Phoenix 5 is the latest and last iteration of the LG Phoenix Series. As LG has stopped making smartphones, Phoenix 6 won’t see the light of the day.
There was a time when we used to root our phones in one click without using the computer. There were rooting apps like Kingroot. It worked until Android Lollipop. I was able to root my LG Risio 2 even with a locked bootloader.
However, Android security is beefed up over the years. Nowadays, the rooting process involves rooting the bootloader, installing TWRP, flashing a Magisk /SuperSU root via TWRP to gain root.
Let’s try to root our Phoenix 5 as per the above procedure –
How to Root LG Phoenix 5 lmk300am AT&T Cricket
To unlock the bootloader, we need to enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlock. These 2 options are found on the “Developer Options” page.
Let’s open the Settings app and go to Developer Options.
Pull down the notification panel and tap the Settings icon at the top-right corner.