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Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50s

It seems that Samsung is not going to stop developing back to back smartphones. The company is giving a tough competition to its rivals by launching mid-range phone with flagship features. Recently, they have launched a refreshed Samsung Galaxy A50s, which is considered as the successor to A50. Most important, each of these smartphones comes with a latest trending specs with and premium design.

Samsung Galaxy A50s price in India starts at Rs. 17,900 onward on Flipkart and Amazon. It is quite impressive that the company is offering all the flagship features at such reasonable price tag. Looking at some more Galaxy A50s specs, it offers 6.4 inches of Super AMOLED Infinity-U display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. Besides, it comes in three variants: Galaxy A50s 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM and 128GB 6GB RAM.

As far as the camera is concerned, it sports 48 megapixel of primary wide camera, 8 megapixel of ultra-wide lens and 5 megapixel of depth sensor. Whereas, it also includes 32 megapixel of front camera for selfie. To always remain charged, it comes with 4000 mAh battery with 15W of fast charging support. Galaxy A50s processor is the new Exynos 9611 which runs on Android 9.0 Pie operating system.

Do you want to root Android phone? Do you want to install custom ROM? If yes, then you need to install TWRP recovery first. Here, we’ll install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A50s using two methods. First, we’ll use ADB and fastboot commands to flash TWRP. Furthermore, we’ll use Odin Multi downloader and do the same. Besides, you can even try Android apps to install TWRP without PC.

Disclaimer:

Implement the steps given ahead at your own risk. We will not be liable for any damage whatsoever. Do not perform anything by your own.

Pre-Requisites:

  • Ensure to charge your phones battery to minimum 50%.
  • Install Samsung USB drivers on your PC before going ahead.
  1. Download Samsung Galaxy A50s USB Drivers.
  • Enable USB debugging mode in your device settings.
  1. How to Enable USB Debugging on Galaxy A50s.
  • Also enable OEM unlock mode from the Developer options.
  • This process might wipe your phone data and settings. Hence its better to take backup for safety.

Steps to install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50s:

Method 1: Using ADB & fastboot

Step 1: Download ADB & fastboot drivers.

Step 2: Install it on your computer.

Step 3: Download TWRP.img.

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

Then you’ll have these files in the ADB folder:

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50s adb files

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

Step 6: Navigate 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 open the cmd window as shown below.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50s shift button cmd window
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Step 7: Type the below command in the cmd window and press enter key:

adb devices

As soon as you hit enter, a message saying ‘List of devices attached’ will appear. This will confirm a successful connection between your device and PC.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50s cmd window 1

Note: If such thing doesn’t happen, then re-install latest USB drivers.

  1. How to fix USB Device Not Recognized error.

Step 8: Furthermore, type the below command to boot Galaxy A50s into fastboot mode.

adb reboot bootloader

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50s cmd window 2

Step 9: To confirm whether fastboot is functional or not, type the below command:

fastboot devices

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50s cmd window 3

Note: Few random numbers will confirm that fastboot is functional.

Step 10: We’ll now install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A50s. For doing the same, enter the below command:

fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50s cmd window 4

This will initiate Samsung Galaxy A50s TWRP recovery flashing process.

Finally! This is how you can install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A50s using ADB and fastboot commands.

Method 2: Using Odin Tool

Step 1: Download Odin tool.

Step 2: Download TWRP recovery.

Step 3: Switch off your mobile and boot it into download mode.

Step 4: For doing the same, press and hold Power button+ Volume down key simultaneously until the download mode appears.

Step 5: Keeping the phone as it is, connect it to PC using USB cable.

Step 6: On PC, launch the downloaded Odin tool.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50s

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50s

The ID: COM section will turn blue along with an Added message. This will confirm that your phone is correctly detected by computer.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50s

Note: If such thing doesn’t happen, then change USB cable or the USB port.

Step 7: Furthermore, check the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options as shown below.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50s

Note: Do not tick any other options.

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

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50s

Step 9: To start the actual TWRP Samsung Galaxy A50s flashing process, press the Start button as shown below.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50s

Wait until the flashing completes. As soon as it finishes, the ID: COM section will turn green with a Pass message.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A50s

Note: Unfortunately if Odin fails to install TWRP, then close it, again boot your mobile into download mode and repeat the process again.

Finally! You’ve successfully installed TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy A50s using Odin tool.

Steps to Boot Galaxy A50s into TWRP recovery mode:

Step 1: Switch off your phone completely until it vibrates.

Step 2: Press and hold Volume up key + Power key simultaneously. As soon as you see the TWRP logo, leave both the keys.

Note: If this doesn’t work for you, then try TWRP manager app from Google Play Store.

Finally, you’ve successfully installed TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy A50s SM-A507FN smartphone. Go ahead and root Galaxy A50s, flash LineageOS custom ROM, take Nandroid backup and overclock CPU etc. Kindly ask your questions in the comment section below.

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