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Root - Unlock bootloader and Install TWRP on LG Magna H502f

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by titeuf15, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. titeuf15

    titeuf15 Member
    Thread Starter

    Hello people.

    So after a long search, I managed to find the method to install TWRP on my LG Magna H502f V10a.

    To do this, he must first root phone with the method: LG ONE CLICK ROOT:

    - Install the latest drivers for LG: https://sourceforge.net/projects/avicohh/files/Android/LGUnitedMobileDriver_S51MAN313AP22_ML_WHQL_Ver_3.13.2.exe/download or drivers LG Verzion: https://sourceforge.net/projects/av...S51MAN313AP22_ML_WHQL_Ver_3.13.2.exe/download

    - Download LG One Click Root 1.3 (Graphic UI): https://sourceforge.net/projects/avicohh/files/Android/LG_One_Click_Root_by_avicohh.exe/download

    - Unzip the archive

    - Enable Usb debugging on your phone . (General > About phone > Software information, tap Build number seven times and then go to Settings > Developer options and turn on Usb debugging)

    - Connect your phone to pc.

    - If the phone not Recognize, try to switch entre MTP and PTP options.

    - Launch LG ONE CLICK ROOT and be guided to the end of the procedure.

    - Once completed you will SUPER SU installed on your device.

    - To check the status of root you can download ROOT CHECKER from the play store.



    Step 2: UNLOCK THE BOOTLOADER and INSTALL TWRP :

    - To do this, first download both files (I specify that it is for the H502f) : https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwmQ3F48xaJjV1lKNUdPQkV2a2M/view

    - And download and install TERMINAL EMULATOR from the play store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jackpal.androidterm

    - Copy both files and uboot.img and recovery.img in the root of the internal memory of the phone

    - Go to TERMINAL EMULATOR and run the following commands (after getting the root right):

    su
    dd if=/storage/sdcard0/uboot.img of=/dev/uboot count=1024
    dd if=/storage/sdcard0/recovery.img of=/dev/recovery count=32768
    reboot recovery


    And you're in TWRP 2.8.7.1 and there you can make a backup just to have a little backup in case pending a Custom ROM which I hope will happen soon.

    Thank you.
     


    #1 titeuf15, Feb 14, 2016
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2016

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  2. N Charlie

    N Charlie Newbie

    Works in other devices?
     
  3. titeuf15

    titeuf15 Member
    Thread Starter

    Hello

    I did do that on my test H502f ... but according to some users, it works on the H502g and H500f.

    I'll see if there are other versions
     
  4. N Charlie

    N Charlie Newbie

    Ok, Thank you ;)
     
  5. Aneom

    Aneom Lurker

    Hello, i have a problem with the installation of twrp and unlocking the bootloader. When i type the command "dd if=/storage/sdcard0/uboot.img of=/dev/uboot count=1024" in the emulator, it says, no such file or directory :( please help
     
  6. titeuf15

    titeuf15 Member
    Thread Starter

    Are you about to have:
    1- unzip the archive (for both files: uboot.img and recovery.img)?
    2- copied the 2 files .img in root of the internal storage memory of phone (not sd card) ?
     
  7. Aneom

    Aneom Lurker

    I did unzip the archive in my computer, and then sent the files in my root of the internal storage and the sd card as well. Could you please confirm that the root of the internal storage is the main folder that contains all the files of my phone?
    I am prety sure i have everything done good.... thanks for replying btw
     
  8. Aneom

    Aneom Lurker

    is there an alternative way i can do it? ive searched about it on the web but there is not something clear about lg magna
     
  9. titeuf15

    titeuf15 Member
    Thread Starter

    Well ... as long as you have copied both files to the internal memory AND SD card ... you can try to unlock the bootloader and installing TWRP from the SD card with these commands :

    su
    dd if=/storage/external_SD/uboot.img of=/dev/uboot count=1024
    dd if=/storage/external_SD/recovery.img of=/dev/recovery count=32768
    reboot recovery

    Pay attention with spaces in your shell command
    You have space after dd (in the two lines)
    Another space after .img (in the two lines)
    The third after uboot in the first line
    The forth after recovery in the second line.

    Good luck
     
  10. Aneom

    Aneom Lurker

    thank you very much! i actualy did it, i followed some insturctions of a guy in xda develpores and they helped a lot.
     
  11. titeuf15

    titeuf15 Member
    Thread Starter

    Yes I saw it on XDA .. I'm happy for you.
     
  12. Aneom

    Aneom Lurker

    again thank you so much for the support :)
     
  13. titeuf15

    titeuf15 Member
    Thread Starter

  14. DannPogi

    DannPogi Lurker

    Im stuck in
    Waiting for device..
    I followed all steps.. Im using H502f
     
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  15. Shadow Adnan

    Shadow Adnan Lurker

    I Typed Like This In Terminal Emulator And Flash Done

    Again I Type Rebot To Recovery And My Mobile Is Not Powerd On

    dd if=/storage/external_SD/recovery.img of=/dev/uboot count=1024
     
  16. Lg Abix

    Lg Abix Lurker

    [emoji24] [emoji24] sama,ane juga gitu bro
     

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