While many say that rooting a Verizon device is difficult, it’s only true in some cases. As for gaining root on the Verizon LG G3, you only have to run an one-click tool that roots the device within a couple of minutes without any hassle.
Once rooted, you’ll be able to run root-requiring apps on your device. These apps bring with them the ability to customize your device to a greater extent. Not only is that, but you can also install a custom recovery once your device is rooted.
So, without further ado, heres’ how to root the LG G3 (Verizon):
Files You Need
1. You must be running a Windows based computer in order to do this tutorial.
2. Make sure that the LG USB drivers are installed on your computer. If they aren’t, install them first.
3. Download One Click Root to your computer. It is the root tool that lets you root your Verizon LG G3 with a single-click.
Rooting the LG G3 (Verizon)
1. Extract files from the Root Tool by double-clicking on its 7z archive file.
2. Enable USB debugging on your device from Menu->Settings->Developer options->USB debugging.
If you don’t see Developer options in your settings menu, please head to Menu->Settings->About phone and tap on Build number for about 7-8 times until it says you’re a developer. You should then be able to see the aforesaid option in your settings menu.
3. Once it has been enabled, plug in your phone to your computer using a USB cable.
4. Launch the Root Tool by double-clicking on its executable file.
5. When the tool launches, click on Start and it will start rooting your device.
6. Wait for the tool to finish rooting your device.
7. When it’s done, reboot your device.
8. You’re done!
Your Verizon LG G3 should now be rooted and the same can be confirmed using Root Checker on your device.
Your device should now support all the root-requiring apps as well as you can now install a custom recovery on your Verizon LG G3 which will then let you flash a custom ROM on your device.
Moreover, you can unroot the LG G3 at anytime, if you are finished checking out the root-requiring applications from Google Play, didn’t find a custom ROM you prefer or didn’t find any success increasing the LG performance.