How to Root LG Optimus 3D P920 – Tutorial with Super One Click Tool

Optimus 3D LogoFor all those who are waiting to update their LG Optimus 3D smart phones can now breathe easy as over a period of this article we will see on how easily you can root the device. This update comes as a huge respite for all those who are having issues with the updates as over a due course of the time we will see on how you can update your device with the latest version of Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 which is recently released with the Samsung Galaxy Nexus Phone. But before that if it’s possible we will also see on how you can update with the Gingerbread as we are still waiting for the comments and feedback on the same and if it fares well then we will surely cover the same too.

Since in the due course of this article we will be seeing on how to root the device, be informed that the Rooting process voids the warranty and the only way to restore the warranty is by installing the original stock firmware.

Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible in any manner just in case if anything wrong happens to your device, which is a very unlikely event if you follow the procedure which is mentioned below.

In this article we will also see on what are the list of pre requisites which you need to follow along with the quick list of procedure on how to root the device.

Pre Requisites before Rooting:

  • Before proceeding to root your LG Optimus 3D phone, you need to ensure that the phone is left with the charge of minimum 70% so as to ensure that the phone doesn’t get turned Off in the process of rooting process.
  • Now, after this you will have to also backup all the data which is there in your phone so that you can then restore the same just in case if any data is lost. With the help of below mentioned tips, you can easily backup and restore the data.

Text messages – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Phone Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Pictures, Music, Videos, Files etc.– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • Now, you will have to next up ensure that all the tools like the Firewalls, Antivirus and other tools like PC Suite KIES should be completely closed as these tools generally tend to interrupt the process of the firmware update. Additionally, you also need to enable the USB Debugging in your phone. The USB debugging can be enabled from the path Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging.

Now, let’s proceed to the next page where we will see on what are the list of instructions which you need to follow to root the phone.

  • SoWhat

    I wanted to ask, is it possible to root Android without connecting USB cable? My USB port isn’t working. I am charging batteries separately

  • Lemony Snickers

    is there a root for v2.3.5 ? please help

    • Pradeep Neela

      as of now its not there….

  • rajan

    not working on optims 3d running stock gingerbread

  • refox13esimo

    I have V21b without any sd card mounted and just maked factory settings, it stop at step #6 as any other guide i’ve tryed until now… please help!!! T T

    • HJ

      Download newest super-click-tool from
      And there is also:
      As a tip for LG users, make sure you select “Use alternate ADB Parser” under the advanced tab.

    • allwyn

      Same problem here too Please help

  • Justin Sammy

    After installing root on Optimus 3D how to install gingerbread update???

    • Pradeep Neela

      you will get the OTA Update!

  • melas75

    anybody can help me my mobile cannot detect my simcard after upgrade… please help thanks…

    • Pradeep Neela

      have you checked with any other simcard?

  • darren

    Hi rooting fails lease help

    • Remon

      @darren, mine fails also it says
      Remounting /system with read-write access…
      mount: Operation not permitted

      • Neela Pradeep

        have you unmounted the sd card!?

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