CREDIT: Firstly, Big Thanks to everyone who made this possible: 985hPaKicK, cretinoid (aka hroark13), slipkn0t2012 (first tester), zeest (first person to brick ), and everyone on this thread here: http://androidforums.com/motion-4g-all-things-root/665972-985hpakick-2nd-init-recovery.html FIRST STEPS: Before you begin, your phone should be rooted. Next we need to install 2nd-init to your phone. Download the file lte2recovery.apk to your phone Next you will want to use a program like Root Explorer to copy the file to the folder /system/app/ After you do that, it should appear in your apps drawer (you may need to restart your phone to see it). RECOVERY BOOT: To reboot your phone into Recovery Mode- Run the app "LTE2 2nd-init Recovery" Click 2nd-init Recovery Click Reboot Recovery Your device will immediately reboot. IT MAY FREEZE on the LG Logo. Just press the up or down volume keys to view the recovery screen. WARNING: If you want to experiment with this tool, it would be wise to first see the path of those who ruined their phone before you. After rebooting and entering the CWM menu system, AVOID "Reboot Recovery" under the Advanced Menu options. It will factory reset/erase your phone. CONTROLS: Recovery Screen Controls: [HIGH]Vol Up - Move selection up Vol Down - Move selection down Power - Choose selection Back Key - Go back Home Key - Toggle Internal/External Storage Quickly double select "reboot system now" to reboot. [/HIGH] BACKING UP: To perform the backup, you will need at least 1GB of free space on your sdcard. If you have a lot of apps installed or files saved on your internal storage, then the backup may require as much as 6GB to 7GB of space. Use the Home Key to select- Current sdcard: External Choose the "backup and restore" option. Choose "backup". It will immediately begin backing up your system. All backups are saved in a folder named "clockworkmod". All backups will have an incorrect date of 1970. RESTORING: Use the Home Key to select- Current sdcard: External Choose the "backup and restore" option. Choose "restore". Choose the backup you want to restore. Choose "Yes - Restore" Your phone should begin to restore from the backup. Do not attempt to stop the process after it begins. EXTRA HELP: If you have done something that causes your phone to continuously reboot, then you will need to unbrick your device before you can perform a backup or restore. Pull out the battery on your phone to power it off. Then follow the unroot/unbrick guide.