How to Root LG Optimus Q LU2300

This is a tutorial on how to root LG Optimus Q LU2300 tested with android 1.6.  LG Phone Problem and Solution

Caution: Follow these instructions at your own risk, you run the risk of bricking your phone, I will not be responsible for any damages. Good luck! LG-Optimus info

How to root LG Optimus Q LU2300 Steps:

1. Turn on USB debug mode and plug the phone into your computer.

2. Download from here(MediaFire). and extract it to C:/ it should look like this when you are done. C:/adb/(8 Files)

3. Run cmd

4. cd c:\adb

5. This is the command order. I found it best to type it into cmd instead of copy and pasting because sometime it can cause a syntax error.

adb push su /sdcard/su

Code: C:\adb>adb push su /sdcard/su * daemon not running. starting it now * * daemon started successfully * 543 KB/s (0 bytes in 86944.000s)

adb push exploid /sqlite_stmt_journals/exploid

Code: C:\adb>adb push exploid /sqlite_stmt_journals/exploid 3428 KB/s (0 bytes in 658274.000s)

adb shell

Code: C:\adb adb shell * daemon not running. starting it now * * daemon started successfully * $

Wait until the $ shows up before you continue.

cd /sqlite_stmt_journals
chmod 755 exploid

Code: [*] Android local root exploid (C) The Android Exploid Crew[*] Modified by birdman for the DroidX [+] Using basedir=/sqlite_stmt_journals, path=/sqlite_stmt_journals/exploid [+] opening NETLINK_KOBJECT_UEVENT socket [+] sending add message …[*] Try to invoke hotplug now, clicking at the wireless[*] settings, plugin USB key etc.[*] You succeeded if you find /system/bin/rootshell.[*] GUI might hang/restart meanwhile so be patient. $


Code: $ rootshell rootshell Password (echoed):

If you see permission denied than right click the top of the window and click "close" . Than start Windows Task Manager and end "adb.exe" . Than run cmd again and cd c:/adb . Type "adb shell" and press enter than "rootshell" . If you get permission denied again than rinse and repeat. After it runs fine continue following the instructions below.


Code: Password (echoed):secretlol secretlol #

cat /sdcard/su > /system/bin/su

chmod 4755 /system/bin/su

rm /system/bin/rootshell



6. Your LG Optimus Q LU2300 is now Rooted!

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