If you own a Umidigi S5 Pro smartphone and also want to customize this rugged smartphone, then you have visited the right site. If you want to root and flash TWRP Recovery 3.4.0 to your device, follow our guide.
The Umidigi S5 Pro features Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 chip (12nm), octa-core processor (4×2.3GHz Cortex-A53 and 4×1.8GHz Cortex-A53), PowerVR GE8320 GPU, 6.53-inch, 104.7 cm2 display (~83.8% screen-to-body ratio), IPS LCD, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (recording density ~395 pixels per inch), Internal memory/RAM 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, Main camera 48MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF / 2MP, (depth) / QVGA camera sensor in low light, Auto pop-up camera 16MP, f/2.0, (wide), Li-Po 4000mAh battery, non-removable.
If you are an Android lover and want to install and root TWRP Recovery on your beloved device, then you have landed on the right page. In this article, we will walk you through the process of installing TWRP and rooting the Umidigi S5 Pro.
TWRP has an attractive hardware design and user interface (UI). If you follow this guide, you can install the latest version of TWRP for Umidigi S5 Pro. You can download TWRP Recovery from the links in the sample section of this article. Please note that this is an unofficial TWRP recovery and is only for Umidigi S5 Pro (Confirm model in Settings>Over). The process described below is only for rooting and installing TWRP on the Umidigi S5 Pro, do not test this method on any other device.
If you want to unleash the full potential of your Umidigi S5 Pro hardware, then rooting and flashing TWRP is the most important task. Exchange ROMs often have limited and unsupported customization options. If you have a rooted device and a flashed TWRP recovery, you can install any custom ROM, modules, kernels, Xposed, etc, as well as many applications that require access with superuser privileges to function properly.
ALWAYS read how to root the Umidigi Z2 and install TWRP Recovery.
- Brief information and benefits of TWRP recovery
- Steps to flash/install TWRP recovery 3.4.0 on Umidigi S5 Pro (Android 10)
- Procedure for Umidigi S5 Pro Root/Installation of Magisk or SuperSU
- frequently asked questions
Brief information and benefits of TWRP recovery
TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) is a community and open source development project. Flashing TWRP allows you to install any firmware on your device, boot your smartphone, modify zip files for settings, Xposed modules for settings, root and uproot with one click. You can also make a full backup of Nandroid and restore it later, flash the image file with one click, remove bloatware, overclock and underclock. With TWRP, you can easily erase, cache and clear data after flashing an image file to reflect changes and correct minor errors caused by caching.
To install TWRP, your Umidigi S5 Pro phone must have an unlocked bootloader. This means that you first need to unlock the bootloader to root the device, and also perform a configuration.
Denial: Although AndroidWeblog.com covers everything very clearly so that our readers get exactly what they want, there is always a small chance that major problems may arise from the steps listed here. It is therefore in the user’s interest to carry out the steps very carefully in order to avoid accidents with the device.
Rooting and flashing a custom ROM will undoubtedly void your device’s warranty, and AndroidWeblog.com cannot be held responsible for invalid warranties or tinkered with devices.
Check the model number, which should be as follows:
- Umidigi S5 Pro (runs on Android 10 OS)
You should make sure you read the disclaimer carefully before transferring your phone and agree to act at your own risk.
Your phone must be 70% charged, otherwise complications may occur during the experiment. Don’t take any chances and charge it fully.
Pay attention to how to root the Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL and install TWRP Recovery.
If you plan to root your phone or install a custom ROM, it’s a good idea to back up your phone. Back up all your media like photos, videos and everything on your PC, as well as your contacts to the cloud.
You must enable the USB debugging option by going to Settings, Apps and Development Options.
Downloads for roaming Umidigi S5 Pro on Android 10
Download MediaTek USB VCOM drivers here (MT6xxx_USB_VCOM_drivers. zip)
Download TWRP recovery for Umidigi S5 Pro here:
TWRP Recovery 3.4.0
Download SuperSU from Chainfire from here.
Download Magisk Manager from here.
Download the latest version of SPFlash Tool for Windows here.
Steps to flash/install TWRP recovery 3.4.0 on Umidigi S5 Pro (Android 10)
Step one: Start uploading all the files listed in the required section above.
Step two: Browse the downloaded files, then right-click and extract the archived file MT6xxx_USB_VCOM_drivers. zip. Then navigate to the unzipped folder and click on the InstallDriver.exe file. This will install a VCOM preloader on your system.
Step three: Assuming you downloaded SP FlashTool (Win) from the link above, click on the archive and unzip it. Then display and run the flash_tool.exe file.
Step four: Find the broadcast file in the TWRP zip file you downloaded. Rename the TWRP file (.img) to recovery.img. Now navigate to the flash tool interface and select the release file from the extracted Stock ROM folder (Download Stock ROM for your Umidigi S5 Pro Smartphone).
Step 5: At this point, leave the recovery as a ticket/check. Now on the Location tab, click on the Storage Location field and locate the device-specific recovery image file (as shown in the figure above). Then click on the Download button.
Step six: Now connect your Umidigi S5 Pro to your computer via the USB port. When you connect your smartphone, the flashing process starts automatically and lasts only a few seconds.
Seventh step: At this point in the user recovery process, your device has been flashed. You can now disconnect the device from the computer. Now you need to power on/down your device to restore TWRP. To do this, start the device by pressing and holding the volume up button. Note that the key combinations may vary depending on the model of the device. You can confirm the correct key combination for your Umidigi S5 Pro. The Louder key also launches bootloader mode on some devices, which has a menu to switch to recovery mode. You can use the Volume Up and Volume Down keys as a key combination. That’s it, you have successfully configured TWRP on your Umidigi S5 Pro.
ALWAYS remember how to root the Umidigi A1 Pro and install TWRP Recovery.
Procedure for Umidigi S5 Pro Root/Installation of Magisk or SuperSU
Make sure you have downloaded SuperSU or Magisk Manager (link in the required section of this article). Then continue with the next steps.
Warning: You can use Magisk Manager or Super SU, but only one, so choose wisely. Go to Magisk Manager if you are not sure.
Step one: Transfer the downloaded file SuperSU.zip or magisk.zip to the internal memory / SD card of your Umidigi S5 Pro smartphone.
Step two: Just get started on the recovery. You can also make a ROM backup via the TWRP interface. However, I recommend that you make a backup copy of the ROM. Because if the process fails, you can flash the ROM.
Step three: Press Install, then navigate to the SuperSU.zip or magisk.zip file and drag the firmware confirmation file (located at the bottom of the screen). The Magisk/SuperSU flash process has started and will take a few seconds.
Congratulations, you are now rooted in the Umidigi S5 Pro, and you have also given the green light to TWRP. Now you can install Xposed Framework and customize your smartphone as you like. If you want to check it, you can download and check the root status through the Root Checker application.
frequently asked questions
Do you need root to install TWRP?
Message: You don’t need to root your device to install TWRP, but you do need to unlock the bootloader, which will erase the entire contents of your device. Also, the method of unlocking the bootloader is different on each device, so it may vary from one device to another.
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