Download and Install TWRP on Black Shark 2 Pro

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    Rajat
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    A working build of TWRP for Black Shark 2 Pro is now available to download. This is a step-by-step guide that explains how to install TWRP on Black Shark 2 Pro.

    This Black Shark 2 Pro TWRP is brought to you by the unknown developer(s).

    TWRP Black Shark 2 Pro

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S) AND TWRP PROJECT:

    If you like this ROM then do consider for a contribution to the unknown developer and TWRP project:
    – No donation link found for developer
    Donate to dees_troy TWRP’s Lead developer

    DISCLAIMER:
    Installing TWRP recovery on Black Shark 2 Pro requires an unlock bootloader, which may void the warranty and delete all data on your phone. Make sure you back up important data.

    You are the only person making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you. So, flash at your own risk!

    About this TWRP for Black Shark 2 Pro

    – TWRP version: 3.4.1
    – Device Codename: msmnile
    – Supported Android Version: Android 10
    – Built as System-as-root (SAR)
    – Based on MIUI FW V11.0.5.0.QJBCNXM

    Where to download TWRP for Black Shark 2 Pro?

    Below is a list of files or guides required to install or flash TWRP recovery on Black Shark 2 Pro. The next section has a step by step guide that explains when and how to use these files or guides in the process.

    How to Install TWRP on Black Shark 2 Pro?

    Installing TWRP on the phone requires an unlock bootloader. So, I have divided this whole guide into two parts as below:

    1. Bootloader Unlock
    2. Flashing the TWRP

    Unlocking the Bootloader

    The phone must have an unlocked bootloader in the first place to be able to install or replace the stock recovery with TWRP recovery on Black Shark 2 Pro.
    Follow the below instructions to unlock the bootloader.

    • Enable developer options
    • Enable OEM unlock and USB debugging inside Developer Options
    • Then go to Mi Unlock Status (under Developer Options) and click on the Add account and device.
      Add your Black Shark 2 Pro to the Mi account registered on your phone.
    • Once done, reboot the phone into fastboot and unlock the phone with MiFlash Unlock Tool

    Visit this Black Shark 2 Pro Bootloader Unlock page to get a detailed step-by-step guide with screenshots.

      1. Download the TWRP recovery for Black Shark 2 Pro.
      2. Download and Install the ADB and Fastboot utilities.
      3. Then connect the phone to the PC using a USB cable.
        – On your phone, if you see such as “Allow USB debugging” then just tap on OK to proceed.
      4. On the computer, open a command prompt (on Windows) or terminal (on Linux or macOS) window, and execute the below command to restart your phone into fastboot mode or bootloader mode:
        adb reboot bootloader
        – You can also enter into fastboot or bootloader mode by turning off the phone and then pressing the Power button + Volume Down button.
      5. While the phone is in the bootloader mode.
        Execute the below command to flash the TWRP permanently:
        fastboot flash boot_a twrp-3.4.x-xx.img
        (and)
        fastboot flash boot_b twrp-3.4.x-xx.img

        Execute the below command to boot the TWRP temporarily:
        fastboot boot boot_a twrp-3.4.x-xx.img
        and
        fastboot boot boot_b twrp-3.4.x-xx.img

        While executing this command make sure to replace the twrp-3.4.x-xx.img with the actual filename of the TWRP.
      6. Wait for the fastboot command to finish installing the TWRP on Black Shark 2 Pro.

    That’s all on installing TWRP on Black Shark 2 Pro. For some reason, if it fails, you can login and reply below so that I can try to help you troubleshoot the issue.

    What to do after installing TWRP on Black Shark 2 Pro?

    • You can enable Root on Black Shark 2 Pro
    • You can install one of the custom ROMs available for Black Shark 2 Pro
    • You can install some of the mods, magisk modules, etc.

    Add-on links for Black Shark 2 Pro

    Following are some extra resources for Black Shark 2 Pro which you may be interested in:
    – LineageOS 17.1 for Black Shark 2 Pro
    – GCam for Black Shark 2 Pro

    Visit the following to get other updates of Black Shark 2 Pro forum (codename: msmnile) on Android Custom ROMs, LineageOS ROMs, and all other device specific topics.
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