How To Install (Flash) Custom Recovery In LG G Flex

LG G Flex is the first smartphone in the world with curved display. Today we will guide you “How To Install Custom Recovery In LG G Flex” with step by step instructions. Your device must be rooted first. Follow our previous article on Rooting Guide of LG G FlexIf you think just root-access isn’t sufficient for you to enjoy what your device has to offer, then you should start looking for some custom ROMs for your device. What these ROMs do is they change the entire appearance as well as features of your device. Usually a custom ROM brings with it some additional features on top of those default features you get in stock firmware. To flash a custom ROM on your device, you’re gonna need a custom recovery.

Main Features Of LG G Flex:

  • 6″ 16M-color 720p curved POLED capacitive touchscreen; Gorilla glass
  • Android OS v4.2.2 Jelly Bean; LG Optimus UI
  • Quad-core 2.26 GHz Krait 400 CPU, 2 GB RAM, Adreno 330 GPU, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset
  • 13 MP autofocus camera with LED flash, geo-tagging, Intelligent Auto, Time catch shot, smart shutter and VR panoramas
  • 1080p video recording @ 60fps with continuous autofocus and stereo sound; HDR mode, Dual recording, optical image stabilization
  • 2.1 MP front-facing camera, 1080p video recording
  • 32GB of built-in storage, 24GB user-available
  • microUSB port, USB host support, USB on-the-go, SlimPort TV-out
  • Bluetooth v4.0
  • NFC
  • Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct and DLNA
  • Stereo FM radio with RDS
  • Multi-tasking with Dual Window, mini-apps with optional transparency (QSlide)
  • Non-replaceable 3,500mAh Li-Po battery
  • IR emitter for remote control of home appliances


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Below are some warning statements that you must be knowing before preparing to Root or Install Custom Rom in your Nexus 5 Android Smartphone:

  • Rooting/Installing Custom ROM/Recovery is not an authorized process hence you’ll be losing all your warranty benefits over your LG G Flex after Rooting/Installing it.
  • There are certain risks of damaging your Android Smartphone while Rooting/Installing Custom ROM in it. Hence, it is recommended that you proceed at your own risk and we are not to be held responsible even if your Smartphone gets damaged during or after completing the Rooting/Custom ROM installation process.
  • You might not receive any future official software or firmware updates after rooting and installing Custom ROM in your LG G Flex.

Before You Begin:

  • Download LG G Flex USB Drivers from Here
  • This only works for the LG G Flex (Korean) variant.
  • Root your LG G Flex. Follow this guide
  • Enable USB Debugging in your device.Click Here if you don’t know how to enable.
  • Charge your device 70% minimum.
  • Make a backup of your device’s data for safety.

Download Required Files:

How To Install Custom Recovery In LG G Flex:

  • Download TWRP Recovery image in your device and move in root of your SD card.
  • Follow all the instruction given above for safe installation.
  • Launch Google Play in your device and download and install the Terminal Emulator app on your device.
  • Once the app’s been installed, open it from your App Drawer.
  • Type in following commands into the app. Make sure to replace recoveryfilename.img with the actual name of the Recovery Image you have downloaded:su
    dd if=/sdcard/recoveryfilename.img of=/dev/block/platform/msm_sdcc.1/by-name/recovery
  • It should flash the recovery on your device.

TWRP custom recovery is successfully installed in your LG G Flex.

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