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Root for LG D850

Re-post of http://forum.xda-developers.com/android/development/guide-root-method-lg-devices-t3049772

    1. Get LG Drivers Here: http://www.lg.com/us/support-mobile/lg-D850-Blue-Steel#software
    2. Download LG Root
    3. Use ADB Shell to copy the files to the temp directory on the phone
      adb.exe push busybox /data/local/t<span id="searchBubble" class="searchBubble"></span>mp/ &amp;&amp; adb.exe push lg_root.sh /data/local/tmp &amp;&amp; adb.exe push UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.46.zip /data/local/tmp
    4. Reboot into Download mode
    5. Use ports.bat to determine the DIAG port of the phone (Mine was COM 4)
    6. Use SendCommand.exe to get a shell within download mode
    7. Run the shell command to root the phone from download mode
      sh /data/local/tmp/lg_root.sh dummy 1 /data/local/tmp/UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.46.zip /data/local/tmp/busybox
    8. Reboot the phone
    9. To allow apps to write to external (http://www.mediamonkey.com/support/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/163/12/android-sd-card-content-cant-be-addedediteddeleted): Edit /system/etc/permissions/platform.xml
      <permission name="android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" >
              <group gid="sdcard_rw" />
              <group gid="media_rw"  />
    10. Reboot the phone