Install TWRP custom recovery on Galaxy E5 SM-E500H/E500M

TWRP recovery is now available for Samsung Galaxy E5 and compatible with models including SM-E500H and E500M. TWRP recovery for Galaxy E5 SM-E500H/E500M is the latest build and seems to be working on the above mentioned models, now its a great news for the Galaxy E5 SM-E500H/E500M owners they got a tool that can tweak their devices with latest feature, installing custom ROMs and much more.

If you are the one who is looking for the best custom recovery for their Galaxy E5 SM-E500H/E500M then 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, in the previous tutorials we have posted guides on installing TWRP recovery on other Galaxy devices. In this guide we are following the same procedure 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 E5 SM-E500H/E500M

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 E5 SM-E500H/E500M. Just go ahead and follow the steps in sequence to avoid any issue while flashing TWRP recovery on Galaxy E5 SM-E500H/E500M.

Process to install TWRP recovery on Galaxy E5 SM-E500H/E500M via Odin

Download TWRP recovery for Galaxy E5 SM-E500H/E500M (.tar)

To install TWRP recovery on Galaxy E5 SM-E500H/E500M, 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 E5 SM-E500H/E500M. If you have any query you are free to ask, please give us +1 or Like to say thanks.

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