How to Root LG Tribute LS660/F60 and Install CWM Recovery

Do you down LG Tribute LS660/F60 and want to operate it in its full power? If answer is yes, then go through this guide to root your LG Tribute and install CWM recovery on it.

Root LG Tribute LS660

Packed with 1.2 GHz Quad-core processor, 4.5 inches of 480p display, 1 GB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory along with 5 MP camera, LG Tribute LS660/F60 was LG effort to capture mid-range Android smartphone market. By rooting your LG Tribute, you will be able to remove all the restrictions posted by LG. If you are ready, then complete the step by step guide below.

Pre-Requirements

  • Your phone should have at least 80% of charge remaining.
  • It’s highly recommended to have a full backup of all your important data including call logs, contacts, SMS etc.

Files Required

This guide is only for LG Tribute LS660/F60 and practicing it on any other device might put you in deep trouble.

Guide to Root LG Tribute LS660/F60

Root Instructions:

Step 1: First of all install the latest LG USB drivers on your Windows computer. Once they are installed, extract the LG_Root.zip on your desktop.

Step 2: Enable the ADB debugging on your phone. For that, go to Settings –> About Phone –> Software Information and touch the build number until you get notification saying “You are now a developer”. Now in developer options, enable the USB debugging option.

Step 3: Go back to LG_Root folder which is there on your desktop and start CMD there. [Right click while holding shift key and select “Open command window here” option].

Step 4: Now in CMD, type the command below and hit enter:

adb.exe devices

After that, execute another command:

adb.exe push busybox /data/local/tmp/ && adb.exe push lg_root.sh /data/local/tmp && adb.exe push UPDATE-SuperSU-v.46.zip /data/local/tmp

Step 5: Now turn off your LG Tribute smartphone and boot it to download mode. For that, once it is powered off, please and hold Volume up button and plug USB cable (connected to PC).

Step 6: In download mode, wait for few moments until the drivers are installed. Once drivers are installed, double click on ports.bat to get the COM port where the device is connected. Once you have the COM number, you can close the command prompt window but keep the other one open.

Step 7: Now run Send_Command.exe (LG_Root folder) and type the code below followed by enter key:

Send_Command.exe \\. \COM4

After that, type command below and hit enter to run root script:

sh /data/local/tmp/lg_root.sh dummy 1 /data/local/tmp/UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.46.zip /data/local/tmp/busybox

That’s it. Now you can pull battery out of your LG Tribute LS660/F60 to get it out of download mode.

CWM Recovery Installation Instructions

Step 1: In order to install CWM recovery on LG Tribute LS660/F60, install the ROM Manager app from Play store on your device.

Step 2: Launch the app and tap of “Flash ClockworkMod Recovery” option and select your device from device list to start installation process. Done!

You should now have a rooted LG Tribute LS600/F60 with CWM recovery installed. So now time to flash some great custom ROMS and themes on your phone. Meanwhile if you have any question if your mind, feel free to ask.

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