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Old March 8th, 2012, 10:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cubandanger05 View Post
There seems to be a lot of confusion trying to root the new ZVD update. Hopefully this thread helps most of those having problems.

I take no credit for discovering the root, this thread is simply for informational purposes only.

The usual: You are solely responsible for what happens to your phone as a result of using this guide


1. First Download the LG Drivers here:LG _USB _Drivers_All_4.9.7.zip - File Shared from Box
Then download and run the LG update tool here:http://csmg.lgmobile.com:9002/client/app/B2CAppSetup.exe

2. I DON'T CARE WHAT YOU SAY, do a master/hard reset after updating to ZVD

3. Download the root:
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/51753039/LG_Esteem_Root_v2_Windows.zip
I confirmed this working. I've personally used it and it works!

4. Now download Rom Manager from the Play Store (Android Market) and install CWM.

5. If successful up until now, M-A-K-E__A__B-A-C-K-U-P

6. Now you might want to go around and flash a few kernels and what not.
These two are confirmed working:

-Homeless kernel (kanaida.homeles.v1.3.zip - 4shared.com - online file sharing and storage - download)

-Plague's 2.2 with hdmi fix (http://unleashedprepaids.com/media/phones/esteem/Plague-Extreme_2.2_signed.zip)


Will add more kernels once you guys test them and report them as working.

7. Now is time for the themes. I don't use one personally so past this point whatever happens you had a back up so if the ZVC themes don't work you can go back to stock ZVD. Although I heard all ZVC themes work on ZVD


8. Roms? i haven't tested one yet. Don't use them, i like stock . Post away and let me know what works.




THANKS TO:
-This awesome site
-Dan Rosenberg (for the root)
-PG and Kanaida for the kernels
-Gbiggie (for his guide on the update)
-joshadaniels04 (for allowing me to post this guide instead of him lol, and for being and active users' helper)
-djlucklu (for providing working Proof of ZVD IJ ICS 1.3)
If i missed any one speak up and state why you should be thanked
Thanks it worked now I need my custom rom and custom kernel back which I could get from Rom Manager right? I really appreciate all of you guys
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