Update Samsung Galaxy Note 2 with TWRP 2.3 Custom Recovery [Tutorial]

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By IBTimes Staff Reporter | November 12, 2012 8:06 PM EST

The Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP) has been one of the most widely used custom recoveries for Android devices. Installing a custom recovery will allow you to install custom ROMs, Nandroid backup/restores and perform advance tasks. Now, TWRP 2.3 custom recovery has arrived for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 that can be installed using Odin.

Users looking to install the new TWRP 2.3 on their Note 2 may check out the guide below. IBTimes UK cautions users to proceed at their own risk. Before proceeding, users are advised to take a look at the pre-requisites section below:

Pre-requisites:

  • Back up all the important data
  • Install all the USB drivers for the Galaxy Note 2
  • Enable USB debugging mode
  • Make sure your device is left with a minimum charge of 80 per cent
  • Ensure your device is factory unlocked

To install TWRP 2.3 Recovery on Galaxy Note 2:

  • Download TWRP Recovery package for Galaxy Note 2 to your computer
  • Download Odin v1.85
  • Turn off the phone and enter Download mode. To do so, press and hold Volume Down + Home buttons and then press the Power button until you see the Samsung logo on the screen
  • Open Odin on your PC and connect the phone to the PC while your phone is in the Download mode
  • If your Note 2 is connected successfully, one of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow
  • Choose the files that you have to flash/install on the phone
  • Click on PDA and choose the file "cwm6-recovery-note2.tar.md5"
  • Check the Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options
  • Click on the Start button in Odin. The installation will begin and would take few minutes to complete the same
  • Your phone will restart by itself. You may now unplug the device from the computer

Your Galaxy Note 2 has been updated to TWRP 2.3 custom recovery.

[Source: Team Android]

 

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