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Install TWRP 3.1.1 Custom Recovery on Galaxy J5 SM-J500H

Download and install the latest TWRP 3.1.1 custom recovery on Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H. By following this easy step by step tutorial, anyone can install the latest twrp recovery on Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H smartphone. The new twrp 3.1.1 offered a many more new customization features than the previous releases. All the new features and customization options that coming with this latest twrp version is given later part of this tutorial.
TWRP Recovery for Galaxy J5 SM-J500H

Before proceed to download and install the custom recovery, you should know that why we need custom recovery over stock recovery. Do you know the benefits of having a custom recovery on your android phone? Stock recovery have limited options and have many limitations regarding device backup, software update and others. But with a custom recovery installed like TWRP, you'll have more advanced customization options such as- backup and restore full system, flashing custom rom, flashing custom kernerls, clear DalVik cache, remove bloatware apps or default apps, install .zip files from other sources, gaining root access, do nandroid backup, overclocking cpu frequencies and many more.

What is TWRP Custom Recovery:

TWRP is an open source, community project, developed by TeamWin. Team Win was originally formed to work on porting WiMAX to CM7 for the HTC EVO 4G. After that start working on a recovery project that support more and more devices. Today TWRP is the leading custom recovery for Android phones.
team win twrp recovery project

Galaxy J5 SM-J500H with custom recovery installed will allow more customization, optimization, personalization, update and troubleshooting features. The latest twrp 3.1.1 recovery packs with many new features like above. Check out whats new coming with this release of twrp recovery.

TWRP 3.1.1 New Features:

  • Backups will now include adopted storage keys (Dees_Troy)
  • Fixed an adb restore issue (bigbiff)
  • Fixed rebooting when no OS is present (Dees_Troy)
  • Fixed line wrapping in the GUI terminal (_that)
  • Updated TWRP source code to AOSP 7.1.2 (Dees_Troy)Updated TWRP source code to AOSP 7.1.2

Important Notes:

1. This TWRP Recovery file is only for the Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H model and not for any other android device.
2. Do not use this method to install custom recovery in any other android phone, you may hard brick your device.
3. This TWRP Recovery tutorial is only for unlocked Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the smartphone.
4. You should do it at your own risk, we are not responsible if anything happen to your device after following this guide.
5. The tutorials is based on Windows PC.

Requirements:

1. Check your device battery power, at least 50% battery backup is required.
2. Backup or copy important data (photos, videos, notes) and settings to external storage (Its optional but taking backup is always a good practice].
3. Install USB driver for your device on your PC/Laptop- Download USB Driver.
4. Turn on the USB Debugging mode from Developer Options. Go to Settings-Developer Options [Developer options are hidden by default on all Android device running on Android 4.2 or up. So, to unhide it, go to Settings-About phone on your device and tap Build Number for 7 times) See the image below.
Android Developer Options

All the above pre-requisites are very important and must be followed before proceed to installation guide. If you done with all the above instructions, then follow the steps to install TWRP 3.1.1 on Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H.

TWRP 3.1.1 Custom Recovery for Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H:

1) Download TWRP 3.1.1 for Galaxy J5 SM-J500H- Download (twrp-3.1.1-1-j53gxx.img.tar).

2) Download latest Odin software for your PC/Laptop- Download Odin

3) Now switch off your phone and press and hold the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together to boot in to Download Mode (long press until a warning screen appear) and after that press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
Galaxy A7 A700H Download Mode
  
4) Now run the Odin application file as an administrator (Right click on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator)

5) Now connect your Galaxy J5 SM-J500H to your computer via USB cable

6) In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM4]” at ID:COM section at top left side and “Added!” text at the log box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin.

Odin Screen

7) In Odin screen, under Options tab, make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked, no other option should checked.

Auto Reboot F Reset Time in Odin

8) Now, click on AP button and select the downloaded .tar TWRP file

AP button in Odin screen
9) Finally, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, wait few moments, it may take approximately 3 to 5 minutes to complete.

10) Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background

Pass in Odin
11) Your device should automatically reboot after completion

12) You can now disconnect your phone from computer by removing the USB cable

13) Now, to boot into recovery mode- first completely switch off your device. Now press and hold Volume Up+Home+Power button together for few seconds until Samsung logo appears. Within few moments the device will boot into recovery mode.
TWRP 3.1.1 Custom Recovery

14) Now you can go back to your normal Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H smartphone mode by selecting "reboot system now" from the recovery menu. The smartphone will boot to normal mode.

