Here we have some good news that now the official TWRP custom recovery is available for HTC U Ultra. HTC has recently launched a new device, HTC U Ultra, the perfect example of main specifications and features. It is a great budget smartphone and fortunately, the official TWRP recovery has been released and now available to install the latest TWRP 3.1.1 custom recovery version on your device that gives you the privilege of flashing third party packages, custom ROMs, mods, third-party packages and other flash-able zips and much more. Also, you can root your phone and can make factory level changes with a custom recovery. Before installing the latest TWRP 3.1.1 custom recovery, you need to unlock the bootloader. Once you unlock your HTC U Ultra, you can flash a custom recovery, some sweet ROMs or mods and even you can root your device. The process is very easy because each and every step is mentioned below in this detailed guide. Once you successfully install the TWRP 3.1.1 custom recovery on your device, you would be able to flash different custom ROMs like Lineage OS, CyanogenMod, modify the system files including removing bloatware, setting third party apps as a system file, overclocking CPU and others mods and tweaks.
Team Win Recovery Project 3.1.1 (TWRP) is a custom recovery built with ease of use and customization in mind. It works perfectly with Android Nougat devices and also supports all types of the latest ROMs. Before installing the TWRP 3.1.1 custom recovery on your device, it will be better to take a full backup of all your important data. If you are interested in installing the latest TWRP 3.1.1 custom recovery on your HTC U Ultra then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This guide containing instructions can be used HTC U Ultra with model number H870 (European variant). Do not try this guide on other devices or incorrect variants.
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Before Getting Started:
- Take a proper backup of all your important data like Contacts, Settings, Call Logs, SMS, MMS and media content etc.
- The bootloader of your HTC U Ultra should be unlocked.
- ADB and the Fastboot driver should be installed on your PC.
- Download and install HTC U Ultra USB Drivers on your PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Option. For this first, enable Developer Options on your device by navigating to Settings app > About Phone > Software Info. Now tap on Build Number several times (7 times to be exact). A message will be appeared saying “You are now a Developer“. Now you have the option to enable USB Debugging on your device.
- Make sure that the battery level of your device is about 70% before proceeding
Steps To Root HTC U Ultra and Install TWRP Recovery:
Step No 1: – First, download the SuperSU.zip file from the above link on the desktop of your PC and transfer it to the external SD card of your phone.
Step No 2: – Now connect your phone to your PC using a USB cable and type the given command in the Minimal ADB and Fastboot window to Reboot your device into Bootloader mode:
adb reboot bootloader
Step No 3: – Next, download the TWRP .img file from the given above link and move it to the Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder. Type the following command to install TWRP on your HTC U Ultra:
fastboot flash recovery twrp-3.1.1-0-img
Step No 4: – Note: Boot your HTC U Ultra into TWRP for it to stick to your device. Booting your device into Android TWRP may replace with a stock recovery. So disconnect the USB cable and remove the battery. Reinsert the battery and boot into recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume down and Power button simultaneously.
Step No 5: – Once in TWRP, select Install and navigate to the external storage where you have placed the SuperSU zip file. Now choose the SuperSU zip file and swipe to confirm the installation.
Step No 6: – Reboot to System.
Done! You have rooted your HTC U Ultra and installed TWRP on it. You can now customise your HTC U Ultra.