How to Install TWRP on Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903F/G903W [Odin]

Welcome to, in this article we will show Galaxy S5 Neo owners how to install latest TWRP recovery on Galaxy S5 Neo with model SM-G903F/G903W. Galaxy S5 Neo is the latest device released a year after Galaxy S5, it got same specs instead a little changed hardware and the best thing is that the box opened Galaxy S5 Neo is running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.

Now users are looking for the best custom recovery for their Galaxy S5 Neo, so we recommend you install TWRP recovery on your device. The TWRP recovery features are user friendly and much more easier to use even for the beginner, now just go ahead and see what you can do with a TWRP recovery on your device.

Why to use Custom Recovery (Benefits)

There are multiple thing you can perform with custom recovery some of them are;

Flash Custom ROMs: The most primary use of a Custom recovery is to flash custom ROMs. However you are limited to it but apart from custom ROMs you can flash Mods, Kernels and other tweaking stuff.

Nandroid Backup: You can create Nandroid backup of your device which will allow you to create a backup of your complete Android device, here is an example of Nandroid backup you can check.

Tweaking your Android device: A Custom recovery let’s you install tweaking mods and custom kernels to over clock CPU frequency for an enhanced device performance.

How to install TWRP on Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903F/W

Before you begin:

Disclaimer: This guide includes flashing custom recovery on your device. The writer is not responsible for any damage happens to your device during the whole operation neither we are forcing you to perform such operation. 

Create a Backup of your Samsung device

Backup is the most necessary part for your device, so we recommend you to create a secure backup of your data.

Early Preparations:

You need to prepare your device for installing custom recovery, follow the below perquisites steps to keep the recovery installation process smooth without facing errors.

Keep your battery charged or at least your device should contain at least 80% charge before the flashing operation.

Android USB drivers for your device should be installed on your PC, or you can download the latest USB drivers for your device from the below provided link.

Download USB drivers for Samsung

Enable USB debugging and check the Allow Mock Locations option too. To enable USB debugging in your device go to Setting >> Developer options >> USB debugging. USB debugging is meant for the development purpose hence it will ask you for the confirmation so tap OK to confirm.

Sometimes “Developer options” are not visible in device settings menu, so what you need to do is, go to Settings >> About device >> Software information and there you will see an option build number. Tap it 7 times until a pop up arises with a message that you are now a developer, that’s it now go back and the Developers option is visible in the settings menu

Once you done with the above preparations now it’s time to flash TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903F/W. Just go ahead and follow the steps in sequence to avoid any issue while flashing TWRP recovery on Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903F/W.

Process to install TWRP recovery on Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903F/W via Odin

Download TWRP recovery for Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903F/W

To install TWRP recovery on Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903F/W, you need to download and extract Odin flash tool on PC. You can download Odin 3.10.6 from the below provided link.

Download Odin 3.10.6 [Just extract it]


Click the Odin.exe file in the extracted folder to run the Odin tool.


Now turn off your device and boot into Download Mode. Now turn on your device again by pressing and holding Home Button+Volume Down +Power Key simultaneously until you see a warning logo now press Volume up to boot your device into Download Mode.

Download Mode is the zone where you perform the installation related stuff, now connect your phone to your PC via USB cable.

You will be given the successful connection notification. The ID:COM box will turn Blue indicating that your device is now detected by Odin.


Now click the Option Tab in the Odin screen and make sure “Auto Reboot” & “F.Reset Time” options are checked on Odin.

Once done with the above steps now we are coming back to the main task, click the AP tab and choose the Tar (recovery) file you download above.

Now just click Start and wait for the installation process until completed.


You will see a “PASS” message in the ID:COM box once the TWRP recovery installation process is done by Odin.

Your device will reboot itself.

That’s it! You have successfully installed latest TWRP recovery on Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903F/W. If you have any query you are free to ask, please give us +1 or Like to say thanks.

  1. Reply
    erik May 29, 2016 at 3:03 am

    how do you instal custom roms on the Galaxy s5 neo SM-G903W?

    • Reply
      Archer May 30, 2016 at 7:12 pm

      Sir you can follow our custom ROM category

  2. Reply
    Rush2112 July 29, 2016 at 9:38 am

    hello friend I do need help ?
    can you help me a did buy a (samsung galaxy s5 neo sm-g930w ) from Canada for root is not a problem …its the twrp ?
    I did install the twrp when a open the twrp you don t see recovery in the corner just something writing in red ..can you tell me what to do ( wrong ) ?

    • Reply
      Archer July 29, 2016 at 8:04 pm

      Sir actually you the TWRP recovery on your device is not installed properly or you flashed wrong recovery that is not compatible with your device

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