How to Flash the TWRP Recovery Environment on Android Phone (Rooted)

A custom Recovery environment is a third party Recovery environment. By flashing it, you can replace the default stock recovery environment with a third-party customized recovery environment.

Custom Recovery Environment like the Team Win Recovery Project (or TWRP)  do the same things as Google’s default recovery mode. However it allows you to make backups, install ROMs, root your phone, and do a heck of a lot more. So if you’re looking to heavily tweak your phone, you’ll probably need one.

What is TWRP

Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP), is an open-source software custom recovery image for Android-based devices. It provides a touch screen enabled interface which allows users to install third-party firmware and backup the current system, which are often unsupported by stock recovery images. It is, therefore, often installed when rooting Android devices. source wikipedia

Requirements

  1. Rooted Android phone. (How to Root Your Android Phone)
  2. Mobile uncle tools – installed on your Android Phone
  3. Mobile uncle tools has been granted SuperSu permission
  4. TWRP.img file – click here to download recovery.img file

How to Flash TWRP recovery environment

The main thing is your device should be rooted otherwise you can not install custom Recovery by this method. Here we will show you to install TWRP recovery environment in your android phone. So follow these steps to flash TWRP-

1. First of all install Mobile uncle tools in your Android Phone.

2. Download TWRP.img file (for particular device). After downloading TWRP.img file, just copy and paste it in your sd card.

3. Now launch the mobile uncle tools application and click on Recovery Update option

Mobile Uncle Tools recovery update

4. Now it will find the recovery.img file automatically

Mobile Uncle Tools

5. After tap on the recovery.img fle,  it will present you with a new dialog box “Are you sure flash recover !” just click Ok

Mobile Uncle Tools

6. Again click OK to reboot in recovery mode. It will take a while so don’t worry about that.

 That’s all ! you have done. Your installation has completed. 

To check custom recovery environment, reboot your phone in recovery mode by pressing power button and volume up button at same time for few seconds.

Mostly in Samsung phones you have to Power off your phone (don’t reboot it, turn it off completely). After that, press and hold the Power, Volume Up and Home buttons at the same time. Keep pressing these keys until recovery mode menu is being displayed.

Now enjoy your touch based custom recovery on your Android Phone.

 

How to use Titanium Backup – Complete Backup and Restore

Android has evolved with some handy backup tools. Yes, the cloud can backup some of your setting, contacts and installed apps but it just a list of things for the phone to download and change. Fortunately, Titanium Backup is such a third party application which can be used to backup all your important app data, system data and even WiFi password on your phone.

Requirement

  1. A Rooted Android phone.
  2. Titanium Backup app installed on your phone.
  3. granted Root permission ( Titanium Backup application ).

Complete Backup

follow these given steps to create complete backup –

1. Open Titanium Backup application on your phone.

2. Go to batch actions via the icon in the top left of titanium’s home screen.

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3. As you can see that there are many options in “Batch actions” ( shown in above screen ). In Backup section, you can choose any actions according to your demand like Backup all user apps, Backup all system data, Backup all user app + system data ….

4. We are here for complete backup. So tap on RUN button in ‘Backup all user apps + system data’.

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5. It will present you with several more option to refine exactly what you’d like to backup. You can unmarked unnecessary app or data.

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6. Once you are satisfied with selection, tap on the green tick in the top right to begin the backup.

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It will take a while especially if you have lots of large application installed.

If you have performed backups in the past and simply want to apps you have installed recently, the “Backup new user apps & newer versions” option on the Batch actions menu is the best choice.

One by One Backup

  • Launch Titanium Backup application on your phone.
  • Tap on Backup / Restore.
  • Tap on any application to create that backup
  • It will present some options on your screen then tap on Backup.

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Schedules Backup

Titanium Backup have included a schedule backup option. Otherwise it’s tough to remember to make a backups every week or month.

How to use this feature

Firstly tap on the “schedules” tab on the main menu. It will show two options ‘Redo backups for  modified data’ and ‘Redo backups for newer app versions’ on your screen.

