How To Unlock Bootloader and Root Verizon LG V20


While it’s been two years since LG first released its V20 to the public, the Verizon LG V20 is still difficult to unlock bootloader and root. Other V20 models have already been successfully rooted, unlocked bootloader, but the Verizon V20 is an exception. However, an XDA has recently managed to unlock bootloader and root Verizon LG V20. If you are using a Verizon and are looking for solutions to unlock bootloader and root your phone, then this post is for you. Let’s start unlocking bootloader and rooting your Verizon LG V20.

Download Required Files:


  • In Put file in SD card file, extract it one time and copy all files into the internal storage of your phone without putting them into any folder.
  • The Android version to root and unlock bootloader your LG V20 must be 12A Android 7.

Also see: How To Convert US-Carrier LG V30 Into Global Version

Steps To Unlock Bootloader And Root Verizon LG V20

  • First, install LGMobileDriver (VS995 drivers)and adb-setup-1-4-3.exe on your Windows computer. During the process, if you are plugging your phone into the computer, it will automatically detect and install the necessary drivers
  • Now, you need to flash KDZ firmware on your Verizon LG V20. To do so, power your phone off and boot it into Download Mode by pressing the Volume Up button while connecting your phone to the computer.
  • Open LGUP and it will automatically recognize your Verizon LG V20.
  • Click on File Path and browse to the folder including the KDZ 12A ROM file. Remember to tick on BIN file