Download TWRP For Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL: Team Win has released official TWRP custom recovery for Google Pixel 2 (code named walleye) and Pixel 2 XL (code named taimen). Current status of the TWRP recovery is Alpha (twrp-3.1.1-alpha1), so it should not be installed permanently on your Pixel 2/Pixel 2 XL. However, tech-savvy users can use this alpha version of the official TWRP recovery image to temporarily boot into TWRP and play around with it. Read: [How To] Install TWRP Recovery And Root Infinix Note 4 Pro (X571)
TWRP custom recovery is one of the most popular options for flashing custom ROMs and Zip files. Since Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are the most recent devices, a stable version of official TWRP recovery is not yet released, but a pre-release version is now available for download.
Download TWRP For Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
- Download TWRP recovery (twrp-3.1.1-alpha1) for Pixel 2 [here] and Pixel 2 XL [here]. Save the file where ADB is installed.
2. Power off your device, hold Volume down and turn on the device to boot into bootloader mode.
3. Open a command window on your PC and issue the below command to temporarily boot into TWRP recovery:
fastboot boot path/to/twrp.img