The first on (Redo backups for  modified data) will schedule backups only for app data which have been changed since the last backup. The second one (Redo backups for newer app versions) is probably the most important. It will backup any new apps, system data and update since the previous update.

Click edit to make changes into the schedule option. There are option to adjust time and date. when you want to generate backups. after that mark enable and Run.

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Restoring from Backup

1. First of all open Titanium Backup application from your launcher screen.

2. Go to “Batch actions”

3. Here you can restore your backups in Restore section. There are multiple options to restore your backups but we will talk about some of the most actions. The first one is “Restore missing apps with data”. It will replace any content that is missing from your handset after wipe. The second one “Restore all apps with data” will replace any existing apps with the backed up versions of them created earlier.

4. Choose between one of them in multiple options, as you need to restore.

5. After choosing desired option, tap on RUN button. It will show you a app list where you can choose the apps which you want to restore.

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6. Now tap on green tick.

It will take some time. Done ! you have restored the backup files.

Uninstall Bloatware

Bloatware is all of the extra software applications that come pre-installed on your Android. If you are using latest Android OS then you have ability to disable these pre-installed applications but you can’t remove them permanently. These pre-installed apps are worthless part of your phone memory. Using titanium backup application, you can easily remove preinstalled apps by tap on the app which you want to uninstall in titanium backup.

Must Read

  1. How to Root Your phone with KingRoot 
  2. How to Replace KingRoot with SuperSu

How to Replace Kingroot with SuperSu

This is an universal truth that KingRoot is too easy to Root your Android phone but proportionally it’s not so secure, not complicate with all apps and even you can’t use some Rooted apps. Then I was starting to find a solution to enjoy full advantage of Root. Thankfully, I got a best program, SuperSu which gives me complete administrative power over the various my android phone.

What is SuperSu

SuperSu was created by world-famous Android developer Chainfire. It currently holds an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 on the Google Play Store with a total of 250,738 reviews. It’s also been downloaded between 10 million to 50 million times. SuperSu is complicate with almost all apps, in android.how to replace KingRoot with SuperSu - technicalskill KingRoot may cause some issues, while giving Root permission to apps but SuperSu works completely fine. So in some cases, SuperSu is better than KingRoot. SuperSu install a superuser manager app to manages root permissions on your device once it’s rooted. By Super user you can control which other apps on your phone get root permissions.

Requirement

How to Replace KingRoot with SuperSu

This is the one of the best, and safer way to Rplace KingRoot with SuperSu. If you decided to switch kingroot with SuperSu then follow below instructions –

1. First of all install Terminal Emulator app on your Android phone.

2. After that extract the Replace_Kinguser_with_SuperSU-v2.4.zip file ( via ZArchiver ) and transfer the Extracted folder MRW to outer most directory in the internal storage and external storage both.

3. Open Terminal Emulator application and type the command SU and hit the enter button.

4. It will ask you to Root permission. After granting root permission you will have to type one single line of code –

Sh /sdcard/mrw/root.sh

5. Now, it will start running a script and you have to wait for some while, make sure that internet connection is enable on your phone.

6. When it’s done, go to your launcher screen where you can see that SuperSu app has been installed automatically. It will ask you to update SuperSu binary, click on continue button and select normal mode.

Managing Root Permissions With the SuperSU

When you reboot your phone, you can see the new SuperSU icon in your app drawer has come. SuperSU controls which other apps on your phone get root permissions. Whenever an app wants to request root permissions, it has to ask your SuperSU app, which will show you a request prompt to grant or deny. To manage root permissions, open SuperSU application on your phone. You’ll see a list of apps that have been granted or denied superuser access. You can tap on an app to change its permissions.

Root checker

To make sure Root is working properly or not, you can download the Root Checker app and verify your rooted status. Alternatively, download a rooted application you’ve been wanting to try, and see if it asks you for superuser permissions then your phone have rooted with SuperSu. For example, if we open and try to add an app like Greenify (a handy battery-saving app for rooted phones). We’ll see this popup, asking for root access. If you click Grant and you get a success message, you have successfully achieved root on your phone.