LG Optimus F5 is a decent quality Android smartphone released by LG in February 2015. The device comes with a 4.3 inch IPS LCD touchscreen display which is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core process along with a 1 GB RAM and it runs on Android 4.1.2 Jellybean operating system. The 2150 mAh battery available in this device is good enough to provide longer talk-time hours.
If you own this smartphone and if you are looking for a way to root it, so that you can install custom ROM firmware’s or install custom-built Android applications, or remove the unwanted pre-installed bloatware’s, then you are in the right page. Here, I have given a step by step tutorial to Root LG Optimus F5 Android smartphone without using a computer at all.
WARNING: Rooting your LG smartphone will void it’s warranty. Also, if anything wrong occurs to your smartphone while rooting it, then don’t held me or Android Root Guide responsible. Proceed at your OWN wish.
1) The rooting procedure, which I have given here is not a data-loss process, so there is absolutely no need to take backup of personal data in your smartphone. But, if you still want to feel safe about your data, then take a backup of them using appropriate apps.
2) Next, you have to enable installation of Apps from unknown sources by following this path: Settings -> Security -> Unknown Sources (tick the box next to it, to enable this option).
3) Make sure that your smartphone has a decent battery backup in it as the rooting procedure is a time-consuming process and it will consume a large amount of battery backup.
Once you have finished all these prerequisites, you can move forward with the main rooting tutorial that I have given below.
Tutorial To LG Optimus F5 Without PC/Laptop:
1) To get started, download Framaroot Android application and install it in your smartphone. While installing, you may get some warning messages stating that the app is insecure. Just ignore them and finish installing the app.
2) Once the app is successfully installed, open it up in your smartphone. Once done, select “Install SuperSU” as the first option. Now, under the exploits select “Gandalf” exploit to start the rooting procedure.
3) Once the rooting process gets completed, you will get a confirmation message stating that the Superuser and SuperSU binary has been installed. It will also ask you to reboot your smartphone to finish the rooting procedure, so restart your device.
That’s it. Now you have successfully finished rooting LG Optimus F5 Android smartphone without using a PC or Laptop. For confirmation, open up your Apps menu and look for SuperSU app. If it is located there, then the rooting process is successfully finished. Alternatively, you can use the Root Checker App from Google Play store to check your device’s root privileges.
If you face any challenges while rooting your LG Optimus smartphone, drop a comment below.