1. Kenneth Chambers's Avatar
    I know many people have this phone and are giving up on it ever being cracked open, so I figured I'd start the first topic.

    The bootloader is locked and its stuck on Android 4.0.4
    There is no way to get CWM currently or TWRP

    The phone can be rooted though!

    I'm hoping this will spur up some interest.


    Thanks!\
    04-07-2013 09:37 PM
  2. stargazingLily's Avatar
    I know manypeople have this phone and are giving up on it ever being cracked open, so I figured I'd start the first topic.

    The bootloader is locked and its stuck on Android 4.0.4
    There is no way to get CWM currently or TWRP

    The phone can be rooted though!

    I'm hoping this will spur up some interest.


    Thanks!\
    Hi there can I ask a very silly question? What is 'rooted'. I'm a smartphone newbie...last device was a zte chorus from cricket & that thing's garbage.. lol thanks!
    04-09-2013 06:02 AM
  3. Richard Dipesa's Avatar
    Last week i picked up an escape from the ATT store. It came with 4.1.2. Now i am trying to find a recovery app for it LG escape P870
    05-08-2013 09:32 PM
  4. lbaxter's Avatar
    How's the JB experience on the Escape? I've got one coming via eBay, and since I can't find a clear-cut rooting experience, I've been scouring for any reviews on the update.
    05-13-2013 09:59 AM
  5. hammyhands68's Avatar
    Hi there can I ask a very silly question? What is 'rooted'. I'm a smartphone newbie...last device was a zte chorus from cricket & that thing's garbage.. lol thanks!
    "Rooting" your android phone is a way of removing carrier-imposed restrictions to some functions and apps that came with your phone. Or something like that. It's like attaining "Admin rights" on your pc, except on your phone.
    There's more about it here. I would read it before deciding whether to root or not to root:
    Rooting Your Android - Should You Root Android?
    05-26-2013 01:06 PM
  6. gman8845714's Avatar
    Use motochopper for rooting. Using 4.1.2 and works with 1 click.

    Posted via Android Central App
    11-06-2013 07:55 PM
  7. Joseph LeGrand Jr's Avatar
    Hey, i used cwm recovery and flashed a custom rom for my galaxy s3 at&t and it was a success. Id like to find one for the lg escape now please!

    Posted via the Android Central App
    10-08-2014 07:59 PM
  8. Joseph LeGrand Jr's Avatar
    Rooting is necessary, you can do much more. I recommend rooting to every android owner

    Posted via the Android Central App
    10-08-2014 10:19 PM

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