If you’re a Samsung Galaxy M31 user and are looking to learn how to install custom recoveries such as TWRP you’ve come to the right place. In this guide, we’ll be sharing all the information you need to know about custom recovery for the Samsung Galaxy M31. Installing a custom recovery can open up a whole new world of possibilities for your device, allowing you to install custom ROMs, take full backups of your system, and more.
However, it’s important to note that installing a custom recovery does come with some risks, so it’s crucial that you follow the instructions carefully and make sure you understand the process before proceeding. With that said, let’s dive into how to install custom recovery on the Samsung Galaxy M31.
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Preparing Your Samsung Galaxy M31 for TWRP Installation
In this section, we will be preparing your Samsung Galaxy M31 for TWRP installation. This includes unlocking the bootloader and enabling developer options. These steps are crucial before installing TWRP recovery on your device, as they allow you to modify the device’s software. Make sure to follow these steps carefully, as they are important for a successful TWRP installation.
Should this Remember
- Remove all accounts (Google, Samsung) from your device before proceeding.
- Take a full backup of your Android device.
- You will need a PC to perform the Odin process.
- Make sure your phone is fully charged.
- Have the original USB cable for your Samsung Galaxy M31on hand.
Unlock the Bootloader on Samsung Galaxy M31
Before you can install a custom recovery like TWRP on your Samsung Galaxy M31, you need to unlock the device’s bootloader. The bootloader is a low-level piece of software that boots up the operating system on your device. By unlocking the bootloader, you’re essentially telling the device to allow the installation of custom software. This process can seem a bit intimidating, but it’s actually quite straightforward if you follow the steps correctly. In this guide, we’ll be taking you through the process of unlocking the bootloader on your Samsung Galaxy M31, so you can install a custom recovery and start exploring the custom recoveries.
Enable the Developer Options on Samsung Galaxy M31
- First go to “Settings” on your Samsung Galaxy M31
- Scroll bottom of the screen and select “About phone”
- Then select “Software information”
- Enter your phone’s lock screen Password if prompted
- Next you will now see the “Developer mode has been enabled!” toast message on the screen.
Enable the OEM unlocking option on Samsung Galaxy M31
- Again, next Settings → Developer options → toggle ON the OEM unlocking option.
Unlock the Bootloader
- Power off your phone and, keep pressing the “Volume Down”, “Volume Up” buttons simultaneously and connect phone to pc using data cable, you see the “Warning” screen.
- Keep press more than 7 second to “Volume Up” button to unlock bootloader option.
- You will be prompted to confirm whether you want to unlock the bootloader, use the volume buttons to navigate to ‘Yes’ and press the power button to confirm.
In this section, we will successfully unlock the bootloader of your Samsung Galaxy M31. This is a necessary step before installing TWRP recovery on your device. Once the bootloader is unlocked, your phone will be ready for TWRP installation, and you will be able to modify the device’s software.
Accessing Download Mode on Samsung Galaxy M31
In this section, we will be showing you how to access download mode on your Samsung Galaxy M31. This mode is necessary for flashing firmware and installing TWRP recovery on your device. It allows the device to communicate with Odin, the software used to flash firmware on Samsung devices. Make sure to follow the steps carefully and your device will be in download mode ready to proceed with the next step.
- Switch off your device.
- Press and hold the Volume Down and Bixby buttons simultaneously and connect your phone to your PC using the data cable.
- When you see the “Warning” screen, press the Volume Up button to enter download mode.
By following these steps, you will successfully enter download mode on your Samsung Galaxy M31.
Required Files for TWRP Installation
In this section, we will be providing you with the necessary files to install TWRP recovery on your Samsung Galaxy M31. These files include TWRP, Disable Dm Verity Force Encrypt, and vbmeta. Make sure to download these files and have them ready before proceeding with the TWRP installation process. These files are essential for a successful TWRP installation and unlocking the full potential of your device.
Note: Please check the XDA forum for other versions of TWRP recovery.
Download: Disable DM Verity Forece Encrypt
Installing TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy M31
In this section, we will be proceeding with the actual installation of TWRP recovery on your Samsung Galaxy M31. Your device is now in download mode and ready to be flashed with the TWRP recovery image. Make sure to follow the instructions carefully and your device will have the TWRP recovery installed in no time.
- Open the Odin tool on your PC.
- Select the vbmeta.tar file and load it as AP in Odin and flash it. After it’s done, reboot your phone to download mode.
- Next, flash the TWRP.tar file as AP via Odin. After the flashing is successful, immediately reboot to recovery mode by pressing the Volume Up and Power key buttons simultaneously until you see the “Boot Warning” screen then press power key to enter TWRP recovery mode.
- Flash the Disable Dm Verity Force Encrypt.
- Go to Wipe > Format data.
- Reboot to System or flash any additional modifications you desire.
By following these steps, you will successfully install TWRP recovery on your Samsung Galaxy M31.
How to Root Samsung Galaxy M31
In this final section, we will be showing you “How to Root Samsung Galaxy M31” using the TWRP recovery that you have just installed. Rooting your device allows you to gain full control over your device and unlock its full potential. For detailed step-by-step instructions on how to root your Samsung Galaxy M31, you can follow this link to our guide:
Read this: How to Root Samsung Galaxy M31
Make sure to follow the instructions carefully to avoid any issues and enjoy the benefits of a rooted Samsung Galaxy M31.
The process of installing TWRP recovery on your Samsung Galaxy M31 can be a bit complex, but it is definitely worth it. With TWRP, you’ll have access to a wide variety of customizations and features that will enhance your device’s performance and capabilities. We hope that this guide has been helpful in providing you with all the information you need to successfully install TWRP recovery on your Samsung Galaxy M31. Remember to be cautious and make a backup of your device before proceeding with any changes. With the right preparation and the right steps, you’ll be able to install TWRP recovery on your Samsung Galaxy M31 with ease.