How to root Android 6.0 Marshmallow for LG

Hexamob | Alberto Mulas 05/10/2016

If you’re one of the users who enjoy Android 6.0 Marshmallow on a LG smartphone, you are now in luck because we have a reliable method that works for installing the Recovery and to root your LG device, all permanently and without the need of having to use a personal computer during all the process.

Remember that before starting you have to make several preliminary steps, these are: keep the battery charged, at least 50% (but it is always advisable to charge mobile 100% before installation for any problems that may arise). Then enable USB Debugging on the smartphone Settings.

Then you can proceed to download all the necessary files to root your smartphone. Do not forget to follow all the steps listed in the tutorial to the letter, in the same order without skipping any of them.


  1. Download and install the KingRoot APK and run it to get permission for Temporary Root.
  2. Once Temporary Root is obtained, without restarting the smartphone immediately afterwards you must install the AutoREC Marshmallow APK and run it.
  3. Accept the notification that AutoREC needs to get superuser permission and wait till AutoREC Marshmallow make backup of our original Recovery.
  4. After the backup, AutoREC Marshmallow itself will say the copy has been successful and then is time to flash the TWRP just by touching the Android logo.
  5. Wait for the TWRP Recovery flashing process ends and, as soon as the process completes successfully, tap on the OK button to restart the device automatically in the TWRP Recovery newly installed.
  6. Already from the Recovery mode tap on the Install option, transfer and flash
  7. Reboot System now.
  8. Download SuperSU and transfer it to the device.
  9. Select Install and flash the SuperSU zip file that you transferred in the previous step.
  10. Once flashing is done, reboot your LG smartphone.

If you are looking for other rooting methods, visit our section called “How to root: Root your Android phone tablet. What is root?” where you can find all the rooting methods for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices including the latest and most popular phones of the moment: Google Nexus 9, Motorola Moto G on Android 5.0 Lollipop, LG G3 on Android 5.0 Lollipop, Samsung Galaxy S5 on Android 5.0 Lollipop, LG G4, Motorola Moto E on Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google Nexus 6, Nvidia SHIELD 2.0 on Android 5.0 Lollipop, LG G Flex II (LG G Flex 2), Asus ZenFone 2, Motorola Moto X on Android 5.0 Lollipop.



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How to root Android 6.0 Marshmallow for LG