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TWRP Recovery for Galaxy S4 I9505 on Android Lollipop

TWRP Recovery for Galaxy S4android 5.0 Lollipop is finally available for the LTE model of Samsung galaxy S4 GT-I9505 which is amazing news for the users who was waiting that update for long time, in that post we will show you how to install TWRP recovery for galaxy s4 I9505 on Android 5.0 Lollipop which will give you more advanced options than the stock recovery to control your phone. Make sure that by following this steps your device warranty will be void


  • Charged GT-I9505 Samsung Galaxy S4 running on Android 5.0 Lollipop at least 15%.
  • The latest TWRP custom recovery.TAR FILE for GT-I9505.
  • Odin3 and installed Samsung USB driver.
  • Windows PC and USB cable.
  • Following all Steps.


  1. Download the required files and extract Odin3 file.
  2. Run Odin3 as administrator, UNCHECKAuto Reboot” box and “Re-Partition” box.
    Odin3 Options
  3. Click on the “APor “PDA button and select the TWRP custom recovery file “openrecovery-twrp-2.x.x.x-jfltexx.tar” file that you downloaded.
    Flash TWRP Recovery by Odin3
  4. Reboot your Samsung galaxy S4 into download mode. by holding volume down + home + power keys at the same time for 5 seconds then press volume up to continue.
    Download Mode
  5. Connect your mobile to the PC, if you have the USB driver installed on your PC, Odin will detect your mobile and display a sign in “ID:COM” box.
    Odin3 ID:COM Section
  6. Click “Start” button and wait.
    Click Start Odin3
  7. Flashing the recovery process is fast and won’t take a long time and after a few seconds Odin will show “PASS” or “RESET” message depend on which version of odin3 you are using.
    Odin3 PASS! RESET!
  8. Your mobile will not reboot because you uncheck “Reboot” box, unplug it from your computer.
  9. Remove the battery for 30 seconds then get it back to your mobile.
  10. Boot your device into recovery mode by keep holding volume up + home + power keys at the same time until it display “recovery booting….“,
    Recovery Booting....
    now release power button only and keep holding volume up + home key until you see TWRP recovery screen.

You are done, 🙂 you have installed TWRP Recovery for Galaxy S4 I9505 on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop.


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  1. thank you very much! after two days it finally worked with your tutorial!

  2. Will this work with Galaxy S4 Active GT-I9295 ? Is almost the same that I9505…

  3. Can dis also work for my galaxy s4 at&t running 5.0.1, if not please kindly share me the link for it through my email patricktunechi49@gmail.Com

  4. Alexandre Paiva

    that’s all I needed to get my i9505 working. Thaks.

  5. Muchas Gracias Brother, Busqué Tantas Que Ya Estaba Cansado, gracias Man

  6. I’ve been messing about with Samsung phones for a while and had come to a halt when I forgot the mechanics of booting into recovery. This howto is brilliant.

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