Custom Recoveries like TWRP allow the users to install custom ROMs on their android smartphones and unlock full potential of the device. But installation of Custom Recovery on android smartphone usually requires PC. Everyone, who is willing to install Custom Recovery (TWRP) on their smartphone, may not have PC available. So here we present a tutorial to install TWRP 3.x.x Custom Recovery on your Android device without using PC. In this tutorial we have used Lenovo A6000 Plus phone. However, it should work with other phones also.
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Prerequisites to install TWRP 3.x.x Recovery on Android
- Your Phone must be running Android 5.0 or higher to install TWRP 3.x.x Custom Recovery. Please upgrade to Lollipop if you are running KitKat.
- Your phone must be rooted. If your smartphone is not rooted, you can root it using KingRoot App without using PC.
- TWRP 3.x.x Custom Recovery Image file for Lenovo A6000/A6000 Plus. Download links have been provided at the end of the post. Download and save TWRP image file to root of your SD card. You can go to official website (http://twrp.me) to download TWRP Recovery image file for other devices.
Download TWRP Custom Recovery 3.x.x
You can download TWRP Custom Recovery for your Lenovo A6000/A6000 Plus from here.
WARNING: PLEASE NOTE THAT ROOTING YOUR PHONE WILL VOID YOUR DEVICE’S WARRANTY. AND IN MOST UNFORTUNATE CONDITION, MAY LEAVE YOUR DEVICE IN DEAD CONDITION. HELLPC.NET WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OF ANY KIND CAUSED BY FOLLOWING THIS TUTORIAL. PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK.
How to install TWRP 3.1 Custom Recovery on Any Android Phone?
Follow these steps to install TWRP custom recovery on your Android phone without using PC.
Step 1: Install Official TWRP App on your Android Phone
Open Google Play Store on your Android phone and search for “Official TWRP App“. After that install the official TWRP app on your phone.
After successfully installing official TWRP app on your android smartphone (Lenovo A6000/A6000 Plus), tap on OPEN to launch it.
Step 2: Accept License Agreement and Provide Root Access
When you open TWRP app for the first time, it may ask you to sign in using your Google account. You may select your Google account or cancel it. After that, you will see TWRP license agreement etc.
Check the boxes next to I Agree and Run with root permissions and tap on OK to continue.
Official TWRP App will request for Root Permissions, tap on GRANT to allow Root Access to official TWRP app.
Step 3: Select TWRP Image to Flash on Android Phone
Now, let’s start flashing TWRP 3.1 Recovery Image using official TWRP app. Tap on TWRP FLASH to start.
On the next page, tap on Select file to flash… and tap on the SD Card where you saved TWRP 3.1 Recovery Image File. After that we will browse and select TWRP image file to install on your Android phone without PC.
Now browse to the location of saved TWRP 3.1 Recovery Image file. Select TWRP image file and tap on SELECT.
Step 4: Flash TWRP Recovery on Android Phone without PC
Now, we are ready to flash TWRP 3.1 Custom Recovery on android phone (Lenovo A6000 Plus used in this tutorial). Tap on FLASH TO RECOVERY button to start flashing TWRP 3.1 Custom Recovery on your Android phone.
Official TWRP App will ask for your confirmation, tap on OKAY.
Flashing process will start and after it’s complete, you will see a success message. Tap on OKAY.
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Flash TWRP to Android Phone without PC using Official App
Now, you have successfully flashed TWRP 3.1 Custom Recovery on Lenovo A6000/A6000 Plus Android Smartphone. You can boot to recovery by pressing Power + Volume (both + & -) buttons together after turning off your phone. Using TWRP Custom Recovery, you can install Custom ROMs on your Lenovo A6000/A6000 Plus Android Smartphone.