Download and Install TWRP Recovery 3.2 on any Android without root. Do you want to install latest official TWRP custom recovery on Android without PC? If yes, then this is the guide for you. Download TWRP for Redmi Note, Coolpad, Xiaomi, Mi, Motorola, Micromax, OnePlus, Sony Xperia, Samsung Galaxy, Lenovo, Poco f1, Vivo etc. TWRP (TeamWin Recovery Project) is a custom recovery developed by TeamWin for Android devices. It allows user to install third party custom ROMs, kernels and mods like Magisk or Xposed. In addition to that, it also helps to root Android, wipe device partitions and backup entire system. This recovery provides a fully touchscreen enabled interface for Android.
Due to its countless advantages over CWM (ClockworkMod), it soon became available for other smartphones and tablets. But as all Android devices are not same, TWRP is built differently for each device. Hence this recovery is available in both official and unofficial builds. And since TWRP is an open source project, it is quite easy for developers to compile an unofficial TWRP recovery build. Before moving further, we recommend to backup your data including contacts, apps, call logs, messages, notes etc. This is because there are chance of your data getting wiped out during this process. Without waiting anymore, let’s proceed to our actual tutorial on how to install TWRP recovery on any Android device via fastboot.
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- Lack of battery power can cause interruption. So charge your device at least 60%.
- Install latest mobile USB drivers on your PC so as to detect your device when connected via USB cable.
- You must install latest ADB and fastboot drivers on your PC.
- You must unlock bootloader of your phone before going ahead.
- Enable USB Debugging mode on your phone.
- Also Enable OEM unlocking and Advance reboot mode from the Developer options.
- (Optional) Temporary disable all the security tools as well as antivirus that are installed on your computer.
How to install TWRP Recovery on Android:
Steps to install TWRP Recovery:
Step 1: Download the latest TWRP recovery.img file on your PC from the link given above.
Note: Rename your TWRP recovery filename to twrp.img. For example, if your recovery file has name ‘twrp-3.1.1-1-j5lte.img’, then rename it to ‘twrp.img’.
Step 2: Copy this recovery.img file to the location C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder (where you’ve installed the adb and fastboot).
So you’ll have these files in the ADB and Fastboot folder:
Note: Files may differ from shown in image.
Step 3: Using standard USB cable, connect your Android device to PC.
Step 4: Now go to C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder, hold Shift button and right mouse click on an empty space. You’ll see a list of options from which select Open command window here option.
This will launch command prompt window (cmd) on your PC.
Step 5: Let us check whether your Android device is successfully connected to PC or not. For that, type the following command in the command window and hit enter key:
As soon as you press enter key, you’ll see a message saying ‘List of devices attached’ along with random numbers. This will confirm that your Android device is successfully connected to PC.
Note: If such thing doesn’t happen, then re-install USB drivers on your PC (link given in pre-requisites). If the problem still persists, change USB cable or PC.
Step 6: Then boot your Android device into fastboot/bootloader mode. For doing so, type the following command in the cmd window and hit enter key:
adb reboot bootloader
If you get a permission pop up on your device to “Allow USB debugging”, tap OK.
This will boot your device into fastboot/bootloader mode.
Step 7: Then type the following command to check whether fastboot is functional or not:
Some random number along with ‘List of devices attached’ message will confirm that fastboot is functional.
Step 8: Let’s install TWRP recovery now. For doing so, type the following command and hit enter key:
fastboot flash recovery twrp.img
This command will install TWRP recovery on your Android phone. It will hardly complete in few seconds.
Step 9: Once TWRP is successfully flashed on your Android phone, type this final command to reboot your device:
That’s it! You’ve successfully flashed the latest official TWRP custom recovery on Android. With this custom recovery you can flash custom ROMs, root your phone, flash kernel, mods, take nandroid backup and do much more.
Till then keep smiling and peace out!