Root LG G3 D855 and Install TWRP Recovery

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Android Lollipop was the major update from Google so far that brought many design and architectural changes to Android ecosystem. The release of Lollipop was pompous but it’s a nightmare to the developers with all the new ART runtime, SE-Linux restrictions. LG G3 is one of the few devices that is lucky to taste the official Lollipop as soon as the new version was announced by Google.

In a quicktime, LG G3 users have seen many rooting techniques to root their devices but the real deal is a 1-click root tool which will lift away the hectic manual rooting process. A 1-click root tool is a life saver when we want to quickly root our device after installing new firmwares and LG G3 users are lucky enough to have one. We’ve already covered the 1-click rooting method for most of the LG devices, follow the below link to root LG G3 D855 using a simple 1-click root tool.

After rooting the device, the next thing you’d need is a custom recovery. To sweeten the pot, another developer from XDA has developed an Auto Rec app to flash the TWRP recovery on your device without the need of PC. A custom recovery can be installed using many techniques, most of which require a PC with proper drivers installed. However, with the LG G3 AutoRec Lollipop app, you can install the TWRP recovery or restore the stock recovery on-the-go and take nandroid backups of your device and flash custom ROMs and kernels to keep your device interesting all the time.

The LG G3 AutoRec Lollipop app requires a stock rooted Lollipop firmware. So, if you’re ready to install the TWRP recovery on your device, download the LG G3 AutoRec Lollipop app from the download link below and follow the simple instructions to flash the recovery image.

Install TWRP recovery on LG G3

  1. Download the Auto Rec app and install it on your device. Make sure you’ve enabled app installations from Unknown sources from the security settings of the device.
  2. Open the app from the app drawer, you’ll see a simple interface as shown in the screenshot below:
    lg-g3-twrp-autorec
  3. On initial use, the app will make few backups, so kindly wait until you see a prompt saying the recovery is ready to flash.
    lg-g3-auto-rec-conformation
  4. Now simply click on the Flash TWRP button and grant SuperSU permissions when prompted.
  5. Once the flashing is completed, you can switch off the device and boot into recovery mode.

Isn’t it easy to root your LG G3 and install TWRP recovery using these simple tools?