Download and Install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy Android Devices

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Download and Install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy

In this guide, we will show you how you can download and install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy devices. In this article, we have explained in detail the method to install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy. TWRP recovery proves very useful for Android developers, because it is a requirement for both, rooting your Android device and installing Custom ROMs on it. TWRP recovery proves a great utility tool for outdated devices which are no longer supported by their manufacturers because using TWRP, you can easily flash Custom Zip files and modify a phone’s software.

This guide will be talking about Samsung Galaxy devices and how you can install TWRP recovery on them. Now here is the interesting part. For devices from other manufacturers, you are required to install ADB or Fastboot tools to install TWRP. But on Samsung Galaxy devices, you can install TWRP recovery on them directly by using Samsung Odin. This method is much easier and convenient to use. If you want to install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy devices, then you are at the right place. Provided to you in the article below, is the complete method to install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy devices and the the links for their download.

TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Phones

Samsung phones have always been popular among the users and developers. There are a lot of Custom ROMs and mods available specifically for Samsung Galaxy devices and they just need a custom recovery to be flashed into a Samsung device. In this circumstance, you can make use of TWRP recovery which proves to be a great tool that has already proved it’s reliability and is compatible for a lot of devices. In addition to that, TWRP recovery also provides extra features other than flashing custom packages. It’s features include TWRP backup, partition wiping and ability to use ADB.

Install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy

Download TWRP Recovery for Samsung Galaxy Devices

Below listed, are the download links for the TWRP recovery package for many Samsung devices. Search for your device here and download the correct image and then continue to the steps mentioned to have it installed on your Galaxy device.

NameModelDownload
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 / Note 20 UltraExynos VariantsTWRP_N20_N20U_ATH3.tar
Samsung Galaxy Note 10Snapdragon Variantstwrp-3.4.0-0-d2q.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy Note 9Exynos Variantstwrp-3.4.0-0-crownlte.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy Note 8Exynos Variantstwrp-3.1.1-0-greatlte_V2.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LTEN9005openrecovery-twrp-2.6.3.7-hlte.img.tar
Galaxy S20 / S20 Plus / S20 UltraExynos VariantsTWRP_S20_S20_S20Ultra_ATBG.tar
Samsung Galaxy S10eExynos VariantsTWRP_S10e_Magisk_Prepatched.tar
Samsung Galaxy S10Exynos VariantsTWRP_S10_Magisk_Prepatched.tar
Samsung Galaxy S10 PlusExynos VariantsTWRP_S10+_Magisk_Prepatched.tar
Samsung Galaxy S9Exynos Variantstwrp-3.4.0-0-starlte.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy S9Snapdragon Variantstwrp-3.4.0-0-starqltechn.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy S9 PlusExynos Variantstwrp-3.2.1-1-star2lte.tar.md5
Samsung Galaxy S8Exynos Variantstwrp-3.4.0-0-dreamlte.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy S8 PlusExynos Variantstwrp-3.2.1-0-dream2lte.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy S7Exynos Variantstwrp-3.1.0-0-herolte.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeExynos Variantstwrp-3.2.3-0-hero2lte.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy S6Exynos Variantstwrp-3.1.0-0-zeroflte.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy S6 (Canada)G920W8twrp-3.1.0-0-zerofltecan.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy S6 EdgeExynos Variantstwrp-3.1.0-0-zerolte.img.tar
Sprint Galaxy S6 EdgeG925Ptwrp-2.8.7.0-zerofltespr.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge PlusSM-G928F, SM-G928FD, SM-G928G, SM-G928Itwrp-3.1.0-0-zenlte.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy A6Exynos VariantsTWRP_3.2.2-1_a6lte.tar
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)Exynos Variantstwrp-3.2.1-0-a3xelte.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)Exynos Variantstwrp-3.2.1-0-a7xelte.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)Exynos Variantstwrp-3.2.1-0-a5xelte.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy A8Exynos Variants twrp-3.2.3-jackpotlte.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy A8+Exynos Variantstwrp-3.2.3-jackpot2lte.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)Exynos Variantstwrp-3.0.0-0_sm-a310.tar
Samsung Galaxy J7Exynos Variantstwrp-3.0.2-0-j7elte.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy Grand PrimeG530HTWRP.V2.8.4.0.tar.md5
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5T800 (Wi-Fi)twrp-2.8.7.0-klimtwifi.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5T805 (LTE)twrp-2.8.7.0-klimtwifi.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4T700 (Wi-Fi)twrp-2.8.7.0-klimtwifi.img.tar
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4T705 (LTE)twrp-3.4.0-0-klimtlte.img.tar

Furthermore, when you have the TWRP package for your phone installed, you might need also need to have an encryption disabler ZIP package downloaded and installed on your phone as well. This will need to be flashed on first TWRP boot. You can get that from the list below.

