How To Perform Galaxy S9/S9 Plus TWRP Installation [SnapDragon Variant]

In this post, we will guide you to install TWRP on Galaxy S9/S9 Plus. To perform the Galaxy S9/S9 Plus TWRP Installation you have to use the Samsung Odin Tool and DM-verity forced encryption disabler. As we all know, TWRP is an open-source custom recovery. It enables to install Custom ROM, Mods, Kernels, Rooting etc. You can also backup and restore any ROM on any smartphone.

Also, this Galaxy S9/S9 Plus TWRP Installation guide is exclusively for the devices that are available in the South East Asian regions. In simple words, if your device comes with model numbers SM-G9600/SM-G9650 then this guide will work absolutely fine. With that said, this guide won’t work if you are using a SnapDragon variant of Galaxy S9/S9+ in the USA. As unlocking bootloader is not possible on the US Galaxy S9/S9 Plus, so, you can’t flash TWRP on the devices.

What Is TWRP Recovery and Its Advantages

Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP) is an open-source software custom recovery image for Android devices. It provides a touchscreen-based interface that enables the users to install third-party firmware. It supports the features and performs the functions which the stock OS for any smartphone doesn’t support.

Advantages of TWRP Recovery:

  • You can flash Custom ROM and modding zip files on any smartphone using TWRP
  • Lets you install and use Xposed Modules using TWRP.
  • Easy to Root and Unroot using TWRP Recovery
  • You can install Magisk
  • You can take and restore Full nandroid Backup in case of performing any modification.
  • Easy access to restore the Nandroid Backup.
  • You can flash the image file using TWRP Recovery on LG G2 Mini.
  • Easy to remove all bloatware using TWRP on any smartphone.
  • It gets easier to underclock and overclock your phone.

How To Do Galaxy S9/S9 Plus TWRP Installation

You have to download few tools that you will be using to perform Galaxy S9/S9plus TWRP installation. You need the TWRP image file for Galaxy S9 and S9 plus. Also, you need DM-verity forced encryption disabler. Below you can find the download links for the same.


  • TWRP For Snapdragon Galaxy S9 | Download
  • TWRP For Snapdragon Galaxy S9 Plus | Download
  • DM-verity forced encryption disabler | Download
  • Latest Odin Tool | Download

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Before going into details of the TWRP installing process you have to follow certain guidelines and install some tools on your device. Check that out below.


  • Your Phone must have 70% or more of battery charge.
  • Take a complete backup of your device data just to be safe, although with this process you won’t lose your data.
  • Warranty of your device will be void after you unlock the bootloader.
  • This guide will work on Galaxy S9 device with model number G9600/SM-G9650 exclusively.
  • Enable developer option on your phone.
  • GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any bricking or damage to your phone while/after performing this modification.

Steps to Install TWRP Galaxy S9 S9 Plus

  • Switch your device off.
  •  Press Bixby + Volume down + Power button to boot your phone into download mode.
  • Now open the Odin Tool.
  • Open the AP tab in Odin Tool and select and open the TWRP image.
  • Make sure Untick “auto reboot” in Odin Tool
  • After this flash the file
  • Now after flashing the TWRP, boot into TWRP.
  • Now flash the DM-verity forced encryption disabler

So, that’s all you have to do to install TWRP on SnapDragon variant Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. Flash TWRP and enjoy your custom ROMs.

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