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    Default 4.4.2 root method for T-Mobile LG G2 d801????

    Hello, Ive been waiting for ioroot to get updated but it is taking too long. Is there a different method?
    Last edited by NotJustAPhone; 03-27-2014 at 06:27 PM.
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    Default Re: 4.4.2 root method for tmobile lg g2 d801????

    You could flash back to earlier firmware using LG flash tool, root with ioroot, get custom recovery through Freegee, and flash a 4.4.2 ROM.

    Sent from my LG-G2 running Carbon 4.4.2
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    Default Re: 4.4.2 root method for tmobile lg g2 d801????

    Here's a guide if you're interested.

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2432476

    Sent from my LG-G2 running Carbon 4.4.2
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    Default Re: 4.4.2 root method for tmobile lg g2 d801????

    I tried that but It didn't let me proceed to the next step it says you already are on the latest update.
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    Default Re: 4.4.2 root method for tmobile lg g2 d801????

    I have had to use that guide twice now and initially had the same issue. The method I had to use was #2 where i manually edited the host file. You have to "trick" the program into thinking you are looking online at LG servers for the update. If the host file isn't correct it will actually connect to LG and tell you are up to date.....at least that's my understanding. Took me a while but I eventually got it to work.
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    Default Re: 4.4.2 root method for T-Mobile LG G2 d801????

    i have been having the same problem and tired of waiting for an ioroot update i really dont want to downgrade from 4.4.2 just to root
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    Default Re: 4.4.2 root method for T-Mobile LG G2 d801????

    Since I don't see any more comments here am I to believe you cannot, at this time, root a LG-D801 that is running Android Ver. 4.4.2, Kernel Ver. 3.4.0 without reverting to a previous Android Version?

    Thanks in advance,
    SysopChris
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    That's my understanding Chris. I used the flashtool twice now to downgrade from 4.4.2 to 4.2.2 and once you figure it out it works like a charm.

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