LG Phoenix 5 Root, bootloader unlock, TWRP, Custom ROM lmk300am

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.

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LG Journey lte Screen Mirroring /Cast to TV/ Miracast support

There are 2 kinds of screen mirroring, wired and wireless. Wired mirroring doesn’t require Wifi internet. It uses an HDMI / Slimport/ MHL adapter to mirror the phone screen on the TV. Wired screen mirroring offers a more stable connection with less lag. Only a few high-end devices offer HDMI Alt Mode/MHL support nowadays.

On the other hand, the Wireless screen mirroring works over a Wifi connection. It is getting more popular these days. The TV should be Miracast enabled for Screen Mirroring. We can plug in a Miracast device to the TV such as Chromecast, Firestick, Roku, etc.

For Screen Mirroring, the phone should also offer Miracast support. Let’s find out if can mirror the LG Journey lte screen to the TV –

Does LG Journey have Screen Mirroring?

The Miracast option on the phone is found by the name of Cast, Screen Sharing, Smart View, etc.

Let’s search for it on the LG Journey Settings app.  Open the app drawer and select “Settings”.

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