Lenovo S850 Install TWRP v2.8.4.0 for International and China Firmware

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Lenovo S850 Install TWRP v2.8.4.0 for International and China Firmware – This guide will give download link and show how to install TWRP v2.8.4.0 on Lenovo S850, this version TWRP using material design and taste like Android 5.0 Lillipop, below i will show some screenshot.
The files in this download page can be install with mobileuncle, flash tool and with adb commands but in this guide i will show you how to install it using fastboot because i this is simple once compare to another flashing method.
Before following this guide it recommended that you backup your Lenovo standard recovery because once it replace you cannot restore it without flashing whole ROM. So keep play safe and get more fun with modified Lenovo S850.

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

Please do your own backup preparation before starting following this guide. (DWYOR)

Screen Shots :

Lenovo S850 Install TWRP v2.8.4.0 for International and China Firmware
Lenovo S850 Install TWRP v2.8.4.0 for International and China Firmware



Downloads :

  • matwrp.img this only for china device with china firmware version.
  • matwrow.img this download for device with international or row firmware version
  • fastboot-recovery ↦ tool needed to flash the recovery.img to Lenovo S850, this is the easiest way to flash recovery on Lenovo S850
Lenovo S850 Install TWRP v2.8.4.0 for International and China Firmware 
  1. First you must install ADB driver, you see how to install ADB driver from here
  2. Then you need to enable USB debugging option, this can be done with :

    • Connect your Lenovo S850 to computer, slide down the notification bar, choose USB connection options, then put check on next on USB Debugging.
    • Or you can go to System Settings  ↦ Developer Options ↦ give check on USB Debugging.
    • Lenovo S850 Install TWRP v2.8.4.0 for International and China Firmware
  3. Download the download file and rename to recovery.img, place it at C:S850 or somewhere elese, download fastboot-recovery and extract it on the same folder. 
  4. Go to C:S850 folder, and then run flash.bat, if you are using windows 7 or later you can run it with administrator privilege
  5. It will run on the command prompt and show you the progress about the flashing process just wait 
  6. Once it finish your device will reboot automatically and you can disconnect your device.
  7. done, confirm if the custom recovery already installed by reboot to recovery mode. 
Congratulations, you already successful update your Lenovo S850 to custom recovery TWRP v2.8.4.0, this custom recovery is Android 5.0 Lollipop style, hope you can enjoy it. Please leave comments if you found any problems or broken links regarding this guide.
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Diego Corleone
6 years ago

Worked in my lenovo s850t. I've downloaded twrp recovery for china devices.
Thanks

androidrookies
6 years ago
Reply to  Diego Corleone

Hi,
Thank you for your positive comment

Moddy Droid
5 years ago

Can I install this using mobileuncle tool??

androidrookies
5 years ago
Reply to  Moddy Droid

Yes you can, just take the recovery.img move to sd card and load it using mobile uncle, but your device must be root first if using mobile uncle

Concepcion Dellomas
5 years ago

Can this brick it??I am scared of briking my moms phone…

androidrookies
5 years ago

If you scared dont do it. Every modification to system has possibility to brick your device

Moddy Droid
5 years ago

I installed it using mobile uncle nothing happens.. it's just in factory mode why???

androidrookies
5 years ago
Reply to  Moddy Droid

then it not installed properly, make sure your device is rooted.

Moddy Droid
5 years ago

Sir can you tell me how to install this using mobile uncle tool??I downloaded row when I rebooted in to factory mode China language appears… pls help…

androidrookies
5 years ago
Reply to  Moddy Droid

just install mobile uncle on rooted devices, copy he recovery.img on the sd card then go to mobile uncle select recovery update, from recovery update select the recovery.img in your sd card.

G2011
5 years ago

hi fastboot-recovery.7z link is broken (504 Bad Gate Way) please repair it Thanks! ♥

androidrookies
5 years ago
Reply to  G2011

already check and the link it fine, try to re download it again

tuan eko
5 years ago

may i use this for s650 ?

androidrookies
5 years ago
Reply to  tuan eko

For S650 follow this guide http://bit.ly/1iicCPu

MADAN POUDEL
5 years ago

WTF!!!!
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androidrookies
5 years ago
Reply to  MADAN POUDEL

WTF!!!, that because your country block adfly and shorte.st.
complain to your country

Unknown
5 years ago

THANKS IT WORKED FOR MEEEE!!! JUST FOLLOW THAT TUTORIAL , TERIMAKASIH BANYAK ANDY SUWITO !!!

androidrookies
5 years ago
Reply to  Unknown

your welcome, thank you for your comment and visit to this blog

Raka Dominique
4 years ago

prrbrdaan intrnasional sma cina di lihat dari apa

androidrookies
4 years ago
Reply to  Raka Dominique

international ROM have many language and china ROM only have 2 language which is english and chinese.
on build number china dont have ROW and international ROM always have ROW on build number