Unlock Bootloader, Install TWRP and Root LG K20 Plus

LG the brand loved in electronics in these days is launching a pretty decent smartphone named as LG K20 Plus. LG K20 Plus will be running on nougat version of Android os which is 7.0 and it will be a single sim smartphone. Going on to the specifications It will be having a 16 GB and a 32 GB variant. LG K20 Plus is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8917 Chipset and CPU of Quad Core 1.4 GHz. LG K20 Plus is having a 2GB RAM and an expandable memory up to 2TB via MicroSD card. LG K20 will have a 13MP back camera and 5MP front camera. It is packed with a removable li-ion battery of 2800mAh.

Why Root your LG K20 Plus?

You can have a super access to your device. It will allow you to do modifications with your Android os. You can install various Custom ROM’s on your device and play with it. There are many more benefits. You might be wondering how to Root you LG k20 Plus it is very easy just follow the steps given down.

Note : Take a full backup of your data the data will get erased in this process.

Also see: Guide to Backup Your Android Device Without Root

Prerequisites

  • How to enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlock option:
  • The device must be charged up to 60-70%.
  • Minimal ADB and Fastboot Tool drivers installed on PC.
  • Latest LG USB drivers installed on your PC.
  • USB Debugging and OEM unlock option enabled in your device.
  • Download the TWRP Recovery .img file and rename it to recovery.img.
  • Download the Supersu .zip file.

Downloads

Note : This process will void the warranty on your device.

The-Process-of-Rooting-Android

Steps to Unlock the Bootloader of LG K20 Plus

Step 1. Connect you device to your PC via USB cable.

Step 2. Go to the ADB and Fastboot folder and open command prompt window here by

Hold Shift Key + Right click and select Open Command Window here

Root-LG-K20-Plus

Step 3. To check your device is connected or not type the following command in the command prompt window

adb devices

If it shows you a serial number then the device is connected if not then check the USB cable and try once again.

Step 4. Now to Unlock the Bootloader type the command as

fastboot oem unlock

Step 5. Let the process complete and type the command give down to reboot your device

fastboot reboot

Congratulations! You have successfully Unlocked the Bootloader of your LG K20 Plus.

Steps to install TWRP Recovery on LG K20 Plus

Step 1. Download the TWRP Recovery file and rename it to recovery.img.

Step 2. Move the recovery.img to minimal ADB and Fastool folder.

Step 3. Go to the ADB and Fastboot folder and Open command prompt window here by

Hold Shift Key + Right click and select Open Command Window here

Step 4. Connect your device to PC via USB cable and to check your device is connected or not type the following command in the command prompt window

adb devices

If it shows you a serial number then the device is connected if not then check the USB cable and try once again.

Step 5. Boot your device into bootloader mode by typing command as

adb reboot bootloader

Step 6. Once your device is in bootloader mode, type the given command to flash the TWRP Recovery on your device

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

Step 7. Let the process complete and type the command give down to reboot your device

fastboot reboot

Congratulations! You have successfully installed TWRP Recovery on your LG K20 Plus.

Steps to Root LG K20 Plus

Step 1. Download the Supersu .zip file and move it to your storage.

Step 2. Power off your device. Boot it into Bootloader mode by

Holding Power off + Volume Buttons simultaneously until the LG Logo appears.

Step 3. Flash the Supersu file with the help of Volume buttons scroll down and select the Recovery option by pressing Power button

Step 4. Now Click on Install > Navigate and select the Supersu .zip file > Swipe right to confirm flash > lets the process get complete and click on Reboot.

Congratulations! You have successfully Rooted LG K20 Plus.

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