How to root the LG Lucid 3 (VS876)

By | August 11, 2014
LG Lucid-3-rooted

LG Lucid-3-rooted

LG Lucid 3 is budget 4G enabled smartphone running latest Android KitKat 4.4 out of the box, the hardware of the LG Lucid 3 is about as unexciting as it gets these days. The design is easily forgettable and strikes us one we have seen in dozens of low-end and mid-range devices dozens of times now.

Anyways we are here not to discuss the hardware and specs of this device, our motto is to root LG Lucid 3 to unlock new features and ability to install custom ROMs and rooted apps. The process of rooting Lucid 3 (VS876) is very simple and easy to use. The very popular Towel root method available for your device to root, If you are really interested in rooting it, here’s how you can do that:

Advantages of rooting any smartphone over non-rooted devices:

  • Free up storage space
  • Remove apps that were preinstalled by your carrier/manufacturer from your device.
  • Increase battery life (apps that might have been running constantly can be removed).
  • Tons of other customization when you use your new found administrative rights to flash a custom ROM
  • Increase performance (after removing apps that are always running, the device will be less bogged down and run smoother).
  • Update to a new version of Android (by flashing a custom recovery/ROM, see the end of this procedure for more info on that).

DeclaimerThis will void the warranty of your device. If you end-up bricking or damaging your device, don’t blame us. Do it at your own risk.

Download TowelRoot apk (Rooting tool)


How to root the LG Lucid 3 (VS876)

  1. Visit the website to download the rooting tool, click on Lamda sign to get the apk right to your phone PC.
  2. Enable the Unknown sources option on your device by heading to Menu > Settings > Security > Unknown sources.
  3. If you have downloaded the apk file on your computer then, just transfer that to your device via either Bluetooth or direct transfer by connecting your device to your PC using data cable.
  4. Launch the Towelroot app from your App Drawer.
  5. Tap on Make it ra1n button in the app, wait for the apps to do its task.
  6. When it’s done, it’ll say your device’s rooted.
  7. Now head over to the Google Play store and download and install SuperSU on your device.
  8. You are now fully rooted!

To check whether your device got rooted or not, go to Play Store and download an app called ‘Rootchecker’. Install it and you will be able to see the rooting status of your device.

  • eddie

    towel root did not worked on my verizon lg lucid vs 876 model phone it says this phone not supported is there any otherway to root this phone

  • william

    does not work on lg lucid 3 with the latest update verizon wireres

    • Christopher Hardin

      no method to rollback either? return/ replace phone and hope its not on kitkat? Easier to replace with a supported phone in that case. Please oh please. Curse a dev with this phone and make him develop!

  • Charles White

    This doesn’t work!

  • Charles White

    There is no method or exploit to root the LG LUCID 3 VS876, nor is there a developer smart enough to figure it out and share with anyone. 😛 😛