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Need to know how to root a thrive with ice cream sandwich.

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need to know how to root a thrive with ice cream sandwich. Build # ***** *****
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Android Devices
Expert:  ITPeter replied 1 year ago.
Hi Rich,To root the LG Thrive:1. Download and place the GingerBreak APK file on your Desktop. You can get it here: Connect your phone to the computer using a USB cable.3. Copy the APK file over to the root of your SD card.4. Once the file is copied, disconnect the phone from the computer.5. Enable the Unknown sources option on your device. To do so, a) Open Dialler on your device, it is what you use to call someone. b) Dial the following number: 3845#*506#c) From the options, tick-mark the box labeled Unknown Sources Test.6. Enable the USB debugging option from Menu>>Settings>>Applications>>Development>>USB debugging.7. Open the File Manager on your phone and tap on the APK file you copied earlier to install it.8. Go through the installation steps until the app is installed successfully.9. Once it’s installed, launch it from Menu.10. Tap Root button in the app and let it root the phone.11. Your phone should reboot automatically once the rooting is done.12. That's it!
Expert:  ITPeter replied 1 year ago.
Hi Rich, just checking in on your question. How did things work out for you?