LG K40 Root:- Root is a way to remove security restrictions inside an android phone operating system. Android OS is an open-source software which means anyone can edit its files as long as they have access to the files. At the time of installing an OS in a branded phone companies install additional software definitions that lock and hide away OS files and folders. When an android user roots his phone they can unlock those folders and change any hardware and software settings they desired.
After rooting their phone android users have full control over their phone. Root has many advantages but there are a few disadvantages of the root as well. The first and foremost disadvantage of the root is your remaining warranty gets revoked and your phone is vulnerable to cyber-attacks. If you are aware of the advantages and risks and still want to root your phone then follow the step-by-step guide given below:-
A bit about LG K40 before rooting
Display: 5.7-inch IPS LCD (720 x 1440 Resolution)
Operating System: Android v8.1 Oreo
Processor: 2.0 GHz Octa Core
Internal Space: 32 GB
Battery: 3000 mAH (Upto 18.0 Hours of Talktime)
How to Root LG K40
Before following one of our methods to root your device please activate debugging mode in your smartphone.
1) Using Kingroot App
- Download and Install kingroot apk file by following the link (http://d.kingoapp.com/default/KingoRoot.apk).
- Once the app is downloaded on your smartphone tap on the app for installation.
- Before installation, the app required your permission because you are installing a custom app so when a pop-up prompt message will be appeared titled INSTALL BLOCKED just go to SETTINGS and tap on UNKNOWN SOURCE as shown in Figure.
- Now the app will begin to install, once installed open it and tap on the button ONE CLICK ROOT.
- Once the process is finished your phone will be rooted. Be patient during the period of rooting because some can take up to 30 minutes to root and make sure your phone does not disconnect from the internet during rooting.
2) Through SRS Root
The second method to root a phone is quite bothersome because in this method you will need a USB cable and computer to root your smartphone.
- Go to the following website “http://www.srsroot.com/” and install the software on your computer by clicking on the download tab given at top of the page.
- Once installed open the software and connect your smartphone via USB Cable.
- Make sure you enable USB DEBUGGING before continuing.
- Now click on the ROOT DEVICE button on the top left corner to start rooting a device.
If you are looking for more apps like Kingroot then try these out – Framaroot and Towelroot. The method of installing each app will be the same as given in Kingoroot.
In case none of the root applications works on your phone which is really rare then you can try Systemless Root.
How to Unroot LG K40
Just like rooting you should unroot your phone whenever you visit the customer service office to repair your smartphone or install operating system updates on your smartphone.
Using Supersu App
- Go To Playstore and Download Supersu App.
- Open Application and then go to the settings page, scroll down and tap on FULL UNROOT.
Using Es File Explorer
- Go to the play store and download the app ES File Explorer on your Internal Storage
- Once installed open the app and click on the MENU mentioned on the top left side of the page.
- Now tap on Tools and then turn on ROOT EXPLORER.
- After turning on Root Explorer go back to the app dashboard and go back to destination “/”.
- Now go to folder SYSTEM -> BIN and delete file SU.
- Then go back to another folder SYSTEM -> XBIN and delete file SU.
- Now go back to the folder SYSTEM -> APP and then remove the SUPERUSER.APK file.
- Once the files are deleted reboot your phone, congrats your phone is unrooted.
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