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How to Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A70

Written by Hassan Abbas

Nowadays, Samsung is focusing mostly on mid-range smartphones rather than the flagship ones. The all-new Galaxy A70 is Samsung’s latest device from the A-series. This phone is released with a premium design and affordable price tag as well. Moreover, Galaxy A70 features all the trendy attributes including an in-display fingerprint sensor, Samsung Pay, triple rear cameras and much more. In this guide, we’ll go through easy steps on how to install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A70.

It comes in two variants:
  • Galaxy A70 128GB 6GB RAM
  • Galaxy A70 8GB RAM 128GB

Both variants have similar specs except the RAM and storage. Galaxy A70 launch date in India was May 2019. However, it was already making news with its amazing specs and features. Looking at some more Galaxy A70 specification, it offers Qualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675 Octa-core processor. Furthermore, it features 6.7 inches of Super AMOLED screen with 1080 x 2400 pixels of resolution.


  • sports a triple camera setup of 32 + 8 + 5 megapixel on the rear
  • it features a 32 megapixel of selfie camera
  • offers a non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery with fast charging support
  • you can get more Samsung Galaxy A70 review and unboxing videos on YouTube
  • Besides, it comes with the latest Android 9.0 Pie operating system

Do you want to Root Galaxy A70? Do you want to install custom ROM on Galaxy A70?

If yes, then install TWRP first. In this guide, we’ll install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A70 using ADB and fastboot commands. Furthermore, we’ll also install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A70 using the Odin flash tool. You may use any method you prefer. Besides, you may also use Android apps like TWRP manager or Flashify to flash TWRP recovery. Interested users may move ahead to flash the latest official TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy A70 SM-A705FD smartphone mentioned below.


The steps given ahead are risky. We will not be liable for any damage caused to your phone.


  • Charge your mobile to at least 50% before going further.
  • Install the latest Samsung USB drivers, to recognize your phone when connected to PC.

Download Samsung Galaxy A70 USB Drivers.

  • Enable USB debugging in your phone settings.

How to Enable USB Debugging on Galaxy A70.

  • Also, enable OEM to unlock from the Developer options.
  • Backup your contacts, apps, messages, call logs, notes, etc for safety.

Steps to install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A70:

Method 1:

adb and fastboot

Step 1: Download ADB drivers.

Step 2: Install it on your PC.

Step 3: Now download TWRP.img.

Step 4: Copy this twrp.img file to the location C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder (where you’ve installed the ADB drivers).

Then you’ll see these files in the ADB folder:


Step 5: Connect your mobile to PC using a USB cable.

Step 6: On your PC, go to C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder, hold the Shift button and right mouse click on space. You’ll see a list of options from which select Open command window here option. This will open the cmd window.

Step 7: Type the below command in the cmd window and press enter key:

adb devices

As soon as you hit enter, a message saying ‘List of devices attached’ will appear. This will confirm that your phone is successfully connected to a PC.

Note: If such a thing doesn’t happen, then re-install Samsung USB drivers or ADB drivers.

How to fix USB Device Not Recognized error.

Step 8: Now type the below command to boot Galaxy A70 into fastboot mode.

adb reboot bootloader

Step 9: To confirm whether fastboot is functional or not, type the below command and press enter:

fastboot devices

Note: Some random numbers along with the ‘List of devices attached’ message will confirm that fastboot is indeed functional.

Step 10: Let’s install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A70 now. For that, type the below command and press enter:

fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

This will begin the Galaxy A70 TWRP recovery installation process. It will hardly complete within a few minutes.

Finally! This is how you can install TWRP recovery on the Galaxy A70 smartphone using ADB and fastboot commands.

Method 2: 


Step 1: Download the Odin tool.

Step 2: Now download TWRP recovery.

Step 3: Switch off your Galaxy A70.

Step 4: Now restart it into download mode. For doing so, press and hold Power button+ Volume down key simultaneously until the download mode appears.

Step 5: Keeping the phone in download mode, connect it to PC using a USB cable.

Step 6: On your PC, launch the downloaded Odin tool.

In Odin, the ID: COM section will turn blue. Also, an Added message will appear. This will confirm a successful connection between your phone and PC.

Note: If such a thing doesn’t happen, then change USB cable or the USB port.

Step 7: Besides, check the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options as shown below.

Note: Do not check Re-partition or Nand Erase options.

Step 8: Click on the AP button and

Step 9: To initiate the Galaxy A70 TWRP flashing process, just tap the Start button present on the Odin flash tool.

Calm down and wait until the installation completes. As soon as it finishes, the ID: COM section will turn green with a Pass message.

Note: If Odin fails, then close everything, again boot your phone into download mode and repeat the complete process.

Finally! You’ve successfully installed TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy A70 using the Odin flash tool.

Steps to Boot Galaxy A70 into TWRP recovery mode:

Step 1: Switch off your Galaxy A70 completely until it vibrates.

Step 2: Press and hold Volume up key + Power button simultaneously. As soon as you see the TWRP logo, leave both the keys.

Note: If you are not able to reboot the phone into recovery, use the TWRP Manager app from Google Play Store.


I hope this article helps you to download and install TWRP recovery on the Samsung Galaxy A70 SM-A705FD smartphone. For any suggestions or issues related to this guide, use the comments section mentioned below.

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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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