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Root LG G5 H850 on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow – How To

These are the instructions on how to root LG G5 H850 on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. There are two ways available to get root over access over your Android phone. One is to find out one-click rooting tools available for your device and your current software and the other way is by installing a custom recovery that supports the installation of SuperSU. We have some good news for LG G5 H850 owners that they can now root their LG G5 H850 smartphone running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow using SuperSU. If you want to install custom ROMs, recoveries or third-party apps that need administrative privileges then you’ll be required to get root access first on your phone. Most of the users choose to root the Android operating system on the LG G5 H850 smartphone to install more apps.

LG G5 H850 came with Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 chipset, Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo CPU, 4GB RAM, 16MP Camera, 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution and Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box.

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Note: Please note that this guide can be used for LG G5 H850 running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Do not use this root package for any other device or incorrect variant.

Warning: AndroidRO will not be held liable for any kind of damage occurred to your LG G5 H850 during or after the rooting process using SuperSU. Proceed at your own risk.

Download and install LG G5 H850 USB Driver on your PC.

No Name OS Download
1 LG United Mobile Driver Windows 10/8.1/7/Vista/XP SP3  Download
2 LG United Mobile Mac Mac OS X  Download

Enable USB debugging mode on your Smartphone by navigating to Settings > Developer options and tap on USB debugging check box.

Data Backup: Take a full backup of all your important data and settings like contacts, pictures, videos, music before proceeding to the rooting instructions.

Make sure that the battery level of your LG G5 H850 should be at least about 60-70 charged to avoid unexpected shutdowns during the rooting process.

Steps To Root LG G5 H850 On Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow:

Step No 1:- First, download the latest version of SuperSU (version 2.74) from this link on the desktop of your PC.

Step No 2:- Now plug your LG G5 H850 smartphone to the PC using its USB data cable.

Step No 3:- Transfer the downloaded SuperSU 2.74 .zip file to the root folder of your internal storage SD card.

Step No 4:- Unplug your phone from the PC, once the file is copied.

Step No 5:- Power OFF the LG G5 H850 and power it ON while pressing and holding the hardware key combination for the stock recovery mode and the custom recovery you installed earlier will boot up on the display.

Step No 6:- Navigate to the main recovery menu and tap on the Install button. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the SuperSU from your internal storage.

Step No 7:- Choose the option to reboot the system from the main recovery menu.

Done! You have successfully rooted your LG G5 H850 smartphones running on the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issues or questions regarding the above guide.

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Aamir Jamal

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