Samsung’s latest flagships Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have already reached in the hands of developers. As a result, TeamWin officially released the TWRP recovery for both Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Exynos variants. In this brief guide you would be able to download and install official TWRP recovery on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. The process is almost same that we have been writing for other Samsung Galaxy devices, all you need to have a working internet connection to download the TWRP recovery along latest Odin tool. You can find link to all files in the downloads sections below.
This TWRP recovery installation process in compatible with Galaxy S8 models, SM-G950F/FD/X/N and Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955F/FD/X/N. TWRP recovery for Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is updated to version 3.1.0-1 that brings user-friendly interface, theme support and improvements over the previous versions. If you got hands on the new Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus and love to perform tweaking stuff, then installing custom recovery on your device is the first step to get access to customization stuff.
How to install TWRP recovery on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus
Charge your device to a safe level, say it is good to keep it above 70%.
Ensure your device model resembles the one mentioned above.
Custom recovery will replace stock recovery hence say bye bye to OTA installation.
Install necessary USB drivers for Samsung on PC, follow this guide to download.
Download Odin 3.12.3. Here
Download TWRP recovery for Galaxy S8 model SM-G950F/FD/X/N. [File name: twrp-3.1.0-1-dreamlte.img.tar. Size:37.1M]
Download TWRP recovery for Galaxy S8 Plus model SM-G955F/FD/X/N. [File name: twrp-3.1.0-1-dream2lte.img.tar. Size:37.2M]
Process to install TWRP recovery Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus
Turn off your device completely.
Now boot your Galaxy S8 into ‘Download Mode’. Follow this guide to see how to enter ‘Download Mode’
Once your device boots into Download Mode, follow this guide to see the process to install TWRP custom recovery on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.
That’s it! Enjoy installing custom ROMS, mods and tweaking stuff on your Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. If this guide helped you, please share it with other.