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Custom Recovery for the LG Ally Enables Custom Roms and Full Image Backup

The LG Ally from Verizon has long been rooted, but a custom recovery – which is needed to flash custom unofficial ROMs – is now available via one of our code-toting members in the AndroidForumsdrellisdee. While there are no ROMs to be had just yet, this should encourage the community to start cooking some up as there are now no holds barred on your device (and it also enables some other useful features such as full image backup and restore). Go ahead and check the thread out for download links and instructions if you want to get started with this.

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  • Tim

    Nice and thank you.
    What would be nice is a “root-unroot” app like easy root for the droid and X.
    I would gladly donate for that!!!!
    Keep up the good work and thanks!!!!

  • Sean

    Yeah. Tim has it right. I would donate for a simpler way to root my ally. I’ve tried the way that’s posted like 6 times with no success :(

  • eric

    there is an easier way to root use androot then use rom manager to install roms can also be use used to backup current rom

  • Adam

    @eric do you know any roms that will work on the Ally?

  • Delocated

    Adam, You can try velocity 3 (By Trident)
    or Raptor (By KillerTonez)
    or DapperDuck (Forgot by who)

    -Delocated