Those of you who are aware of custom recoveries probably know about ClockworkMod Recovery only. But did you know that there are other recoveries out there? Especially ones that support touchscreen and end the misarble navigation through volume rocker keys and home/power.

twrp on s4 mini

johanneszab compiled the TWRP for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini LTE variant (GT-I9195) and it manages to install and boot perfectly fine. For now there is no confirmation about which specific features work flawlessly, you might have to test that on your own.

Download TWRP - Click here.
Download Odin 3.09 - Click here.


  1. Download Odin3.09 and TWRP zip files and extract them on your computer
  2. Boot your GS4 Mini to Download mode by holding Volume down + Home + Power buttons simultaneously then connect it to your computer.
  3. Run the Odin program on your PC and make sure to uncheck "F.Reset Time" and "Auto Reboot" options.
  4. In the AP button, select the recovery .tar.md5 file and click on Start
  5. Wait a few seconds and you should see a green box saying PASS!
  6. Unplug your GS4 Mini from your computer and hold the Power button to power it off
  7. Now hold Volume up + Home + Power buttons simultaneously and you should be in the new Recovery.
If you are having issues installing this, maybe this video tutorial will help you:
Source: xda


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