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How to install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 (GT-I9205, GT-I9200, GT-I9152) [Guide]

Galaxy Mega [1]The Galaxy Mega is a phablet sized mid-range Android smartphone available in two sizes – 5.8 inches and 6.3 inches. It became rapidly popular upon release as an affordable alternative to the Galaxy Note 2, and has been last updated to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. If you happen to own one of these and are looking to extend the capabilities of your device by way of flashing custom ROMs, you need to have a custom recovery like TWRP installed on your device. Here’s a step-by-step guide which will help you flash the TWRP custom recovery on your Galaxy Mega 5.8 or 6.3.

Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful how to. dotTech and its writers are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked devices) incurred as a result of following this guide. Custom recovery may void your warranty. Proceed at your own risk.


This guide is meant for the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8, model number GT-I9152 or the Galaxy Mega 6.3, model numbers GT-19200, GT-I9205. You can confirm the model number by going to Settings > About Device on your phone or by checking the packaging box labels. Do not try this method on any other phones.

Before We Begin

Be ready with the following things before you start with the guide:

How To Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Mega

That’s it!! You now have TWRP recovery flashed on your Galaxy Mega and are all set to try any of several custom ROMs available for your phone.