How to write custom recovery to Samsung phone with Odin software?

Necessary Tools

  1. Samsung Drivers
  2. Odin software.
  3. Custom recovery for your Samsung phone.

WARNING!
Write custom recovery to the phone will void the warranty because of changing Knox from 0 to 1.
Write custom recovery to the phone will erase all of your data if the phone has encrypted data partition.
All described operations you are doing at your own risk.
If may want saves your data do a backup before start.
The battery should be at least 50% charged before the start.

Manual how to write custom recovery to phone

  1. Turn on the phone.
  2. Enable OEM unlock option in developer menu.
  3. Turn off FRP/ Google Account verification security.
  4. Turn off your phone.
  5. Power on phone in download mode.
  6. Connect the phone to USB cable and install necessary drivers.
  7. Turn on Odin software.Odin software started
  8. In options tap uncheck everything.

    Odin software select option button

    Odin software uncheck all options

  9. Tap AP button and select unpacked custom recovery file with .tar or .md5 on end.Odin software select custom recovery file like AP
  10. Press Start button.Odin software start button
  11. Wait to Pass information in Odin software then disconnect the cable from the phone.Odin flash custom recovery with success
  12. Next, hold volume down and power button until phone screen become black then instantly hold volume up + home(bixby) and power button until you can see the custom recovery main screen.Custom Recovery main screen

By Wojtek Góralczyk on Apr 6, 2018