This tutorial on how to root LG Optimus LTE LU6200 will teach you how to benefit from this phone at its maximum potential.
LG is one of the biggest Android phones manufacturers. The Korean based corporation comes with a new smartphone called LG Optimus LTE and referenced LU6200.
LG Optimus LTE LU6200 Review
The datasheet for the latest phone LG Optimus LTE LU6200 suggests the fact that the smartphone is one of the Korean industry jewels. LG is very muscular nowadays. The LG Optimus is compatible with the LTE 4G network.
LG Optimus LTE LU6200 comes with a dual core Scorpion 1.5Ghz processor. We also find here an Adreno 220 GPU which is responsible for the graphics performances. The chipset is a Qualcomm Snapdragon.
LG Optimus LTE LU6200 is powered with 1 GB RAM memory, which, combined with the powerful Scorpion processor is able to run whatever application you may desire. The internal memory is limited 4 GB but the great news is that the new LG Optimus LTE LU6200 comes with a 16 GB microSD card and a card slot, of course, which supports memory cards with up to 32 GB memory amount.
If we take a look at the conectivity side of the new LG Optimus LTE LU6200 we must say that it comes in a usual configuration having mind the nowadays standards: WiFi, hotspot, DLNA, 3.0 Bluetooth, mcroUSB 2.0. the great feature which is delivered on the connectivity chapter is the 4G internet data connectivity.
The 8 MP camera which comes on the new LG Optimus LTE LU6200 is equipped with autofocus technology and LED Flash. Optimum conditions for photography are ensured by the face and smile detection feature. But don’t expect too much from this camera. Remember it’s just a sensor on a phone.
Besides these features, this phone hides its strength behind its screen that is HD IPS 4.5, with a resolution (1280×720). The screen of the LG Optimus LTE is reported to be the highest rated Super AMOLED screen of another Korean you all know, Samsung , used on the Galaxy SII .
LG Optimus LTE LU6200 benefits also from the aid brought by an accelerometer sensor which enables the display auto-rotate feature. The proximity sensor is used for auto turning off the screen in order to save some battery life. The touch sensitive controls are being placed on the down side of this phone. The touchscreen technology on the new LG Optimus LTE LU6200 is able to support multi-touch input method. A gyro-sensor is also present in this package.
Other features which LG Optimus LTE LU6200 brings and are worthed of being mentioned: T-DMB TV Tunner, HDMI Port, Digital compass, Document Viewer, video and music player, organizer etc.
Also note that it supports NFC technology and the dedicated DMB digital tuner is available only for Korean market.
I noted only one small problem on the Smartphone, a 1830mAh battery that I don’t find enough for a dual core and an HD screen.
The LG Optimus LTE LU6200 runs on Android 2.3, weighs 123g and will debut at SK Telecom, the operator Korean.
LG Optimus LTE LU6200 has been announced in October 2011 and it its release date has been scheduled in the Q4 of this year.
LG Optimus LTE LU6200 Root: Why?
First of all, I would like to explain what a root does to your LG Optimus LTE LU6200. It will create a kind of super-user account in your smartphone’s OS. With this account you will be able to access every corner of the system. Thus, you will have the freedom of uninstalling some applications and widgets which are already preinstalled in your phone. Some of the 3rd party Android applications are not available in Android Market. A root will let you install those kind of applications. Also, some hardware parameters of the phone could be tweaked.
Another reason for which a root would be beneficial for your LG Optimus LTE LU6200, is the fact that it won’t let your phone to become lazy after a while of using. I know that Android is a very good OS but, let’s face it, after some months or years of using it becomes kind of slow. That’s because all of us are tempted to install and uninstall all kind of applications and download a lot of stuff in our phones. And, like any other OS, this one will work harder, too. But a root will solve this problem.
Also, most of Android users, have noticed, that after a while, some crashes may appear in the system. The cause is the same with the one I have presented in the a/m paragraph. Also, the solution is the same: root your LG Optimus LTE LU6200.
Even if I mentioned some important advantages in beginning of this chapter, I would like to take the chance of highlighting them a little bit. Due to the root, the user will be able to uninstall any application it may want, even those that are preinstalled in the phone’s memory and, in a normal way, they could not be removed from there. The same thing may happen with some annoying widgets, too. Another advantage comes from the fact that a root on your LG Optimus LTE LU6200 will allow you to install any kind of 3rd party application, even if it is not available in Android Market. A root will allow you to tweak some hardware components. Some people managed to overclock the processor of their Android smartphone’s processors.
There are also some not so important benefits coming from the root on your LG Optimus LTE LU6200. One of them would be the fact that you will be able to install a keyboard with bigger keys which will be easier to use when you’re on the run and you have to write an e-mail, for example.
How to Root LG Optimus LTE LU6200: Tutorial
You don;t have to be an expert in order to root your LG Optimus LTE LU6200 but you really have to be very careful! A fail in this process may effectively brick your smartphone. The following precuations should be taken into consideration before beginning the LG Optimus LTE LU6200 root tutorial:
- remeber that you should be very careful during the entire process;
- on the site we will provide below, check if your phone is mentioned among the ones which will support the root application we are proposing below. Otherwise, we are not able to ensure you that this process will take place in safe conditions and the root of your LG Optimus LTE LU6200 will be successful;
- before starting the root process ensure that your phone has a full battery and it has been restarted before starting this tutorial;
- read this post until its end before proceeding with the tutorial
Root tutorial for LG Optimus LTE LU6200
- Download Universal Root from here
- Save it on the external memory of your LG Optimus LTE LU6200 (memory card);
- In the phone’s menu go to settings and then applications. Check the „unknown sources” option
- Return to the external memory of the phone, in the folder where you have saved the file indicated at the first step of this tutorial
- Run UniversalAndroot.apk
- Wait until the root application ends its process
Congratulations! Now your LG Optimus LTE LU6200 is rooted.
Please note that if you do not entirely follow this tutorial, your phone could suffer some permanent damages. Before starting the root tutorial I have asked you to check if the status of the battery charge is 100% and to restart this phone, too, because this are important precautions which should be taken in order for your smartphone not to crash during the root process. If it will still crash, please make sure you will allow it to enter the factory settings recovery mode. Don’t re-start this tutorial until the settings recovery process has ended.
You should always be careful on the way you take advantage of the freedom that the root on your LG Optimus LTE LU6200 provides. Therefore, before doing an action which is permitted only after a root process, make sure you study very well what are the risks that you could expose your phone by doing that specific action. And this includes tweaking of hardware settings, too.
I consider the XDA Forum a great resource for all those which need to root their LG Optimus LTE LU6200 but not limited just to that.