How to Root LG Optimus L5 [ E610 / E612 ]

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

/ by Aman Banka

LG Optimus L5 E610 & E612 Android Smartphone can now easily root with this guide. After rooting your LG Optimus L5 E610 & E612 mobile you can install custom ROM’s, Custom Recovery and some other apps that need a root access. Some people doesn't know about rooting. Here is the solution for that. Rooting allows other data or files from third party to access the system files. This will provide the function to do customization of user interface, some apps which also comes in Custom ROM’s.
The LG Optimus L5 E610 & E612 has comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as a default Operating System. And the mobile also have 4 inch TFT capacitive Touch Screen capable to display 320 x 480 pixels. And the smartphone has 5 Mega Pixel Primary camera with LED flash. The device has comes with 4 GB internal Memory and expandable memory is up to 32 GB. And also having 512 MB of RAM. The mobile is nice one compared with other mobiles in its price range.
Root LG Optimus L5 [ E612 / E610 Both ]


  • We are not responsible for any damages that may happened due to using this guide to root your phone. If any problem happened that related to rooting instructions, we will help you to solve it.
  • Rooting is void the 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 L5. And the model number is  E610 & E612. 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 L5 -
  1. We recommend you to take a backup of your data in the mobile using PC suite or any other method. After rooting the device, the data won’t be deleted. Suppose, if you miss some data you can restore it from the backup file.
  2. SMS – How to Backup Messages
  3. Call Log - How to Backup Call Log
  4. Contacts – Sync with Gmail App
  5. Videos, Images, Songs and Other Files – Copy to internal / External SD card or System
  6. APN Settings – Take Manual Note from Settings > Wireless & Networks > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
  7. And maintain minimum 60% charge in your mobile’s battery. This will help your device to don’t get switched off.
  8. Then Enable USB Debugging – “Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging”
  9. After that Disable all antiviruses and firewalls in your PC or Laptop. Because these tools interrupts the process during the rooting.
How to Root LG Optimus L5 [ E612 / E610 ] -

  • Download the rooting Package "" – Here
  • Extract this "" file anywhere in your PC.
  • Download the "IS11LG_System Backup Test.signed.apk" Here
  • Connect your Phone to PC via USB Cable.
  • Move the downloaded .apk file to your SD card.
  • Now go to Settings > Security > Enable Unknown Sources.
  • Install the downloaded .apk file on your mobile using any file manager.
  • Open the "System Backup Test App" on your phone, which you Installed Just Now.
  • Don’t close the app. Press Power button and reboot your phone.
  • Then your phone will be rebooted. Then connect your phone with PC in Charge only mode.
  • After that run root.bat file, which you get in "" file.
  • Wait for the Script to Run.
  • The phone will be rebooted again after the process is completed.
  • Now, after the Process is over, open the Google Play Store.
  • Their you will find "SuperSU" App in your "My Apps" List.
  • Update that SuperUser App.
  • After that Open the App & Click OK to Update the Binary.
  • And now uninstall the app System Backup Test.

The Above Method can be used to Root Both E610 & E612. This Method will not Root the Model Number E615.
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