How To Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S7

Today, we’ll guide you about how to install/flash TWRP custom recovery in your Samsung Galaxy S7. This guide is only for Galaxy S7 Exynos variants (G930F/FD/X/S/W8), users of the Galaxy S7 Snapdragon variant don’t follow this guide.


Before You Begin

  • This guide is only for Samsung Galaxy S7 Exynos variants. Don’t try this guide on any other smartphone.
  • Charge your device’s battery at least 50% for safe rooting process.
  • You’ll need a Windows based PC or Laptop for this process.
  • Download and install USB drivers in your PC or Laptop.
  • Enable USB Debugging in your smartphone.
  • Create a backup of all your important data. TWRP flashing doesn’t format your device but still we recommend you create backup first.
  • Enable OEM Unlock on your device from the Developer options in Settings.


How To Install TWRP Custom Recovery On Samsung Galaxy S7

  • Follow all the instructions from “Before You Begin” section and download all the required files.
  • Download and extract the Odin v3.10 zip file in a empty folder. Download the TWRP .tar image and move it to the same folder.
  • Run the Odin v3.10 .exe file in your PC and a Odin flash tool window will appear on your desktop.
  • Now turn off your device and boot it into Download Mode. By pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power buttons simultaneously for few seconds. You’ll see a warning on your device’s screen, press Volume Up to continue and you’re in Download Mode now.
  • Now connect your device to PC using data cable (Make sure USB drivers are already installed in your PC). After connecting your  device to PC, you’ll see an Added!! message in log of Odin and a blue button (In the ID:COM section).
  • Press AP button in Odin flash tool, a browsing window will open. Now navigate to the extracted files of and select the TWRP .tar file.
  • Now press the Start button on Odin and wait for the flashing process to complete.
  • Now press and hold Volume Up + Home + Power buttons for few seconds. Your device will boot into TWRP custom recovery.
  • At this point a screen will ask if you want to allow system modifications. Swipe right to continue.
  • Select Wipe option and then confirm by swiping to format data on your device.
  • Now copy the downloaded “dm-verity and force encryption” in your device. Make sure you are still TWRP recovery, you will need to copy the file while you are still in TWRP.
  • Select the Install option in TWRP Recovery and then browse and select the “dm-verity and force encryption” file and swipe to confirm the installation.
  • Reboot your device to system and that’s it.

TWRP Custom Recovery is successfully installed in your Samsung Galaxy S7. If you want to root your Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge click Here and Here.

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