How to Root LG G5 H850 via KingoRoot


Many KingoRoot users send feedback to us. They want to know how to root LG G5. This passage may give you some ideas about how to do this. Let us begin with building a basic image of this device.


Originate modular system and creative design

Excellent shooter with both 16MP pixel and UWA lens

Exuberant user interface

Audio quality is excellent


The color accuracy of the screen could be improved.

Enhance battery life

12MP camera can be improved on ammount of detail.

No water proofing

Wireless charging unable

Model No.CountryCarrierChipset
H840Latin America, Southeast AsiaAllQualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652
H848ChinaAllQualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652
H850EuropeAllQualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
VS987USVerizonQualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
H820USAT&TQualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
LS992USSprintQualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
H830UST-MobileQualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
US992USCellularQualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
H860NHong KongAllQualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820

The LG G5 carries a 5.3" 554ppi Quantum IPS LCD unit of Quad HD resolution screen. It comes with a dual shooter on the back. One with a 8 MP 135-degree Ultra-Wide Angle camera; Another one with a 16MP more conventional 75-degree field of view camera. You may capture more space by the wider lens within each frame.

LG G5 is powered by the Snapdragon 820. The 820 SoC (2x 2.15GHz, 2x 1.6GHz) is a quad-core processor plus an Adreno 530 GPU. It has 4GB RAM and 32/64GB memory.

Begin to Root LG G5 Step by Step

Step 1

Download TWRP H850

Download Supersu

Step 2

Open the tools folder of KingoRoot, type CMD at the address bar and press enter. Type the following command in CMD to boot into Bootloader Mode.

adb reboot bootloader

fastboot boot (pull the twrp.img into cmd)

fastboot boot D:\Kingo ROOT\tools\twrp-3.0.2-6-pme.img.img

Step 3

Copy Supersu to your device. Tap on “Install” and select the SuperSU zip file that you downloaded to your device. “Swipe to Confirm Flash” at the bottom of screen to begin the flash. This will install SuperSU and allow root access automatically.

Step 4

Reboot device.

Step 5

If you want to verify root access, download and install Root Checker.apk from the Play Store.