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How to Install TWRP Recovery via Fastboot On Any Android Device

Full Step By Step Guide to Safely Install TWRP /  CWM Recovery via Fastboot On Android: Here in this guide you will be guided on How To Installa a custom Recovery On Android device using some fastboot commands on A computer.

If you are new to these terms then let me explain what Fastboot/bootloader means.Bootloader / Fastboot mode allows you to flash any partition on an Android device like system, boot, recovery, cache.. etc.Using Fastboot / bootloader, you can also flash the custom built .img files via fastboot. For example, a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM.

If you want to flash TWRP recovery via fastboot then just follow the easy and simple step by step guide on how to Install TWRP Recovery via Fastboot On Any Android Device.This is applicable for most of the android devices.But there are some devices like Samsung devices which may not work with this guide.You have to use Odin Flash tool to Install TWRP recovery.

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Note: For Samsung Devices, we recommend using Odin Flash tool to Install TWRP recovery 

Samsung Galaxy Devices Guide > How to Install TWRP Recovery On Samsung Devices Using Odin


  • Your device should have an unlocked bootloader.Guide > How To Unlock Bootloader Of Any Android Using Fastboot
  • Make sure your device has more than 50% battery

Warning: will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Android device while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.

Install TWRP Recovery via Fastboot On Any Android Device


How to Install TWRP Recovery via Fastboot On Any Android Device

Step By Step Guide

Install TWRP Recovery via Fastboot

Open cmd from here

  • Connect your device to the PC. And type the following into the command window we opened in step 4 above to boot your device into bootloader/fastboot mode:
    adb reboot bootloader

    └ If your asks for permission to “Allow USB debugging”, tap OK.

  • Once your device boots into bootloader mode, issue the following command into command window to flash the TWRP recovery .img file:
    fastboot flash recovery twrp-2.8.x.x-xxx.img

    └ Here modify twrp.img with the name of your TWRP recovery .img file, OR change your TWRP recovery filename to twrp.img and use the ]

  • command above.
  • Once TWRP is successfully flashed on your device, issue the following command to reboot:
    fastboot reboot

Done!!! Now you have TWRP on your device


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