Lenovo S850 Install TWRP 2.7.0.1 Custom Recovery

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Lenovo S850 Install TWRP 2.7.0.1 Custom Recovery – Custom recovery is always needed for modified Android devices, for Lenovo S850 custom recovery needed if you wanna root your device. TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) is one of the most famous custom recovery for Android devices beside CWM (ClockworkMod Recovery) and Carliv Recovery. Custom recovery has many function that can be use for safe your devices, the most usable function is backup and restore. For remember once you change your stock recovery to custom, you can ever back to stock recovery if you don’t have it backup. And change to custom recovery dismiss your ability to perform an OTA update.

Disclaimer :
This guide for educational purpose only, We not responsible if your device bricked after following this tutorial. Even this guide is already tested but it has possibility to brick your phone, This guide is only suitable with ROW version firmware.(DWYOR)


Lenovo S850 Install TWRP 2.7.0.1 Custom Recovery

Please do your own preparations, backup your data, contacts and stock recovery will be good to do in case something bad happen.

Downloads :

  • TWRP_v2.7.1.0_S850_ROW Custom recovery file this can be install from mobile uncle or with SP Flash Tool. (Sometime after install this your touch not work, so becarefull) 
  • SP Flash Tool v3.1324 Tool for flashing custom recovery to your device. 
  • USB VCOM Driver  Install this driver first on your computer, Turn off your device and remove the battery, using USB cable connect your device while look at My Computer  Manage  Device Manager there will be MTK65xx Preloader Devices show up for 5 second than disappeared, before disappeared right click on it and select Update Driver Software point it to USB VCOM Driver extracted folder. When it finish disconnect and connect again there will be Mediatek PreLoader USB VCOM Port on your device manager.
    Upgrade Lenovo S920 with Android KitKat ROW version, Official Release

Lenovo S850 Install TWRP 2.7.0.1 Custom Recovery

  1. Download all required files, if you ever read and follow my guide about update Lenovo S850 with Android KitKat then you must know that USB VCOM driver must installed completely before you can continued to the next step.
  2. Extract all downloaded files, please extract it to the same folder for easy organized it and east installation. 
  3. Go to Flash Tool extracted folder and run Flash_Tool.exe if you use windows 7 then please run it using administrator privilege. now please check DA DL All with Checksum option, you will get error when you don’t check this option. 
  4. Click on Scatter-Loading button and point it to TWRP_v2.7.1.0_S850_ROW extracted folder on MT6582_Android_scatter.txt this action will load recovery image file to Flash Tool automatically.
    Lenovo S850 Install TWRP 2.7.0.1 Custom Recovery
  5. After finish configure Flash Tool, now click Download button or hit F9, This will trigger pop up that tell not all images loaded just confirm it and click Yes button
    Lenovo S850 Install TWRP 2.7.0.1 Custom Recovery
  6. Now turn off your device. Wait 15 seconds until phone completely turn off, now connect your device to your computer. Flash Tool will recognize your device and begin to start flashing process. this will take not more than 5 minutes to flash the recovery file. Flashing process will mark with RED and YELLOW bar bellow the SP Flash Tool, and if it already finish it will show GREEN CIRCLE int he middle of SP Flash Tool.
    Lenovo S850 Install TWRP 2.7.0.1 Custom Recovery
  7. Disconnect your device and turn it on with this combination button, press and hold  Power button + Volume Up + Volume Down button. Release it when you see TWRP custom recovery main menu.
    Lenovo S850 Install TWRP 2.7.0.1 Custom Recovery
Congratulations, On next guide i will posting how to root Lenovo S850 using TWRP 2.7.0.1 custom recovery, please leave any comment if you found any problem regarding this guide. Thank you
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kael rustia
6 years ago

Mr /ms. Developer do you have cwm recovery for lenovo s850 . thank you I'll wait your reply .

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  kael rustia

hi,
cwm don't have sorry but if i have i will publish it too

Amier Fitri
6 years ago

sir, can I install this recovery without rooting my phone?

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  Amier Fitri

hi,
yes you can.

kamil ismail
6 years ago
Reply to  Amier Fitri

already enter twrp. but cannot touch. why ?

