Step 6 – If your phone is connected successfully, one of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This step might take some time.
Step 7 – Now select the following file that you have to flash/install on your phone. This file will be found from the extracted file in Step 1.
- Click on ‘PDA’ / ‘AP’ and select the TWRP package file you downloaded in Step 1 for your phone.
Step 8 – In ODIN, uncheck the Auto Reboot and check F. Reset Time options, if not already.
Step 9 – Now click on the Start button in Odin. Installation process will start and would take a few minutes to complete.
Step 10 – After the installation is completed, you should hold your Power Button, Volume Down Button and Bixby Button until the screen turns black.
Step 11 – Once it does, you need to let go of the Volume Down button and hold the Volume Up button while still pressing the other listed buttons. This will boot the phone into Recovery mode and you should now see TWRP 3.2.1 custom recovery interface. [Need help? Read: How to Enter Recovery Mode on the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus]
Step 12 – You can now reboot your phone by touching the reboot option in TWRP.
That’s it! Your Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus has now been flashed with TWRP 3.2.1.
Whenever you restart your phone, stock recovery keeps showing up? There is a fix for that. For details on how to make TWRP 3.2.1 permanent on your Android phone, head over to the next page.