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How to Install TWRP Recovery on Homtom S99 and Root your Phone

Today we will guide you on how to install TWRP Recovery on Homtom S99. TWRP recovery is considered to be one of the important contributions of the active developer community that Android has. This open-source custom recovery is in wide usage around the world. TWRP recovery helps to install Custom ROM, Kernel, Mods, Root or even backup and restore any ROM.

If you are here, then you probably wondering how to install the TWRP Recovery on Homtom S99. You can simply follow the guide given here. Once you have installed, you can flash the Super SU or Magisk to root your device very quickly. Before we install TWRP Recovery, let’s understand what is TWRP Recovery and their advantage.

How to Install TWRP Recovery on Homtom S99 and Root your Phone

Homtom S99 Specifications:

  • Display: 5.5 inch 720 x 1440 pixels screen
  • CPU: MTK6750 ( MTK6750T ) Octa Core 1.5GHz
  • System: Android 8.0
  • Storage: 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM
  • Camera: 21.0MP + 2.0MP rear camera + 13.0MP front camera
  • Sensor: G-sensor control, distance sensor, light sensor, fingerprint recognition
  • SIM Card: dual Nano-SIM or one Nano SIM plus one TF card
  • Feature: GPS, AGPS
  • Bluetooth: 4.0

What is TWRP Recovery:

TWRP stands for TeamWin Recovery Project is a fully touch-based and open source custom recovery for Android devices. It is the best custom recovery after ClockworkMod (aka CWM). Unlike Stock Recovery, TWRP helps to install Custom ROM, Kernel, Mods or even root any Android devices in just a few simple steps.

[su_quote cite=”Wikipedia” url=”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TWRP”]Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP) is an open-source software custom recovery image for Android-based devices. It provides a touchscreen-enabled interface that allows users to install third-party firmware and back up the current system, functions often unsupported by stock recovery images. It is, therefore, often installed when rooting Android devices, although it isn’t dependent on a device being rooted to be installed.[/su_quote]

Advantages of TWRP Recovery:

  • You can flash Custom ROM on Homtom S99 using TWRP
  • You can flash modding zip files to customize your phone
  • Easy to flash and use Xposed Modules using TWRP
  • Easy to Root and Unroot using TWRP Recovery flashable zip SuperSU
  • You can install Magisk on Homtom S99
  • Easy to Create and Restore Nandroid Backup using TWRP Recovery.
  • Easy access to restore the Nandroid Backup.
  • You can flash the image file using TWRP Recovery on Homtom S99.
  • Easy to remove all bloatware using TWRP Recovery on Homtom S99.
  • To underclock and overclock.
  • You can clean Wipe, Cache, and Data.

Before doing the methods, I just want to warn you that, By doing this you will loose the warranty and sometime if you don’t read the steps and do something wrong can brick your device. That won’t happen though you follow our step by step guide carefully.

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Steps to Install TWRP Recovery on Homtom S99

Remember this guide is to install TWRP Recovery on Homtom S99, so don’t try the same recovery image on any other device. Before flashing recovery, please read and install the required drivers and software on your PC.

Required Files

TWRP Recovery (3.2.3)

For Scatter File: Download Stock ROM for Homtom S99

Download SuperSU Zip

Download Magisk Zip

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Pre-Requisite:

Installation Guide using SP Flash tool:

[su_note note_color=”#035786″ text_color=”#ffffff”]At GetDroidTips, We will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your device while following this Guide. Do it at your own risk. Remember rooting or installation of Custom Recovery will void the warranty of your phone.[/su_note]

Follow the instructions given down below to install TWRP on your phone:

Full Guide to install TWRP Recovery on your Phone

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Installation Using ADB Fastboot Method:

Download and Install Homtom USB drivers and Download ADB and Fastboot tool for Windows || For Mac: Click Here || For Full ADB Setup, Download Android SDK Platform

Follow the instructions given down below to install TWRP on your phone:

Full Guide to install TWRP Recovery Using ADB command

How to Root Homtom S99:

To root your phone, you need either a supported TWRP Recovery or any rooting apps. With the help of rooting apps, you can root Homtom S99 without PC/Computer. Here in this guide we already have a supported TWRP Recovery, so I will guide here to flash the superSU or Magisk to root your phone. Before rooting, let’s understand What is rooting in Android Phone?

What Does Rooting Mean?

Rooting doesn’t mean hacking. So please don’t compare the term hacking to rooting. In fact, it is not true at all. Well, Rooting for Android means nothing but jailbreaking the device to get access to the root directory of your android mobile. This means you are removing the restrictions and limitations from your Android Phone or Tablet to perform unperformable tasks.

By Rooting Homtom S99, you are injecting a file known as SU binary to the root of your phone. Technically Speaking, Rooting Any Android Phone will void the brand warranty but don’t worry, you can unroot or restore your device any time without any issues.

The advantage of Rooting:

Guide to Root:

Here is the guide on how to root Homtom S99 smartphone. Make sure to download either SuperSU or Magisk to root your phone.

[su_note note_color=”#faf5ce” text_color=”#1d1d1d”]Note: Don’t try to flash both Magisk and SuperSU on your phone. You need to root either with SuperSU or Magisk[/su_note]

Full Guide to install SuperSU on your phone Full Guide to install Magisk and Magisk Manager

I hope this guide was helpful to root and install TWRP Recovery on Homtom S99. Any queries, you can leave a comment down below.

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