How to Install TWRP Recovery on Honor Play 3E? Two Easy METHODS!

Welcome, in this article I will demonstrate how to install TWRP Recovery on Honor Play 3E. So stay until the end of the article and with the help of step by step guide, install TWRP on your phone.

What is TWRP Recovery?

TWRP or TeamWin Recovery Project is a custom recovery project and is flashable on Android smartphones. TWRP recovery, when installed on a smartphone over stock recovery, can provide more features. So, now let’s see about Honor Play 3E.

About Honor Play 3E

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched Honor Play 3E smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has a 5.71 inches display with a resolution of 720 by 1520 pixels. A total of 295 pixels per inch.
  • And Honor Play 3E also comes with Android 9 Pie.
  • And under the hood, the phone has a MediaTek Helio P22 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 2GB/3GB Ram and 64GB/32GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor is – 13MP rear camera and 5MP front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the phone is a non-removable 3020 mAh.

MUST READVarious Issues on the Honor Play 3E & How to Fix Them. 

Advantages of Installing TWRP Recovery on the Honor Play 3E?

There are quite a few benefits of installing TWRP on Honor Play 3E. Here are some of them :

  • Firstly, you can root your phone.
  • And also install ZIP files and custom Roms on the phone.
  • You can wipe cache and reset your smartphone.
  • And take a backup of your current data and restore it whenever you want to on the Honor Play 3E.

Furthermore, let’s now take a look at some of the disadvantages of installing TWRP recovery.

Disadvantages of Installing TWRP Recovery on the Honor Play 3E

Below are some of the cons of TWRP recovery which you should keep in mind before installing on your Honor Play 3E.

  • First of all, it will void your warranty.
  • And you may brick your Phone if you do not follow the steps correctly.
  • Also, the user will not be able to get OTA updates anymore on the device.
  • Now that you have read some of the Pros and cons of TWRP recovery on the Honor Play 3E, let’s start with the installation procedure.

Let’s Install TWRP Recovery on the Honor Play 3E


Before starting the installation process on the Honor Play 3E, do keep the following things in mind.

  • We TechDroidTips, do not take any responsibility if anything goes wrong. And the steps below are unofficial and has not been certified by any user to date.
  • After installation of Custom Recovery, also, read. How to Root Honor Play 3E.

Honor Play 3E TWRP Recovery

TWRP Recovery on Honor Play 3E: Method 1

  • First of all, download the TWRP recovery image of the Honor Play 3E. (Check Below For The File)
  • And rename it as TWRP.img
  • Also, download appropriate USB drivers of the Honor Play 3E and install it on PC.
  • Reminder, Unlocking Bootloader is an important step before you install TWRP recovery. It is not recommended to install TWRP recovery before unlocking the bootloader.
  • Now, set up ADB and Fastboot on your PC. To do that download ADB here.

Install procedure For ADB Fastboot :
1. Launch it That Require administrator privileges.
2. Click Yes to install ADB and Fastboot or No to not.
3. Press Yes to install ADB system wide or No for the current user only
4. Click Yes to install Drivers or No to skip
5. Continue the Driver installation
6. 15 seconds passed – it will finish the process                                    Source – XDA 

  • And now open the folder – “TWRP.img
  • Furthermore, open a command window in the folder itself. To do that, Shift + Right-click on any empty space and then select open command window.
  • Now, connect your Honor Play 3E to PC.
  • And, boot your Honor Play 3E device into Fastboot mode. To do that type the following code in the command window

adb reboot bootloader

Now the device will boot into the Fastboot mode. After that type the following code –

fastboot flash recovery twrp-2.8.x.x-xxx.img.

  • And do replace TWRP.img above with the name of your TWRP recovery image file.
  •  Now it will start flashing TWRP Recovery and after that type the following –

fastboot reboot

  • This command will reboot your device.
  • And congrats, finally you have successfully installed TWRP Recovery on the Honor Play 3E.
  • TWRP Image File for Honor Play 3E will be added once available. The article will be updated 😀
  • Also, have a look at our Honor Play 3E Review.

NEXT – How to Install Custom ROM on Honor Play 3E. (Custom ROM Download File May Or May Not Be available as per the development)

Install TWRP Recovery by Official App – Method 2

  • Firstly, Download Flashify app on the Honor Play 3E.
  • And open the app and furthermore you will see three options, “Boot Image” “Recovery Image” and “Zip File”. 
  • First, click on “Recovery Image” as soon as you click you will be able to see some more options.
  • Next, click on download TWRP. You will also see an option of downloading CWM custom recovery too, but consider downloading TWRP custom recovery.
  • And now it will download TWRP file for the Honor Play 3E. And after the downloading finishes. Finally, click on “Yes install custom Recovery”.
  • That’s it now sit back and relax till the recovery installs on the phone.
  • Finally, congratulations you have successfully install TWRP recovery on your Honor Play 3E. Now, you can install your favorite custom ROMs and zip files on the phone.

Related Article. Unroot Honor Play 3E and go back to stock ROM.

In conclusion, do the steps carefully to install TWRP Recovery on the Honor Play 3E and also make sure to see the pre-requisite before starting the process. Before flashing TWRP Recovery, check for the supported model number. And you can also check for your device here on TWRP website and make sure about the recovery file.