How To Install TWRP On Samsung Galaxy S6
What can you do only with stock firmware of your Samsung phone? Well! I really admit that there is a lot you can enjoy with the stock system software to get life in easy mode. Moreover, you can flash thousands of official apps to get a boost in productivity. But so many user still look for unofficial community of development based on custom firmware for something better which is not available officially. Before doing this, they need a custom recovery to get custom ROMs flashed easily. And one of awesome recovery, TWRP recovery is now available for the just-released Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone.
The GS6 phone is the latest great phone of this year which will see hopefully massive development. All the popular custom ROMs will be available for this Android-based gadget. With high-end specs and latest Android software, the GS6 feels great. But after installing the TeamWin’s Recovery, the phone will have good flashing diet to extra functionalities. Read on how to install the Galaxy S6 TWRP recovery.
Use a Windows computer having phone USB drivers. Disable all system tools such as Samsung KIES, antivirus, firewall program, please make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts, files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use third party SMS apps, and lastly use file expert app to backup apps.
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 #1: Download the TWRP for your Galaxy S6 (Zeroflte) from here (Note: Download .tar file).
Step #2: Download the Odin3 to your PC.
Step #3: Unzip the downloaded Odin zip into a folder.
Step #4: Open the folder where you’ve unzipped above file and run Odin3.xx.exe.
Step #5: Turn the device off.
Step #6: Reboot the device into download mode. Reboot device by holding down volume down, home and power buttons, when screen turns on, leave these buttons and press the volume up button to enter into download mode.
Step #7: Click on PA/PDA Button and locate .tar.md5 that you have downloaded (Note: Don’t make any change, just make sure that re-partition is unchecked).
Step #8: 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).
Step #9: You are done! Boot phone in recovery mode and give it a test.