Install TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge running Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (Sprint, US Cellular, T-Mobile, Chinese)

Galaxy-s6-&-S6-Edge

In this tutorial we are here at Thunderztech.com to guide you on the complete process to flash latest TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge including variants T-Mobile, Sprint, Chinese and US Cellular. If you have updated your Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, you might be searching for the easiest method to flash custom recovery on your device. Though there is a variety of custom recoveries available but we recommend you to install TWRP recovery on your Galaxy S6 & Galaxy S6 Edge. In our previous article we covered TWRP recovery for all variants of Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge and in this article you will be able to flash TWRP recovery on your T-Mobile, Sprint, Chinese and US Cellular Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.

TWRP recovery has a User friendly interface and convenient to use even for the beginners. Good news is that TWRP has officially released it’s latest build for the Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge running on the latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware. Just follow the guide to install TWRP recovery on Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge and see the  list of compatible devices below.

TWRP recovery compatible Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge devices

  • Sprint Galaxy S6
  • T-Mobile Galaxy S6/S6 Edge
  • Chinese Galaxy S6/S6 Edge
  • US Cellular Galaxy S6/S6 Edge

If you are an experienced user then well & good, you will never find any confusion in the installation process but if you are new to the flashing process then you have to pay full attention on the step by step guide to successfully install TWRP recovery on your Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge.

There are multiple thing you can perform with custom recovery some of them are described below.

Benefits of flashing Custom Recovery on Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge

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 Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge T-Mobile, Sprint, Chinese and US Cellular

Before you begin:

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom Rom, Custom recovery and root. 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 70%

Download these files:

Download TWRP recovery from the below mentioned link according to your device model

Download TWRP recovery for Sprint Galaxy S6 (zerofltespr)

Download TWRP recovery for Chinese Galaxy S6/S6 Edge (zeroltezt)

Download TWRP recovery for US Cellular Galaxy S6/S6 Edge (zerolteusc)

Download TWRP recovery for T-Mobile Galaxy S6/S6 Edge (zeroltetmo)

Process to install TWRP recovery on Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge running Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Just follow the below steps to install TWRP recovery on your Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge on variants T-Mobile, Sprint, Chinese and US Cellular.

  • Click Odin3.09.exe to run the Odin tool.

Odin-3.09

  • 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 you have installed USB drivers for your device properly then you will never face any problem regarding device-Odin connection, 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 Odin screen.
  • In Odin click the AP tab and select the TWRP recovery TAR file.

Odin-PASS-Message

  • 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.

That’s it! You have successfully installed TWRP recovery on your Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge on variants T-Mobile, Sprint, Chinese and US Cellular. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your comment in the below comment section.

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