How to install TWRP/CWM Recovery on Android 4.4.2 on Galaxy S4 I9500 – Video

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[sch i=”description” c=”In this video tut, we’ve shown you how to install CWM or TWRP recovery on Android 4.4.2 firmware on Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 model. This method is applicable on all Kitkat firmwares of all countries. Before following this tutorial, make sure your phone is rooted”] (instructions for Rooting android 4.4 on GS4 I9500). The installation is pretty simple. Either of these custom recovery is needed if you want to install third-party custom ROMs or access advanced features/options like full nandroid backup, etc.

  • Download the latest TWRP recovery for Kitkat for GS4 I9500 from here or CWM recovery for Android 4.4.2 from here (I recommend TWRP recovery).
  • Turn off your phone and start in download mode (volume down+home+power keys together)
  • Launch ODIN program (if you don’t have ODIN program, download it from here), click on pda and navigate to the downloaded file. Click on Start button then.
  • Once PASS message is displayed. Disconnect the phone.
  • Installation is successful. You can test the same by entering into recovery mode by pressing volume up+home +power buttons simultaneously for few moments in switched off state of your phone.

If you encounter any issue, post here in comment section..

One Reply to “How to install TWRP/CWM Recovery on Android 4.4.2 on Galaxy S4 I9500 – Video”

  1. I have a sprint galaxy s4.

    When I attempt to boot into recovery, my phone just shows recovery booting in the upper left hand corner. Is there anything I can do?

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