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One Click Root Verizon LG G3 VS985 Firmware (VS98512B)

Verizon LG G3 gets another minor update from the manufacturer in the form of VS98512B firmware upgrade which brings the Android 4.4.4 KitKat to the G3 users. The good thing is you can still retain root permissions after taking OTA update to 12B, thanks to avicohh of XDA for taking some time and providing the root procedure on the new firmware.

Prerequisites to root LG G3 VS985

  1. LG One-click Root script: Download Here
  2. There’s a few things you need. The first is the LG Verizon USB Drivers which you can pick up from here.
  3. Now make sure the USB Debugging Mode is enabled. You need to go to the Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging for that.
  4. Sometimes the Developer Options menu is hidden. Navigate to Settings > About Device > tap the build number seven times to fix that.
  5. You automatically void any warranty that’s still going by following the guide. You can get that back again by following one of the ways to unroot the VS985 smartphone.

How to root LG G3 VS985:

  • Download the script file above and extract to any accessible location on your PC.
  • Connect your device to PC using an USB cable and make sure the device is detected.
  • Double click on the LG Root Script.bat file to run the script.
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  • Follow the on-screen instructions to root your device.
  • Note:
    If the phone not recognize, try to switch between MTP and PTP options.
    If you got “MSVCR100.dll is missing” error, install Visual C++ Redistributable.
    Download: 32 bit / 64 bit.