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LG Optimus Gets Rooted

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    Paul from MoDaCo has done it again, this time tearing into the LG Optimus all the way down to root access in what he is calling “some sort of record” time. This isn’t the most widespread Android handset in the world, but that hasn’t stopped the guys at MoDaCo before. I’m envisioning some sort of [...]Catch up on the best Android Apps at DroidAppShowcase and AndroidApplications.com!!!

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    - Turn on the device and click the icon to open the phone dialler
    - Enter the code '3845#*540#'
    - Select the option 'Module Test', then 'Stability Test' then 'Enable Root Permission'
    - You will now be prompted for a password - enter :SWIFT::GT540:
    - A toast message will briefly appear saying 'OK' - your root access is now enabled!
    - Reboot your device, and now when you connect via ADB, you'll see you have a root prompt (#).


    WHY CAN'T EVERY ANDROID PHONE BE LIKE THAT?

    I wish this phone had a 4" capacitive multitouch super AMOLED 940x680 resolution with a Hummingbird or OMAP or A4 or Snapdragon or Scorpion and FroYo.

    Instead it is a piece of crap with a resistive touchscreen.
     
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