How To: Provide Root Access for the LG G Pad 7 V400 and V410

Root Access for the LG G Pad 7 V400 and V410

The LG G Pad was officially released in 2014 and has become a huge threat to the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 because of its amazing features and affordable price. It has:

  • A 7-inch IPS display
  • Resolution of 216 ppi
  • Operates on 1 GB RAM
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad Core CPU
  • Android 4.4.2 Kit Kat
  • 5 mp rear camera and 1.3 mp front camera
  • 8 GB internal storage
  • 4,000 mAh battery



Providing root access to your LG G Pad 7 is the best way to experience the power of the device. For those who have been looking for ways to do so, this article will teach you how to root your LG G Pad 7 V400 or LG G Pad 7 V410. But before proceeding, here are some things that you need to accomplish and consider first:

  • This step by step guide will only work for LG G Pad 7 V400 and V410. If you are not sure about your device model, you may check it by going to your Settings menu and clicking ‘About Device’. Using this guide for another device model may cause bricking, so if you are not a G Pad 7 V400 and V410user, do not proceed.
  • Backup all of your data and files to avoid losing them, including your contacts, messages, call logs, and media files. This will ensure that you will always have a copy of your data and files. If your device is already rooted, you may use Titanium Backup. If you already have an installed TWRP or CWM custom recovery, you may use Nandroid Backup.
  • Download LG USB drivers
  • Download TowelRoot APK
  • Download PurpleDrake


Note: The methods needed to flash custom recoveries, ROMs, and to root your phone can result in bricking your device. Rooting your device will also void the warranty and it will no longer be eligible for free device services from manufacturers or warranty providers. Be responsible and keep these in mind before you decide to proceed on your own responsibility. In case a mishap occurs, we or the device manufacturers should never be held responsible.


Step by step guide to provide root access to LG G Pad 7 V400 via TowelRoot:

  1. Copy the TowelRoot APK to your device
  2. Open your Settings Menu, click Security, then press Allow Unknown Sources
  3. Use File Manager to look for the TowelRoot APK file
  4. Click the APK file and allow the installation to proceed
  5. Once the installation has been completed, open your app drawer and look for TowelRoot
  6. Open TowelRoot
  7. Follow the provided instructions to begin rooting your LG G Pad 7


Step by step guide to provide root access to LG G Pad 7 V410 via PurpleDrake:

  1. Check to ensure that USB Debugging Mode is disabled on your device
  2. Extract the downloaded PurpleDrake file
  3. Use your OEM data cable to connect your device to your computer or laptop
  4. Open PurpleDrake based on your device
    1. bat for Windows
    2. PurpleDrake_OSX for MAC
    3. PurpleDrake_Linux for Linux
  5. Follow the provided instructions to begin rooting your LG G Pad 7


Now that you have provided root access to your device, verify it through the use of a root checker app. Here’s how:

  1. Open Google Play Store
  2. Search for Root Checker and click Install
  3. Open the Root Checker app
  4. Click VerifyRoot
  5. Click Grant
  6. The app should indicate that you have root access verified




That’s it! For any questions or clarifications regarding the root process, do not hesitate to post your comments or queries in the comments section below.



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