How to Install TWRP Recovery and Root Galaxy J2 SM-J200H

This content details how you can easily install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy J2 and Rooting follows.

Samsung Galaxy J2 smartphone is an android device running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system out of the box and powered by a Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 CPU, Exynos 3475 chipset, Mali-T720 GPU coupled with a 1GB RAM component and an 8GB internal storage.

Installation of TWRP Recovery on Galaxy J2 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 J2.

In this guide, I’ll brief you guys on how to Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy J2 devices and use SuperSU file to root it.

Most of you know the importance of rooting your device. To mention a few, gaining root access lets you tweak your device to the fullest, helps in RAM management, battery optimization, killing bloatwares (I call them crapwares), install custom roms and lots more.

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.

How to Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy J2

Step 1: Download and install Samsung Galaxy J2 drivers form here to your PC.

Step 2: Enable USB debugging on Samsung Galaxy J2. 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 here, and unzip the file, then move to the desktop screen of your computer for easy access.

Step 4: After that, Boot your Galaxy J2 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.

That’s it on how to install twrp recovery on Samsung Galaxy J2. To verify installation, simply boot your device to recovery, and you’ll get to TWRP Recovery menu.

Read also: 6 Best Custom ROMS for Samsung Galaxy J2

How to Root Samsung Galaxy J2 using SuperSU

Step 1: Firstly, download the SuperSU file from here, and move the downloaded files to the internal storage of your Galaxy J2 device.

Step 2: Now, switch off your device and boot to recovery mode (press and hold Volume Down button + press Power button).

Step 3: After that, go to the recover main menu, and then choose install, and then select the SuperSU Zip file and flash immediately.

Step 4: Once the installation process is completed, simply go back main recovery menu and tap on Reboot system, and your device would be rebooted.

That’s it. Your Samsung Galaxy J2 would be rooted successfully. To verify root access, simply download root checker and confirm if your device has gained root access.

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16 December 2015 at 07:20 delete

you have to enable bootloader in developer option before installing .tar file via odin

29 December 2015 at 02:48 delete

Why when i Install-and then i flashed SuperSU Zip i get soft brick? So i must Flash and flash my device with the Firmware.... Please help me..

18 September 2016 at 10:48 delete

i tried to root my j200H with TWRP but when i flash it, i see error "recovery is not seandroid enforcing"
Please help me to install custom recovery on my phone.?

29 November 2016 at 03:07 delete

cant seem to find such an option in the developer options ! please elaborate