No Verity / Encryption Disabler ZIP Script Files

NameModelDownload
Galaxy Note 20 / Note 20 UltraExynos VariantsS20_N20_Encryption_Disabler.zip
Galaxy S20 / S20 Plus / S20 UltraExynos VariantsS20_N20_Encryption_Disabler.zip
Samsung Galaxy S9Exynos Variantsboot-noverity-nocrypt-g960f.img
Samsung Galaxy S9 PlusExynos Variantsboot-noverity-nocrypt-g965f.img
Galaxy S10e / S10 / S10 PlusExynos VariantsEncryption_Disabler_S10_S10_S10E.zip
Samsung Galaxy A6Exynos Variantsno-verity-opt-encrypt-6.0.zip

Install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy Phones

Following the instructions provided to you below, you can install TWRP on Samsung devices. Before you initiate the process, you must have an unlocked bootloader on your Samsung Galaxy device. Most Samsung Galaxy phones  already come with an unlocked bootloader.

Step 1: First of all, you need to download the TWRP recovery package for your Samsung Galaxy device from the links provided to you above and then put the file at any location inside your computer. You need to download the Encryption disabler script zip package as well.

NOTE: You need to make sure that the files you have downloaded are the appropriate ones for your Samsung Galaxy device.

Step 2: Next, download Odin. This tool will help you to install TWRP on Samsung devices.

Step 3: Now you will need to turn off your device. Then proceed to Download Mode. Try the following three methods listed for Samsung phones depending on the year of your device’s release. Your phone should be switched off before each procedure.

  • Connect a USB type C cable to your phone while holding the volume up and volume down buttons simultaneously while your Samsung phone is powered off.
  • Press and hold the Volume Down + Bixby + power buttons at the same time. Then just press the power button until you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. To enter into download mode, press the power button once again.
  • Press and hold the Volume Down + power buttons at the same time. Then just press the power button until you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. To enter into download mode, press the power button once again.

Step 4: Then you need to install the proper USB drivers on your computer for your device in order to properly install TWRP on Samsung devices.

Download and Install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy Android Devices 1

Step 5: Then open the Odin tool on your computer. Now connect your phone to your PC while it is download mode.

Step 6: You will know that your phone has been connected successfully when one of the ID:COM boxes turns yellow with the COM port number. This step is a little time consuming.

Step 7: Now you need to select the file that you downloaded earlier in Step 1. Click on ‘PDA’ / ‘AP’ And there select the TWRP recovery package that you downloaded specifically for your Samsung device in step 1.

Step 8: Inside the Odin tool, uncheck the Auto Reboot and  check F. Reset Time options, if they are not done by default.

Step 9: Then you need to click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the installation process which would take a few minutes to be completed.

Step 10: Once the installation has been completed, You need to hold your Power Button and Volume down button together until your phone’s screen turns black.

Step 11: Once this is done, release the buttons and now press the button combination that takes your phone into recovery mode. Then you will be able to see the custom TWRP recovery interface. When you boot for the first time, TWRP will ask to modify your phone’s system, you should decline it.

Step 12: Now you need to flash the encryption disabler ZIP file from TWRP recovery. (You can skip this step if your device has a TWRP version but no encryption disabler file.)

Step 13: Once it is done, select Reboot from TWRP.

And that is it! This was the process to install TWRP on Samsung devices. If you do face any problems, feel free to contact us in the comment section below.

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About the Author: Uzair Hussain

Uzair Hussain is a dedicated writer who loves to read and research about android phones and technology. Has always enjoyed exploring further into tech and likes to share his knowledge through publishing writings.

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