LG Max is a mid range device that was released a two years back in 2016, development for this device is again active. Now we have great news for owners of LG Max, TWRP recovery for LG Max has been released, the TWRP 3.0.3 that supports multiple newer flagships as well as older devices. This guide is divided into two sections, in the first section we will install TWRP recovery on LG Max and then root LG Max via TWRP recovery.
Once you successfully install TWRP recovery on your device, you would be able to flash different custom ROM like Lineage OS, CyanogenMod or others along mods and tweaks 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. Root & install TWRP recovery on LG Max.
If you think you are all set to go then follow the complete instructions in sequence to root LG Max and install TWRP recovery on it.
How to root and install TWRP on LG Max
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’.
Unlock bootloader on your device first, follow instructions over here.
Process to install TWRP recovery on LG Max
Download TWRP 3.0.3 recovery for LG Max (Titan). Download
Save the downloaded TWRP recovery file in a new folder on your PC.
Process to root LG Max
Download the Magisk v14.3 zip.
Connect your device to PC and copy the downloaded Magisk zip on the internal storage of your device.
Now it’s the time to reboot your device into TWRP recovery mode.
Once in recovery mode, now flash the Magisk zip from there.
One completing the process, simply reboot your device and enjoy the freedom to flash custom ROMs and tweaks on your LG Max.
That’s it! If you have successfully flashed TWRP recovery and rooted your LG Max, give us your feedback and share it the guide with others.