In this guide you would be able to root and install TWRP recovery on LG G5 H850. The method is divided into two processes, first we’ll install TWRP recovery on LG G5 and then flash SuperSU root package from same recovery. Official TWRP recovery for LG G5 H850 is released by TeamWin and we have put the link in the post below, just grab the file and toss it on your device by following the sequence below. We have seen from our previous posts that mostly the process to flash TWRP recovery or rooting goes same along other device as well. So for your ease we haven’t change it to avoid confusion and in this guide we are going to use the same for one more time.
Once you successfully install TWRP recovery on your device, you would be able to flash different custom ROM like Lineage OS, CyanogenMod or dig into innards via TWRP recovery. On the other side, a rooted device allows you to modify the system files including removing bloatware(unnecessary apps), setting third party apps as system file, overclocking CPU and much more. If you think you are all set to go then follow the complete instructions in sequence to root LG G5 H850 and install TWRP recovery on it.
How to root and install TWRP recovery on LG G5 H850
Before you begin:
Charge your device battery to a safe level, it must be above 70%
Download and install latest LG drivers on PC. Download here
Install ADB & Fastboot drivers on PC, follow this guide to install the adb-fastboot drivers within 15 seconds.
Enable USB debugging on your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.
If you can’t see the Developer options in settings menu, then you need to enable them. Go to Settings > About device > Tap the build number 7 times until it says ‘You are now a Developer’.
Process to install TWRP recovery on LG G5 H850
Download TWRP recovery for LG G5 H850 (h850). Download
Save the downloaded TWRP recovery file in a new folder on your PC.
Process to root LG G5 H850
Download the SuperSU zip from this link.
Connect your device to PC and copy the downloaded SuperSU zip on the internal storage of your device.
Now it’s the time to reboot your device into TWRP recovery mode.
To do so, turn off your phone completely.
Now press Volume Down + Power at the same time until it enters fastboot mode, now highlight the recovery option using volume keys and use Power button to select it. This time you’ll select the recovery mode.
Your device will enter recovery, now flash the SuperSU zip from there.
Once done, simply reboot your device and enjoy the freedom to flash custom ROMs and tweaks on your LG G5 H850.
That’s it! If you have successfully flashed TWRP recovery and rooted your LG G5 H850, give us your feedback and share it the guide with others.