LG G8 ThinQ Custom ROM Installation – Two Easy METHODS!


In this article, I will show you step by step, How to install custom Rom on LG G8 ThinQ device. Furthermore, there are lots and lots of benefits of installing custom ROM on LG G8 ThinQ device. Next, we will also cover a few topics on custom Rom. Let’s start.


About LG G8 ThinQ

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched LG G8 ThinQ smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has a 6.1 inches display with a resolution of 1440 by 3120 pixels. A total of 564 pixels per inch.
  • And LG G8 ThinQ also comes with Android 9 Pie.
  • And under the hood, the phone has a Snapdragon 855 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 6GB Ram and 128GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor is – 12MP + 16MP + 12MP triple rear camera and 8MP + TOF dual front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the phone is a non-removable 3500 mAh.

MUST READVarious Issues on the LG G8 ThinQ & How to Fix Them. 


What is Custom ROM?

Custom Roms are basically firmware which is developed by various community developers in order to put in extra features and benefits in the smartphone. There are various different types of Roms that can be installed on the smartphone. So, let’s know more about custom ROM on LG G8 ThinQ.


Advantages or Pro’s of installing custom ROM on the LG G8 ThinQ device

Here are some of the major reasons you should install custom ROM on the LG G8 ThinQ:

    1. You will be able to experience a new user interface after you install a custom Rom. Rom such as MIUI will change the way you will use your phone.
    2. And benefitted with extra features.
    3. Also, your phone will get constant updates, as developers constantly are working to improve the current version.
    4. And you can update to the latest Android version before the manufacturer provides it.
    5. The LG G8 ThinQ phone will no more be laggy whatsoever.

Disadvantages or Con’s of installing custom ROM on the LG G8 ThinQ Phone

Some of the disadvantages of installing custom ROM on the LG G8 ThinQ:

    1. It will void your warranty. If you wish to install any type of custom ROM on your smartphone and if anything goes wrong, then the manufacturer is not responsible for it.
    2. You may brick your phone or your phone may not power on thereafter.
    3. The LG G8 ThinQ phone may become more sluggish and laggy if you install non-optimized custom ROM on the devices.

Now let’s see how you can install custom ROM.

Let’s Install Custom ROM On the LG G8 ThinQ

Points before installing custom ROM on the LG G8 ThinQ:

  • Next, your phone should have  TWRP Recovery on LG G8 ThinQ  (TWRP File May Or May Not Be available as per the development) successfully installed in order to install Custom ROM.
  • Also, Root LG G8 ThinQ
  • Tech Droid Tips take no responsibility if anything goes wrong with the device. Please do it at your own risk.

If you have not Rooted or unlocked your device bootloader or had not install Recovery then consider the above links.

LG G8 ThinQ Custom ROM

Install custom ROM on the LG G8 ThinQ with the help of CWM Recovery:

Below is step by step guide how you can install custom Rom on LG G8 ThinQ with the help of CWM recovery.

  • First of all, charge the phone.
  • Next,  download the proper Zip file of the Rom which you want to install on the LG G8 ThinQ smartphone. You can find your favorite Rom through the web.
  • Now, after you have successfully downloaded the custom ROM, put the file in the internal storage or the external storage of your LG G8 ThinQ phone. 
  • Finally, boot into CWM recovery.
  • And, to boot into CWM recovery you need to turn your phone off. After your phone is switched off, press power button and volume down button together. Hence, you would now be booted into CWM recovery.
  • Furthermore, you will see various options in the recovery mode and one important step is to backup your current LG G8 ThinQ firmware because if anything goes wrong while installing custom ROM, you can restore your phone.
  • So now that you have taken a backup, we need to factory reset the phone before installing any sort of custom Rom. For that go to Wipe Data/ Factory Reset > Yes-Wipe all user data and wipe cache by going to Wipe Cache Partition > Yes-Wipe Cache.
  • Now to install custom Rom on your LG G8 ThinQ, go to Install Zip. Then choose Zip from SD card > now select your zip file from internal storage. 
  • Then, Select yes Install Zip File.
  • Let the process happen and do not interrupt in between the process of installing custom Rom.
  • Congratulations finally you have successfully installed custom Rom on your LG G8 ThinQ device. 

If you have TWRP Recovery on the phone, then below are the steps.

Reminder – This tutorial is only on how you can install custom ROM on the LG G8 ThinQ. Custom ROM Download File Will Be Added Once Available. The Article Will Be Updated! 


Install custom ROM on the LG G8 ThinQ with the help of TWRP Recovery:

Let’s start step by step on how to install custom Rom on LG G8 ThinQ through TWRP recovery. 

  • First of all, charge your phone fully.
  • And now boot your phone into TWRP recovery. Switch off your phone and then press the Power button and volume down button simultaneously. 
  • Before installing the custom ROM on the LG G8 ThinQ make sure to take proper backup of existing Rom as a result if something goes wrong, you can restore your current backup.
  • Next, Go to Wipe – Swipe to factory reset.
  • Go back and click install – and select your custom Rom Zip file. Then swipe to confirm Flash.
  • Finally, press back and reboot your device. 
  • Hence, you have successfully installed custom Rom via TWRP recovery on your LG G8 ThinQ phone. 

Related Article. Unroot LG G8 ThinQ install stock ROM on the phone.

I hope the above steps were clear enough 😀 And I hope you installed your custom ROM on the LG G8 ThinQ successfully. Do let me know in the comment section if you have encountered any issues while installing custom Rom on your device.


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