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    Default Re: Cannot root Viper ICS

    Quote Originally Posted by someguyatx View Post
    Thanks libertus77, will update after the phone arrives.
    someguyatx,
    I did the same. Any update on rooting your phone off the bay?
    OM
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    Default Re: Cannot root Viper ICS

    Quote Originally Posted by ObviousMan#CB View Post
    someguyatx,
    I did the same. Any update on rooting your phone off the bay?
    OM
    edit: Yes I just finished rooting it following the directions here. Odd process for these LG phones but the guides here were spot on.

    Link is dead several posts above though. here is the link for LS840ZVI


    thanks to jared_schaefer at XDA for the link above
    Last edited by someguyatx; 06-06-2013 at 11:26 PM.
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    Default Re: Cannot root Viper ICS

    link is dead
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    Default Re: LS840ZVK Rooting

    Quote Originally Posted by jgkim View Post
    LS840ZVK Rooting Step
    1. LS840ZVK -> LS840ZVI downgrade
    Factory Images To Restore Your Phone Back to Factory or Unbrick Your Phone

    2. Rooting at LS840ZVI


    3. Temporarily unrooting - Voodoo OTA RootKeeper


    4. OTA update
    adb reboot recovery
    update from cache
    ZVK Install + Download Update.zip

    5. Restore rooting - Voodoo OTA RootKeeper

    I was able to root my LG Viper 4G LTE this way, so thanks jgkim, and to everyone else, this worked flawlessly.
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    Default Re: LS840ZVK Rooting

    I used JGKim's advice and was able to root a stubborn Viper today. I had the ZVK version of ICS, and I followed option 1 to revert to ZVI, and then used step 2 to root. I'm now deleting bloatware. I'm using a busted-screen Viper as a guinea pig. I had previously rooted this phone before, but every time I deleted bloatware, it bricked.

    I gave up on rooting it and just ran Nova Launcher, but when I busted the screen, I bought another Viper used. So I'm using my busted screen Viper as a guinea pig, little by little, to see what I can safely delete without bricking it.
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    mr libertus77 I did the rooting now the problem is how to download clockwork mode recovery aim running ls840ZVI ANDROID VERSION 4.0.4

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    I DID RUN ROM MANAGER IS NOT WORKING................
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    Quote Originally Posted by libertus77 View Post
    I got an error with the ota, and ended up tot-ing back to a clean zvi, rooting it, running ota root keeper, taking the ota and then restoring from my titanium backup. Hopefully you guys have better luck. It wasn't too bad, in any case.

    Sent from my V6Supercharged ICS-Flavored LG Viper using Tapatalk 2
    I have root on ZVK after tot back to ZVI, and used root keeper so all is well there.
    The problem I am having is with the 4g radio. If I change my mobile network to lte/cdma I cannot connect with 4g or 3g. If I change it to cdma only I have 3g service no problem. Is anyone else having this same issue?
    Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by jiveturkey99 View Post
    I have root on ZVK after tot back to ZVI, and used root keeper so all is well there.
    The problem I am having is with the 4g radio. If I change my mobile network to lte/cdma I cannot connect with 4g or 3g. If I change it to cdma only I have 3g service no problem. Is anyone else having this same issue?
    Thanks
    "Once the phone reboots for the first time you can unplug the phone. also if you remember your msl number please do a ##786# enter your MSL so you will have a fresh voice and data."
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    Default Re: Cannot root Viper ICS

    Quote Originally Posted by Own3r View Post
    "Once the phone reboots for the first time you can unplug the phone. also if you remember your msl number please do a ##786# enter your MSL so you will have a fresh voice and data."
    Got my MSL number from sprint. The ##786# was incorrect, but I can't remember what they told me to enter now. Either way 3g and 4g are working correctly now.

    Thanks
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    Default Re: Cannot root Viper ICS

    Quote Originally Posted by jiveturkey99 View Post
    Got my MSL number from sprint. The ##786# was incorrect, but I can't remember what they told me to enter now. Either way 3g and 4g are working correctly now.

    Thanks
    This is the one I used ##72786# MSL.
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    Anyone have a list of "OK to remove apps". I had to reflash today, because I removed like 15 apps, and soft bricked my phone. I seen a list somewhere, but no amount of googling seems to bring that page back.
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    Default Re: Cannot root Viper ICS

    Quote Originally Posted by jiveturkey99 View Post
    Anyone have a list of "OK to remove apps". I had to reflash today, because I removed like 15 apps, and soft bricked my phone. I seen a list somewhere, but no amount of googling seems to bring that page back.

    Neverming I just looked up
    disabling stock apps
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