How to Install TWRP Recovery on Leagoo M12 and Root your Phone

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Here we will guide on how to install TWRP Recovery on Leagoo M12. If you want to install Custom ROM, mods or even rooting on your device, TWRP recovery is considered to be one of the important contributions of the active developer community that Android has. TWRP recovery is an open-source custom recovery which is currently used wide among every Android users.

If you are here, then you probably wondering how to install the TWRP Recovery on Leagoo M12. 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.

Talking about the specifications, Leagoo M12 features a 5.71-inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 640 x 1280 Pixels. It is powered by MediaTek MT6739, 64-bit Processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB internal memory with an expandable storage support of 128GB via microSD card. The camera on the Leagoo M12 comes with a Dual 8MP + 2MP rear camera with dual-LED dual-tone flash and 5MP front camera for selfies. It is backed by a Non-Removable 3,000 mAh Lithium-Polymer Battery. Leagoo M12 also has a fingerprint sensor on the back.

How to Install TWRP Recovery on Leagoo M12 and Root your Phone

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 Leagoo M12 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 Leagoo M12
  • 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 Leagoo M12.
  • Easy to remove all bloatware using TWRP Recovery on Leagoo M12.
  • 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 lose 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.

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.

Steps to Install TWRP Recovery on Leagoo M12

Remember this guide is to install TWRP Recovery on Leagoo M12, 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.

Download Required Files

TWRP Recovery

Scatter File: Download Stock ROM for Leagoo M12

Download SuperSU Zip – For root using SuperSU

Download Magisk Zip – For root using Magisk

Pre-Requisite:

Installation Guide using SP Flash tool:

Follow the instructions given down below to install TWRP on your phone (need scatter text file):

Full Guide to install TWRP Recovery on your Phone

Watch The Video on How to Install TWRP Recovery on Mediatek using SP Flash tool

Installation Using ADB Fastboot Method:

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

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

Full Guide to install TWRP Recovery Using ADB command

How to Root Leagoo M12:

To root your phone, you need either a supported TWRP Recovery or any rooting apps. With the help of rooting apps, you can root Leagoo M12 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 Leagoo M12, 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 Leagoo M12 smartphone. Make sure to download either SuperSU or Magisk to root your phone.

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Note: Don’t try to flash both Magisk and SuperSU on your phone. You need to root either with SuperSU or Magisk

Full Guide to install SuperSU on your phone

or you can try the

Full Guide to install Magisk and Magisk Manager

I hope this guide was helpful to root and install TWRP Recovery on Leagoo M12. Any queries, you can leave a comment down below.