Samsung Galaxy On5, a most popular mid-range model which can turn out into a pretty amazing phone, allowing you to get the max out of Android! Of course, in order to do this, the phone needs to be rooted. However, you can’t root a phone without having a custom recovery installed. Therefore, today we’re going to see how to install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy On5!
Currently, this can be done for the SM-G550T and SM-G550T1 models, with an Exynos chip, from T-Mobile and Metro PCS. Let’s see how it’s done, using Odin!
Warnings & Requirements
- Flashing a custom recovery on your Samsung Galaxy On5 automatically means tripping your Knox and phone warranty, without the possibility of claiming it back.
- Don’t install this recovery if you have a variant of the On5 different than the ones mentioned above.
- The process will erase all the data on your phone, so you should take a complete backup and then proceed.
- Make sure that your phone has at least 60% battery before starting, in order to prevent an accidental. shutdown. However, our recommendation is to start with your phone fully charged.
Download Required Files
Download TWRP Recovery For Galaxy On5 – Download
Download Latest ODIN 3.10.7 Tool – Download
Samsung USB Drivers – Download
Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy On5 (SM-G550T ), (SM-G550T1)
Step 1: Go to Settings > Developer Options and look for Build number. Tap on it 7 times, in order to enable Developer options.
Step 2: In the Developer options menu, tick the USB debugging mode.
Step 3: Download the latest TWRP Recovery for your Samsung Galaxy On5.
Step 4: Download the Odin tool and extract the zip file on your PC.
Step 5: Run the Odin_v3.10.7.exe file on your PC.
Step 6: Connect your phone to your PC via USB cable and reboot into Download/Odin mode. In order to do this, turn off the Galaxy On5 and press and hold Home + Volume Down + Power until the download mode screen appears.
Step 7: Once entered the Download mode, the ID:COM port should turn blue and display an “Added” message in Odin, meaning that your phone was recognized.
Step 8: Locate the twrp-3.0.0-xxx.img.tar file you downloaded from above and add it to the AP/PDA tab in Odin.
Step 9: Tick the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options.
Step 10: Click on the “Start” button and the flashing process will begin. Usually, it takes around 8-10 minutes.
Step 11: Wait until the “Pass” message, on a green background is displayed in Odin. This means that the TWRP Recovery has been successfully installed on your Samsung Galaxy On5.
Step 12: Reboot your device.
And that’s it, guys! This is how you install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy On5. Now you are free to root your phone and explore the possibilities of Android! If you’re facing any difficulties, feel free to contact us, using the comments section below!