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How to install TWRP Recovery on Asus Transformer TF300T [Guide]

transformer-pad [1]Installing a custom recovery on the Asus transformer TF300T is a common thing to do if you want to customize your device by getting away from the stock ROM, stock kernel and standard apps from the Google Play Store that everybody can install. Further, a custom recovery like TWRP Recovery is popular for its backing up capabilities on the Asus transformer TF300T.

These are the steps to install TWRP Recovery on Asus transformer TF300T tablets using adb commands from a Windows computer.




  1. Install the universal ADB driver [2] on your computer running Windows operating system before you do anything else.
  2. Download the TWRP Recovery for the TF300T device from this link [3].
  3. Set up adb on your computer running Windows [4] and then come back and continue with the guide.
  4. Copy the TWRP Recovery for the Transformer Pad over to the same folder as the adb and leave the folder open.
  5. Connect the transformer Pad to the computer with the USB cable.
  6. From within the folder that has adb and TWRP, hold the Shift key and right-click any space where there is no files.
  7. Choose to open a new command prompt window from the menu and the command prompt will open.
  8. Type the first command: adb reboot bootloader
  9. The Asus Transformer TF300T will now reboot in bootloader mode; this is normal.
  10. Type the next command: fastboot -i 0x0b05 flash staging twrp.img
  11. the custom recovery image will now be installed on your TF300T tablet; those who did change the file name will need to also make the necessary changes from the file name in the command you are issuing.
  12. Type the last command: fastboot reboot

On the odd occasion, some Asus devices can wipe the custom recovery and replace it with the stock recovery during the first boot after you type “fastboot reboot”. For those times, you must go to Google and find the exact key combination you need to enter recovery mode on your Asus Transformer TF300T device and hold that key combination when you issuing the “fastboot reboot” command, You should find that fixes the problem and the TWRP Recovery stays with your Asus Transformer TF300T device.