How To Install TWRP Custom Recovery on Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact


Installing Custom Recovery is the initial step to get the best out of your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact. By using Custom Recovery on Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact, you can install Custom ROM, Xposed Framework, advance device backup and many other flashable file. In this tutorial, we are going to show you How to Install Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP) on Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact.

How To Install TWRP Custom Recovery on Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

Note and Disclaimer

Please note that the current TWRP Custom Recovery on Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact is a stable released and has been tested properly. If you encounter problem during installation of TWRP on your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact, don’t panic and repeat the step properly.

‘How

Pre-requirements

* Make sure your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact has Unlocked Bootloader. By default, Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact comes with Unlocked Bootloader, but if you’re device Bootloader is locked, follow our tutorial on How to Unlock Bootloader on your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

* Go to Settings, About device, Software info and tap Build number 7 times to enable Developer options. Now enable OEM unlocking and USB debugging in Developer options.
* Make sure your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact is on charger or have at least 70% battery life.

Step by step tutorial How To Install TWRP Custom Recovery on Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact:

1. Download the latest version of TWRP custom recovery for Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact from here (Link Updated June 13th, 2019)

2. Connect your device on your computer and run “Command Prompt’ on Windows or “Terminal’ on Mac and Linux to activate fastboot. Read Also: How to Setup ADB and Fastboot on your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

3) Now reboot the device into fastboot mode by typing below
“adb reboot bootloader’ then press Enter
“fastboot devices’ the press Enter

How To Install TWRP Custom Recovery on Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

4. Type this command on your Command Prompt or Terminal
“fastboot flash recovery recovery.img’
Replace path_to_twrp with TWRP.img file location you just Downloaded for Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact in Step 1. For example:
“fastboot flash recovery c:\usersadministrator\download\TWRP.img’

How To Install TWRP Custom Recovery on Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

5. Wait for the process to be done (around 5-10 minutes). Once the process is completed, turn off your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact, and reboot by pressing the Power Button and Volume Up key.

6. You will be booted into TWRP Custom Recovery. If you want to root your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact, follow the tutorial on How to Root Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

7. If you want to install Custom ROM, follow our tutorial on How to Install Custom ROM on Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

That’s it. If you have any question regarding How To Install TWRP Custom Recovery on Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact, let us know in the comment section below.