** Disclaimer I am not responsible if flashing this recovery bricks your phone or causes thermonuclear war and ends the world as we know it. You have been warned.
Verify your device codename before downloading any recovery images!
SM-J5008 - j5ltechn SM-J500H - j53gxx SM-J500F/G/M/NO/Y - j5lte SM-J500FN - j5nlte
ALL * [NOTE] Supports both MM/LL bootloaders
Installation using Odin
Installation using the App
* Download the Official TWRP App from the Play Store. * Locate your device using the codename for your device. * Download and flash TWRP (may require root).
* Enable Developer Mode on your phone and unlock the bootloader from the Settings, if not done already. * Download a recent .tar archive from the links above for your device. * Reboot into Download Mode [Press Power+Volume Down+Home]. * Flash the tar archive using ODIN by clicking AP and selecting the .tar file you just downloaded.
29/06/2017 * [NOTE] The Error 7 encountered while trying to install ROMs on j5lte/j5nlte devices should be gone.
29/05/2017 * [NOTE] Updated to 3.1.1-0. * [FIX] F2FS should work completely now. Updated F2FS code from upstream kernel sources and enabled security extended attribute support (for SElinux) to fix android support.
16/05/2017 * [NOTE] J500F/FN recovery should now be able to install rom zips without errors. 15/05/2017 * [NOTE] Mouse cursor is now hidden from recovery screen.
05/05/2017 * [NOTE] Transitioned to a new kernel based on T560NU and J500H MM kernel sources (J500HXXU2BPJ9 and T560NUUES1BPL1). * [NOTE] Updated kernel and wifi driver to LA.BR.1.2.9_rb1.16 * [NOTE] Brightness adjustment should be working * [NOTE] TWRP now has F2FS filesystem support * [NOTE] TWRP has USB OTG support integrated for external usb peripherals (should work for vfat, exfat, ext4 or f2fs-format peripherals).
14/04/2017 ALL DEVICES * [ NOTE ] Fixed support for all bootloaders. The culprit was a hardcoded string in the bootloader passed to the kernel, which is not recognised if the bootloader is older than the display driver and vice-versa.
12/04/2017 j53gxx * [ NOTE ] Built first image
All devices * [NOTE] None
Q: Are you taking device requests?
A: If you're willing to buy me/donate the device for testing, sure. Alternatively,
if the device is similar enough to the one I own (by my determination) I might
build for it.
[OFFICIAL][RECOVERY]TWRP 3.1.x for Galaxy SM-J5008/H/F/G/M/NO/Y/FN, Tool/Utility for the Samsung Galaxy J5
Last Updated 2018-07-15