Root & Install TWRP On LG Aristo

Root & Install TWRP on LG Aristo. For all LG Aristo owners worldwide, you can now install TWRP recovery and then root LG Aristo of yours. And the post you are reading now providing the supported TWRP recovery for your device that can be used to flash SuperSU, custom ROM and custom recoveries.

The TWRP recovery that I inform to you now is not the official version, however it works quite well to serve you performing any modifications you have in mind. And this unofficial TWRP is released by a user called messi2050 from XDA, you can meet him from this page.

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But remember that LG doesn’t support flashing this kind of software to their device. Therefore doing so will nullify your warranty, if it is still valid, not to mention any possible risks you might experience during or after flashing it. Therefore all the risks are yours to bear. But remember some already tested the TWRP and nothing bad happened to their device and worked well to flash any third-party tweaks.

Root & Install TWRP On LG Aristo

The benefits of TWRP recovery installed.

  • Can root your device.
  • Can flash non-stock ROM.
  • Can perform nandroid backup.

The disadvantage of using TWRP recovery.

  • Can nullify your device’s warranty.
  • If there is no warranty then you will be charged for some money for any technical services by your manufacturer.
  • Possibility of technical errors.

Interested?

Preconditions.

Download the unofficial TWRP recovery for LG Aristo

 

Once you downloaded the TWRP recovery file then put it inside the ADB folder on your PC.

How to install TWRP recovery on LG Aristo

Now you can continue to the instructions. And do it at your own risks.

  1. On this phase, I believe you have already installed adb and fasboot to your computer.
  2. Then place the twrp-image-3.img file you downloaded earlier to the folder named Adb & Fasboot folder on your computer.
  3. You can now open the command prompt within the ADB & Fasboot folder, by pressing Shift + Right click anywhere inside the folder, then choose Open Command Window here.
    How To Install TWRP Recovery On Android Via Fastboot Mode
  4. Now connect your device to computer then execute this command.

    adb reboot bootloader

    adb reboot bootloader.png
  5. Then select OK to Allow USB debugging.
  6. Now you are in the bootloader mode, then you can execute the command below to flash the TWRP.img file.

    fastboot flash recovery twrp-image-3.img

    Change the twrp.img with the name of your TWRP recovery.img like the above example.
  7. Once the TWRP is completely flashed to your device then reboot your device utilizing the command below.

    fastboot reboot

    Fastboot Reboot
  8. Done.

How To Disable Encryption

You need to firstly disable encryption for the whole process to run smoothly.

 Dm-Verity and force encryption disabler

  1. Boot your device to TWRP recovery mode.
  2. On the TWRP recovery mode, then select Wipe -> Format Data. Then type Yes, on the available space then hit enter. That action will automatically wipe the existing encrypted filesystem and then decrypt it.
  3. Once done, reboot into the recovery. Do so by heading to Reboot -> Recovery.
  4. Connect your device to PC and enable MTP under Mount section once your device boots in recovery.
  5. Now you need to transfer the no-verify-opt-encrypt-2.1.zip and SR1-SuperSU-v2.79-SR1-20160915123031.zip to your device’s internal storage or EXTSD.
  6. Now unplug your device from USB cable.
  7. On the TWRP recovery, tap on Install button, to further navigate to the phone’s memory then choose no-verify-opt-encrypt-2.1.zip. Then swipe to confirm flash button.
  8. The installation processes will begin, it takes about a few seconds, once done, back to TWRP main menu then tap on Install to flash the SR1-SuperSU-v2.79-SR1-20160915123031.zip.
  9. Now just wait till the entire flashing processes finish, after it’s done, reboot your device. The first rebooting after flashing the zip files can be long, therefore, just wait guys. During the rebooting your device might experience bootloop one time or twice at the Metro PCS splash screen, do not be worry, that is okey!
Troubleshooting. for those seeing password to decrypt the filesystem once TWRP flashing. Just ignore it by hitting the cancel button.

How to root LG Aristo using TWRP

So you want to root your device? Just root it! Follow the guides now guys!

 Download SuperSU.zip
Instructions.

  1. Then place the Supersu.zip to your device’s internal storage.
  2. Now boot into the TWRP recovery mode. Do so by powering off your device, then press Power + Volume UP together till your device boots to the TWRP recovery mode.
  3. On the TWRP interface select backup all data first.
  4. Then tap on Install, to further select the SuperSU.zip file.
  5. Now swipe to install SuperSU.zip.
    Install SuperSU To Root With TWRP Recovery
  6. Reboot.
    TWRP Reboot System
  7. Done.

Congratulations guys all!

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