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LG G3 (LS990) Phone Root – OctOS

As mentioned previously, I decided to use OctOS as my first venture into a non-stock operating system for my rooted LG G3. Based on CyanogenMod 12 code and Android Lollipop 5.1.1, OctOS is Android Open Source Project (AOSP) with a similar base architecture to many of the ROMs/OSs out there. It manages a lot of the user…

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LG G3 (LS990) Phone Root – Operating System

With my phone rooted and backed up, I was ready to make the first major change most people root their phones for: installing a new operating system. As I mentioned before, I was not a fan of Sprint’s stock Android operating system – there was just too much bloatware. I didn’t want Sprint having its…

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LG G3 (LS990) Phone Root – The First Checkpoint

With my LG G3 successfully rooted, my next biggest concern was making sure I could get back to my old data in case I screwed something up. Doing a basic Google search and sifting through some of the threads on xda, I determined there were many options for properly backing up your Android system and data….

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LG G3 (LS990) Phone Root – The Beginning

Back in February of this year, I switched from AT&T to Sprint as a part of their “Cut Your Bill in Half” event. Having a grandfathered AT&T plan with unlimited data, I was able to get a very nice deal with Sprint. While the service in Houston is (rarely) problematic and I am not a…

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