Unroot LG Optimus Black P970 Smartphone – Easy Tutorial

This is the tutorial to unroot LG Optimus Black P970 smartphone. If you already rooted your LG Optimus Black P970 smartphone and want to unroot the same to reclaim your warranty or for any other reason this tutorial will be useful for you.

Before start to begin with the actual procedure to unroot the LG Optimus Black P970 smartphone I recommend you to follow the given below pre-requisites. If you skip that you may face any errors or issues while unrooting the smartphone.



1.First, make sure your LG Optimus Black P970 smartphone was rooted.

2.Incase, if you are not sure whether your android smartphone was rooted or not just download the Root Checker app from Google Play Store.

3.If it is rooted, then proceed the given below procedure; otherwise never try to do.

4.After that backup your data’s which was available in LG Optimus Black P970 smartphone. Because, while you are trying this procedure on your device, your data’s may wiped off. So, it is advisable to take the complete backup of your android phone.

5.To backup the SMS, MMS, Call register etc many apps are available. So, use the appropriate app and backup the datas.

6.To backup your Contacts just sync them with your G.mail account

7.It is also advisable to note down the APN settings and MMS settings. To note it down just go to Applications >Settings >Wireless and Network >Mobile Networks >Access Point Names.

8.Incase, if you saved the Images, Files, Songs, Videos etc on your phone memory or somewhere just copy them to the internal or external SD card.

9.So, once you backup all your internal data’s, next go to Settings option in your LG Optimus Black P970 smartphone. From there go to Applications > Development > USB Debugging. Just enable that USB debugging option.

10.Finally, charge your LG Optimus Black P970 smartphone fully or atleast upto 75% so, then your android smartphone never get switched OFF during the middle of the unrooting process due to low battery.

11.Incase, you don’t know how to check the battery percentage of android phone just go here and know from there.

Once you followed all the above mentioned instructions; you are good to follow the procedure to unroot LG Optimus Black P970 smartphone.

DISCLAIMER : Although the given below procedure is safe; there is a chance to go something wrong in case, if you do not follow the instructions properly. So, do everything at your own risk. We will not be held responsible or liable for that.

Procedure to Unroot LG Optimus Black P970 smartphone:

1.To unroot LG Optimus Black P970 smartphone first, you need to download the appropriate file. So, download the Gingerbreak APK file from here.

2.So, once you downloaded the file place them on your computer desktop.

3.Then connect your LG Optimus Black smartphone to the computer by using the original USB cable.

4.Once, the computer recognize your device, transfer the Gingerbreak APK file from computer to the SD card of your LG Optimus Black.

5.Don’t copy the file deep into any subfolders; just put them on the root of the folder. So, then you can easily find out later for unrooting process.

6.Once you copied the file to the SD card of your android smartphone, open “My files” option tap on the APK file to install it.

7.Launch the Gingerbreak app you have installed from the menu of your android device.

8.In the app, tap on the unroot device button. Once you press that option, the unrooting process will start on your device.

9.Wait until the process was finished. You will be notified once the process was done.

That’s it! Now, you have successfully unrooted the LG Optimus Black P970 smartphone. Now, you will get your warranty back and can return your mobile to the shop owners or anyone else. Enjoy!

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