Tuesday, May 24, 2016

How to Install TWRP Recovery on the 7 3G

Thestockrecoveryon the 7 doesn’t provide options to flash custom ROMs and Mods, hence even with root-access, you can’t rlly take full advantaged of it. Custom Recoveries help in this situation as they sit on the place of your stock recovery and provide you with plenty of options to choose from, options ranging from backing up ROMs to installing new ROMs. One of these custom recoveries is TWRP Recovery, a touch-based recovery that lets you flash custom ROMs and Mods on your 7 without much exertion. Follow this guide to install TWRP Recovery on your 7 3G device and have the freedom to customize your device!By EditAndroidI. Before You Begin:1. You must have rooted your device before doing this procedure. OurHow to Root the 7guide should help you with that.2. This will replace your current recovery with the TWRP Recovery.3. This works on the 7 3G model only.II. Downloading Required Files:1.TWRP Recovery (Download the latest version of Recovery)2.FastbootIII. Installing TWRP Recovery on the 7 3G:1. Download and place both the files onto your Desktop.2. Unzip files from theFastbootarchive to your Desktop. You’ll getfastboot.exnd some other files.3. Turn OFF your 7 device.4. Reboot your device intoFastbootmode. To do so, just press and hold theVolume DOWN+Powerbuttons together.5. Connect your device to your PC using the USB cable.6. Open a Command Prompt Window on your Desktop. It can be done by pressing and holding theShiftbutton on your board and right-click on any blank ar on the screen, then selectOpen command window here.7. Type in following command into the Command Prompt Window replacingrecoveryfilename.imgwith the actual name of the Recovery you downloaded.fastboot flash recovery recoveryfilename.img8. Once the recovery has been flashed on your device, reboot your device.9. You’re all set!Wonderful! Your 7 3G is now rocking TWRP Recovery and is rdy to be flashed with some rlly amazing ROMs!

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