How to Install TWRP Recovery on LG Q7: Step by Step!

Welcome, in this article I will demonstrate how to install TWRP Recovery on LG Q7. 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.

About LG Q7

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched LG Q7 smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has 5.5 inches IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 by 2160 pixels. A total of 442 pixels per inch.
  • And LG Q7 also comes with Android 8.1 OREO.
  • And under the hood, the phone has a MediaTek MT6750S chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 3 GB Ram and 32 GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor on LG Q7- 13 MP rear camera and 8 MP front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the LG Q7 is a non-removable 3000 mAh.

Also Read. LG Q7 Issues & How to Fix Them: Solution


What are the Advantages of Installing TWRP Recovery on LG Q7?

There are quite a few benefits of installing TWRP on LG Q7. 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.
  • Furthermore, let’s now take a look at some of the disadvantages of installing TWRP recovery.

Some Disadvantages of Installing TWRP Recovery on LG Q7

Below are some of the cons TWRP recovery which you should keep in mind before installing on your LG Q7.

  • 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, let’s start with the installation procedure.

How to Install TWRP Recovery on LG Q7?

Prerequisite

Before starting the installation process, do keep the following things in mind.

    • First of all, make sure to charge your phone fully.
    • And also get the certified USB cable by the manufacturer.
    • Before installing, unlock the bootloader (OEM UNLOCK) on your phone. How to Unlock Bootloader on the LG Q7.
  • 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.
  • You can also install CWM Recovery on the LG Q7.
  • After installation of Custom Recovery, How to Root LG Q7.

twrp lg q7

Let’s Install TWRP Recovery: Method 1

    • First of all, download TWRP recovery image of the device from the web.
    • And rename it as TWRP.img
    • Also, download appropriate USB drivers of the phone and install it on PC.

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
  • And 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 LG Q7 to PC.
  • And, boot your 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 LG Q7.

NEXT – How to Install custom ROM on LG Q7.

How to Install TWRP custom recovery on LG Q7? Method 2

    • Firstly, Download Flashify app on the LG Q7. The app is available to download from play store.
    • And open the app and 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 see an option of downloading CWM custom recovery too, but consider downloading TWRP custom recovery.
  • And now it will download TWRP file for the LG Q7. And after the downloading finishes 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 LG Q7. Now, you can install your favorite custom ROMs and zip files on the phone.

Related Article. How to Unroot LG Q7 and go back to stock ROM.

In conclusion, do the steps carefully and also make sure to see 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.