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Download Huawei P20 / P20 Pro TWRP Custom Recovery

Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro TWRP recovery is now available for download. TWRP by TeamWin is the most popular custom recovery out there for Android devices. We highly recommend installing TWRP on your device if you’d like to flash mods, packages or want to root your phone. This TWRP custom recovery for the Huawei P20 / P20 Pro is not officially released by the TeamWin devs, instead it has been ported to this phone by a XDA Senior Member (Pretoriano80).

The entire Huawei P20 series consists of three phone models: Huawei P20, Huawei P20 Pro and Huawei P20 Lite. Each of these models bring a bold new design and offer top-notch features in their price range. We have the P20 Lite with us, so you can expect a lot more news, updates and downloads about it. Most notably, is the Huawei P20 Pro which is the very first phone to bring three-cameras setup at the back. As for P20 Lite, this phone is a powerful mid-range device which has a great front-facing camera for amazing selfies. To extend the functionality of the Huawei P20, you need to have TWRP custom recovery.

Huawei P20 Pro TWRP Recovery

Huawei P20 / P20 Pro TWRP Recovery

Huawei has officially launched the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro in a number of markets all over the world, and with the growing number of customers, a lot of them want to flash mods and root their phones. This is why XDA Senior Member has ported out TWRP recovery for these two phones and the best part is, it almost works perfectly. There are some bugs for sure, but they should be ironed out in future releases. And as for those who were waiting for Huawei P20 and P20 Pro TWRP recovery, you have it now.

In the known bugs, you cannot create a backup of the /recovery_ramdisk and /vendor partitions. As for working features, the developer has listed the following to work perfectly in this TWRP release:

  • Internal storage decryption
  • MTP and OTG connection
  • Backup & restore

We will update the list of features that are working regularly, so keep checking this space for updates.

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Download Huawei P20 / P20 Pro TWRP Recovery

As mentioned earlier, this build of TWRP recovery is for the Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro. You can download it from the link below:

File: twrp_clt_0.1.img
Size: 22.99 MB

How to Install Huawei P20 / P20 Pro TWRP Recovery

You can follow these steps to install Huawei P20 and P20 Pro TWRP recovery on the phone:

Step 1 – Download the above TWRP recovery .IMG file.

Step 2 – Boot your Huaweu P20 / P20 Pro to Fastboot Mode

Step 3 – Run the following command through Command Prompt / Terminal on your phone:

fastboot flash recovery_ramdisk twrp_clt_0.1.img

NOTE: twrp_clt_0.1.img file should be in your ADB / Fastboot folder or the above command will not work.

Step 4 – Next, restart your Huawei P20 with the following command:

fastboot reboot

This is it! You should now have TWRP recovery installed on your phone. To enter recovery mode and use TWRP, read: How to Enter Huawei P20 / P20 Pro Recovery Mode.

If you need any help with the installation or if you get stuck somewhere else, drop us a comment below and our team will help you out with a solution.

[Source: XDA Developers]

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