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  Amier Fitri

hi,
thank you for your information, i will find it out

ကိုလင္း
6 years ago

so i also already enter TWRP. but cannot touch . why ?

androidrookies
6 years ago

That why i remove the download link because it has bug, just wait for developer to fix the bug.
If you wanna fix it just re-flash original rom to your device.
Thank you

aung khine zaw
6 years ago

Please can u give a link to download CN flashtool firmware for s850 row?

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  aung khine zaw

Hi,
Sorry still cannot give link to download twrp for s850 because twrp still have bug on touch screen, i will update when it already fix.
Thank you

Vlad Ionel
6 years ago

I see that link for TWRP is working again but i installed today and it still have touch problem. I can't use it, can you please check it?

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  Vlad Ionel

Hi,
I still not yet active the twrp donwload link because still no update for twrp, and the problem is touch screen cannot be touch. So i am still waiting for update.

AZD
6 years ago

Hi,
I want to change my font on my S850. Is there any simple way to root my phone?

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  AZD

Hi,
For now i suggest you not to modified your device first cause lenovo s850 got a lot problems when modified, from lost imei, imei back but not have signal and etc, so i suggest to wait until we can find solution about lenovo s850 problems

Vlad Ionel
6 years ago

Any news about touch bug? I have installed TWRP but can't use it, is there a way to use hardware buttons like in CWM Recovery?

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  Vlad Ionel

still not yet, still same no new TWRP version has been released
TWRP cannot use button like CWM, If you need to backup or do custom recovery stuff try look this link http://bit.ly/1tMzL0H

Harshith S
6 years ago

Is the link updated to working twrp recovery

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  Harshith S

Hi,
Twrp download link are disable due the touch screen bug, and will update after dev fix it. So for now there will be no twrp download link

NayMyo Aung
6 years ago

Do anyone give stock recovery for lenovo S850?

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  NayMyo Aung

Hi,
For Lenovo S850 i still cannot give much guide, because once it brick it jard to fix it. So sorry for that. And for standard recovery you can obtain it on ROM downloaded, flash ot with just check on the recovery only.

ramdhan76
6 years ago

Thank you very much, nice share

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  ramdhan76

hi,
your welcome, sorry for the link for twrp, still a lot problem with touch screen on twrp so don't give link first.

Edi Cyxx
6 years ago

hi , my s850 battery seems unremovable.
can i skip the remove battery step?

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  Edi Cyxx

Hi,
Yes lenovo s850 using non removeable battery, you not need to remove the battery but you must make sure it already completely turn off before conect and start to flash

Jeje_Pisa
6 years ago

Mas Andy, gimana ya memperbaiki imei invalid lenovo s850? Setelah d flash. Blm smpt d backup sblmnya krna blank..imei invalid kartu sim tdk bs membaca jaringan..mohon pencerahan.

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  Jeje_Pisa

Hi,
This is what i am afraid on lenovo s850, but good luck try this guide http;//bit.ly/1teLvmQ

Mohamad Fathin
6 years ago

hello, can you share with me link to download cwm for lenovo s850?? cause twrp touch is unresponse

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  Mohamad Fathin

Hi,
Follow this guide http://bit.ly/1BTtchO

Mohamad Fathin
6 years ago
Reply to  Mohamad Fathin

i want to share something, there is twrp on lenovo rusia forum that the touch is renponsive…. (twrp_ 2.8.0.0_ROW_recovery_MOD)

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  Mohamad Fathin

Hi
Thank you for your sharing, but i think it sane with this guide http://bit.ly/1BTtchO

Marvin Cerezo
5 years ago

sir im having a problem on the touchscreen how to fix? if lowbat the phone it will be okay??

androidrookies
5 years ago
Reply to  Marvin Cerezo

hi,
update with this guide http://bit.ly/1BL1sFO,

satish2114
5 years ago

hi andy,
there is thoch doesn't work. so now what i should do.
and thanks for helping people like us

androidrookies
5 years ago
Reply to  satish2114

Hi,
Use this guide http://bit.ly/1BTtchO rather than above guide

Taikenzzo
5 years ago

Hi andy,
can i use this guide http://bit.ly/1BTtchO to repair above twrp?
my ROW version is ROW S119..

Please advise.

androidrookies
5 years ago
Reply to  Taikenzzo

Yes you can, above guide have problem on touch screen so the update is twrp 2.8.0.0