Update to Latest version of TWRP on your rooted Android Smartphone
After rooting your Android Smartphone you get some customizations and exciting additional features. TWRP is, currently, the most popular custom recovery for Android. TWRP has got a very user-friendly interface and gets updated at regular intervals. If you want all the latest updates you need to use the latest version of TWRP to flash them. Updating TWRP is not as easy as updating Google Play Store Apps, but it is not that complicated either. Here is how you can update your TWRP in few steps.
How to Update TWRP?
There are two ways of Updating the TWRP on your rooted Android Smartphone.
- By TWRP itself
- By TWRP official App
How to Update TWRP through TWRP itself?
All you’ve got to do is go through the following steps and you’ll have the latest version of TWRP Recovery within a few minutes.
Step 1: Go to the official website of TWRP and search for your device. Tap on your device from the search result.
Step 2: On the next page, scroll down till you find Download Links and tap on any of the download mirrors.
Step 3: You’ll be presented with a list of all the available TWRP versions for your device. Click on the latest one and on the next page tap on ‘Download TWRP-x.x.x-x-xxxxxx.img’. The download will begin.
Please note that you need to click on the link which ends with .img.
Step 4: Switch off your device and boot into Recovery mode by pressing ‘Power + Volume Down’ simultaneously for a few seconds.
Step 5: Tap ‘Install’, and then tap on ‘Install Image‘.
Browse and select the image file which you downloaded in the second step.
Step 6: Select Recovery and then Swipe to Confirm Flash.
It will take only a few seconds and you are done.
How to Update TWRP through TWRP official App?
Download the TWRP official app from the play store. Download on Play Store from here.
Here’s how you can update TWRP to the latest version with the help of the app:
Step 1: Once the download is finished, launch the app and tap on TWRP Flash. Grant Root Permissions, if asked to.
Step 2: Tap on Select Device and pick your device from the drop-down list. Tap on the name of your device and the app will come up with all the available versions of TWRP for your device.
Tap on the latest one. You will be taken to the official website of TWRP. Tap on ‘Download twrp-x.x.x-x-xxxxxx.img’ and the image file will start downloading.
Step 3: Now, in the TWRP app, tap on Select a file to flash, navigate to the downloaded image file and select it.
Step 4: Finally, tap on Flash to Recovery.
In the blink of an eye, the latest version of TWRP is flashed on your phone.