Congratulations! you have completed the process to install TWRP 3.1.1 on Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H. Now your device is running with custom recovery like twrp and you can customize and personalize your device any time by boot into twrp recovery.

Install TWRP 3.1.1 using TWRP Manager:

1. Install TWRP Manager from Google play store on your device.  
2. After installation, open the app and give root permission.
3. Tap on Advanced, then Install Recovery
4. Make sure the correct device from your device screen and tap on Install Recovery
twrp manager

That's it. Use any of the above methods to install TWRP 3.1.1 on Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H. After installation, you can always boot into the custom recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Up, Home and Power button together (while your smartphone is on switch off mode). For any query feel free to contact with us or mention in comment.

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Root Galaxy J5 SM-J500H on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Stock Firmware

If you are looking for a working method to root Galaxy J5 SM-J500H running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, then you are on right place. By following this tutorial, you can easily root your phone within few minutes. In this post, we are going to share CF Auto Root file download link for Samsung Galaxy J5 J500H. To successfully root your phone, you need to follow all the steps carefully.
Root Galaxy J5 SM-J500H

Note: The root package created only for Samsung SM-J500H Galaxy J5 smartphone running on MMB29M.J500HXXU2BQC4 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow stock firmware. Hope the root package will work just fine for all the latest Marshmallow 6.0.1 firmware build for the phone. Do it at your own risk and do it if you know what you going to do. This is only for the advance users.

To complete the root process, you need to download the root file for Galaxy J5 SM-J500H and Odin Software. Download link for both the file is given below. This tutorials is based on Windows PC.

Important Points:

1) Check your battery percentage, should have at least 50% battery power.
2) Turn on the USB Debugging from Developer Options. Go to Settings-Developer Options [Developer options are disabled by default on all Android device running on Android 4.2 or up. So, to activate Developers options, go to Settings-About Phone-Software information and tap Build Number for 7 times) See the image below.
Android Developer Options

3) Download and Install USB driver for your phone- Download
4) Back up important data to SD card (Not compulsory but keeping backup always a good practice)
All the above points are very important before proceed to rooting method. If you are done with all the above pre requisites then follow the step by step guide to root Galaxy J5 sm-J500H running on android 6.0.1 Marshmallow stock firmware.

Root Galaxy J5 SM-J500H on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow:

1. First download the CF-Auto-Root root package for Galaxy J5 SM-J500H- Download
2. Now, extract the Zip file. The file having .tar.md5 extension is the main root file.
3. Download Odin software and extract the zip file- Download
4. Now switch off your phone and boot in to Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power button together (Hold the press for few seconds until a warning message screen appear)
Download Mode Key Combination

5. Now press Volume Up key to continue to Download Mode

6. Now start the Odin software as an Administrator (Right click on Odin application file and click on "Run as Administrator")
7. Now connect your phone to computer via USB cable.
Connect phone to pc

8. In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM5 or other]” at ID:COM section at top left side and “Added!” text at the log box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin.
Odin Screen

9. Now, in Odin screen, under Options tab, make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked, no other option should be checked.
Auto Reboot F Reset Time in Odin

10. Now, click on AP button and select the cf-auto-root file having .tar.md5 extension
11. Now, click on the Start button to begin the rooting process, wait few moments.  
12. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background.
`Pass in Odin

13. Your device will automatically reboot after completion. You can now disconnect the phone from computer.
14. Now, to make sure that your Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H is rooted successfully- open applications menu on your phone and find SuperSU app. If the app is present on your phone, then congratulations, you have successfully rooted your device.
SuperSU on app list

15. You can also check your device root status by using Root Checker app which is available free from Google play store.

Congratulations! you have successfully completed the process to root Galaxy J5 sm-J500H running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow stock firmware. Hope everything goes right for you. If you have any query or stuck at any steps, feel free to contact with us using the contact form or simply comment in this post.
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Root Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920T T-Mobile on Android 7.0 Nougat Stock Firmware

If you are looking for a working method to root Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920T running on Android 7.0 Nougat, then you are on right place. By following this tutorial, you can easily root your phone within few minutes. In this post, we are going to share CF Auto Root file download link for Samsung Galaxy Note 5 N920T. To successfully root your phone, you need to follow all the steps carefully.
Root Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920T T-Mobile

Note: The root package created only for Samsung SM-N920T Galaxy Note 5 smartphone running on NRD90M.N920TUVU4EQG3 Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Hope the root package will work just fine for all the latest Nougat 7.0 firmware build for the phone. Do it at your own risk and do it if you know what you going to do. This is only for the advance users.

