Root G8s ThinQ via SuperSU & Magisk + Two More METHODS!

In this article, I will show you how to root LG G8s 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 G8s ThinQ. So, let us see what are those benefits.

Advantages or Benefits of Rooting the LG G8s ThinQ?

Well, here are some of the Pros of rooting the LG G8s ThinQ Android device:

  1. First of all, the user takes 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 G8s 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.


Cons or Disadvantages of Rooting the LG G8s ThinQ?

Now let’s see some of the cons of rooting the LG G8s 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 G8s ThinQ, Let’s see step by step tutorial on how to root the phone.

About LG G8s ThinQ

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched LG G8s ThinQ smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has a 6.2 inches display with a resolution of 1080 by 2248 pixels. A total of 402 pixels per inch.
  • And LG G8s 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 64GB/128GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor is – 12MP + 13MP + 12MP triple rear camera and 8MP + TOF dual front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the phone is a non-removable 3550 mAh.

MUST READVarious Issues on the LG G8s ThinQ & How to Fix Them. 

Let’s Root LG G8s ThinQ

IMPORTANT Points before rooting the LG G8s 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 How to Unlock Bootloader on the LG G8s ThinQ
  • Before rooting, do install TWRP Recovery on LG G8s ThinQ (IMP STEP TWRP File May Or May Not Be available as per the development) Though methods are mentioned below that require no Recovery.
  • This guide is only to root LG G8s ThinQ Android smartphone.
  • Tech Droid Tips takes no responsibility if anything goes wrong with the device. Please do it at your own risk.

Root LG G8s ThinQ

Root LG G8s ThinQ By SuperSU: 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 G8s 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 G8s ThinQ. You will see the SuperSU app in the apps menu.
  • If TWRP or CWM recovery is still not available for the device then please do not try to root your device with this method. You may brick your device.

NEXT – How to Install Custom ROM on the LG G8s ThinQ(Custom ROM Download File May Or May Not Be available as per the development)

Root LG G8s ThinQ By KingRoot App: Method 2

  • Firstly, You need to download an app KingRoot on your LG G8s ThinQ.
  • And then Install the App on the phone. Also, enable unknown sources in the setting menu.
  • And now open the app in your LG G8s ThinQ 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 G8s ThinQ has root access now.
  • Try a different method if the process fails to root your phone.

Related Article. Unroot LG G8s ThinQ and Go back to stock ROM.

Root LG G8s ThinQ By PC: Method 3

  • And also charge the phone fully before proceeding.
  • And also enable USB DEBUGGING on the LG G8s ThinQ by going in the setting. To do that, Go to setting>Developer options>Enable USD Debugging.
  • Launch the application on your computer.
  • Furthermore, plug your LG G8s ThinQ to your pc via data cable provided by the manufacturer.
  • Now you need to click on One Click Android Root option.
  • Hence the process of rooting the phone will start. And after a few moments, the LG G8s ThinQ will have root access.
  • Try a different method if the process fails to root your phone.

Root LG G8s ThinQ By Magisk Manager: Method 4

  • Firstly, you need TWRP Recovery or CWM Recovery to root via this method.
  • And also download Magisk latest Zip File.
  • And now boot the LG G8s ThinQ into the Recovery mode.
  • Then go to Install > Select the Magisk Zip File > Swipe to Install.
  • That’s it, finally, the LG G8s ThinQ has root access via the Magisk installation.
  • If TWRP or CWM recovery is still not available for the device then please do not try to root your device with this method. You may brick your device.

So, that’s it for the step by step guide, I hope this article helped you in successfully rooting your LG G8s ThinQ. And also if you have any quires, do let me know in the comment section below.