How to Root LG G7 ThinQ and Install TWRP Recovery

LG G7 ThinQ user Unofficial Twrp recovery is now available for LG G7 ThinQ created by xda forum member it means you can root the device. LG also listed LG G7 ThinQ on their bootloader unlock website so that you can unlock the bootloader too, you can unlock bootloader from LG developer website we have the guide for this. The twrp recovery is still in development mode, but you can flash magisk with it and root the device. We will show you How To Install TWRP Recovery on LG G7 ThinQ and How to Root LG G7 ThinQ with magisk.

How to Root LG G7 ThinQ

The only way to Root LG G7 ThinQ via Magisk because SuperSu stops deployment their app and SuperSu 2.82 doesn’t support Oreo. So you need latest magisk and TWRP Recovery to flash the magsik zip, but the first thing you have to do is bootloader unlocking. You can unlock the bootloader with our Guide.

Pre-requisite

  • Make sure your phone has at least 80 – 85% charge. If not, please do charge it before starting the experiment.
  • You need to enable USB Debugging mode to connect your Android phone to computer. (Settings > About Phone > Build number > Tap it 7 times to become developer; Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging).
  • Your bootloader must be unlocked from before to root LG G7 ThinQ. If not, please do that first, then get back to our tutorial.
  • You must install Android SDK tool on your computer.
  • Also, enable OEM Unlocking in Developer Options which may need while flashing an image file.
  • Install LG USB driver on your computer.

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:

  • First of all, the user takes the control of the phone.
  • And also customize the user interface and control the frequency of the CPU as well as GPU.
  • There are also different available Mods that can be downloadable for free.
  • You can also, Install Custom Roms on the phone.
  • 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.

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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:

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

Also, read: How to Root Samsung Galaxy S10

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.

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How to Root 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.

Rooting LG G7 Thinq – MOD

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

  • 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.

Also, read: How to Root LG G8x Thinq

Root LG G7 ThinQ With Magisk

  • Before proceeding further to the next step, just Download ‘Magisk. zip‘ Latest version, which would accomplish the root access on your LG G7 ThinQ device.
  • Then boot your device into the ‘Recovery Mode’, just press ‘Volume Down + Power Button’ simultaneously (same time) until the boot animation appears on the screen.
  • After that, just Tap on ‘Install‘, then Locate the ‘Magisk. zip‘ file and then select the file downloaded (magisk.zip) and then simply tap on ‘Swipe to Confirm Flash‘.
  • It would take a few moments to complete the installation process. Once the flash process gets completed, simply tap on ‘Reboot‘.
  • That’s it. You have successfully rooted your LG G7 ThinQ device with Magisk.

What is TWRP Recovery

TWRP stands for TeamWin Recovery Project is a fully touch-based and open-source custom recovery for Android devices. It is the best custom recovery after ClockworkMod (aka CWM). Unlike Stock Recovery, TWRP helps install Custom ROM, Kernel, Mods, or even root any Android devices in just a few simple steps.

[su_quote cite=”Wikipedia” url=”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TWRP”]Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP) is an open-source software custom recovery image for Android-based devices. It provides a touchscreen-enabled interface that allows users to install third-party firmware and back up the current system, often functions unsupported by stock recovery images. It is, therefore, often installed when rooting Android devices, although it isn’t dependent on a device being rooted to be installed.[/su_quote]

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Advantages of TWRP Recovery

  • You can flash Custom ROM on LG G7 ThinQ using TWRP.
  • You can flash modding zip files to customize your phone.
  • Easy to flash and use Xposed Modules using TWRP
  • Easy to Root and Unroot using TWRP Recovery flashable zip SuperSU
  • You can install Magisk on LG G7 ThinQ
  • Easy to Create and Restore Nandroid Backup using TWRP Recovery.
  • Easy access to restore the Nandroid Backup.
  • You can flash the image file using TWRP Recovery on LG G7 ThinQ.
  • Easy to remove all bloatware using TWRP Recovery on LG G7 ThinQ.
  • To underclock and overclock.
  • You can clean Wipe, Cache, and Data.

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