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How to Root LG Optimus 4X HD P880 all Firmwares

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Lg Optimus 4x HD P880 Android smartphone is now easily can root with this guide. After rooting your LG Optimus 4x HD P880 you can install Custom ROMs, some other apps that need a root access. You can also install some other android version ROMs like Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean custom ROM too. If you don’t know about the meaning for rooting, it allows other files or data from third party to access system files. This will give the function to do customization of user interface, some apps which also comes in Custom ROM.

The LG P880 Android mobile Smartphone is comes Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as an Operating System by default. And comes with 8 Mega Pixel primary camera which is capable to record HD videos and photos and 1.3 Mega Pixel secondary camera. And 4.7 inch touch screen which have 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. Storage capacity is 16 GB internal memory and 1 GB of RAM. This is the one of the best android smartphone comes with 1.5 GHz Cortex- A9 Quad Core processor.

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  • We are not responsible for any damages that may happened due to using this guide to root your phone. If any problem that related to rooting instructions, we will help you to solve it.
  • Rooting is void your 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 4x HD and the model number is P880. 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 P880:

  • We recommend you to take a backup of your data in the mobile using PC suite or any other method. After rooting, the data won’t be deleted. In case if you miss some data you can restore it from the backup file.
  • SMS – How to Backup Messages
  • Contacts – Sync with Gmail App
  • Videos, Images, Songs and Other Files – Copy to internal / External SD card or System
  • APN Settings – Take Manual Note from “Settings > Wireless & Networks > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
  • Then maintain minimum 60% charge in your mobile’s battery. This will help your device to don’t get switched off.
  • And Enable USB Debugging – “Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging”
  • Then Disable all antiviruses and firewalls in your PC or Laptop. Because these tools interrupts the process during the rooting.

How to Root LG Optimus 4X HD P880:

  • First you need USB driver for your PC or Laptop to connect your phone. So download the LG USB driver and install it on PC.
  • Then Download the Rootkit – Here
  • Extract it and move the folder to “C:\04xr”
  • Then Download the System Backup Test apk (IS11LG_SystemBackupTest.signed.apk) – Here
  • Then enable Mass Storage mode in your LG Optimus 4x HD P880 and connect the phone via USB cable and transfer the downloaded file to the SD card.
  • After that disconnect from PC. Then use any file manager to install the downloaded apk. Make sure “Settings > Applications” and Unknown sources option is selected.
  • Once installed, then Open the App, that you have installed. It is there on the application list.
  • After that Hold the Power button and choose “Power Off and Restart” option.
  • Now you connect the phone to PC by USB cable.
  • And make sure your mobile is in “Charging Only” mode.
  • Open Command Prompt in PC. You need a administrator access. Right click on the icon and select run as administrator.
  • Type the following without quotes “cd C:\o4xr” then press enter.
  • After that type the following also without quotes “root” then press enter.
  • Once you type “root” and press the enter button, wait for process finish.
  • If the process completed, you can see the “C:\o4xr>” text in the command prompt.
  • After that it will reboots your Lg Optimus 4x HD P880.
  • Now you can disconnect your mobile from PC.
  • Now you must uninstall the “Backup file Test” app that was installed earlier in this tutorial. Don’t open the app. If you open the app again, you may do the instructions from this guide again.
  • Then Open the Google Play Store and Search for “Super SU” and update the app and then open it.
  • After that update SU binaries.
  • If you want to check whether your phone rooted or not, search Root Checker app in Google Play store and install it.

You can get all the news and guides about LG Optimus 4X HD P880 – Here

If you met any problem in firmware update process please tell it in comments section. We will update Custom ROMs for LG Optimus 4x HD. Now you have successfully learnt how to root LG Optimus 4X HD P880.

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  1. Tristan Tsuji

    December 8, 2012 at 7:50 am

    Installed apk and it wont open says program stopped unexpectedly

  2. ?ukasz Kot

    March 13, 2013 at 2:08 am

    I have 4.1.2 and the SystemBAckupTest stopped when I launching it.. What Can I do ?

  3. Miguel Alexis Aguilar Lopez

    March 30, 2013 at 9:05 pm

    IS11LG_SystemBackupTest.signed.apk no funciona 🙁

    • Jorge Laborin

      April 26, 2013 at 1:24 pm

      A mi me pasa lo mismo no, lo pudiate solucionar?

  4. Jorge Laborin

    April 26, 2013 at 1:26 pm

    Instale la apk pero al abrirla me dice que la aplicacion se ha detenido, q puedo hacer

  5. andy

    May 1, 2013 at 4:18 pm

    installed apk and it is not working

  6. Markus Kastner

    May 6, 2013 at 2:41 am

    here can you unlock your bootloader flash roms install cwm and root jallybean

  7. Markus Kastner

    May 6, 2013 at 2:42 am

    SystemBAckupTest is for 10F not for jellybean pleas visit the link and read how you get root

  8. Nigel Turner

    May 29, 2013 at 9:39 am

    I need help also with that problem

  9. AlexSpr

    September 20, 2013 at 3:24 am

    SystemBAckupTest crash when open. I have a Lg p880 with Ice Cream Sandwish

    • dylan

      October 9, 2013 at 7:21 pm

      same here

      • d

        October 14, 2014 at 10:08 am

        you must active root when C:o4xr appear all crash gone

  10. dylan

    October 9, 2013 at 7:22 pm

    system back up test has stopped. how do i fix this

  11. dnelub

    August 16, 2014 at 12:14 am

    I have seen thousand similar entry to the one above. And none of them gives information or warns user about the issue which people are having here. SystemBAckupTest does not work !!!

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