How to Root LG Optimus VU P895 Android Smartphone – Tutorial

You-Decide2Bought a newly launched smartphone from LG Electronics which is dubbed as LG Optimus VU P895? Then first of all welcome to Android family and in the due course of this tutorial we will be checking out on how you can easily root your LG VU P895 smartphone so that you can then install the custom ROM firmwares which we will be coming out with very shortly. Please note that for all those who wanted to install the apps which need root access, this article will help you do the same. Over a period of this article we will be checking out on what are the quick pre requisites you need to follow and after which we will be checking out on what is a detailed tutorial.
Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.
Though it’s not a compulsion, it’s recommended to back up all the data with the help of below mentioned steps. Alternatively, for your convenience you can also create a backup of all your data with the help of PC Suite.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
So assuming that you are done with all the above steps, you can now proceed to the next page where we have summed up a detailed tutorial on how to root your LG VU P895.
Procedure to Root LG Optimus VU P895 Android Smartphone:
  • Download the Superoneclick Package from here to your computer. Once downloaded, extract the same and open the Superoneclick app in your computer. From the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”, enable the USB Debugging, ensure that the USB debugging option is ticked.
  • Connect your device to the computer with the help of original USB cable which you got with the phone as other cables have a risk of not detecting the device. Click on “Root” and wait for the process to get completed.
  • Please note that this method is not tested by us and is purely based on the claims made by various forums that they were able to root LG Optimus VU with the help of Super one click tool. Just in case if you are unable to root the device with the help of above procedure, do report the same in the comments section and we will try our level best to come out with a workaround.
  • To check on whether your phone is rooted or not, download “Root Checker” app from the Google PLAY Store where you will be able to find the root status.
Note: If the device gets into the boot loop sequence or say gets stuck in the welcome screen, just re insert the battery and re follow the above instructions so as to again follow the above mentioned instructions.
Do share with us in the comments section just in case if you face any issues as we will try our level best to sort out the same. Congratulations, you have now successfully rooted your LG Optimus VU P895 with the help of above mentioned steps.
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