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How to flash TWRP on Samsung devices.
Your Samsung device
for your phone installed
Computer with Windows 7 or newer
Odin 3.09 or newer
ADB installed on your PC
TWRP image file for your device in TAR archive (download from
Make sure that you have enabled OEM unlock (
) as seen on the screenshot below.
Start Odin and restart your phone into "Download mode" by turning it off and holding the 'volume down', 'home' and 'power' buttons for a few seconds.
Connect your phone to the PC via USB, Odin should recognize a new device:
Make sure that the "Re-Partition" option in Odin is disabled
Click on the "AP" button in Odin and choose your TWRP image (should end with ".img.tar")
Click on "Start" button in Odin and wait for the flashing process to finish
Once the text "PASS!" appears in Odin, your device should automatically reboot. You can then boot into your new recovery straight from Android using "
adb reboot recovery"
If you're a Linux user, please use
instead of Odin
WARNING: Flashing custom recoveries may void your warranty and trip the Knox Warranty void flag
Updated: 18 Mar 2018 10:39 PM
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