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[ROOT KIT] OPTIMUS M 2.2.2 (Dummy-proof-3-click)


  1. mikekelso421

    mikekelso421 Well-Known Member

    ALL CREDIT GOES TO BENALMIGHTY FOR FINDING THIS ROOT METHOD FOR 2.2.2 PHONES! ALL THANKS GO TO HIM.I JUST PUT THE FILES TOGETHER FOR EASE.

    DOWNLOAD THE 2.2.2 ROOT AND RECOVERY KIT

    RUN THE "RUN FIRST" BATCH FILE AND FOLLOW THE PROMPTS.

    usb debugging must be on with an sd card inserted and mounted.

    Select option A on the first screen and READ THE SCREEN AND MAKE SURE YOU DID WHAT IT SAYS TO DO!

    once its finished,you will be root w/ GINM custom recovery on 2.2.2!

    Feel free to download and flash my 2.2.2 stock DEBLOATED smooth ROM from HERE


    !!AND AGAIN,HUGE THANKS TO "BENALMIGHTY" FOR THIS FIND!!!
    !AND BIGGER THANNKS TO THE GUYS WHO MADE THE C++ ONE CLICK FOR US!

    HOW TO ENTER RECOVERY-turn phone off..while its off,hold vol down,home and power until the 4 buttons at the bottom light up..then release the buttons and it will boot into recovery.

    Alternate ways to boot into recovery include-Quickboot.apk (free on market)


    WARNING:I URGE YOU,AFTER ROOT/RECOVERY IS COMPLETE.GO STRAIGHT INTO RECOVERY AND MAKE A BACKUP!! I CANT STRESS THIS ENOUGH!!


    VIDEO TUTORIAL THANKS TO "jerezer1985" FOR MAKING THIS VIDEO.MAKE SURE SURE TO THUMBS UP HIS VIDEO IF IT HELPED YOU OUT!

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  2. williamburk

    williamburk Well-Known Member

    what would the bennifit be of haveing rooted 2.2.2 over 2.2.1 will the roms work and is there really a difference?
  3. bobdamnit

    bobdamnit Well-Known Member


    It means new OM's that come with the 2.2.2 update wont have to downgrade to root their phones.

    I tried, and sadly (as I expected) ROMming brought back the reboot issue. Have to Yank the kernel from update and apply it to a custom ROM to see benefits.

    So I think I found my next project.
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  4. mikekelso421

    mikekelso421 Well-Known Member

    I'm about to upload my updated kelsomod stock rom with the 2.2.2 version. Download it and pull that kernel! ! :)
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  5. Lukaslukasm

    Lukaslukasm Well-Known Member

    what if someone were to upgrade and root to 2.2.2 and flash reppards CM7... would that cause any issues?
  6. p0rpz

    p0rpz New Member

    ughh.. having problems rooting my lg optimus m 2.2.2 , ran the run first batch file, followed all steps correctly, phone rebooted, didnt see any su in apps etc. , not sure what im doing wrong or what to do as of now.. this (will hopefully) be my first time rooting.

    Any help is greatly appreciated, sorry im new and learning.:eek:
  7. bobdamnit

    bobdamnit Well-Known Member


    It would work, but reboot problem returns.

    Mike, ill pull your kernel if its the unmodified updated 2.2.2 kernel. Otherwise ill take it from stick update. At this point, ill take stock CPU speeds and stable over OC and reboot daily.
  8. Bryonium

    Bryonium Active Member

    Please go forward with this!! I ve been having reboot issues since I bought the phone :(
  9. benalmighty

    benalmighty Well-Known Member

    Sweet. This is what I wanted to see. ^-^ I'm glad the OM hasn't died, I don't have money for a new phone. Haha. Anyways, keep up the work.
  10. mikekelso421

    mikekelso421 Well-Known Member

    No modifications have been made. Just removed bloat,replaced lghome with adw launcher. Added a couple apps. Adjusted build prop. And I think thats all. :)
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  11. igooglemyself

    igooglemyself Member

    Just want to verify before attemping...

    Is this a root for 2.2.2 SW Version MS690ZV7 update that fixed the reboot issue? And without the addition of any custom rom's just bloatware removal, will the reboot issue return?
  12. bobdamnit

    bobdamnit Well-Known Member


    I'd be willing to run that by itself.
  13. mikekelso421

    mikekelso421 Well-Known Member


    WELL HEEEERE YOU GO,FLASH AWAY!! ;)

    LEMME KNOW HOW U LIKE!
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  14. double1

    double1 Well-Known Member

    Can we just flash this zip in cwm?
  15. benalmighty

    benalmighty Well-Known Member

    Yes, this will root that version. The reboot issue should not return unless you flash the phone with a rom or kernel built for 2.2 or 2.2.1. The fix for the reboot issue required an updated kernel, which those roms do not have. Though, its safe to remove the bloat yourself, or flash Kelso's 2.2.2 rom. (which I might try) There is a few threads on this forum the explain which apps are safe to remove and which aren't. Anyways, good luck. :D
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  16. bobdamnit

    bobdamnit Well-Known Member


    I can't get the kitchen to repack the zImage into reppards CM7 ROM. Zip that comes out just wont flash on updated recovery in this pack.

    Nor will it flash in jonedys. :(

    Will keep at it though. I want stable CM7
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  17. williamburk

    williamburk Well-Known Member

    so now we need some one to take the new 2.2.2 stock kernal and have them get it oc'd so we have the fixed reeboot problems along with sped :)
  18. mikekelso421

    mikekelso421 Well-Known Member


    Read the few post above yours....lol
  19. Lknprkkid

    Lknprkkid New Member

    i go thru the steps and it just says waiting to connect and it just keeps going how long should it take imhaving issues
  20. mikekelso421

    mikekelso421 Well-Known Member

    u must have skipped a step..either that or you dont have the optimus m drivers installed.
  21. kris0933138

    kris0933138 Well-Known Member

    hey mike is ad2sd supported on ur rom?
  22. kris0933138

    kris0933138 Well-Known Member

    just updated to 2.2.2 rooted and flashed ur 2.2.2 rom
  23. soviet911

    soviet911 Member

    Will this work with ms690ZV6 or should I update it to ZV7 before rooting?
  24. perryinjax

    perryinjax Member


    Hello,
    Please help out a newb and tell me what is an "OM"?:confused:
    Google was no help. I am guessing "Operating Memory" maybe? Something similar to operating system? IDK
    please advise... over,
    Thanks in advance,
    Perryinjax
  25. bobdamnit

    bobdamnit Well-Known Member

    OM=Optimus M
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