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How to Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50

Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo gives a tough competition to Samsung by continuously releasing new models with premium features and attractive looks. In order to over come this situation, Samsung has recently launched Galaxy M series and A series. In 2019, Samsung has launched almost six new low cost smartphones with enough variants to strike against these Chinese opponents. Moreover, Samsung has also unpacked Galaxy Fold and Galaxy S10 series to give a hard hitting reply.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50
Similar to Galaxy M20, Samsung has introduced an all new Galaxy A50 from the famous re-imagined A series. This smartphone is designed to give premium features at an affordable price tag. Although the Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20, Galaxy M30 do strongly resemble the Galaxy A10, Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50, still each device has their own unique features. Samsung Galaxy A50 launch date in India is February 2019.

Related: Update Samsung Galaxy A50 to Official Android 9 Pie Stock ROM.

It’s main attraction is the 6.4 inches of Super AMOLED screen with Infinity-U display. Furthermore, Galaxy A50 features the in-display fingerprint sensor which is the only exclusive feature in the Galaxy A series. More of the Galaxy A50 specs include 2.3GHz Octa-core Exynos 9610 processor. Moreover, it offers 64GB/128GB internal storage with 4GB/6GB RAM. Besides, talking about Galaxy A50 camera, it features a triple camera setup of 25 + 8 + 5 MP on the rear. Whereas,on the front it sports 25 megapixel selfie camera.

With such specs, Galaxy A50 definitely gives tough competition to its rivals like Redmi Note 7 Pro and Xiaomi Poco F1. Samsung Galaxy A50 price in India starts from Rs. 18,490 onward. You can easily buy Galaxy A50 offer price at Amazon online shopping website. If you compare Galaxy A50 vs M40, the A50 wins in display, battery, selfie camera as well as price tag. Do you want to Root Galaxy A50? Do you want to install custom ROM on Galaxy A50? If yes, then you have to install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A50 first. Team Win Recovery Project is a touch-based custom recovery available for smartphones and tablets in the form of both official and third-party builds.

If you are not able to root Android using Kingroot app, then all you need is a TWRP recovery. Yes, with a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM, you can easily root Android phone. Besides, you can also install custom ROM, flash kernel, mods like Xposed framework etc. There are many TWRP recovery benefits as well. You can install TWRP recovery without PC, or use Odin flash tool or ADB and fastboot commands etc. Here in this guide, we’ll flash TWRP recovery 3.2.3-0 on Galaxy A50 using easy methods.


It is highly recommended to proceed at your own risk. We at Droid Thunder will not be held responsible for any damage whatsoever for the same.


  • To avoid interruption, charge your Galaxy A50 at least 50%.
  • In order to recognize your device when connected to PC, install Samsung USB drivers.
  1. Download Samsung Galaxy A50 USB Drivers.
  • Ensure to enable USB debugging on your mobile.
  1. How to Enable USB Debugging on Galaxy A50.
  • Backup your contacts, apps, messages, call logs, notes etc. for safety.

Steps to install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50:

Method 1: Odin Tool

Step 1: Download Odin tool on PC.

Step 2: Also download TWRP recovery.

Step 3: Power off your phone. Now boot it into downloading mode.

Step 4: To do so, press and hold Power button+ Volume down key simultaneously until the download mode appears.

Step 5: Keeping the phone in download mode, connect it to PC using USB cable.

Step 6: Launch the downloaded Odin flash tool on your PC.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50

The ID: COM section in Odin will turn blue along with an Added message. This will confirm that your Galaxy A50 is successfully connected to PC.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50

Note: If such thing doesn’t happen, then re-install USB drivers. If the problem still persists, change USB cable or USB port.

  1. How to fix USB Device Not Recognized error.

Step 7: Now check the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50

Note: Do not tick Re-partition or Nand Erase options.

Step 8: Now, click on the AP tab and select the downloaded TWRP recovery.tar.md5 file.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50

Step 9: To begin the TWRP recovery installation process, click on the Start button as shown below.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50

Be patient and wait until the process finishes. It will hardly complete in few minutes. When it finishes successfully, the ID: COM will turn green with a Pass message as shown below.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50

Note: If the process fails, then close Odin, again boot your device into download mode and repeat the complete procedure again.

Finally! You’ve successfully installed TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy A50 mobile using Odin flash tool.

Method 2: ADB & fastboot

Step 1: Download ADB and Fastboot.

Step 2: Install it on your PC.

Step 3: Also download TWRP.img file.

Step 4: Copy this twrp.img file to the location C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder (where you’ve installed the ADB drivers).

So you’ll have these files in the Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder:

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50 adb files

Step 5: Using USB cable, connect your Galaxy A50 to PC.

Step 6: 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 the command prompt window on your PC.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50 shift button cmd window
Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50 cmd window 0

Step 7: Type the following command in the cmd window and press enter key:

adb devices

As soon as you press enter key, you’ll see a message saying ‘List of devices attached’ along with some random numbers. This will confirm that your Galaxy A50 phone is successfully connected to PC.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50 cmd window 1

Note: If there are any connection issues, kindly install latest Samsung USB drivers.

Step 8: Then type the following command to restart your phone into fastboot mode.

adb reboot bootloader

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50 cmd window 2

Step 9: To confirm whether fastboot is functional or not, type the following command and press enter key:

fastboot devices

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50 cmd window 3

Note: Some random number along with ‘List of devices attached’ message will confirm that fastboot is functional.

Step 10: Let’s install the TWRP recovery on Galaxy A50 now. For doing so, type the following command and hit enter key:

fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50 cmd window 4

As you press enter, the TWRP recovery installation process will start.

Finally! This is how you can install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A50 smartphone using ADB and fastboot commands.

Steps to Boot Galaxy A50 into TWRP recovery mode:

Step 1: Power off your Samsung Galaxy A50.

Step 2: Press and hold Volume up key + Power button simultaneously for few seconds. As you see the TWRP logo, leave both the keys.

Note: If you are unable to boot Galaxy A50 into recovery, use TWRP manager app from Google Play Store.

I hope this guide helps you to download and install TWRP recovery 3.2.3-0 on Samsung Galaxy A50. For any issues, kindly comment below.

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  • Hello.

    While rooting I get the following error message. OEM Unlock and USB Debugging is unlocked.
    ID:0/006> Removed!!
    Odin engine v(ID:3.1301)..
    File analysis..
    Total Binary size: 69 M
    Get PIT for mapping..
    Firmware update start..
    NAND Write Start!!
    RQT_CLOSE !!

    I do appreciate help highly.

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