How to Root LG G7 ThinQ Using ADB & Fastboot

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If you are an LG G7 ThinQ user and want to root your device, then you are at the right place,  here is the detailed guide to Root your LG G7 ThinQ Android smartphone.  LG G7 ThinQ Android smartphone was launched in may 2018. The phone comes with a 6.10-inch full HD display with a screen resolution of 1440x3120 pixels. The LG G7 ThinQ is powered by Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) processor along with 4/6GB of RAM & 64/128GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 512GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the LG G7 ThinQ packs a Dual 16 MP (f/1.6, 1/3.1", 1.0µm, OIS) + 16 MP (f/1.9, 1/3.1", 1.0µm) primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies. Rooting your LG G7 ThinQ means obtaining “superuser” rights and permissions to your Android’s software. When you root your LG G7 ThinQ, a small app called SU (Switch User) is kept inside the system and the user is allowed to run it. If you want to root your LG G7 ThinQ device without PC or Laptop using one click root tools, then you can follow:- Click here to Root Android Smartphone without PC.


Why Should You Root LG G7 ThinQ?

That’s the interesting question! If you are an Android geek and want some change from the regular UI of LG G7 ThinQ then installing Custom ROMs is your first choice. The custom recovery allows you to flash the Custom ROMs of your choice on your devices, Increase performance of your device by tweaking kernel and overclocking device, increase battery life and many extra features.
  • Remove Bloatware (Unwanted System Applications) 
  • You can install custom ROM and custom kernel on your LG G7 ThinQ device for faster and better performance. 
  • You will be able to update your LG G7 ThinQ Android Phone to Latest Android version. 
  • A rooted device can remove annoying ads immediately.
  • Rooting or flashing recovery’s will void your warranty and can brick your device if done wrong.

This Rooting procedure is only for the LG G7 ThinQ model only, so do not use it on any other smartphones. Rooting or flashing recovery’s will void your warranty and can brick your device if done wrong. If your Android phone is newly bought or still enjoys a long-period warranty, think twice before rooting. In fact, some Android device manufacturers go out of their own ways to prevent you from rooting. As always, you do this at your own risk. If your phone bricked somehow, kbloghub.com is not responsible for any damage to your Android Smartphone.

Pre-requirements:-

  • Make sure to Download & install the Minimal ADB and Fasboot.
  • Make Sure bootloader is Unlocked of the LG G7 ThinQ.
  • Make sure that your device is at least 50-60% charged to prevent the accidental shutdown in-between the rooting procedure.
  • Enable USB Debugging & OEM unlock on LG G7 ThinQ, Navigate to Settings » About phone » Build number and tap it 6-7 times to enable Developer options on your device. After doing that, return to Settings »Developer options and enable USB Debugging and OEM unlocking;

Download Links


Root package filesDownload


Follow These Simple Steps to Root Your LG G7 ThinQ


Now, you can Root your LG G7 ThinQ smartphone. This guide is written carefully detailing all the necessary steps and by following it you agree that you understand these risks.
  • After unlocking the bootloader, we will continue on flashing the patched boot image.
  • Download the patched ramdisk image file from the above download link and Move that file into the ADB folder on PC.
  • Now Boot your device into fastboot mode, Press & Hold Power button + Volume Keys simultaneously for sometimes. Don't release the buttons until you see the fastboot screen.
  • Now connect your device to the PC/Laptop via USB data cable.
  • Navigate to the folder where you installed the ADB and press and hold shift then right-click on white space and Select "Open command window here". (Linux and Mac users can simply launch a Terminal to use adb.)
  • You can check a list of the connected device by typing the following command.
adb reboot bootloader

  • After the reboot is completed, you need to flash root files into your device. Please make sure that you enter the same name which you have downloaded.

fastboot flash boot_lg_g7_root.img

  • The flashing may take some time. After flashing, Type following commands at the command prompt to Reboot your device.
fastboot reboot

That’s all; this is the complete guide on how to Root LG G7 ThinQ. If you wish to verify, you may download and check the Root Status through Root Checker app. If you encounter any error then do not forget to comment below. Don’t forget to share this on Facebook, Google Plus & Twitter! It will only take a moment and also it is quite easy and helpful for others.


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Hello, my name is Kundan Gupta. I'm a professional tech blogger with Bachelor's degree in ECE With an experience of more than 3 years in R&D, Android development & Stock Android OS.
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