Quick guide on how to root Samsung Galaxy Core 2 and install TWRP Recovery on it.
Samsung Galaxy Core 2 phone user who may be waiting for the updates of the Android version in their device but there is no talk from the Google about the release of further Android updates for the device.
So, if you are a Samsung Galaxy Core 2 user and you are willing to update your device by some Custom ROMs you need to Root your device. In this guide we will guide you through the steps for rooting your phone and installing TWRP recovery tool on the device which helps in flashing custom ROMs.
Preparing Your Phone
- Battery should be fully charged.
- Back any important data present in the phone to external storage.
- A working USB cable is required.
- Download and Install USB drivers for the device on the PC.
Rooting and Installing TWRP recovery
Steps to be followed for root and installing TWRP on Samsung Galaxy Core 2 -
- Download and extract Odin 3.10.6 on PC.
- Download TWRP Recovery zip file and extract it on your PC.
- Download SuperSu.zip file and copy it to your Galaxy Core 2.
- Open Odin3 V3.10.6.exe.
- Reboot your device in download mode now. To do so, turn it ON by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power Key.
- Once your phone boots up, press the Volume Up key to continue.
- Connect your phone to your PC now (the ID:COM box in the top-left corner of Odin turns blue, this indicates that your phone is connected properly).
- Click the “AP” tab in Odin and select the TWRP Recovery.tar file.
- Tick the Auto-Reboot option if not ticked.
- Click on Start button and allow the process to complete.
- Disconnect the device after the process is completed, it will reboot.
- Now, Reboot into recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power Key.
- In the TWRP recovery menu select Install and flash the SuperSU.zip file downloaded earlier and reboot the device once the process is completed.
That's you have successfully rooted your device and TWRP recovery is installed on the device. To check the status of Root you can download Root Checker app from the Play Store.