Released back in September last year, the LG G Pad 8.3 has been one of the most successful Android tablet released by the Korean manufacturer so far. As the name suggest, the LG G Pad 8.3 comes with a 8.3-inch HD display powered by an incredible 1.7 GHz quad-core chipset and 2 GB RAM. Although the LG G Pad 8.3 is already a very powerful device, but we can still further improve its performance by rooting it. In this step-by-step tutorial, we will show you exactly how to root LG G Pad 8.3 in less than an hour.
Disclaimer : During the process of rooting, there is always a risk for you to brick your Android device. So if you choose to root your device, you are doing it at your own risk!
Prerequisites before you begin rooting LG G Pad 8.3
- Download the root_gpad.zip file to your PC.
- Make sure you have installed the device’s driver on your PC. If you have yet to do so, you can download it here.
- Make sure you have at least 80% battery left on your LG G Pad 8.3.
- Back up your LG G Pad 8.3.
Follow the steps below on how to root LG G Pad 8.3
- Enable USB debugging on the LG G Pad 8.3 by going to Settings > About phone and tap on the build number until it says you are a developer. Next go to Settings > Developers option and check the USB Debugging option.
- Connect the LG G Pad 8.3 to your PC. Windows will then install the necessary driver if this is your first time connecting the tablet to your PC.
- Extract the root_gpad.zip file to a folder on your PC.
- Go to the extracted folder and double-click on the root.bat file.
- Follow the on-screen instruction to root LG G Pad 8.3.
- Reboot your device.
- Congratulation! You’ve just rooted LG G Pad 8.3.