TWRP (Custom recovery ) can be extremely useful, not just for rooting your K20 Plus but in many other ways. First of all, with TWRP you can create a nandroid backup. It’s a complete system backup which will restore your phone to the exact same state as before. As after rooting your phone is more susceptible to bricking if messed with, a nandroid backup can be a savior. Thanks to messi2050@xda for making TWRP for K20 Plus.
TWRP can also be used to Flash custom ROMs such as lineage OS. A custom ROM is much more customizable than a stock ROM. Various K20 Plus Mods and Hacks are achievable with the help of TWRP.
So Let’s proceed to K20 Plus TWRP installation –
Make sure that you’ve unlocked the LG K20 Plus Bootloader before moving ahead –
How to Install TWRP on LG K20 Plus
Below are the files needed for this process with their respective download links. Download the files to your computer before moving further.
2. TWRP image file i.e recovery.img (Extract the rar file to get recovery.img)
3.Minimal ADB and Fastboot exe setup file
Step 1 – Copying no-verity-opt-encrypt-6.0.zip to the SD Card
We’ve to transfer the downloaded no-verity-opt-encrypt.zip file to the SD card.
Do not copy it to the internal memory. During TWRP installation we’ve to format internal storage which would erase the copied file.
Copy the downloaded zip file as shown above.
Connect your K20 Plus to the computer in file transfer mode
Now click on LG K20 Plus Portable Media Player, and open SD card folder as shown above.
Paste the copied file here.
We’ve successfully copied no-verity-opt-encrypt.zip file to the SD card.
Step 2 – Copying TWRP, recovery.img file to Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder.
Now we’ve to install Minimal ADB and Fastboot as shown above. Thanks to shimp208@xda for making this small and easy to use program. If not downloaded yet, get it from below link –
Next step is to copy the TWRP image file to Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder. You can download the file from below link if not done yet –
Extract the downloaded rar file. It contains recovery.img file, which we’ve to transfer to Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder in C Drive as shown below.
Copy the extracted recovery.img file as shown above.
Open Local Disk (C:) Drive on your computer (or the drive in which you’ve installed Minimal ADB and Fastboot)
Look for “Program Files” and open it.
Now open “Minimal ADB and Fastboot” folder.
We’ve to paste the copied file into this folder. Right-click and Paste as shown above.
Select “Continue” to give permission as administrator to copy this file.
recovery.img is copied to Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder. Now we’re ready to flash the copied recovery.img file.
Step 3 – Writing custom recovery (TWRP) in Fastboot Mode
Run Minimal ADB and Fastboot program on your computer.
Type adb devices in the command prompt window and hit Enter.
Our connected phone, LGMP260 is detected in adb mode.
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