To complete the root process, you need to download the root file for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920T and Odin Software. Download link for both the file is given below. This tutorials is based on Windows PC.

Important Points:

1) Check your battery percentage, should have at least 50% battery power.
2) Turn on the USB Debugging from Developer Options. Go to Settings-Developer Options [Developer options are disabled by default on all Android device running on Android 4.2 or up. So, to activate Developers options, go to Settings-About Phone-Software information and tap Build Number for 7 times) See the image below.
Android Developer Options

3) Download and Install USB driver for your phone- Download
4) Back up important data to SD card (Not compulsory but keeping backup always a good practice)
All the above points are very important before proceed to rooting method. If you are done with all the above pre requisites then follow the step by step guide to root Galaxy Note 5 sm-N920T running on android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware.

Root Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920T on Android 7.0 Nougat:

1. First download the CF-Auto-Root root package for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920T- Download
2. Now, extract the Zip file. The file having .tar.md5 extension is the main root file.
3. Download Odin software and extract the zip file- Download
4. Now switch off your phone and boot in to Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power button together (Hold the press for few seconds until a warning message screen appear)
Download Mode Key Combination

5. Now press Volume Up key to continue to Download Mode

6. Now start the Odin software as an Administrator (Right click on Odin application file and click on "Run as Administrator")
7. Now connect your phone to computer via USB cable.
Connect phone to pc

8. In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM5 or other]” at ID:COM section at top left side and “Added!” text at the log box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin.
Odin Screen

9. Now, in Odin screen, under Options tab, make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked, no other option should be checked.
Auto Reboot F Reset Time in Odin

10. Now, click on AP button and select the cf-auto-root file having .tar.md5 extension
11. Now, click on the Start button to begin the rooting process, wait few moments.  
12. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background.
`Pass in Odin

13. Your device will automatically reboot after completion. You can now disconnect the phone from computer.
14. Now, to make sure that your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920T is rooted successfully- open applications menu on your phone and find SuperSU app. If the app is present on your phone, then congratulations, you have successfully rooted your device.
SuperSU on app list

15. You can also check your device root status by using Root Checker app which is available free from Google play store.

Congratulations! you have successfully completed the process to root Galaxy Note 5 sm-N920T running on Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware. Hope everything goes right for you. If you have any query or stuck at any steps, feel free to contact with us using the contact form or simply comment in this post.
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Install TWRP 3.1.1 Custom Recovery on Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920S

Download and install the latest TWRP 3.1.1 custom recovery on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920S. By following this easy step by step tutorial, anyone can install the latest twrp recovery on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920S smartphone. The new twrp 3.1.1 offered a many more new customization features than the previous releases. All the new features and customization options that coming with this latest twrp version is given later part of this tutorial.
TWRP Recovery for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920S

Before proceed to download and install the custom recovery, you should know that why we need custom recovery over stock recovery. Do you know the benefits of having a custom recovery on your android phone? Stock recovery have limited options and have many limitations regarding device backup, software update and others. But with a custom recovery installed like TWRP, you'll have more advanced customization options such as- backup and restore full system, flashing custom rom, flashing custom kernerls, clear DalVik cache, remove bloatware apps or default apps, install .zip files from other sources, gaining root access, do nandroid backup, overclocking cpu frequencies and many more.

What is TWRP Custom Recovery:

TWRP is an open source, community project, developed by TeamWin. Team Win was originally formed to work on porting WiMAX to CM7 for the HTC EVO 4G. After that start working on a recovery project that support more and more devices. Today TWRP is the leading custom recovery for Android phones.
team win twrp recovery project

Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920S with custom recovery installed will allow more customization, optimization, personalization, update and troubleshooting features. The latest twrp 3.1.1 recovery packs with many new features like above. Check out whats new coming with this release of twrp recovery.

TWRP 3.1.1 New Features:

  • Backups will now include adopted storage keys (Dees_Troy)
  • Fixed an adb restore issue (bigbiff)
  • Fixed rebooting when no OS is present (Dees_Troy)
  • Fixed line wrapping in the GUI terminal (_that)
  • Updated TWRP source code to AOSP 7.1.2 (Dees_Troy)Updated TWRP source code to AOSP 7.1.2

Important Notes:

1. This TWRP Recovery file is only for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920S model and not for any other android device.
2. Do not use this method to install custom recovery in any other android phone, you may hard brick your device.
3. This TWRP Recovery tutorial is only for unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920S. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the smartphone.
4. You should do it at your own risk, we are not responsible if anything happen to your device after following this guide.
5. The tutorials is based on Windows PC.

