone, so they can even brick your phone. While using these root-requiring apps, make sure you do not go too much beyond a normal limit or it will become difficult for you to get back to the stock condition.
So, that was about what you could get after rooting your phone. You would also be glad to know that you can even flash a custom recovery on your phone when you are rooted. Yes, a custom recovery lets you change the entire OS on your phone for a new and better experience. You can follow our how to install a custom recovery on the LG G Pro 2 tutorial to learn how you can flash a custom recovery on your phone.