Alright so enough of Rooting, Testing Custom ROMS, Kernels, Mods, Patches etc. Now you are bored or you are handing over your phone to a total nerd. Well, whatever the case maybe the thing is You no longer need the TWRP (TeamWin Recovery Project) on your Android Smartphone. So in this article we will show you how you can Uninstall TWRP Recovery and Restore Stock Recovery on your Android device.

No need to worry, thedroidway got you covered as in this post we will guide you on How to Uninstall TWRP Recovery and Restore Stock Recovery.

Method 1: For Uninstall TWRP Recovery and Restore Stock Recovery on Non Samsung Devices

Uninstall TWRP Recovery and Restore Stock Recovery

 

If you have a Non-Samsung Android Device like ones from Nexus, Sony, HTC, Xiaomi, Huawei, Oppo, Motorola, LG, Vivo, Asus and other similar manufacturers, then you’re quite lucky, at least for uninstalling TWRP Recovery and getting back your Stock Recovery as it is quite easy to Uninstall TWRP Recovery on Non-Samsung Android Devices.

In order to Uninstall TWRP Recovery and Restore Stock Recovery, follow these steps carefully:

  • First of all, you’ll need Stock Recovery.Img file for your specific Android Smartphone. In order to get Stock Recovery.img file you can just do a Google search for {your_device_name} Stock Recovery.Img”, download the same on your PC.
  • Once you have downloaded Stock Recovery.Img file for your Android Device, you need to setup ADB and Fastboot on your PC, you can follow our guide for the same from the download button below.
       Download
  • Now, Enable Developer Options on your Android Smartphone by Going into Settings >> About Phone >> Here tap on “Build Number” 7 times until you see a message toast saying “You’re now a developer”.
  • Now go to Settings on your Smartphone again and Tap on “Developer Options”, here Enable USB Debugging.
  • On Your PC, Open the Folder where the Stock Recovery.img file is saved.
    Uninstall TWRP Recovery and Restore Stock Recovery
  • Now you need to Open a Command Window here, in order to do so, Press combination of Shift + Right Click and Click on Open Command Window here Option.
  • Connect your Android Device to your PC via USB/Type C Cable and enter the following command in the Command Prompt to boot your Android Smartphone into Bootloader/fastboot mode.
adb reboot bootloader

Note– In case your Android Smartphone asks for USB Debugging, simply tap on “OK”.

  • Now enter the following Command into Command Window to flash Stock Recovery on your Android Device:
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

Note- Here you need to Rename the recovery.img with the downloaded file name. Or alternatively, you can simply rename the downloaded file as recovery.img prior to the above command.

  • Once the Stock Recovery is successfully flashed on your Android Device, you need to reboot your Device by entering following commands in Command Window.
fastboot reboot

Your Device will now reboot, now you can disconnect your Android Smartphone from PC as you have successfully Uninstalled TWRP recovery on your Android Device by replacing it with Stock Recovery.

Method 2: For Samsung Android Devices

Uninstall TWRP Recovery and Restore Stock Recovery

For Samsung Android Devices, it is a different method to Uninstall TWRP Recovery on your Android Device which is a bit difficult but don’t you worry as we are here to help you out.

Follow the below steps carefully to Uninstall TWRP Recovery on your Samsung Android Device.

  • First of all, you need to download ODIN on your PC, you can download the same from the download link below.
       Download
  • Now unzip the ODIN.zip file on your PC to extract Odin.exe file.
  • Run Odin.exe file.
  • Now download the Recovery.tar file for your Samsung Android Device.
  • Now Enable OEM Unlocking on your Samsung Android Device, to do so follow these steps:
    • Go to Settings on your Samsung Android Device. Here tap on About Phone, tap on “Build Number” 7 times until you see a message toast saying “You’re now a developer”.
    • Now go to Settings on your Smartphone again and Tap on “Developer Options”.
    • Here you need to Enable OEM Unlocking.
  • Now boot your Device in download Mode by following these steps:
    • Power Off your Samsung Android Device.
    • Now Press and Hold Power + Volume Down key combination for few seconds until you see a warning screen.
    • Now, Press Volume Up on the warning screen to accept it, you will now boot into download mode.
      Uninstall TWRP Recovery and Restore Stock Recovery
  • Once you have successfully booted your Samsung Android Device into download mode, connect your Device to your PC via USB.
  • The ODIN running on your PC will now detect the Smartphone and will show a message saying “Added”.
  • Now click on the AP tab on Odin on PC and select the Stock recovery .tar file that you downloaded for your device on your PC.

Note: Don’t experiment with other Options on the ODIN as you may end up messing up with your Samsung Android Device or even get it bricked.

  • Click on the Start button, the flashing process will begin, wait till the process is completed. Once the flash is successful you’ll see a message on odin regarding the same.
  • Now your Samsung Android Device will reboot, you can disconnect your Samsung Android Smartphone from PC. Congratulations, you have successfully Uninstalled TWRP recovery on your Samsung Android Device by replacing it with Stock Recovery.

So that’s it guys it was our take on How to Uninstall TWRP Recovery and Restore Stock Recovery. We hope that this guide helped you. In case you are facing any error or have any questions, feel free to leave them in the Comments Section down below. And if you ever feel like you need to reinstall TWRP on your device then you can follow our universal guide in here.

Hi, I am Abhinav Jain, an 18-year-old Web Developer, Designer, Digital Marketer and Tech Enthusiast from New Delhi, India. I am a Computer Applications Student who is also a freelancer and is working on some Awesome Websites like The Droid Way and Tech Insane.

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