Easy Guide to Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy S4

We all know that TWRP recovery is one of the best recovery for the Rooted Android devices. The new TWRP Recovery has the nice touch user interface which is really useful to all rooted android users to install Custom ROMs and install mod files on the android mobile and smartphone. So in simple words we can say that without Custom recovery TWRP recovery you can install custom ROMs on your android device and can’t do lots of customization on your device. So today in this guide we let you know how you can Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy S4, the guide is divided in two different categories one the Auto method and second the manual method. Both the methods are simple and easy to.

To use this guide you need a rooted Samsung Galaxy S 4, don’t know how to root your device here is the complete guide to root Galaxy S 4.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy S4

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy S4

Before doing anything follow the below mention steps on you device:-

a) Take the Full Backup of your device with these application

b) Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.

c) Download and install Samsung Drivers from here.

After following the above mention steps and setting follow the below mention guide to root your device.

1st Method:- Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy S4 With GooManager Android Application

Step 1. Go to the Google play store from your Android device and install the GooManager.

Step 2. Once the installation is complete on your device, run the application on your Samsung Galaxy S 4. From the menu option of the application click on “Install OpenRecoveryScript”.


Step 3. Now from the next screen Choose “Yes”.

Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy S4

And Double-check that the end of the filename matches your device name and hit “Yes”.

AT&T Galaxy S4 = jflteatt
T-Mobile Galaxy S4 = jfltetmo
Sprint Galaxy S4 = jfltespr
Verizon Galaxy S4 = jfltevzw
GT-i9505 Galaxy S4 = jfltexx
Canadian Galaxy S4 = jfltecan
US Celluar Galaxy S4 = jflteusc

Now wait for some seconds to install the TWRP recovery on your Samsung Galaxy S 4. If the above mentioned method will not work on your device then try the below mention second method to install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy S4.

2nd Method:- Manually Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy S4

Step 1.
Download the TWRP recovery for Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 from here and Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505 from here.

Step 2. After that Download the ODIN application on your desktop to flash the recovery on your device.

Step 3. Switch off your Galaxy S4. Boot the device into Download mode: reboot the phone by holding Volume Down, Home and Power buttons simultaneously.

Step 4. Now run the ODIN application on your desktop and connect your Device to PC with USB cable and Odin will detect the SGS4 and ID:COM on Odin box will turn yellow along with an ADDED!! message.

Step 5.
Now on the ODIN screen click PDA button and browse the TWRP recovery file that you downloaded on step 1.

Step 6. Next, ensure that the check boxes “Auto Reboot”, “F. Reset Time” and “PDA” are the only check boxes checked and the rest are not. Click the Start button and Wait for Android to boot.

Step 7. Now the installation process will take some and when the process is completed successfully, your Galaxy S4 will restart automatically and you will get a PASS message on Odin. Unplug your phone from computer.

That’s it, now you have installed TWRP recovery on your Samsung Galaxy S4. Now you can install custom ROMs on your Galaxy S4 with the help of TWRP recovery.

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