How To Install/Flash TWRP Recovery Using Odin On Samsung


This tutorial guides you on How to install TWRP recovery in Samsung device using ODIN. Now Installing TWRP Custom recovery in Samsung Smartphones is a very easy task using ODIN. ODIN is a Windows-based flashing tool that is built for installing the custom recovery, stock ROM, Official OTA Update, and many more things on Samsung Smartphones. After installing the Custom recovery on your Samsung device you can do lots of things with your phone. You can install root, install custom ROM and many more things that you can do after installing the custom recovery.

So let's start our step by step tutorial to install the TWRP custom recovery using ODIN software in Samsung devices. First, we will understand what is TWRP custom recovery, what are the prerequisites for installing the TWRP recovery, and finally, we will deep dive into the steps that will be followed to install the TWRP custom recovery in Samsung devices using ODIN flashing tool.

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What is TWRP Custom Recovery?

TeamWin Recovery Project(TWRP) is an open-source custom recovery image that gives you a touch screen enabled interface to install third-party packages in Android-based devices. You can install custom ROMs, install Root, take a complete backup of your android device, and much more with the help of TWRP custom recovery. So if you are an Android lover and want to customize your Android phone then installing TWRP custom recovery in your Android device is the first step toward Android customization.

What can you do with TWRP custom recovery?

  • Install Custom ROMs

  • Install Root or unroot in your Android phone

  • Complete Backup your Android device

  • Restore backup from internal storage, external SD cards

  • Delete system App, user data

  • Terminal Access

  • ADB root shell

There are lots of custom recovery software image(CWM, TWRP) are available but I recommended you to install TWRP recovery. TWRP recovery is an open source custom recovery image which is maintained by TeamWin. Due to open source, it is available as official and unofficial both versions.


  1. Your Samsung Device battery should be greater than 40%

  2. Install the Samsung USB drivers or just install the KIES.

  3. Download the ODIN flashing tool.

  4. Download the TWRP recovery image according to your Samsung device.


Download ODIN flashing tool

Download USB drivers

Download TWRP Recovery

Note: Make sure the downloaded TWRP custom recovery file extension should be .tar to install using ODIN software.

Related Article: How to Root any Samsung device with CF-Auto-Root with ODIN

Disclaimer: We are at DroidTechKnow won't be responsible for any error or issues that occures in your device while installing the TWRP custom recovery using below steps. So proceed at your own risk.

Steps to follow to flash/install TWRP recovery with ODIN:

  1. The first step is to extract the ODIN flashing tool that you have downloaded and open the odin.exe file as Run as Administrator. install twrp

  2. Turn on your Samsung device into Downloading mode. You can do so by following steps.

    1. Switch off your Samsung device

    2. Press the Power key+ Home key + Volume down key Simultaneously until the warning screen appear.

    3. Now press Volume up key to boot the Samsung device into downloading mode.install twrp

  3. Now Connect your device to Computer using the USB cable. When you connect it, the ODIN tool detect your device automatically and show a message Added!!.install twrp

  4. Click on AP button (for older version there is PDA button in-place of AP) and navigate to TWRP recovery image that you downloaded and select it.install twrp

  5. Now click on Start button to start the installation process. This process will take some time for installing the TWRP Custom Recovery. install twrp

  6. After some time ODIN gives a message regarding your process. If ODIN successfully installs the TWRP on your device then it will give you SUCCESS message else give you an ERROR message. install twrp

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy Device into TWRP Recovery:

Now its time to check whether the TWRP custom recovery installed successfully on your device or not. You can check it by performing the following steps.

  1. Switch off your Samsung device.

  2. Now turn on your device by pressing the Power key+ Home key+ Volume up key Simultaneously until you see a Samsung logo on the screen. Now your device boot into TWRP recovery mode.


This step by step guide of installing the TWRP custom recovery method is only for Samsung devices. You can not use this method for other Android devices. We hope this guide solved your problem and you have successfully installed the TWRP custom recovery in your Samsung device with the help of ODIN tool. If you face any difficulty or any issue in any steps then feel free to reach out to me in the comment box.

Happy flashing…..

Need more detail about ODIN tool?

Checkout this What is ODIN and How to use it

If you want to know more detail view of each steps then watch out below video.

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