How to Install TWRP on your Galaxy S10
I know what you have in mind for your S10, so you’ll be glad to discover this tutorial. Fortunately, developers have been able to get TWRP recovery successfully working on the new S line from Samsung, your device included. There are plenty of questions every day about how to install TWRP on your device and you are about to find out.
Doing so is not particularly difficult or dangerous. However, installing TWRP on your device will trigger Samsung Knox security. Therefore, unless the laws in your country force Samsung to provide warranty regardless of the software status, your warranty is void. Even more, no unofficial TWRP is bug-free, so a few issues here and there may occur.
And you will no longer be able to install OTA updates from Samsung and that’s a huge problem. I had to tell you all these before moving forward. You should know from the very start if the procedure isn’t for you.
If you’re though a power user, then you should definitely install TWRP recovery on your Galaxy S10 handset.
- Allow bootloader unlocking in Developer options >> OEM unlocking;
- Then, power off your device. Press Bixby + Volume Down and plug in your device to a PC to boot into download mode. Long press Volume up to unlock the bootloader and go through the initial setup. Skip through all the steps since data will be wiped again later when we are installing Magisk. Connect the device to internet in the setup though. Enable developer options, and confirm that the OEM unlocking option exists and grayed out;
- You should have a working PC/Laptop ready to be used;
- Download and install the latest drivers your PC/Laptop;
- Make sure that you charge your S10 phone for at least 60%, if not even more;
- Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding as a precaution.
How to Install TWRP on your Galaxy S10:
- At first, grab the TWRP for your Galaxy S10 smartphone;
- Also download the latest Odin version and extract the contents of the zip;
- Now, it’s time to boot into recovery mode;
- Then, you should better factory reset the device from recovery;
- Press and hold the Volume Down + Bixby + power buttons together, and then press the Power button till you see the usual Android robot. Press Power again to confirm to enter into Download Mode;
- Open Odin on your computer;
- Do not hesitate to connect your phone to your computer while your phone is in the Download Mode;
- At that point, one of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This step might take some time;
- Click on ‘PDA’ / ‘AP’ and select the TWRP package file you want to flash/install on your phone;
- In ODIN, uncheck the Auto Reboot and check F. Reset Time options, if you haven’t done that already;
- Up next, click on Star” to begin the installation;
- Art this point, installation process will start and would take a few minutes to complete;
- Now, you may check that the TWRP recovery is installed successfully on your device. For that, press and hold the Power button and Volume Up button at the same time for a few seconds;
- Leave both Buttons and wait to enter to Upload Mode. Then, hit and hold the Power button + Bixby Button + Volume Down button. When the device switches off, leave Volume Down button and hold the Power + Bixby + Volume Up. When the Samsung Logo appears, you may leave the Power button. Now, your device will boot into TWRP recovery mode.
That’s it! You have the confirmation that your Samsung Galaxy S10 has been flashed with TWRP. Easy enough, right? Let me know if you need any extra help.