Install TWRP Recovery v2.2 on Verizon Galaxy Nexus
Just a few days ago Team Win updated the TWRP recovery to the version 2.2 with number of useful features like Team adds an on-screen keyboard that has all options to need, you can name new backups and rename the backups you’ve taken, you can also rename files in the file manager. It has Pseudo-terminal emulator and it support decrypting an encrypted data partition. You can modify XML layout resolutions and it has dual storage selection radio buttons to install zip files, take backup, and restore pages.
Now it’s more easy to install .zip files that contains custom ROMs, MODs, and more. The TWRP recovery 2.2.0 has been ported to Verizon Galaxy Nexus, read on how to install TWRP Recovery 2.2.0 on Verizon Galaxy Nexus but first be sure to make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup apps.
The bootloader of your smartphone should be unlocked, simple use the Wugfresh all-in-one toolkit to unlock the bootloader of your device easily, you can get the toolkit here. You also need to install USB device drivers on your computer, you can use the toolkit to install USB drivers too.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download the TWRP 2.2.0 Recovery and Fasboot package to your PC.
Step #2: Unzip the downloaded fastboot zip file to the path C:\, you’ll get fastboot folder containing four files. Then copy the downloaded openrecovery-twrp-2.2.0-toro.img file in the fastboot folder too.
Step #3: Open the command prompt on your PC.
Step #4: Turn the device off and reboot into fastboot mode, to do turn it on by holding down power, volume up, and volume down buttons until device turns on.
Step #5: Once you’re in fastboot mode, plug the phone to the PC using USB cable.
Step #6: Enter the following command to enter in fastboot folder on the command prompt:
Step #7: Once your’re in fastboot directory, enter another following command, it will show the serial number of device, which means the device is successfully detected to PC:
Step #8: Now enter following command to install TWRP recovery:
fastboot flash recovery openrecovery-twrp-2.2.0-toro.img
Step #9: Once the recovery is installed, it will show a message saying finished/OKAY, then enter following command to reboot phone:
That’s it, you’re done, whenever you want to use TWRP recovery, simple turn the phone off and reboot into fastboot mode, there select Recovery and it will take you to recovery mode. You can comment below for queries.