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How to Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy M10

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Written by Hassan Abbas

Install TWRP Recovery for Samsung Galaxy M10 using easy steps guide. Yes! You heard it right. In this guide, we’ll install the latest official TWRP recovery on the Galaxy M10 smartphone. Instead of many cheapest smartphones, Android users also had an affection towards Samsung. Hence, this year the company has released a new Galaxy M series consisting of most affordable phones with flagship features.

Samsung Galaxy M10:

Samsung Galaxy M10 features a premium display and design. A new system UI and a reliable battery. The Galaxy M10 price in India starts from just Rs. 8990. That means users can experience and enjoy all the latest and trending features at a reasonable price. Moreover, it comes in two variants: Galaxy M10 16GB 2GB RAM and Galaxy M10 32GB 3GB RAM.

Specification:

Here are some more Samsung Galaxy M10 specifications, it offers 1.6GHz Exynos 7870  octa-core processor. Furthermore, it features 6.7 inches of Super AMOLED screen with 1080 x 2400 pixels of resolution. Let’s talk about its camera Galaxy M10 camera, it sports dual camera setup of 13 + 5 megapixel. Also, it offers a 5-megapixel front camera for selfies. For detailed specs, search galaxy m10 gsmarena on google.

There are different ways to install TWRP on any Android phone. You can either install TWRP using the app or you can install TWRP without PC. In this guide, we’ll install TWRP recovery on Galaxy M10 using ADB and fastboot commands. Additionally, we’ll also install TWRP recovery on Galaxy M10 using the Odin flash tool.

Disclaimer:

We will not be held liable for any damage caused to your phone by using this guide. Implement the steps at your own risk.

Pre-Requisites:

  • To avoid interruption, charge your phone to at least 60%.
  • Install the latest official Samsung USB drivers on PC, in order to recognize your phone when connected via USB cable.

Download Samsung Galaxy M10 USB Drivers.

  • Moreover, enable USB debugging in your mobile settings.

How to Enable USB Debugging on Galaxy M10.

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

Steps to install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy M10:

Method 1: ADB & fastboot

Step 1: Download ADB and fastboot.

Step 2: Install these ADB drivers on PC.

Step 3: 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).

Step 5: Connect your device to PC via USB cable.

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

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

adb devices

When you press enter, a message saying List of devices attached’ will show. This will confirm that your M10 is successfully connected to 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: Enter the below command to boot Galaxy M10 into fastboot mode.

adb reboot bootloader

Step 9: To confirm whether fastboot is functional or not, enter the following command:

fastboot devices

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

Step 10: To Install TWRP recovery on Galaxy M10, enter the following command:

fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

This will initiate the Samsung Galaxy M10 TWRP recovery installation process. It will hardly last for a few minutes.

Finally! This is how you can install TWRP recovery on Galaxy M10 using ADB and fastboot commands.

Method 2: Odin Tool

Step 1: Download the Odin Tool.

Step 2: Download TWRP recovery tar.md5.

Step 3: Power off your phone completely until it vibrates.

Step 4: Reboot it into downloading mode now. For that,  press and hold Power button+ Volume down key simultaneously until the download mode appears.

Step 5: Connect the device to PC using a USB cable.

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

In Odin, the ID: COM section will turn blue. Also, an Added message will show. This will confirm that your Galaxy M10 is successfully connected to PC.

Note: If such a thing doesn’t happen, then again install Samsung USB driver as well as the ADB drivers. If the problem still persists, change USB cable or the USB port.

Step 7: Moreover, tick the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options.

Note: Do not tick Re-partition, Nand Erase or any other options.

Step 8: Just tap on the AP button and select the downloaded TWRP recovery.tar.md5 file.

Step 9: let’s start the Samsung Galaxy M10 TWRP recovery flashing process now. To do so, click the Start button present on the Odin tool.

Wait until the TWRP recovery Galaxy M10 flashing process finishes. As soon as it completes, the ID: COM section will turn green with a Pass message.

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

Finally! You’ve successfully installed TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy M10 using Odin flash tool.

Steps to Boot Galaxy M10 into TWRP recovery mode:

Step 1: Power off Samsung Galaxy M10.

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 Reboot Recovery app from Google Play Store.

Conclusion:

I hope this guide is helpful to install TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy M10 SM-M105F and SM-M105DS smartphone. If you have issues related to this guide then without any hesitation let us know in the comments section below!

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Also Read: Guide to root Galaxy S10 series on Android 10 One UI 2

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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