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Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A51

Download and Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A51. Samsung Galaxy A51 is an updated version of Galaxy A50s with plenty of new unique features and impressive build quality. This is the most affordable handset from Samsung with enough flagship features. However, you can always experience your phone’s maximum potential by rooting and flashing custom recovery. In this guide, we’ll unlock bootloader, root, and install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A51 smartphone.

Flashing a custom recovery like TWRP gives various opportunities to perform on your phone. Most important, you can flash custom ROM on Galaxy A51, install a custom kernel, take a Nandroid backup or restore. Moreover, you can even flash mods, remove bloatware, increase internal memory, do a factory reset, etc. Besides, you can also root Android using CF-Auto-Root, SuperSU, or Magisk.

There are many ways to flash recovery. You can either install TWRP without PC using apps from Play Store. Or flash TWRP using PC and Odin tool. Furthermore, you can use the Odin tool and flash Galaxy A51 stock ROM as well. Here, we’ll use ADB and fastboot commands to flash TWRP. Without further ado, let’s install TWRP recovery on the Galaxy A51 SM-A515F smartphone.

Disclaimer:

This process is intended for advanced users. A wrong move can completely damage your phone. Hence implement the steps carefully. Most importantly, do not perform anything on your own.

Prerequisite:

  • Ensure to charge your phone’s battery to a minimum of 50%.
  • Install Samsung USB drivers on your PC.
  • Enable USB debugging mode in your mobile settings.
  • Moreover, enable OEM to unlock mode from the Developer options.
  • It is strongly recommended to take a backup of your important phone data for safety.

Let’s start the actual Samsung Galaxy A51 TWRP recovery installation process.

Steps to install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A51:

Method 1: Using ADB & fastboot

Downloads:

ADB setup

TWRP.img

Procedure:

  • Install ADB on your computer.
  • Moreover, copy the downloaded TWRP.img file to C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder (where you’ve installed the ADB drivers).
  • Now you’ll see the following files in ADB folder:

Install TWRP on Galaxy A51 using ADB files screenshot 1

  • Connect your phone to PC via USB data cable.
  • Go to C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder, hold the Shift button and right mouse click on a space.
  • You’ll see a list of options from which select Open command window here option.
  • This will launch a command prompt window on the screen.

Install TWRP on Galaxy A51 using ADB open CMD window screenshot 2Install TWRP on Galaxy A51 using ADB CMD window screenshot 3

  • Type the following 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 that your phone is successfully recognized by PC.

Install TWRP on Galaxy A51 using ADB CMD window adb devices code screenshot 4

  • If such a thing doesn’t happen, then install Samsung USB drivers again.
  • If the problem persists, the refer our guide:
  1. How to fix USB Device Not Recognized error.
  • Enter the following command to boot Galaxy A51 into fast boot mode.

adb reboot bootloader

Install TWRP on Galaxy A51 using ADB CMD window adb reboot bootloader code screenshot 5

  • To confirm whether fast boot is functional or not, enter the command:

fastboot devices

Install TWRP on Galaxy A51 using ADB CMD window fastboot devices code screenshot 6

  • Some random numbers will confirm that fastboot is indeed functional.
  • We’ll now install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A51. Hence, enter the command:

fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

Install TWRP on Galaxy A51 using ADB CMD window fastboot flash recovery img code screenshot 7

  • This will start the Samsung Galaxy A51 TWRP recovery installation process.
  • Finally! This is how you can install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A51 using ADB and fastboot commands.

Method 2: Using Odin Tool

Downloads:

Odin tool

TWRP.tar.md5

Procedure:

  • Power off your phone and boot it into download mode.
  • For that, press and hold Power button+ Volume down key simultaneously until the download mode appears.
  • Keeping the phone as it is, connect it to PC via USB cable.
  • On PC, open the Odin tool.

Install TWRP on Galaxy A51 using Odin flash tool screenshot 1Install TWRP on Galaxy A51 using Odin flash tool screenshot 2

  • The ID: COM section will turn blue along with an Added message.
  • This will confirm a successful connection between your phone and PC.

Install TWRP on Galaxy A51 using Odin flash tool added blue id com section screenshot 3

  • If such a thing doesn’t happen, then change USB cable or the USB port.
  • Moreover, ensure the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options are checked.

Install TWRP on Galaxy A51 using Odin flash tool auto reboot f reset section screenshot 4

  • Do not tick any other options other than the mentioned ones.
  • Finally, tap on the AP button.
  • Then browse and select the downloaded TWRP recovery.tar.md5 file.

Install TWRP on Galaxy A51 using Odin flash tool TWRP recovery tar md5 flash screenshot 5

  • To initiate the actual TWRP Samsung Galaxy A51 installation process, tap the Start button on the Odin flash tool.

Install TWRP on Galaxy A51 using Odin flash tool TWRP recovery tar md5 flash start screenshot 6

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

Install TWRP on Galaxy A51 using Odin flash tool TWRP recovery tar md5 flash successful screenshot 7

  • If Odin fails to install TWRP, then close it, again boot phone into download mode and repeat the process.
  • Finally! You’ve successfully installed TWRP recovery on Galaxy A51 using the Odin tool.

Steps to Boot Galaxy A51 into TWRP recovery mode:

  • Power off your phone completely until it vibrates.
  • Press and hold Volume up key + Power key simultaneously.
  • As soon as the TWRP logo appears, let go of both the keys.
  • If this doesn’t work for you, then try the TWRP Manager app from Play Store.

Conclusion:

Finally! This is how you can install TWRP recovery on the Galaxy A51 SM-A515F smartphone. If you have any questions related to this guide, then use the comment box below.

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