How to Root LG Optimus 4X HD P880

Monday, December 17, 2012

/ by Aman Banka

Lg Optimus 4X HD P880 Android smartphone is now easily can Root with this guide. After rooting your LG Optimus 4X HD P880 you can install Custom ROM's, some other apps that need a root access. You can also install some other android version ROM's like Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Custom ROM too. If you don’t know about the meaning for rooting, it allows other files or data from third party to access system files. This will give the function to do customization of user interface, some apps which also comes in Custom ROM.
The LG P880 Android mobile Smartphone is comes Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as an Operating System by default. And comes with 8 Mega Pixel primary camera which is capable to record HD videos and photos and 1.3 Mega Pixel secondary camera. And 4.7 inch touch screen which have 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. Storage capacity is 16 GB internal memory and 1 GB of RAM. This is the one of the best android smartphone comes with 1.5 GHz Cortex- A9 Quad Core processor.

Root LG Optimus 4X HD P880


  • We are not responsible for any damages that may happened due to using this guide to root your phone. If any problem that related to rooting instructions, we will help you to solve it.
  • Rooting is void your warranty of your phone.
  • Use this guide at your own risk. We shall not have any liability or responsibility for whatever happens to you and your device by using the instructions in this guide.
  • The instructions provided in this tutorial for educational purpose only. There is no guarantee that these steps will work for your device.
  • The steps given in this tutorial is only to use with LG Optimus 4X HD and the model number is P880. Applying this guide to any other device or any other model may produce many problems.
  • Read and Understand the whole tutorial first, before going to perform the steps.
Pre-Requirements to Root LG Optimus 4X HD P880

  • We recommend you to take a backup of your data in the mobile using PC suite or any other method. After rooting, the data won’t be deleted. In case if you miss some data you can restore it from the backup file.
  • SMS – How to Backup Messages
  • Call Logs - How to Backup Call Logs
  • Contacts – Sync with Gmail App
  • Videos, Images, Songs and Other Files – Copy to internal / External SD card or System
  • APN Settings – Take Manual Note from “Settings > Wireless & Networks > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
  • Then maintain minimum 60% charge in your mobile’s battery. This will help your device to don’t get switched off.
  • And Enable USB Debugging – “Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging”
  • Then Disable all antiviruses and firewalls in your PC or Laptop. Because these tools interrupts the process during the rooting.
How to Root LG Optimus 4X HD P880 -

  • First you need USB driver for your PC or Laptop to connect your phone - Here
  • Then Download the Rootkit [ ] – Here
  • Extract it and move the folder to “C:\04xr”
  • Then Download the System Backup Test apkIS11LG_SystemBackupTest.signed.apk ] – Here
  • Then enable Mass Storage mode on your LG Optimus 4X HD P880 and Connect the phone via USB cable and transfer the Downloaded file to the SD card.
  • After that disconnect from PC. Then use any file manager to install the downloaded apk. Make sure “Settings > Applications” and Unknown sources option is selected.
  • Once installed, then Open the App, that you have installed. It is there on the application list.
  • After that Hold the Power button and choose “Power Off and Restart” option.
  • Now you connect the phone to PC by USB cable.
  • And make sure your mobile is in “Charging Only” mode.
  • Open Command Prompt in PC. You need a administrator access. Right click on the icon and select run as administrator.
  • Type the following without quotes “cd C:\o4xr” then press enter.
  • After that type the following also without quotes “root” then press enter.
  • Once you type “root” and press the enter button, wait for process finish.
  • If the process completed, you can see the “C:\o4xr> text in the command prompt.
  • After that it will reboots your LG Optimus 4X HD P880.
  • Now you can disconnect your mobile from PC.
  • Now you must uninstall the System Backup Test App that was installed earlier in this tutorial. Don’t open the app. If you open the app again, you may do the instructions from this guide again.
  • Then Open the Google Play Store and Search for “Super SU” and update the app and then open it.
  • After that update SU binaries.
  • If you want to check whether your phone rooted or not, search Root Checker app in Google Play store and install it.
If you met any problem in firmware update process please tell it in comments section. After this you will have a Successfully Rooted LG Optimus 4X HD P880.

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