Root LG K20 Plus and install TWRP (MetroPCS and T-Mobile)

A safe and easy guide to root LG K20 Plus and install TWRP recovery with image. After root you can install custom Rom, App and Setting.

Hi, This is a tutorial to Root LG K20 Plus and install TWRP recovery. In this guide you will find all steps with image, therefore it is safe and easy method of Root LG K20 Plus and install TWRP recovery.

LG K20 Plus has Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 processor along with 2 GB RAM and 16/32 GB ROM. This phone has 5.3 inches IPS LCD capacitive touch screen size with 720 x 1280 pixels. LG K20 Plus has 13 mega pixels rear camera with LED flash and 5 mega pixels front Flash camera in LG K20 Plus.

LG K20 Plus is great phone and you must be root LG K20 Plus, because root allows for you to use a maximum of your phone without any restrictions. After root you will install custom Rom, apps, and setting in your phone. But before root you must read Root Advantage and Disadvantage by this post. Then after follow these steps to root your phone.

Preparation of flash or update:

1. First you should take a backup of your phone.
2. Your phone battery should be charge minimum 80%.
3. Make sure proper power backup of your PC.
4. Unlock bootloader of LG K20 Plus

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Download tool for root LG K20 Plus and install TWRP recovery

LG K20 Plus ADB Driver Download
LG K20 Plus TWRP Recovery Download
LG K20 Plus SuperSU Zip Download
LG K20 Plus Fast-boot tool Download

Steps to Root LG K20 Plus and install TWRP recovery:

Step 1: Download and install LG K20 Plus ADB driver on your PC and enable Developer option and USB debugging mode on your LG K20 Plus by this guide . Download and copy SuperSU Zip file in the phone SD card. Now download and extract TWRP Recovery and Fast-boot tool and move TWRP Recovery (recovery.img) file in the Fast-boot tool folder. Then press and hold shift key in the keyboard and right click in the extracted Fast boot tool folder and select “Open command window here”. See in this image.

Run fastboot command window for LG K20 Plus

Step 2: Now connect LG K20 Plus with PC via USB cable and type adb reboot bootloader to boot your phone in the bootloader or fastboot mode. if this CMD command is not work for reboot bootloader or fastboot mode, then switch off your LG K20 Plus and press volume down and power button. You will get a vibration and your device will boot in recovery mode, then you select Reboot to Bootloader.

Manually reboot bootloader or fastboot mode

Note: Now your LG K20 Plus in the bootloader or fastboot mode, So you type fastboot devices in the command window then press enter key. This command show connected device in the command window and you can see your Smartphone serial number.  If command window is not show your device serial number. Then install USB driver correctly or change your USB port of the PC.

Flash TWRP recovery on LG K20 Plus by Fastboot

Step 3: If your LG K20 Plus connected, then type fastboot flash recovery recovery.img command in the command window and press enter key to flash TWRP recovery on LG K20 Plus.

Step 4: Now type fastboot boot recovery.img to boot in recovery mode. Then tap on install tab or button and select “”file from your save location on your phone SD card and install this file.

Root process

Now reboot your phone. If you want to check your Mobile rooted or not try this app Root checker.

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How to unroot LG K20 Plus:

It is must for you to know, how to unroot LG K20 Plus Smartphone. When you feel that you don’t want rooted phone, then you can easily unroot your phone by un-install root app. Here is simple steps to unroot your device. You can also see unroot process in this image.

Step: First of all open Su App from your app menu and tap on Setting. Now scroll and find “Full Unroot” option and tap on it. that’s all.

Unroot LG K20 Plus

I hope you like this install TWRP recovery and root LG K20 Plus guide from which you will be able to easily root LG K20 Plus and install TWRP recovery without any extra efforts. If feel any problem in this guide then please use comment box. Thanks to all.

Note: I am not responsible if you make Mistakes and Bricked Devices.


  1. So everytime I try and flash the recovery.img to my LG K20 Plus it either says that it can’t load it or the file is corrupted and is not a boot image.. what do I do?? Help please!!

    1. You have internal memory and that is considered SD card so just stickthe file on the root of intermal

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