Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530F and SM-G530FZ (Android 5.0.2)


In this detailed tutorial you will be able to install TWRP recovery on your Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530F and SM-G530FZ running Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. Galaxy Grand Prime has already updated to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop if you didn’t update your device yet, follow this guide, with the latest firmware on your Galaxy Grand Prime you can enjoy all the goodies with redesigned interface and latest features of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop.

Further you can enhance your device performance and add tweaking stuff related to Galaxy Grand Prime but the most important figure in the customization fields is the need of a custom recovery. We are using TWRP recovery in this tutorial so once you successfully install TWRP recovery on your Galaxy Grand Prime you would be able to get more out of your device powerful hardware.

Just carry on to the below description and follow the step by step process to install TWRP recovery on Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530F and SM-G530FZ . There are multiple thing you can perform with custom recovery some of them are described below.

Benefits of flashing Custom Recovery on Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530F and SM-G530FZ

Flash Custom ROMs: Custom recovery let’s you flash the custom firmware in your device, Custom ROMs have freedom to customize User-Interface and much more which you can’t find in the Stock firmware. You can update to any type of Android firmware available for your device.

Mods and Tweaks: Android OS let’s you install custom mods and tweaks, further you can install custom kernels to over clock CPU speed to enhance device performance.

Backup and Restore firmware: Custom recovery also contain feature to backup/restore whole OS including data and Apps. You can store multiple backups of your device depending on the available storage.

How to Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530F and SM-G530FZ

Before you begin:

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes installation process of TWRP 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 60%

Download these files:

Download Odin 3.10

Download Samsung USB drivers

Download TWRP Recovery

Process to Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530F and SM-G530FZ

Just follow the below steps in sequence to Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530F and SM-G530FZ.

Click Odin3.10.exe to run the Odin tool.

Now boot your device into Download Mode, to do so turn off your device properly and turn it on again by pressing and holding Home Button + Volume Down + Power Key simultaneously until you see a warning now press Volume up to enter Download Mode.

Connect your device to PC via USB cable.

If everything goes well Odin will detect your device and the ID:COM box should turn blue which indicates that your device has been successfully added.

Please make sure “Auto Reboot & F.Reset Time” options are checked in the Options Tab in Odin screen.

In Odin click the AP tab and select the downloaded TWRP recovery file for your device.

Hit the start button at the bottom and wait for the installation process to complete.


Once the process is completed you will see a “PASS” message in the ID:COM box.

Your device will automatically reboot and disconnect the device.

TWRP recovery has been successfully installed on your Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530F and G530FZ. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your comment in the below comment section.


A Software Engineer who loves to hang around latest gadgets and writes his own experiences to get the best possible and accurate information.
  1. Reply yousuf November 2, 2015 at 2:14 am

    I successfully installed twrp recovery in my galaxy grand prime sm-g530f but how i can get lollipop now

  2. Reply Sony Stevens November 14, 2015 at 7:23 pm

    Hello.please explain to me what is TWRP recovery?is it the same as roms or OS.I have a region locked grand prime G530FZ and was thinking of flashing it with custom rom since there is no devices’official firmware or stock rom for my country or Africa region.Thank you.

    • Reply Alee November 15, 2015 at 6:47 am

      TWRP is a custom recovery that you need to install on your device in order to flash custom ROMs or other recovery flashable .zip files. If you want to flash custom ROMs on your device then first you need to flash TWRP recovery on your device, the whole process is mentioned in the tutorial.

  3. Reply j.deen April 23, 2016 at 2:53 pm

    i am done flashing the twrp but when i boot it to recovery mode, it only shows black screen.

    • Reply Adney April 24, 2016 at 10:38 am

      you might be flashing non compatible recovery, please check the device model and then download it accordingly

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