Root LG G7 ThinQ via SuperSU & Magisk + Two More METHODS!

In this article, I will show you how to root LG G7 ThinQ smartphone. And with easy step by step instruction guide on how to successfully root. So, let’s straight away dive into the tutorial guide. Stay until the end.


What do you mean by Root?

Root or Rooting a device, simply means that you are now able to take full control of your Android device. After rooting, the smartphone has the ability to customize beyond limits. So, there are quite a few benefits of rooting the LG G7 ThinQ. So, let us see what are those benefits.

What are the Advantages or Benefits of Rooting the LG G7 ThinQ?

Well, here are some of the Pros of rooting the LG G7 ThinQ Android device:

  1. First of all, the user takes the control of the phone.
  2. And also customize the user interface and control the frequency of the CPU as well as GPU.
  3. There are also different available Mods that can be downloadable for free.
  4. You can also, Install Custom Roms on the phone.
  5. In conclusion, you can customize the LG G7 ThinQ Android phone beyond limits.

So above were some of the key benefits of rooting your Android smartphone. But is it all good? NO. Below are some of the cons or disadvantages of rooting the phone.


What are the CONS of Rooting the LG G7 ThinQ?

Now let’s see some of the cons of rooting the LG G7 ThinQ Android smartphone:

  1. Firstly, the warranty is void after rooting the device.
  2. And your phone could be completely dead and not usable anymore. (If anything goes wrong)
  3. Also, performance issue may arrive due to lack of optimization for the particular model.

So now that you have seen Pros and Cons of rooting the LG G7 ThinQ, Let’s see step by step tutorial on how to root the phone.

About LG G7 ThinQ

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched LG G7 ThinQ smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has 6.1 inches display with a resolution of 1440 by 3120 pixels. A total of 564 pixels per inch.
  • And LG G7 ThinQ also comes with Android 8.0 OREO.
  • And under the hood, LG G7 ThinQ has a Snapdragon 845 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 6GB/4GB Ram and 128GB/64GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor on LG G7 ThinQ- 16MP + 16MP dual rear camera and 8MP front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on LG G7 ThinQ is a non-removable 3000 mAh.

Also, Read – Various Problems & Issues on the phone & How to Fix Them. Tips & Tricks.

How to Root LG G7 ThinQ?

IMPORTANT Points before rooting the LG G7 ThinQ:

  • First, charge your phone Fully. (to avoid interruption)
  • And make sure to unlock the bootloader before rooting. If not see this simple guide on Unlock Bootloader.
  • Before rooting the LG G7 ThinQ, do install TWRP Recovery or install CWM recovery on the phone. (IMP STEP) Though methods are mentioned below that require no Recovery.
  • This guide is only to root LG G7 ThinQ Android smartphone.

Root LG G7 ThinQ

Rooting LG G7 Thinq – MOD

Download the Boot.img File for LG G7 ThinQ to root the phone. Here Follow the instructions below.

Root Lg G7 ThinQ

Let’s Root LG G7 ThinQ Android Phone: METHOD 1

  • In this method, we will flash a zip file from TWRP or CWM recovery. So, make sure to install the custom recovery on your phone. (Links are above in the topic IMPORTANT POINTS before rooting)
  • First of all, download Super SU Zip file and save it to internal or external storage of the LG G7 ThinQ.
  • And now boot into TWRP Recovery or CWM recovery.
  • Next, you will see some options, Tap on INSTALL or FLASH. Select the SuperSU file from the storage.
  • Click on confirm Flash or Swipe to flash.
  • That’s it after the process is successful, tap on reboot option. Now the phone will reboot.
  • Congratulations, you have rooted the LG G7 ThinQ. You will see SuperSu app in the apps menu.

NEXT – Install Custom ROM on this phone.

How to root the LG G7 ThinQ in a single click – Method 2

  • Firstly, You need to download an app KingRoot on your LG G7 ThinQ.
  • And then Install the App on the phone. Also, enable unknown sources in the setting menu.
  • And now open the app in your smartphone and click on ” the large button – No Root Permission”.
  • Do not touch your screen while the process is going on.
  • That’s it, your LG G7 ThinQ has root access now.
  • Try different method if the process fails to root your phone.

Related Article. Unroot the phone and Go back to stock ROM.

How to root your LG G7 ThinQ with PC – Method 3

  • And charge the phone fully before proceeding.
  • And also enable USB DEBUGGING on the LG G7 ThinQ by going in the setting. To do that, Go to setting>Developer options>Enable USD Debugging.
  • Launch the application on your computer.
  • And plug your LG G7 ThinQ to your pc via data cable provided by the manufacturer.
  • Now you need to click on One Click Android Root option.
  • Process for rooting the phone will start. And after few moments, the LG G7 ThinQ will have root access.

Method 4: How to Root LG G7 ThinQ with Magisk: Install Magisk

  • You need TWRP Recovery or CWM Recovery to root via this method.
  • And also download Magisk latest Zip File.
  • And now boot the LG G7 ThinQ into the Recovery mode.
  • Then go to Install > Select the Magisk Zip File > Swipe to Install.
  • That’s it the LG G7 ThinQ has root access via Magisk installation.
  • Brief GUIDE to Root via Magisk – UPDATED 8th JULY 2018
  • Firstly, download this Boot.img > Restart into Fastboot Mode & Unlock Bootloader > Flash the downloaded boot.img via following commands > fastboot flash boot_a pathtoboot.imghere > fastboot flash boot_b pathtoboot.imghere > Finally Reboot & thereafter install MAGISK Manager APK.
  • Hence, LG G7 ThinQ is now rooted with MAGISK.

Root LG G7 ThinQ European Model Number: LM-G710EM

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  2. Firstly download the file Boot.img
  3. And next boot into Fastboot mode on the European LG Q7 ThinQ  LM-G710EM and unlock the bootloader.
  4. Type the following commands to flash the image.

fastboot flash boot_a pathtoboot.img

after that – fastboot flash boot_b pathtoboot.img

  • Finally, Reboot the LG G7 ThinQ and Install Magisk Manager APK. 
  • Congrats, European LG G7 ThinQ has been successfully rooted. 

So, that’s it for the step by step guide, I hope this article helped you in successfully rooting your LG G7 ThinQ. If you have any quires, do let me know in the comment section below.