Requirements:

1. Check your device battery power, at least 50% battery backup is required.
2. Backup or copy important data (photos, videos, notes) and settings to external storage (Its optional but taking backup is always a good practice].
3. Install USB driver for your device on your PC/Laptop- Download USB Driver.
4. Turn on the USB Debugging mode from Developer Options. Go to Settings-Developer Options [Developer options are hidden by default on all Android device running on Android 4.2 or up. So, to unhide it, go to Settings-About phone on your device and tap Build Number for 7 times) See the image below.
Android Developer Options

All the above pre-requisites are very important and must be followed before proceed to installation guide. If you done with all the above instructions, then follow the steps to install TWRP 3.1.1 on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920S.

TWRP 3.1.1 Custom Recovery for Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920S:

1) Download TWRP 3.1.1 for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920S- Download (twrp-3.1.1-0-noblelteskt.img.tar).

2) Download latest Odin software for your PC/Laptop- Download Odin

3) Now switch off your phone and press and hold the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together to boot in to Download Mode (long press until a warning screen appear) and after that press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
Galaxy A7 A700H Download Mode
  
4) Now run the Odin application file as an administrator (Right click on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator)

5) Now connect your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920S to your computer via USB cable

6) In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM4]” at ID:COM section at top left side and “Added!” text at the log box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin.

Odin Screen

7) In Odin screen, under Options tab, make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked, no other option should checked.

Auto Reboot F Reset Time in Odin

8) Now, click on AP button and select the downloaded .tar TWRP file

AP button in Odin screen
9) Finally, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, wait few moments, it may take approximately 3 to 5 minutes to complete.

10) Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background

Pass in Odin
11) Your device should automatically reboot after completion

12) You can now disconnect your phone from computer by removing the USB cable

13) Now, to boot into recovery mode- first completely switch off your device. Now press and hold Volume Up+Home+Power button together for few seconds until Samsung logo appears. Within few moments the device will boot into recovery mode.
TWRP 3.1.1 Custom Recovery

14) Now you can go back to your normal Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920S smartphone mode by selecting "reboot system now" from the recovery menu. The smartphone will boot to normal mode.

Congratulations! you have completed the process to install TWRP 3.1.1 on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920S. Now your device is running with custom recovery like twrp and you can customize and personalize your device any time by boot into twrp recovery.

Install TWRP 3.1.1 using TWRP Manager:

1. Install TWRP Manager from Google play store on your device.  
2. After installation, open the app and give root permission.
3. Tap on Advanced, then Install Recovery
4. Make sure the correct device from your device screen and tap on Install Recovery
twrp manager

That's it. Use any of the above methods to install TWRP 3.1.1 on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920S. After installation, you can always boot into the custom recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Up, Home and Power button together (while your smartphone is on switch off mode). For any query feel free to contact with us or mention in comment.

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Install TWRP 3.1.1 Custom Recovery on Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920L Korea

Download and install the latest TWRP 3.1.1 custom recovery on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920L. By following this easy step by step tutorial, anyone can install the latest twrp recovery on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920L smartphone. The new twrp 3.1.1 offered a many more new customization features than the previous releases. All the new features and customization options that coming with this latest twrp version is given later part of this tutorial.
TWRP Recovery for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920L

Before proceed to download and install the custom recovery, you should know that why we need custom recovery over stock recovery. Do you know the benefits of having a custom recovery on your android phone? Stock recovery have limited options and have many limitations regarding device backup, software update and others. But with a custom recovery installed like TWRP, you'll have more advanced customization options such as- backup and restore full system, flashing custom rom, flashing custom kernerls, clear DalVik cache, remove bloatware apps or default apps, install .zip files from other sources, gaining root access, do nandroid backup, overclocking cpu frequencies and many more.

What is TWRP Custom Recovery:

TWRP is an open source, community project, developed by TeamWin. Team Win was originally formed to work on porting WiMAX to CM7 for the HTC EVO 4G. After that start working on a recovery project that support more and more devices. Today TWRP is the leading custom recovery for Android phones.
team win twrp recovery project

Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920L with custom recovery installed will allow more customization, optimization, personalization, update and troubleshooting features. The latest twrp 3.1.1 recovery packs with many new features like above. Check out whats new coming with this release of twrp recovery.

