Custom Recoveries like TWRP allow the users to install custom ROMs on their android smartphones and unlock full potential of the device. But installation of Custom Recovery on android smartphone usually requires PC. Everyone, who is willing to install Custom Recovery (TWRP) on their smartphone, may not have PC available. So here we present a tutorial to install TWRP 3.1 Custom Recovery on your Android smartphone without using PC. This tutorial shows, “how to install TWRP 3.1 Custom Recovery on Lenovo A6000 /A6000 Plus smartphone without using PC“.
Requirements to install TWRP 3.1
- Your Phone must be running Android 5.0 or higher to install TWRP 3.1 Custom Recovery. Please upgrade to Lollipop if you are running KitKat.
- Your phone must be rooted. If your smartphone is not rooted, you can root it using KingRoot App without using PC.
[*PLEASE NOTE THAT ROOTING YOUR PHONE WILL VOID YOUR DEVICE’S WARRANTY. AND IN MOST UNFORTUNATE CONDITION, MAY LEAVE YOUR DEVICE IN DEAD CONDITION. HELLPC.NET WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OF ANY KIND CAUSED BY FOLLOWING THIS TUTORIAL. PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK.]
- TWRP 3.1 Custom Recovery Image file for Lenovo A6000/A6000 Plus. You can download it from here. Download and save TWRP image file to root of your SD card. Go to official website (http://twrp.me) to download TWRP Recovery image file for other devices.
How to install TWRP 3.1 Custom Recovery on Any Android Smartphone?
Open Google Play Store on your Android Smartphone and search for “Official TWRP App“.
Tap on INSTALL to install official TWRP app on your android smartphone (Lenovo A6000/A6000 Plus). Tap on ACCEPT to continue.
Official TWRP App will be downloaded and installed in your android smartphone.
After successful installation, tap on OPEN to open official TWRP App for the first time.
On the first screen of the official TWRP App, you will see three check boxes, check all of them and tap on OK.
Official TWRP App will request for Root Permissions, tap on GRANT to allow Root Access to official TWRP app.
Now, let’s start flashing TWRP 3.1 Recovery Image using official TWRP application. Tap on TWRP FLASH to start.
On the next page, tap on Select file to flash… and tap on the SD Card where you saved TWRP 3.1 Recovery Image File.
Now browse to the location of saved TWRP 3.1 Recovery Image file. Select TWRP image file and tap on SELECT.
Now, we are ready to flash TWRP 3.1 Custom Recovery on android phone (Lenovo A6000 Plus used in this tutorial). Tap on FLASH TO RECOVERY button to start flashing TWRP 3.1 Custom Recovery on your Android Smartphone.
Official TWRP App will ask for your confirmation, tap on OKAY.
Flashing process will start and after it’s complete, you will see a success message. Tap on OKAY.
Now, you have successfully flashed TWRP 3.1 Custom Recovery on Lenovo A6000/A6000 Plus Android Smartphone. You can boot to recovery by pressing Power + Volume (both + & -) buttons together after turning off your phone. Using TWRP Custom Recovery, you can install Custom ROMs on your Lenovo A6000/A6000 Plus Android Smartphone.