How To Root LG Optimus L9 (P760,P765,P768,P769)

If you have LG Optimus L9 Android phone and want to root the same to take the advantages of custom ROMs, apps etc., follow this tutorial.

To follow this tutorial you don’t even need to use any command prompt for this. The only problem is that this is Chinese Language, so you have to click the exact buttons.

LG Optimus L9


1.The given below procedure works fine only on this models P760, P765,P768, P769. If you are using, any other models don’t follow this procedure.

2.Enable the USB debugging mode on the device by navigating to “Settings > Developer Options”.

3.Make a backup of all your important data’s which includes Contacts, SMS, MMS, Files, Songs, Videos, etc.

4.Download LG USB drivers for your smartphone and install it on the computer.

5.Make sure the battery percentage level of your phone is more than 75%, so then you can avoid the power issues while the process is going on.

Disclaimer : Follow the given below procedure at your own risk. I would not be held responsible for any damage that occurs to your phone, in case you do not follow the procedure properly.

Procedure to root LG Optimus L9 (P760, P765,P768, P769):

1.First download the file from here. Then install the software using installation button as you would on any other Windows installation.

2.While you are installing, you will see a green button, press that button. After that connect your phone (This process is not tested on ICS, recommended to do on Jellybean).

3.When the phone is connected the software will recognize the phone and the green button will show “Root,” click on it.

4.Now, the rooting process will begin on your phone, and the process will be finished within few seconds.

5.After that, it will reboot automatically.

6.When it is rebooted, go to Google Play and Download SuperSu.

7.Open the SuperSu and it will ask you to update the binaries and you must click on update and then normal.

8.A window in Chinese will pop up on the phone; this is the screen that allows you to give root permission to any app.

9.Just click the button which is available on the right.

10.That’s it the rooting process is finished, and now you have root access on your LG Optimus L9 (P760, P765, P768,  P769) smartphone.

About Petr

Petr Kudlacek runs this android root guide blog. Get android rooting tips, tutorials, ROM installation tutorials here.


  1. Thanks Sathish i Have rooted my lg p769 sucessfully upon ur guide but there is one confusion can i overclock it for better gaming performance

  2. What about the fast rom for my lg l9 as phone is really slow now

  3. Samuel Rowe says:

    Thank you for this easy-to-follow tutorial!

  4. can u help me sir?at supersu there is not binary instaled. why?can u help me?

  5. Hi Satish,
    How to unroot my phone once it is rooted?

  6. Im a total newbie…I want 4.4
    Can I do this on my phone LG l9 p769?

  7. what if i want to install a 4.4.4 kitkat from cyanogen

  8. Hello, I am really new to this, I have managed to root my 769. Now how do I flash custom ROMs?

  9. I downloaded CM-11- 20141012 now what do i do with it?

  10. A window in chineese didnt pop up..!! :(
    pls help

  11. Everything ok but when i try to update the binaries on SuperSU it says that the installation failed. I can’t replace the KingSU app for SuperSU. Can you help me please?

  12. Rohit kshirsagar says:

    Plz tell me how to unlock the bootloader of lg P765. Thank you

  13. do we have to keep those chinese app or uninstall dem if nt needed?

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