How to Install Official TWRP Recovery on LG G4

So the LG G4 has been one of the most anticipated phones of the year and what usually happens when a flagship comes out is someone out there figures out a way to root the phone or draw something unusual to bring out more of the best in the phones. And if one roots the phone, next thing they try to do is to install a custom recovery that lets them have more power to tweaks!


Here it is, the OFFICIAL TWRP for the LG G4. If you got one, just follow the simple instructions below and you are all set to try out the many different custom ROMs that are on their way in the coming days:


  1. ADB and Fastboot drivers
  2. TWRP 2.8 recovery file for LG G4
  3. The bootloader unlocked – refer to our tutorial ‘Unlocking LG G4 Bootloader

Important Note:

  1. Backup all of your data
  2. Unlike other companies like Xiaomi or OnePlus, LG will NOT support its warranty once you’re through this process.
  3. This method is applicable for International LG G4 H815 only. An attempt to try this on other models may brick your phone


  1. Copy the TWRP file twrp- into the phone’s internal memory, preferably the root directory
  2. Connect the LG G4 to the PC / Laptop
  3. Right-click on ADB / Platform Tools folder while holding down the Shift Key and select ‘Open command window here’
  4. Now type adb reboot bootloader and hit enter – LG G4 will now reboot into the fastboot mode
  5. Now type fastboot flash recovery twrp- and hit enter
  6. Once done, type fastboot reboot and the phone will reboot

To verify, turn off the phone. Then press and hold the power button + volume down till you see the LG logo and then let go. In few seconds, TWRP menu should come up.

Cosmic Paladin

Cosmic Paladin is a Tech Enthusiast and a Gadget Freak! From Nokia 3310 from back in the day to OnePlus One today, he has used tons of devices and has dived deep into the nuances of what it takes to make a good phone. As a Product Manager building enterprise mobile and web apps, his passion is music, photography and tech blogging!

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