TWRP 3.1.1 New Features:

  • Backups will now include adopted storage keys (Dees_Troy)
  • Fixed an adb restore issue (bigbiff)
  • Fixed rebooting when no OS is present (Dees_Troy)
  • Fixed line wrapping in the GUI terminal (_that)
  • Updated TWRP source code to AOSP 7.1.2 (Dees_Troy)Updated TWRP source code to AOSP 7.1.2

Important Notes:

1. This TWRP Recovery file is only for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920L model and not for any other android device.
2. Do not use this method to install custom recovery in any other android phone, you may hard brick your device.
3. This TWRP Recovery tutorial is only for unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920L. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the smartphone.
4. You should do it at your own risk, we are not responsible if anything happen to your device after following this guide.
5. The tutorials is based on Windows PC.

Requirements:

1. Check your device battery power, at least 50% battery backup is required.
2. Backup or copy important data (photos, videos, notes) and settings to external storage (Its optional but taking backup is always a good practice].
3. Install USB driver for your device on your PC/Laptop- Download USB Driver.
4. Turn on the USB Debugging mode from Developer Options. Go to Settings-Developer Options [Developer options are hidden by default on all Android device running on Android 4.2 or up. So, to unhide it, go to Settings-About phone on your device and tap Build Number for 7 times) See the image below.
Android Developer Options

All the above pre-requisites are very important and must be followed before proceed to installation guide. If you done with all the above instructions, then follow the steps to install TWRP 3.1.1 on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920L.

TWRP 3.1.1 Custom Recovery for Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920L:

1) Download TWRP 3.1.1 for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920L- Download (twrp-3.1.1-0-noblelteskt.img.tar).

2) Download latest Odin software for your PC/Laptop- Download Odin

3) Now switch off your phone and press and hold the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together to boot in to Download Mode (long press until a warning screen appear) and after that press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
Galaxy A7 A700H Download Mode
  
4) Now run the Odin application file as an administrator (Right click on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator)

5) Now connect your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920L to your computer via USB cable

6) In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM4]” at ID:COM section at top left side and “Added!” text at the log box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin.

Odin Screen

7) In Odin screen, under Options tab, make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked, no other option should checked.

Auto Reboot F Reset Time in Odin

8) Now, click on AP button and select the downloaded .tar TWRP file

AP button in Odin screen
9) Finally, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, wait few moments, it may take approximately 3 to 5 minutes to complete.

10) Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background

Pass in Odin
11) Your device should automatically reboot after completion

12) You can now disconnect your phone from computer by removing the USB cable

13) Now, to boot into recovery mode- first completely switch off your device. Now press and hold Volume Up+Home+Power button together for few seconds until Samsung logo appears. Within few moments the device will boot into recovery mode.
TWRP 3.1.1 Custom Recovery

14) Now you can go back to your normal Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920L smartphone mode by selecting "reboot system now" from the recovery menu. The smartphone will boot to normal mode.

Congratulations! you have completed the process to install TWRP 3.1.1 on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920L. Now your device is running with custom recovery like twrp and you can customize and personalize your device any time by boot into twrp recovery.

Install TWRP 3.1.1 using TWRP Manager:

1. Install TWRP Manager from Google play store on your device.  
2. After installation, open the app and give root permission.
3. Tap on Advanced, then Install Recovery
4. Make sure the correct device from your device screen and tap on Install Recovery
twrp manager

That's it. Use any of the above methods to install TWRP 3.1.1 on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920L. After installation, you can always boot into the custom recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Up, Home and Power button together (while your smartphone is on switch off mode). For any query feel free to contact with us or mention in comment.

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Install TWRP 3.1.1 Custom Recovery on Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920K Korea

Download and install the latest TWRP 3.1.1 custom recovery on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920K. By following this easy step by step tutorial, anyone can install the latest twrp recovery on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920K smartphone. The new twrp 3.1.1 offered a many more new customization features than the previous releases. All the new features and customization options that coming with this latest twrp version is given later part of this tutorial.
TWRP Recovery for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920K Korea

Before proceed to download and install the custom recovery, you should know that why we need custom recovery over stock recovery. Do you know the benefits of having a custom recovery on your android phone? Stock recovery have limited options and have many limitations regarding device backup, software update and others. But with a custom recovery installed like TWRP, you'll have more advanced customization options such as- backup and restore full system, flashing custom rom, flashing custom kernerls, clear DalVik cache, remove bloatware apps or default apps, install .zip files from other sources, gaining root access, do nandroid backup, overclocking cpu frequencies and many more.

