How to Root Lg L40 D160

How to Root Lg L40 D160 – LG as a well-known South Korean vendors continue to change and innovate its products. LG became one of the vendors that are aggressively produce its latest smartphone, one of which has recently launched is the LG L40. The smartphone comes not alone, but in conjunction with the L70 and L90 to L40 LG prices are quite affordable. Specifications of LG L40 is quite high, because it is supported by technologies that are rarely found in other brands in its class. One such technology of which is the operating system that is running Android OS v4.4.2 KitKat. Of course this is the main attraction for consumers who are loving device with high specifications and affordable price.

LG L40 ability in playing the game, open the application, to watch the video will be supported by a dual-core processor has a speed of 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 which will be integrated by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chip 200 and memory 512 MB RAM and Adreno 302 GPU graphics processing. Smartphone with Dual SIM capability is also equipped with a rear camera of 3.15 MP which has a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. Unfortunately there are some shortcomings of LG L40, such the unavailability of front camera. In addition it also has a battery power low enough power capacity that is equal to 1700/1540 mAh.

In this post Smartphone Clinic will provide a tutorial on How to Root Lg L40 D160 with using a computerIn this tutorial we will use the root application called PurpleDrakeSmartphone Clinics is not responsible for any gain or loss incurred as a result of following this guide. Root your device at your own risk.


  • Make sure your phone battery is charged to 70% or more
  • Enable USB Debugging, by open Settings > Developers Option > USB Debugging
    If Developers Option is hidden, go to Settings > General > About phone > Common > Software info (tap on it for 5-8 times)
  • Download and Install the LG USB Driver on the PC
  • Download and extract the PurpleDrake

How to Root Lg L40 D160

  • Connect your device with computer
  • Run PurpleDrake by double-clicking the appropriate batch file for your computer:
    • Windows – purpledrake_windows
    • Mac – purpledrake_osx.command
  • This will open a command window. Then hit Enter on your computer keyboard to continue.

root PurpleDrake

  • Wait until the root process is complete.
  • Once it done, Install SuperSU from Google Play Store

For more details, please watch following video:

Congratulation! Now your Lg L40 D160 was rooted. You can verify that your Lg L40 D160 is successfully rooted or not by downloading Root Checker App on Play Store. Hopefully the tutorial of THow to Root Lg L40 D160 useful for you.

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