How to Installing Custom Recovery TWRP v2.6.3.0 for Lenovo S820 4/8 GB

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How to Installing Custom Recovery TWRP v2.6.3.0 for Lenovo S820 4/8 GB – Custom recovery is as important as ROM it self, on custom recovery you can do a lot useful thing from backup, restore, partition your sd card, until installing custom ROM. Change custom recovery is you must to do next after ROOTED your device, Therefore today i am gone post a guide to install custom recovery TWRP v2.6.3.0 to Lenovo S820. TWRP v2.6.3.0 is a Touch screen custom recovery so it can use your device touch screen to navigate along the menus, so it will make you easy to operate it. This guide is can be use to Lenovo S820 4 GB and Lenovo S820 8 GB but only who use ROW (International) ROM only, Read careful and do with careful.

How to Installing Custom Recovery TWRP v2.6.3.0 for Lenovo S820 4/8 GB

Disclaimer :
This guide for educational purpose only, We not responsible if your device bricked after following this tutorial.  (DWYOR)


Preparations :

  • Backup your current ROM, For easy full backup do backup with MtkDroidTool. If you don’t know how to do that please refer to How to Make Full Backup For MediaTek device
  • Please install  Lenovo USB Driver and make sure it work.
  • Download and install SP Drivers v1.5, this is not an executable drivers so you must install it manual to install it just connect your phone on off position, when your computer ask for a driver point it to SP Drivers v1.5 extracted folder.
Downloads :
How to Installing Custom Recovery TWRP v2.6.3.0 for Lenovo S820 4/8 GB
  1. Download all necessary files and place it on one folder, for easy organize. Download file TWRP v2.6.3.0 which fit to your firmware, ROW and CN have different partition table so need to be use the right TWRP v2.6.3.0
  2. Extract all downloaded file, and you will have SP_Flash_Tool_v3.1328.0.183 extracted folder and TWRP v2.6.3.0 extracted folder. Now go to SP_Flash_Tool_v3.1328.0.183 extracted folder and run Flash_Tool
  3. On Flash_Tool tick DA DL All with Check Sum this option is very important please don’t forget to tick it. Click on Scatter-loading and navigate to TWRP v2.6.3.0target_bin select MT6589_Android_scatter_emmc.txt this file load any other file on the Flash_Tool.
    How to Installing Custom Recovery TWRP v2.6.3.0 for Lenovo S820 4/8 GB

  4. Now press Download Button or hit F9, wait for initializing process just for a few seconds.
  5. Turn off your device and remove the battery, Connect your device to your computer and then attach the battery again. If you has successful install the drivers than SP_Flash_Tool_v3.1328.0.183 will recognize your device and begin the custom recovery flashing process.
  6. Flashing process will be start immediately and the progress bar will shown on the bottom of SP_Flash_Tool_v3.1328.0.183, Progress bar will be start with RED, Yellow and will ended by Green Circle in the middle of SP_Flash_Tool_v3.1328.0.183. This means your flashing is already finish and you can disconnect your device.
    How to Installing Custom Recovery TWRP v2.6.3.0 for Lenovo S820 4/8 GB

    How to Installing Custom Recovery TWRP v2.6.3.0 for Lenovo S820 4/8 GB

    How to Installing Custom Recovery TWRP v2.6.3.0 for Lenovo S820 4/8 GB
  7. Done, now you already finish flashing custom recovery to your device. To confirm it go to Recovery Mode by pressing and hold Power Button + Volume Up + Volume Down. explorer it and try install SuperSu with recovery mode.
That all, TWRP v2.6.3.0 already install it on your device, you can now do full backup with TWRP v2.6.3.0 backup functions this backup is the most recommended backup for Android Device. Please leave a comments if you have some problem regarding this guide, if i can i will try to help you solve the problems. Thank your for reading
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Sang Pengembara
6 years ago

it always failed… it says SP FLASH TOOL ERROR : ( 8083 )

androidrookies
6 years ago

Hi,
That mean android scatter not fit with your device partition, solution is you must your own androud scatter file device, create it from mtk droid tool and then use it to flash this twrp.

mohd nasir
6 years ago

How to root s820 VIBEUI_V2.0_1443?

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  mohd nasir

for easy method follow this guide http://bit.ly/1us9bvb, but if it not success then you can look on this guide http://bit.ly/1x18p74

Zuraida Zahroni
6 years ago

hi im so done with vibeui version. i cant open my instagram, it did not responding. i cant download vscocam. i want to have an old version of s820. do you have any method on how to download an old version of s820? hoping that you can help. thanks.

androidrookies
6 years ago

Hi,
You can follow this guide to install international firmware version on your device http://bit.ly/1wPlj9V.

yashvir caussy
6 years ago

Thanks Andy I've solved all my problems has finish successfully install Custom Recovery TWRP v2.6.3.0 for Lenovo S820 4GB and has ROOT it via TWRP with Super Su v2.14
Now my phone is just as before and i'm very glad and pleased…. 🙂
By the way thanks once again for guiding me,
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2015 to you Andy
From YASHVIR CAUSSY , MAURITIUS

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  yashvir caussy

Hi,
Sorry for late answering your comments, nice for you and good job glad my guide can help you solve your problems. And thank you for your visit.

yashvir caussy
6 years ago

No it's okay Andy atleast you have replied
for instance i'm going to Re-Partition Internal Memory on Lenovo S820
I'll try this on kitkat and will post the results 🙂

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  yashvir caussy

You leave a lot comments, lol. For partition you 8nternal memory you can use this guide http://bit.ly/1zlwOFd but as i know it 9nly work for jelly bean, not for kitkat.

Alfa nNani
6 years ago

it always shown that incorrect scatter file format.pls help

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  Alfa nNani

rename the files folder or remove any china character on it.

MAT KARYA
5 years ago

error 8083…how to make own scatter.txt
??

androidrookies
5 years ago
Reply to  MAT KARYA

by using mtk droid tool software on windows xp or windows 7.
but must root device first

hisham
5 years ago

Hello..currently my recovery is cwm..i want to change with twrp..can i hv ur advice on how to replace cwm with twrp..can i just flash the twrp zip using cwm?

androidrookies
5 years ago
Reply to  hisham

hi,
cannot if you using zip cwm install method, but you can use mobile uncle and install the recovery.img file.
to be able using cwm zip install method you need meta script that install the package