What is TWRP Custom Recovery:

TWRP is an open source, community project, developed by TeamWin. Team Win was originally formed to work on porting WiMAX to CM7 for the HTC EVO 4G. After that start working on a recovery project that support more and more devices. Today TWRP is the leading custom recovery for Android phones.
team win twrp recovery project

Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920K with custom recovery installed will allow more customization, optimization, personalization, update and troubleshooting features. The latest twrp 3.1.1 recovery packs with many new features like above. Check out whats new coming with this release of twrp recovery.

TWRP 3.1.1 New Features:

  • Backups will now include adopted storage keys (Dees_Troy)
  • Fixed an adb restore issue (bigbiff)
  • Fixed rebooting when no OS is present (Dees_Troy)
  • Fixed line wrapping in the GUI terminal (_that)
  • Updated TWRP source code to AOSP 7.1.2 (Dees_Troy)Updated TWRP source code to AOSP 7.1.2

Important Notes:

1. This TWRP Recovery file is only for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920K model and not for any other android device.
2. Do not use this method to install custom recovery in any other android phone, you may hard brick your device.
3. This TWRP Recovery tutorial is only for unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920K. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the smartphone.
4. You should do it at your own risk, we are not responsible if anything happen to your device after following this guide.
5. The tutorials is based on Windows PC.

Requirements:

1. Check your device battery power, at least 50% battery backup is required.
2. Backup or copy important data (photos, videos, notes) and settings to external storage (Its optional but taking backup is always a good practice].
3. Install USB driver for your device on your PC/Laptop- Download USB Driver.
4. Turn on the USB Debugging mode from Developer Options. Go to Settings-Developer Options [Developer options are hidden by default on all Android device running on Android 4.2 or up. So, to unhide it, go to Settings-About phone on your device and tap Build Number for 7 times) See the image below.
Android Developer Options

All the above pre-requisites are very important and must be followed before proceed to installation guide. If you done with all the above instructions, then follow the steps to install TWRP 3.1.1 on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920K.

TWRP 3.1.1 Custom Recovery for Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920K:

1) Download TWRP 3.1.1 for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920K- Download (twrp-3.1.1-0-noblelteskt.img.tar).

2) Download latest Odin software for your PC/Laptop- Download Odin

3) Now switch off your phone and press and hold the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together to boot in to Download Mode (long press until a warning screen appear) and after that press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
Galaxy A7 A700H Download Mode
  
4) Now run the Odin application file as an administrator (Right click on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator)

5) Now connect your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920K to your computer via USB cable

6) In Odin screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM4]” at ID:COM section at top left side and “Added!” text at the log box. This means your device has been successfully detected by Odin.

Odin Screen

7) In Odin screen, under Options tab, make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked, no other option should checked.

Auto Reboot F Reset Time in Odin

8) Now, click on AP button and select the downloaded .tar TWRP file

AP button in Odin screen
9) Finally, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, wait few moments, it may take approximately 3 to 5 minutes to complete.

10) Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background

Pass in Odin
11) Your device should automatically reboot after completion

12) You can now disconnect your phone from computer by removing the USB cable

13) Now, to boot into recovery mode- first completely switch off your device. Now press and hold Volume Up+Home+Power button together for few seconds until Samsung logo appears. Within few moments the device will boot into recovery mode.
TWRP 3.1.1 Custom Recovery

14) Now you can go back to your normal Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920K smartphone mode by selecting "reboot system now" from the recovery menu. The smartphone will boot to normal mode.

Congratulations! you have completed the process to install TWRP 3.1.1 on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920K. Now your device is running with custom recovery like twrp and you can customize and personalize your device any time by boot into twrp recovery.

Install TWRP 3.1.1 using TWRP Manager:

1. Install TWRP Manager from Google play store on your device.  
2. After installation, open the app and give root permission.
3. Tap on Advanced, then Install Recovery
4. Make sure the correct device from your device screen and tap on Install Recovery
twrp manager

That's it. Use any of the above methods to install TWRP 3.1.1 on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920K. After installation, you can always boot into the custom recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Up, Home and Power button together (while your smartphone is on switch off mode). For any query feel free to contact with us or mention in comment.

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