How to Install TWRP Recovery Sprint Galaxy S5 SM-G900P

You can now install a full functioning  TWRP Recovery on Sprint Galaxy S5 SM-G900P. Although, the TWRP  released isn't official yet, but it was already tested on Sprint Galaxy S5 SM-G900P, and it will worked well.  Sprint Galaxy S5 G900P is not actually comes with a locked bootloader, so this simply means it has a highly manageable system for further development and customizing its original software appearance.  So if you want to give it a try right now, just simply read the rest of the process on how you can acquire a working  TWRP Recovery on your Sprint Galaxy S5 SM-G900P.

One more thing, flashing any custom recovery tripped Knox security counter and switched your phone phone from official into custom. Before that I would like to advise you especially if your a completely a beginner without any knowledge of what the risk involved on this method, you should make a careful research first before attempting to modify your phone. This process will void your phone's warranty, so please be aware with that before you proceed.

Note: Installing Custom recovery will trip KNOX counter from 0×0 to 0×1. Once the KNOX security flag counter tripped you will lose your phone’s warranty.

Step by Step Guide on How to Install TWRP Recovery on Sprint Galaxy S5 SM-G900P

Download CF-Auto root for Galaxy S5 SM-G900P (Sprint):

Download TWRP Recovery for Sprint Galaxy S5 G900P

Get the TWRP recovery here:
You can read the full details about the TWRP recovery from XDA’s highly-recognized developer [PlayfulGod] at XDA’s origina thread.

Download Odin and USB driver:
Odin3_v3.09 download
Galaxy S5 USB Driver  download

Install the USB Driver

Simply run the downloaded USB driver to install. Without the USB driver your computer will not recognize your Galaxy S5.

Getting Started on Installing TWRP Recovery

Prepare a Windows base OS computer or laptop - Odin flasher tool will not run on MAC and other OS.
Use the supplied USB cable -  A bad USB cable will be causing flashing errors.
Unzip or extract the files -  compressed file can be extracted using 7zip, winzip, winrar or any unzipping program in your computer.
Enable USB debugging mode - if you are having issues connectingyour device to the computer try to enable the this option. In your Samsung Galaxy S5, go to Settings>> About device>> then look for the firmware build number and then tap that build number for around 7-times until a message pop-ups that says something “congratulations you are now a developer”.
Remove the external micro SD card - if you have one, to avoid any failures and error during the flashing process.
TURN OFF the Reactivation Lock – This is only needed if you already turned-it-ON, from which you cannot modify the system when it’s turned-ON. Just tap on Settings>>Security>>Reactivation Lock and then uncheck the Turn Reactivation lock on.

Assuming that your phone is rooted and custom recovery image then you may proceed to the quick guide below.

Run and Configure Odin

Run Odin downloader Odin3_v3.09 on your PC desktop. Watch out the check-boxes options on the right top of Odin, ensure that the ‘RE-PARTITION’  and  the ‘AUTO-REBOOT , just leave alone the ‘F.RESET TIME’ check-box remained checked.

Reboot your Galaxy S5 into Download Mode

To reboot the Galaxy S5 into  download mode , you need to turn the power off.  After it completely shut off,  just  press and hold the Volume Down key,  Home button and the Power ON/OFF button simultaneously.

You should then prompted into a warning screen and asking you  to press volume up if you want to continue or volume down to cancel, just simply press volume up to get into download mode. The download mode then displays an Android robot and say’s “Downloading.. Do not turn off target!!”

Connect your Phone to PC or Laptop

Once you already reboot the phone in download mode,  simply connect the phone to your PC or laptop USB.
In Odin window – the ID:COM box will turn to blue color and indicates the COM port number and a word “Added” on a log box will prompt you that the device is already detected or recognized by Odin.

Your COM port number might be different from mine. If you do not see a COM port number then there’s something missing or wrong. You may read again from the top of this post.

Installing CF-Auto root

1) Unzip the
2) Click on Odin’s AP button and then load
3) Hit the “START” button.
4) Wait until it reboots after you successfully installed the CF-Auto-Root.
5) Proceed to installing TWRP Recovery and you need to reboot your Galaxy S5 into download mode again.

Installing TWRP Recovery file in Odin

Simply click on the AP button, then browse to the folder where you put the TWRP Recovery file “twrp-klte.tar.md5″ that you have previously downloaded and then select and load it.
Odin should look like this picture below.

Flashing the TWRP Recovery

Once if all set and ready to fire-up, hit the “START” button in Odin to begin flashing the TWRP  Recovery.
Do not ever interrupt the phone while already in flashing progress, like disconnecting the cable or turning off the device. Just wait until it completely finish.

Lastly, Reboot the phone into recovery!

When the TWRP Recovery installation successfully completes, you will then see a word “PASS” in Odin. This indicates that the flashing was already finish, and on the log box it says “All threads completed. (succeed 1 / failed 0)”.  Now, once you see that word “PASS!”  do not let it reboot into normal mode but instead directly reboot it into TWRP recovery.  Do this:
- Press and hold Volume Up, Home and Power button.
- Use volume keys to select, Up and Down and Power or Home key to select the option
- Select “Reboot to system” using the Home button.
- It will then prompts you to configure some settings, then simply always answer “YES” to the given questions.
- Done.

From here you should have a fully working TWRP  Recovery running on your Sprint Galaxy S5 SM-G900P . You may then able to install any amazing custom firmware built from XDA- Developers according  to your liking.