How To Install TWRP 2.8.1.0 On Asus PadFone 2

TWRP 2.8.1.0 Touch Recovery for Asus PadFone 2 is now available. You can download and install this touch supported custom recovery using details guide below. This latest TWRP recovery version comes with various improvement along with new features that I have added later part of this guide. If you planing to flash custom ROM based on latest Android version such as Android 4.4.4 KitKat or Android 5.0.2 Lollipop, you must have a latest custom recovery installed. Continue reading this tutorial to learn how to install TWRP 2.8.1.0 Touch Recovery on Asus PadFone 2 as well as how to upgrade from previous version.

About TWRP: Team Win Recovery Project, or twrp2 for short, is a custom recovery built with ease of use and customization in mind. We started from the ground up by taking AOSP recovery and loading it with the standard recovery options, then added a lot of our own features. It’s a fully touch driven user interface – no more volume rocker or power buttons to mash. The GUI is also fully XML driven and completely theme-able. You can change just about every aspect of the look and feel.

If you don’t know then, stock recovery comes with various limitation including lack of backup and flashing a custom firmware ability. On the other hand custom recovery such as TWRP recovery allow you to do various task including ability to flash custom ROMs and other signed zip, backup and restore whole system, can clear Dalvik cache, can fix permission and many more. The latest TWRP 2.8.1.0 Touch Recovery also comes with various added features. Here is a list of features that added to latest TWRP 2.8.1.0 Touch Recovery.

What’s new in 2.8.1.0:

  • MTP fixes and improvements – you can now copy zips to the root of storage
  • TrueType Font support – optional as it takes up a decent amount of space so may not be available on all devices
  • Temperature support
  • Various other bugfixes and tweaks

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Warning!

This tutorial is only for Asus PadFone 2. Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, we (True Android Team) are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. However, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

Though installing TWRP recovery don’t erase internal memory data but we recommend to back up your data first before proceeding to avoid any uncomfortable situation.

1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide.

2. Make sure your device have at least 40% battery power. You can install an app like Battery Percentage on your Android device to check it easily.

3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Asus PadFone 2 in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]

4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and Asus PadFone 2. [Guide].

5. Your device is rooted (only require if you using mentioned app). [Guide]

If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to follow step-by-step guide on how to install TWRP 2.8.1.0 Touch Recovery on Asus PadFone 2.

File Required(Download by clicking on it)

  1. TWRP 2.8.1.0 Touch Recovery For Asus PadFone 2 [Filename: openrecovery-twrp-2.8.1.0-A68.img]
  2. Rashr – Flash Tool or Flashify App Installed

How to Install TWRP 2.8.1.0 Touch Recovery on Asus PadFone 2

  1. Transfer openrecovery-twrp-2.8.1.0-A68.img file to your device SD Card.
  2. For Rashr – Flash Tool User:
    1. Open then app then tap on Flash other Recovery.
    2. Now select your copied file (i.e. openrecovery-twrp-2.8.1.0-A68.img) and follow onscreen instruction.
  3. For Flashify Users:
    1. Open the app and then tap on Recovery image.
    2. Now select your copied file (i.e. openrecovery-twrp-2.8.1.0-A68.img) and follow onscreen instruction.

You can also flash the given image file using fastboot command (fastboot setup guide): fastboot flash recovery openrecovery-twrp-2.8.1.0-A68.img

How to Install TWRP 2.8.1.0 Touch Recovery Using TWRP Manager

  1. Download and install TWRP Manager app -> Play Store Link.
  2. Open TWRP Manager and provide root permissions.
  3. Hit Advanced->Install Recovery.
  4. Verify the correct device name on your screen then press Install Recovery.

Congrats ! You have successfully installed the TWRP 2.8.1.0 Touch Recovery on Asus PadFone 2 and you are now free to test latest Android 5.0.2 Lollipop based custom ROM as well as old ROM on your Asus PadFone 2. To boot into recovery, first turn off your device and then press and hold Volume Down and Power button together until TWRP recovery logo come up.

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