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How to Install Samsung Galaxy A6 TWRP Custom Recovery

Here is a complete tutorial on how to install TWRP 3.2.2 custom recovery on Samsung Galaxy A6. As the recently announced smartphone reaches more users, developers are finally starting to release utilities for it. Accompanied by some amazing hardware, the Galaxy A6 places itself nicely in the higher-end spectrum of mid-range Android smartphones. Now, as TWRP has been made available for the smartphone, users can finally get to root Galaxy A6 while also be able to test out other system mods that depend on a custom recovery. Further, the guide ahead shows you how to install latest TWRP 3.2.2 custom recovery which comes with new features and better support, on Samsung Galaxy A6.

Compared to stock recovery, TWRP 3.2.2 offers much more versatility. After installation, users can not only use it to root their smartphones but will also be able to install custom ROMs. Speaking further, a working TWRP utility also encourages developers to come up with new mods, so expect them to arrive soon for the Galaxy A6. On its own, TWRP offers some great functionality as well out of which we find the backup feature most useful — read more on how to save TWRP backups on PC. Now, before we begin, it is recommended you backup all your data before implementing any of the ahead mentioned steps. Step by step tutorial on installing TWRP 3.2.2 custom recovery on Galaxy A6 given right below.

Install Samsung Galaxy A6 TWRP Recovery

Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmware, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. We (TeamAndroid.com) or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

Samsung Galaxy A6 TWRP Recovery:

TWRP custom recovery will allow you to install custom ROMs, advanced options like formatting the system partition, making backups etc. The entire tutorial has been given on the next page for those who want to install this custom recovery on their phones. TWRP is currently only available for the Samsung Exynos variants, which means this phone having a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor will not be able to work with this recovery. You can try flashing this recovery on a non-supported Samsung Galaxy A6 variant by yourself, but all at your own risk. And by risk, we mean you could easily brick your phone and this does not come under official warranty from Samsung Mobile.

Here are a few details about TWRP:

TeamWin is the sole creator of TWRP custom recovery. As Android is open source, the source code for TWRP is available to all developers. This means, developers can easily download the code, patch it to work on newer devices and release it. This is exactly how we have received the new Galaxy A6 TWRP build so quickly. You can use TWRP 3.2.2 custom recovery to flash custom ROMs, mod packages and even install root.

As mentioned earlier, our tutorial given below explains how you can install this TWRP 3.2.2 recovery on the following models of the Samsung Galaxy A6:

  • Samsung Galaxy A6 Exynos Variants.

To make sure you own the correct Samsung Galaxy A6 model / variant with the Exynos chipset, please see: Samsung Galaxy A6 Model Numbers / Country Variants Guide. You can also go to Settings > System > About phone on your Samsung Galaxy A6 to read more about your model number.

Samsung Galaxy A6 will be getting a huge list of custom ROMs based on Android 8.0 Oreo, because of its popularity and most of them are installed using CWM or TWRP. Of course, you can always enjoy the added benefits of a custom recovery with TWRP and extend your phone’s functionalities.

You might be interested in the following article as well:

Samsung Galaxy A6 USB Drivers

You will need to connect your Android phone with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy A6 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy A6 USB drivers!

All set and ready? Good. Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial below and update Samsung Galaxy A6 with TWRP 3.2.2 Recovery. There are a few backup and important tips given on the next page that you might want to read and keep in mind before proceeding ahead with the tutorial.

Tutorial: How to Install Samsung Galaxy A6 TWRP Recovery

Install TWRP 3.2.2 Recovery on Galaxy A6 with Odin

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide for how to install TWRP 3.2.2 custom recovery on Galaxy A6. If you are used to installing official firmware updates through Odin on Samsung Galaxy devices, then this should not be any different for you.

Please read every line carefully and make sure you read the tutorial once before actually performing it on your Android device.

To Remember:

  • This TWRP 3.2.2 recovery installation tutorial is only for Galaxy A6 Exynos variants. Please do not try on any other Galaxy A6 variants.
  • Enable Developer Options by going to Settings > About Phone and tapping on build number multiple times.
  • Go to Settings > Developer Options and enable ‘OEM Unlocking’.
  • Enable USB Debugging mode on your phone. [How to Enable USB Debugging]
  • Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding as a precaution.
  • This TWRP 3.2.2 Recovery tutorial works with Android 8.0 Oreo firmware and all future Android updates.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download TWRP 3.2.2 Recovery package for Samsung Galaxy A6 and extract this file anywhere in your computer. Also, download the DM-Verity disable script but don’t extract it:

NOTE: Make sure you select the appropriate file above for your Galaxy A6 model.

Step 2 – Download Odin which will help you to install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy A6.

Step 3 – Switch OFF your phone. Now go to Download Mode. How? Press and hold the Volume Down + power buttons together, and then press the Power button till you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. Press Power again to confirm to enter into Download Mode. [Need help? Read: How to Enter Download Mode on Galaxy A6]

Step 4 – Make sure you have your Samsung Galaxy A6 USB drivers installed on your computer.

Step 5 – Open Odin on your computer. Connect your phone to your computer while your phone is in the Download Mode.

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