Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus are the two masterpieces and one of the biggest mobiles launched this year, coders are always lined up to play around with the phone. To do something of that sort, one needs to root the phone and for that one needs TWRP 3.2.1. In the course of this article, we will tell you how to install TWRP 3.2.1 Custom recovery on your Samsung Galaxy S8.
With TWRP 3.2.1 you will be able to fiddle with advance options such as making backups, formatting system partitions. This method is applicable to only the Exynos variant for Samsung S8 and in for Exynos and Snapdragon variant Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus. Therefore, it is imperative that you ensure the correctness of your S8 model. Once done, now you will be needing the things that are listed below in order to proceed.
It is extremely crucial for you to have only the latest and updated Samsung Galaxy S8 USB driver. This will help you stay out of the drivers’ trouble at least. Also, ensure that these drivers are properly installed. In case your drivers are not updated, or aren’t proper installed. You can always download and reinstall them from the link given above in this paragraph.
Once you are done downloading and installing the USB drivers, it is recommend that you make a backup of your data including your apps, sms messages, contacts, call history, etc. As, this would allow you to get your data back if something goes wrong during the procedure.
Installing TWRP 3.2.1 Custom Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus:
Below is the step by step guide that will help you with installing the TWPR 3.2.1 recovery on your brand new Samsung Galaxy S8. Keep in mind that the tutorial is only for Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.
You need to enable the developers options from the Setting. Go to Setting>About Phone and then you need to tap on build number multiple times.
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Step by Step Guide of installing TWRP 3.2.1 Custom Recovery:
Step 1: The first step is that you download your suitable 3.2.1 TWRP file for your Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus from the links below and then extract those files on your computer.
- Download for Samsung Galaxy S8 (Exynos): twrp-3.2.1-0-dreamlte.img.tar
- Download for Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (Exynos): twrp-3.2.1-r1_0424_dreamlte.tar
- Download for Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (Snapdragon): twrp-3.2.1-0-dream2lte.img.tar
Step 2: Second step is to download Odin, as this is going to help your install 3.2.1 TWRP on Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus.
Step 3: The third step is that you Switch OFF your phone, go to Download Mode by pressing and hold the Bixby button and volume button together. Also, press the Power Button until you see a triangle and Android robot.
Step 4: Open Odin on your PC, and connect your phone to your computer while it is still in the Download mode.
When your phone connects successfully, you will see an ID: Com box that will on Odin, it will turn yellow and will have a port number.
Step 5: Now select the TWRP file that you downloaded on your phone.
If you haven’t already checked the F. Reset Time options in Odin, do that and also uncheck the Auto Reboot option.
Step 6: Now simply click on the start button in Odin. After the installing, hold on to your Bixby button, Power Button and Volume Down Button altogether until the screen is back on.
Step 7: Once you see the screen, let go of the volume down button, and press the volume up button in its place. Make sure that you are pressing the other buttons as told above. Your phone will open in the recovery mode.
Step 8: Tap on the reboot option in TWRP to reboot your device.
You have now successfully installed TWRP 3.2.1 Custom Recovery on your Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.
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