How to Install TWRP Recovery On Samsung Galaxy A8

This guide helps you to Install TWRP Recovery On Samsung Galaxy A8. Galaxy A8 is a ultra slim smartphone from Samsung’s new A series. If you want to root your galaxy A8 or want to try some custom ROMs then you need to install custom recovery on Samsung galaxy A8. Recently, TWRP recovery got updated with material designed to TWRP 3.0.0. That means you can install the latest TWRP 3.0.0 on Samsung Galaxy A8. Thanks to the XDA member SerenityS for providing TWRP 3.0.0 Recovery for Samsung Galaxy A8 SM-A800F and XDA member ashyx for providing TWRP 3.0.0 Recovery for Samsung Galaxy A8 SM-A800I, Exynos5433. Follow this guide to Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A8.

Install TWRP Recovery On Samsung Galaxy A8

If you are a Galaxy A8 user, then you can Root Samsung Galaxy A8 and Install TWRP Recovery On Samsung Galaxy A8. And if you already install custom recovery on Samsung Galaxy A8 then you can flash the latest version of the TWRP recovery to get more benefits. So here is the step by step guide to Root Install TWRP Recovery On Samsung Galaxy A8. Read the below note carefully before you Install TWRP 3.0.0 Recovery.

Note:-

  • Rooting will void your phone warranty, and you won’t claim it back.
  • This method is only for SM-A800F and SM-A800I variant only don’t try it on any other model.
  • Follow the steps correctly otherwise you may brick your device. We are not responsible for any damage of your phone.
  • It will erase all your personal data including data of internal storage, so we advise you first to take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
  • Ensure that your phone has at least 50-60% charged to prevent the accidental shutdown in-between the process.

Files required to Root and Install Custom Recovery on Samsung Galaxy A8 –

Steps to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy A8 –

1) First, enable ‘USB debugging’ and ‘OEM Unlock’ option from setting>developer option>. To enable Developer Options, go to About phone and tap the Build Number 7 times.

oem unlock

2) Now download the Latest TWRP Recovery for your device.

3) Now Download the Odin tool from above and extract the zip file.

4) Run the Odin_v3.10.7.exe file on your PC.

5) Connect your Galaxy A8 to your PC with the data cable and reboot into the Download/Odin mode.

6) To enter into download mode turn off your phone and press and hold the ‘Home + Volume Down + Power’ buttons together until you see the download mode screen.

Download Mode
7) Once you enter into Download mode, you see anID: COM port turned blue and Added message in Odin message box means your device has recognized by Odin.
S7 Odin
8) If ID: COM doesn’t show means your driver is not correctly installed or try it with different USB cable.
9) Now locate and add the twrp-3.0.0-xxx.img.tar file (you downloaded from above) to the AP/PDA tab in Odin.
TWRP Odin

10) Make sure that only these two options are tick “Auto Reboot” and “F.Reset Time

Odin

11) Now click ‘Start‘ button and it will start flashing the file. Wait until you see ‘Pass‘ in Green Color on Odin screen. This step will Install TWRP Recovery On Samsung Galaxy A8.

Odin Pass
12) Now Your device will automatically reboot. If you want to boot your device into the recovery mode, then press and hold ‘Home + Volume Up + Power‘ buttons for few seconds.
13) In TWRP recovery navigate to Install Zip and select ‘SuperSu.zip’ to root Samsung Galaxy A8.

14) Swipe to install SuperSu and reboot your device. That’s it. You Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy A8 successfully.

 So this is the complete guide to Install TWRP Recovery On Samsung Galaxy A8 in easy steps. If you have any questions, then comment below

Sumit

Sumit is a Tech and Gadget freak and loves writing about Android and iOS, his favourite past time is playing video games.

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