How To Install Official TWRP Recovery 2.5 on AT&T Galaxy S4
TeamWin is now providing the TWRP custom recovery for AT&T Galaxy S4, here’s guide that walks you through how to install official TWRP Recovery 2.5 on AT&T Galaxy S4.
The latest lovely guy in Galaxy family, Samsung Galaxy S4, has been entered in development community and we expect the community will bump up numerous apps and ROMs for phone. Many of you love to load them on your phone but before you go for any custom ROM, a custom recovery needs to be installed on your Galaxy S4 and the good part is that TeamWin has officially released the TWRP Recovery 2.5 for AT&T Galaxy S4.
TWRP Recovery gives you a lot more than installation of custom ROMs, backups and wipe such as a file manager, theme engine, battery percentage, clock and much more, so if you often play around the world with custom ROMs for your AT&T, TWRP recovery can be a good assistant.
This guide shows you how to install official TWRP recovery 2.5 on AT&T Galaxy S4. Make sure you are using a Windows PC and phone drivers are installed, you can use KIES to install drivers but once driver installation is done, disable KIES because it may irritate recovery installation. Keep in mind that your Galaxy S4 must have unlocked bootloader.
If you’re rooted user, get rid of below guide and use the ROM Manager app to install TWRP (TeamWin Recovery Project).
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide.
Step #2: Unzip the downloaded Odin3_v3.04.zip file into a folder and run Odin3 v3.04.exe.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot the device into download mode, to do this, reboot phone by holding down volume down, home and power buttons.
Step #5: Once you’re in download mode plug the device to PC using USB cable. Odin will detect the device, ID:COM will turn yellow and a message saying ADDED will appear. (Note: If Odin doesn’t detect the device, make sure that USB drivers are properly installed on your computer).
Step #6: Click on PDA Button and locate .md5 file that you downloaded in first step (Note: Don’t make any change, just make sure that re-partition is unchecked).
Step #7: Click on Start button to start installation, once the installation done, your device will reboot itself and you’ll see message saying PASS (Note: If Odin refuse to install the update and show message FAIL, or get stuck, close the Odin and unplug device, then pull out battery from the device for a few seconds. Then put the battery back to the device and reboot into download mode. Then install the firmware again).
That’s it, you are done as the TWRP Recovery is now installed on your AT&T Galaxy S4, if you experience any error, leave a comment.