How do I install custom recovery on my Galaxy S4?

How to install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505:

  1. Switch off your Galaxy S4 i9505.
  2. Boot the device into Download mode: reboot the phone by holding Volume Down, Home and Power buttons simultaneously.
  3. Once in Download mode, connect the S4 to PC using a USB cable.
  4. Click on PDA button and locate the tar.

How do I download ClockworkMod recovery?

How To Flash ClockworkMod Recovery On Android?

  1. Open the Google Play Store on your Android device, search for ROM Manager, and install it.
  2. Launch the app and tap on Flash ClockworkMod Recovery on the main interface.

How do I factory reset my Galaxy S4 LTE?

Press and hold together Power button + Home button + Volume Up button. Keep pressing the above keys until Samsung logo appears,Then release Power key only. After some seconds you will be into Factory Reset menu. Next select, using Volume buttons, option “wipe data/factory reset”, and confirm with Power button.

What is TWRP custom recovery?

Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP) is an open-source software custom recovery image for Android-based devices. It provides a touchscreen-enabled interface that allows users to install third-party firmware and back up the current system which are functions often unsupported by stock recovery images.

How do I root my Galaxy S4?

Root the Samsung Galaxy S4

  1. Download the Motochopper program to your desktop (the download is in the first post in the thread).
  2. Extract the .
  3. Double click the run.bat file inside the the newly extracted folder if on Windows.
  4. Select OK on the device when prompted.

How do I install custom recovery?

How to Install TWRP on Android

  1. Go to the Google Play Store, then download and install the Official TWRP app.
  2. Open the app and accept the terms and conditions.
  3. Select the Run with root permissions check box, then select OK.
  4. Select TWRP Flash, then select Allow for any access requests that appear.

How do I restore my Samsung Galaxy S4 contacts?

Restore contacts

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap the Accounts tab. If you backed up your contacts to your Google account, then tap Google for step 4.
  4. Tap Google or Samsung.
  5. Tap your email address at the top of the screen.
  6. Tap Sync contacts to select the check box.