Last updated on August 6th, 2016
This guide will help you to install the latest version of TWRP recovery on the LTE variant of the Galaxy Ace 3.
Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 is now a bit older as it was officially released in June, 2013. It is no more supported by the Samsung for latest updates but users of Ace 3 are fortunate that developers are still releasing updates and it has some Android Lollipop custom roms available.
We have already covered how to root Galaxy Ace 3 before but this post will guide you, how you can easily flash the latest version of TWRP recovery.
Guidelines and Requirements:
- This update is only compatible with the Galaxy Ace 3 model number GT-i7275. Go to Settings > About and check yours.
- Backup all the important data on your device. You can use these useful Android backup apps.
- Go to Settings > Developers Options and enable USB debugging.
- Install USB drivers or you can download Galaxy Ace 3 USB drivers.
- Last but not the least, Carefully read and follow the instructions.
- Download Odin3 v3.10 for Windows and Jodin3 for Mac
- Download TWRP v22.214.171.124
How to install TWRP on Galaxy Ace 3 GT-S7275 LTE
Step 1: Download the required update files and unzip on your desktop.
Step 2: Power off Galaxy Ace 3 and reboot into download mode; Press and hold down the Volume down + Menu + Power keys simultaneously for 5 to 6 seconds. Volume up to confirm.
Step 3: Run Odin v3.10.
Step 4: Connect your Galaxy Ace 3 to PC using the USB cable.
Step 5: Hit the AP button and select the tar.md5 twrp file.
Step 6: Leave the Odin3 default settings.
Step 7: Finally hit the Start button to flash the twrp-126.96.36.199.tar.md5 on Galaxy Ace 3 GT-s7275.
Step 8: When completed your phone will automatically reboots and Odin will show you with PASS! notification confirming that TWRP has successfully been installed on your Galaxy Ace 3.
To verify and confirm that TWRP has been installed, you can try booting into recovery mode using these steps:
- Power off your phone
- Press and hold down the Volume Up+Home+Power keys simultaneously for about 10 seconds until you see the twrp recovery options.
- That’s it!
I hope you’ve enjoyed this step-by-step guide, do let us know and share your experience in the comments section below.