Great news for the Nexus 6 owners, TWRP 3.0.0 is now available for Nexus 6 code name ‘shamu’. TeamWin has officially released the version 3.0.0 for the TWRP recovery for multiple device, our previous post was on HTC One A9 with TWRP 3.0.0 but now we are going to help you on each step to install latest TWRP 3.0.0 on your Google Nexus 6. The TWRP recovery version 3.0.0 includes much more nicer looks with new theme and redesigned interface, special support for the Android Marshmallow.
The custom recovery is a necessary item if you are frequent custom ROM changer or perform modification in your device, then you should be well aware of the words root and custom recovery. TWRP recovery for Nexus 6 is now available, in this guide we will let you know how to install twrp recovery on Nexus 6. There are multiple benefits of TWRP recovery installed on your device like you can install Xposed Framework, mods and Custom ROMs to enhance user experience. So just go ahead and follow the step by step process to install TWRP custom recovery on Nexus 6.
How to install latest TWRP 3.0.0 on Nexus 6
Before you begin:
Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom recovery. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.
- Enable USB Debugging (Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging)
- Your phone battery should be charged minimum 80%
- Your device bootloader should be unlocked or Click Here (Apply the same process)
Download these files:
- Download Google USB drivers.
- Download and Extract adb fastboot.
- Download TWRP Recovery for Nexus 6 (shamu)
Process to install TWRP recovery on Nexus 6
Just follow the below simple steps in sequence to install TWRP recovery on Nexus 6.
Extract the downloaded TWRP recovery file and rename in to recovery.img
Now connect your device to the PC using USB cable.
Open the adb-and-fastboot folder you extracted earlier and copy the TWRP recovery inside the adb-and-fastboot folder.
Inside adb-and-fastboot folder, press SHIFT and Right-Click on an empty space inside the same folder.
Click on Open command prompt here as shown in picture below.
Now enter the following command to boot your device into bootloader mode,
“adb reboot bootloader”
Then type the following command to flash TWRP recovery in your device,
“fastboot flash recovery recovery.img”
Wait for the process to complete then reboot your device by typing,
You have successfully installed TWRP recovery on Nexus 6.
You can enter TWRP Recovery mode by using hardware key combination or by typing the following command.
” adb reboot recovery “
That’s it, you have successfully installed TWRP recovery on Nexus 6. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your comment in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.