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How To Root and Install TWRP Recovery On Galaxy Tab A6 LTE SM-T285

How To Root and Install TWRP Recovery On Galaxy Tab A6 LTE SM-T285

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  • It is highly recommended to make a proper backup of your contacts, messages, photos, videos and other valuable data on your phone.
  • Make sure that your Galaxy Tab A6 LTE is on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop firmware.
  • The battery level of your phone should be at least up to 70% to avoid unexpected shutdowns while rooting.
  • Enable USB Debugging on your phone by navigating to Settings > Developer Options
  • Download and install Samsung USB driver on your PC from download section

Download Section:

1.For Samsung USB driver

2.Download TWRP recovery 

3.Download super SU

4. Download odin v3.10.7

How to Install TWRP & Root Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 LTE SM-T285

Step 1: – First, download the TWRP Package (TWRP_3.0.2-1_SM-T285_20161124.zip), Odin tool (Odin v3.10.7) and SuperSU (SR2-SuperSU-v2.79-SR2-20170103215521.zip) files on the desktop of your PC for Galaxy Tab A6 LTE.

Step 2: – Copy/paste the SuperSU file to the internal storage of your device.

Step 3: – Extract the TWRP file to get the file with .tar extension and Odin flashing tool also to get the Odin3_v3.10.7.exe file.

Step 4: – Switch off the Galaxy Tab A6 LTE to boot into the Download Mode.

Step 5: – Switch on the device while pressing and holding Volume UP + Home + Power buttons at the same time. Once a warning screen with a yellow triangle sign appears, press the Volume Up button to enter into Download Mode.

Step 6: – Run Odin as administrator on the PC.

Step 7: – Connect the phone using its USB data cable with the PC.

Step 8: – Once the Galaxy Tab A6 LTE is connected successfully with the PC, the ID: COM port will turn Blue on Odin, and you’ll see “Added!!” message.

Step 9: – Click on the AP button in Odin and locate the firmware file (TWRP-Tab A6 LTE.tar) that you have already extracted. Select it.

Step 10: – Ensure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are checked, and the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.

Step 11: – Begin the TWRP installation by clicking on the Start button in Odin. This process may take a few minutes.

Step 12: – A PASS! Message will be displayed on Odin after the TWRP installed successfully and the device will restart.

Step 13: – Disconnect the device and turn it OFF to boot into TWRP recovery mode.

Step 14: – Turn ON the phone by pressing and holding the Volume Up + Home + Power buttons altogether to boot into the TWRP recovery.

Step 15: – Tap the Install button in TWRP and select the –SuperSU-v2.46.zip.

Step 16: – After the installation is completed, reboot the system.

Done! You have successfully Install TWRP Recovery and Rooted your Galaxy Tab A6 LTE via Odin.

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Himalaya Saxena

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