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[How-To] Install TWRP Custom Recovery in any Android Devices

Note: – You unlock your boot-loader at your own risk. Nobody else takes any responsibility on your actions and any possible consequences. We are therefore NOT responsible for any bricked devices, invalid warranty claims. Only YOU are responsible for the outcome of any modification you do. Please do a complete backup of your device before proceeding.

TWRP Custom Recovery is a must have tool for android devices. This is best custom recovery tool used by millions of people worldwide. By installing a custom recovery, you can install custom ROMs, kernels, backup whole system, and other important software. It also provides a safety net when things go wrong.

You will need:

  • USB Cable

  • USB Drivers

  • Custom Recovery File (TWRP .img file)

  • ADB drivers and Fastboot for PC

  • Android Device with OEM Unlocked and USB debugging turned on.


Step 1: – Install USB Drivers

You will need USB drivers for your computer to recognize your device and work properly. Click the link below and select your Device manufacturer to download  OEM USB drivers for your respective devices:

Step 2: – Download TWRP Recovery file for your device

You will need to download TWRP Recovery file for your device. Click the link below to find your device and download TWRP for your device model:

Step 3: –  Install ADB drivers and Fastboot for PC

Click the link below to download the file and follow the instructions given below to install without any errors:

  • Run downloaded file adb-1.3.exe (Run it as Administrator)

  • Press Y to install ADB and Fastboot or N to skip.

  • Press Y to install ADB system-wide or N for current user only.

  • Press Y to install Drivers or N to skip.

  • Continue Driver installation.

Step 4: – OEM Unlocked with USB debugging turned on – Android Device


Enable OEM Unlock and USB Debugging:

  • Go to Settings -> About phone  -> and tap Build number seven times to enable Developer options.

  • Go back to main Settings page, scroll to bottom and select Developer Options and turn it on.

  • Under Developer options, look for Enable OEM Unlock checkbox/toggle and enable it.

Note: – If you can’t find it, google your device for its OEM Unlocking.

  • Under Debugging options, look for Android Debugging / USB Debugging checkbox/toggle and enable it.

Step 5: – Installing TWRP via ADB


  • Open the folder where you downloaded your TWRP Recovery .img file.

  • Then open a CMD window and go inside your TWRP Recovery downloaded folder. You can do this by using cd command to change the directory.

  • Connect your Android device to the PC via USB cable. Type the following into the command window to boot your device into bootloader/fastboot mode:

adb reboot bootloader 

Note: – If you are asked for permission to “Allow USB debugging”, tap OK.


  • Once your device boots into bootloader mode, type the following command line.

fastboot flash recovery twrp-3.3.x.x.x.img 

Note: – Change twrp-3.3.x.x.x.img with name of your downloaded TWRP recovery .img file.



  • Once TWRP is successfully flashed on your device, type this final command to reboot your device.

fastboot reboot 


Now, your device should have successfully installed TWRP Recovery in it. To check this, you can boot your device in recovery mode and if you get this window, you have successfully completed your work.

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