[TWRP Recovery] Install Custom Recovery on Galaxy Tab S2 8.0

This content details how you can easily install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0.

The Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 operates on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop out of the box, and powered by a Quad-core 1.9 GHz & quad-core 1.3 GHz depending on the variant purchased, coupled with a 3GB RAM component.

Installation of TWRP Recovery on Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 is very essential, and this makes flashing of SuperSU easy on the device. There is also room for installation of custom roms and other flashable files via recovery mode once you’ve TWRP Recovery installed on your Galaxy Tab S2 8.0.

In this guide, I’ll brief you guys on how to Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy Tab S2 8.0.

Important Notice:
It’s recommended you take nandroid backup of your device current ROM and also take full backup of your data because during the process, the entire files and data on your device mightl be wiped off. Also know that this process might void the warranty of your device, so implementing the below guide is at your own risk. Guruswizard won’t be held responsible for whatsoever happens to your device.

Download Links to TWRP Recovery files
Downloading the TWRP Recovery file depends on the variant of Galaxy Tab S2 8.0. So, I advise you select the recommended file for your device. However, your Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 should’ve either model numbers, T710, T715, T810 or T815.

For devices running 5.0.2 Lollipop:

For devices running 5.1.1 Lollipop:

How to Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0

Step 1: Download and install Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 on your PC.

Step 2: Enable USB debugging on Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0. To enable, simply go to settings >> Developers option, and enable from there. If the developers option isn’t visible, then go to About Phone under settings, and scroll down to Build number, then tap up to 7 times, till you get a message saying you’re now a developer. Now, go back to settings >> developers option and enable USB debugging.

Step 3: After that, download TWRP Recovery file from the above link, and unzip the file, then move to the desktop screen of your computer for easy access.

Step 4: After that, Boot your Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 into Download Mode. To perform the operation, you have to power off your device and then press, Volume Down + Power + Home. Press Volume Up now to continue to Download Mode.

Step 5: Once your device is in download mode, simply connect the phone to your PC via the use of USB cable and the ODIN application would notify an added message. You should see a blue box on the ODIN screen if all drivers are installed properly, if not, re-install and reboot PC.

Step 6: After that, choose AP or PDA in Odin and select the TWRP Recovery file in which you have downloaded, the .tar extension. Also endeavor that the re-partition is not ticked in the odin.

Step 7: Finally, click on the start button, and the process would begin immediately. Once the process is completed, you would notice the RESET or PASS message on the ODIN screen. Then your device would boot into recovery mode, and then reboot your device. Go to recovery and wipe cache and data in case you get stuck at bootloop.

Read also: 6 Best Android Custom ROMS for Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Device

That’s it on how to install twrp recovery on Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0. To verify installation, simply boot your device to recovery, and you’ll get to TWRP Recovery menu. Don’t forget to share, and comment if you have any related problem

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