In this guide, we will show you the steps to install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+/5G Exynos. When it comes to the flagship devices, it’s the offering from the South Korean Conglomerate that has grabbed much of the limelight. In this regard, its Note series has managed to capture a decent market share, even competing with its own S series. Moreover, these devices are proving to be quite an active player in custom development.
Be it for flashing custom ROM or installing a custom recovery, there’s a lot to try out. Along the same lines, you could welcome a plethora of tweaks onto your device. But for most of these mods, you would need to have a custom recovery installed. And in this guide, we will help you with just that. Given here are the detailed instructions to install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+/5G Exynos.
Benefits and Risks of Installing TWRP
Once you flash a custom recovery like TWRP, you will be in a position to flash ZIP and IMG files. So this automatically check-mark all the custom ROMs, Mods, and even the Magisk ZIP for obtaining root. And once you obtained root, you will be able to flash Magisk Modules, Xposed Framework, and Substratum Themes. Along the same lines, you could also take a backup of all the partitions on your device using its Nandroid Backup feature. However, this is just half the story.
The TWRP flashing process requires an unlocked bootloader. Doing so will wipe off all the data and could nullify the warranty as well. Likewise, Knox will also be tripped which will result in the inability to use banking apps [though you could pass SafetyNet]. Likewise, Netflix WideVine L1 will be degraded to L3, hence Full HD resolution might not be supported. If all this is well and good, then let’s get started with the steps to install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+/5G Exynos.
How to Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+/5G
The below instructions are listed under separate sections for ease of understanding. Make sure to follow in the exact same sequence as mentioned. Droidwin and its members wouldn’t be held responsible in case of a thermonuclear war, your alarm doesn’t wake you up, or if anything happens to your device and data by performing the below steps.
STEP 1: Unlock the Bootloader
First and foremost, you will have to unlock the device’s bootloader. For that, you may refer to our comprehensive guide on How to Unlock the Bootloader on any Samsung Device [New VaultKeeper Method]. Or here are the shorter instructions:
- To begin with, head over Settings > Developer Options and enable the OEM Unlock toggle.
- Then power off your device. Now plug in one end of the USB cable to your PC.
- After that, press and hold the Vol Up+ Volume Down key of your device and connect it to the other end of the USB cable.
- Your device will now boot to the Download Mode. Long press the Volume Up key to confirm the bootloader unlock.
- Your device will undergo a reset and subsequently the bootloader will be unlocked. Once done, it shall automatically boot to the OS.
- Connect it to the internet and set it up. This shall unlock the RMM. Once done, head over to Settings and make sure that the OEM Unlock toggle is still enabled. If not, then do so right away.
STEP 2: Boot to Download Mode
Next up, you will have to boot your device to Download Mode. To do so, you could refer to our detailed guide on How to Boot any Samsung Device to Download Mode. Or here’s the shorter instructions:
- To begin with, power off your device.
- Then plug in one end of the USB cable to your PC.
- After that, press and hold the Vol Up + Volume Down key of your device and connect it to the other end of the USB cable.
- Now press the Volume Up key once to confirm booting to the Download Mode.
If you are still seeing that RMM state=Prenormal or KG state=Prenormal, then power on your device and make sure that you are connected to the internet. Likewise, OEM unlock should be enabled under Developer Options. Once both the things have been verified, reboot your device to the Download Mode and this time the issue would be rectified.
STEP 3: Download TWRP for Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+/5G
STEP 4: Download VB-Meta and Odin
- Now, download the VBMeta file to disable the verification check on your device.
- Next up, download the Odin Tool to flash the TWRP Recovery file onto your device.
- Likewise, if you are currently on the stock firmware, then also download the Samsung Multi-Disabler ZIP file.
STEP 5: Install TWRP Recovery
- To begin with, double-click on the Odin3_v3.14.4 file to launch the tool.
- Then click on the AP button.
- Navigate to the TWRP TAR file and load it to Odin.
- After that, click on the CP button.
- Select the vbmeta.tar file and load it as well.
- Finally, click on the Start button for the flashing to begin.
- Now press the Vol Up + Power buttons to force boot your device straight to TWRP.
STEP 6: For Stock Firmware Users- Format Data
- If you are on the stock firmware, then go to the Wipe section of TWRP.
- Then tap on Format Data, type in YES, and press the checkmark button situated at the bottom right.
- After that, you will have to flash the Multi-Disabler ZIP file. So transfer it to your device via ADB Sideload. USB OTG or via the Mount feature. You could also refer to our guide on How To Transfer or Install Files via TWRP Recovery [3 Methods].
- Once transferred, go to the Install section, select the Multi-Disabler ZIP file, and perform a right swipe to flash it.
- That’s it, the process stands complete. You may now boot your device to the OS. For that, go to Reboot and select System.
So with this, we round off the guide on how you could install the TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10+/5G Exynos devices. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.