You probably have already heard of TWRP recovery, if you’re someone who has ever tried to flash a custom ROM, flash any mods or even root your Android smartphone. If you’re looking for a custom recovery, then now a days on most of the devices it is your only option. Flashing the recovery on most devices is pretty much the same, since every device needs a different build of TWRP recovery. In this post we will guide you through the whole procedure of how you can Flash TWRP on any Samsung Galaxy smartphone with universal TWRP Flasher.
How to Flash TWRP Recovery on Any Samsung Galaxy Phone with Universal TWRP Flasher?
We are going to tell you about a universal tool named as aptly, which allows you to install TWRP on any Samsung Galaxy smartphone. Despite the fact that this tool is in its beta phase yet, still it works as expected for the most part.
Unlocking the boot loader is required in order to install a custom recovery on your Samsung Galaxy smartphone, which will void its warranty. We can guarantee you that the method mentioned below works perfectly fine and it has been successfully tested. But it does not mean that everything that you will do even if you follow this tutorial as it is, will produce the desired result. There’s always a risk of something going wrong. So do this at your own risk.
Downloads & Requirements for Universal TWRP Flasher for Windows PC & Samsung Android Phones
You will need a Windows computer. Windows 10 is preferred but Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 will do as well.
- An Android device with an unlocked bootloader.
- Enable USB debugging on your Android device.
- TWRP image and installer, that is compatible with your Android device. You can search for your device on the official TWRP website to find a TWRP recovery image and installer for it.
- Finally, install the Universal TWRP Recovery Flasher tool.
You can Download Universal TWRP Recovery Flasher Tool from here.
How to Install TWRP Recovery Image with Universal TWRP Flasher on Any Samsung Android Phone
- Download the Universal TWRP Flasher zip from above and extract it directly into your C: drive.
- You should have a folder named TWRP in your C: drive.
- Copy your TWRP image file and the TWRP installer file to C:\TWRP\Files and rename them both as twrp.img and twrp.zip. On many devices, there are no installer files so you can only copy the image file but make sure you rename it.
- Connect your Android device to your PC with a USB cable.
- Run the TWRP flasher accordingly in C:\TWRP\ depending on whether your system is 64-bit or 32-bit.
- Click OK on the pop-up window. On your Android device, you may be asked to Allow USB Debugging permission to your PC if you have never used ADB before. Grant permission.
- When you’ve clicked OK, another popup appears. Click OK again and this will reboot your device into boot loader mode and flash the TWRP recovery image you’ve placed in C:\TWRP\Files.
- As we have mentioned earlier your device will also be rooted, along with the recovery. The tool has Magisk v18 built in, but this can be updated later from the Magisk Manager App. TWRP offers a lot of basic and advanced features, which makes it a really amazing custom recovery. Just make sure one thing that you don’t miss or skip any of the step in instruction mentioned above, otherwise the procedure could end up in failure. If you follow the instruction correctly then you don’t need to worry at all.