How To Install Official TWRP Recovery 2.5 on Verizon Galaxy S4
TeamWin Recovery Project for Verizon Galaxy S4 is official now, here’s guide that shows you how to install official TWRP recovery 2.5 on Verizon Galaxy S4 with two methods, ROM Manager app and Odin3.
If you are itching to load custom ROMs on your shiny Verizon Galaxy S4 that will bump plenty of tweaks to support your life and looking for a best custom recovery to get this task done, you’ve landed on a good place because here you can try the poplar TeamWin Recovery Project, TeamWin has officially released the TWRP Recovery 2.5 for Verizon Galaxy S4.
TWRP Recovery enables you to install custom ROMs quickly as well as you can take nandroid backups and perform wipe, it does even offer a lot more like theme engine, file manager app, onscreen keyboard to name and rename, battery life, clock and more. In nutshell, TWRP recovery is a best assistant to custom modification assistant to make fun with your Android smartphone yet.
This guide shows you how to install official TWRP Recovery 2.5 on Verizon Galaxy S4. You need a Windows PC with USB phone drivers installed. You can use KIES to install drivers but disable it after driver installation as it can disturb 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, your Verizon Galaxy S4 have now TWRP Recovery installed, if you encounter any issue, leave comment.