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How to Install TWRP Recovery to Flash a Custom Android ROM?

TWRP Recovery

If you are an android user then there are a lot of interesting things you can do with your device, like flash custom ROMs or you can even overclock the processor.

Android has a lot of potential, it is not just a simple device where you can search the web or take photographs, it is much more than that.

If you are already familiar with flashing and rooting then you might know the real ability of it.

One of the most common terms you hear is Fastboot which allows you to flash any partition on any Android device, like recovery, system, cache, boot, etc.

With the help of Fastboot you can flash a custom recovery like TWRP on your Android device.

In this article, I will let you know what is TWRP Recovery and how to install it step by step.

What is TWRP?

TWRP or Team Win Recovery Project is a software custom recovery image for Android-based devices. It is a powerful tool that gives to control of the inside of your device.

TWRP lets you do things on your Android device that you never thought was possible.

For this you will first have to install TWRP

Keep in mind that TWRP recovery is not accessible for every Android device so make sure to install the unofficial TWRP recovery via XDA. This is one of the best place to get anything related to your Android device.

How to Download and Install TWRP Recovery on Android Phone?

To download TWRP on your on your Android device, just follow these simple step by step procedure –

Step 1

First download & install USB drivers on your Desktop or Mac. You can easily get it from the web by searching it on Google. Then download TWRP recovery.

Step 2

Search for your device and then download the image file of TWRP recovery.

Step 3

Then you need to setup ADB and FastBoot on your PC.

Step 4

After this you need to enable debugging on your Android device. To do this just go to ‘Settings’ and open ‘Developer Options’. In case you don’t see this option, go to ‘About Phone’ and continuously click on it for 6-7 times.

Step 5

After doing a message will appear on the screen stating that ‘You’re a Developer Now’.

Step 6

Later on, look for USB debugging and enable it.

Step 7

Now open the folder where .img file of TWRP recovery is saved.

Step 8

Then open a command window by (Shift + Right click on an empty space).

Step 9

Now connect your Android device with your PC with the help of a USB cable.

Step 10

Next, we need to enter a command that will boot your phone into Fastboot mode “adb reboot bootloader”.

Step 11

If the device ask permission to ‘Allow USB debugging’ then press on OK.

Step 12

After the phone boots into the Fastboot mode, you must type in the “fastboot flash recovery twrp.img” command in the command window in order to flash the .img file of TWRP recovery

Step 13

Now TWRP recovery is flashed successfully on your device, type “fastboot reboot” command to reboot your device.

And you are done!

With the help of aforementioned steps you have successfully flashed TWRP on your Android device.

Mehak Kandhari

Written by Mehak Kandhari

Mehak Kandhari is a content editor at TechbyLWS. She loves to write about different topics related to technology. She writes not to build her portfolio, instead to help people find solutions and this is what make her content unique and user friendly.