For all those who wanted to root their LG Bell Nitro HD devices which are on the latest V20 ICS Android 4.0 firmware can now be easily able to root the device as in the due course of this article we will be checking out a detailed guide on how to root the device. Once you root the device, you can then install all the latest custom ROM firmwares along with the apps which need the root access. Also, for your convenience we will be coming out with the detailed instructions on what are the quick pre requisites you will have to follow along with the detailed guide on how to root LG powered Bell Nitro HD.
As of now there is no ETA on by when there will be an update of Jellybean 4.1 firmware update for LG Nitro HD but there will be many custom ROM firmwares in future which will rope in the Jellybean 4.1 firmware update.
Disclaimer: This procedure is strictly for LG Bell Nitro HD devices only and not for any other devices, also once you root the device, the warranty will get void. The only way with which the warranty can be revoked is by re applying the update of V20E in your device. Also, note that we should not be held responsible for any damage happened to your device due to not following the instructions.
Essential Pre Requisites:
- There is a possibility of data in your LG Bell Nitro HD device getting corrupted or erased, so it’s highly recommended that the data in your device is backed up manually with the help of below mentioned steps,
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
- Check whether your device is rooted or not by downloading the app “Root Checker” from the Google PLAY Store, if the device is rooted then it will show as “Rooted’ and you will not have to follow the below instructions for rooting the device.
- From the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging Mode”, enable the USB Debugging Mode in your device. Ensure that the minimum battery charge left in your device is not less than 40%. Install the LG Drivers in your computer so that there are no issues in detecting the device with the computer.
So assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, you can now proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed guide on how to apply this rooting process.