• August 2019
 

How to Root Realme 3 and install TWRP Recovery

 
 

In March this year, Oppo sub-brand launched its latest flagship smartphone in Realme series, called Realme 3. If you looking for guide or tutorial that helps you to root Realme 3 and install TWRP custom recovery on it, then you are at the right place. Here in this article, we will guide you provide the procedure, necessary downloads and all the required things that need in the process. Let’s take a look at Realme 3 specs and features.

How to Root Realme 3 and install TWRP Recovery

Realme X featured with a glass panel on the front side which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 along with the plastic body. It’s a Dual SIM 4 G LTE connectivity smartphone and weighs 175 grams. The phone comes with a 6.22-IPS display panel that supports 720 x 1520 pixels of resolutions and offers 19:9 aspect ratio. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie operating system out of the box along with ColorOS 6 running on top.

Realme flagship smartphone powered by Oct0-Core Mediatek Helio P70 (12nm) processor inside along with Mali-G72 MP3 GPU for graphics process. It’s available in 3 GB and 4 GB of RAM options with 64 GB internal storage. There is another model available that comes with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB internal storage. In terms of camera, it has dual camera sensors on the backside along with LED flash. There is a 13-megapixel main camera and a 2-megapixel depth sensor secondary.

For selfies, it comes with 13-megapixel camera. The phone packed with Non-removable Li-Po 4230 mAh battery inside and supports Fast battery charging 10W feature. There is a fingerprint scanner present on the back side of the phone.

Let’s get back to the main topic, there are several advantages of rooting and installing TWRP Custom Recovery. Just follow the article step by step to root Realme 3 model and install TWRP custom recovery on it.

Advantages of TWRP Recovery

  • Flash Custom ROM on your device using TWRP.
  • Root and Unroot your device using TWRP Recovery flashable zip SuperSU.
  • Flash the image file on your device using TWRP Recovery.
  • You can underclock and overclock.
  • Easy to flash and use Xposed Modules on your device using TWRP.
  • Easy access to restore the Nandroid Backup.
  • You can install Magisk on your device.
  • Flash modding zip files to customize your phone.
  • Create and Restore Nandroid Backup using TWRP Recovery.
  • Remove all bloatware from your device using TWRP Recovery.
  • Perform clean Wipe, Cache, and Data in your device.

Advantages of Rooting

  • You can get access to all files on your device, even the files which present in the root directory of your device.
  • You can increase the performance of your device by overclocking.
  • By rooting you can increase battery life by underclocking your device.
  • You can uninstall Bloatware on your phone.
  • You can block Ads on any Android applications such as Youtube and other game-related applications.
  • By Rooting your device, you can View, Edit or Delete any system file inside the root directory.

Disclaimer

If anything happens to your device during this process or after this process, we will not responsible for. So. proceed at your own risk.

How to Root Realme 3 and Install TWRP Recovery

Prerequisites

  • Make sure you have installed ADB and Fastboot on your PC/Laptop for this procedure.
  • Make sure your phone’s bootloader is unlocked.
  • Before starting this procedure, make sure to take a full backup of your phone.
  • Make sure that your phone charged up to 60%.
  • This article works only for Realme 3. Don’t try on other devices.
  • Make sure you have installed Realme 3 USB drivers on your PC/Laptop.
  • Enable Developer Options: Go to Settings>> About device. Tap 7 times on Build number to enable Developer options.
  • Enable OEM Unlock and USB debugging options: Settings>>Developer options

Download

Install TWRP Recovery on Realme 3

  • Go to the ABD and Fastboot folder and run the command prompt by holding the Shift key and right-click on an empty space inside the folder.
  • Now click on the Open PowerShell window here.
  • Now, reboot your phone into Fastboot mode by press and hold the Volume Down + Power key together for a few seconds.
  • Now connect your phone to the Windows PC or Laptop via USB cable.
  • Write the following command
adb reboot bootloader
  • Now write the following command to check if your phone is connected properly
fastboot devices
  • To flash the recovery, type the command. (Please make sure the name of TWRP image, if you renamed it to recovery.img, then after the flash recovery, type recovery.img)
  • Now again write the following command.
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • again, write the following command to reboot your phone.
fastboot reboot

You have successfully installed TWRP Custom Recovery on Realme 3 smartphone.

Note – Don’t try to flash both Magisk and SuperSU on your phone. You need to root either with SuperSU or Magisk

Root Realme 3 using SuperSU

  • Download SuperSU zip file on your Windows PC or Laptop, download link mention in the download section.
  • Now transfer the SuperSU zip file into your phone’s root (internal) memory.
  • Now reboot your phone into TWRP recovery mode by pressing Volume Down and Power button together for few seconds. In case this is not taking you into TWRP Recovery Mode, then try Volume UP and Power Button. In some phone, you can access the recovery menu by this.
  • Once you inside TWRP recovery, tap on install and select superSU zip file.
  • Now swipe to confirm.
  • Now tap on reboot.

You have successfully root Realme 3 smartphone using SuperSU.

Root Realme 3 using Magisk

  • Download Magisk zip file on your Windows PC or Laptop, download link mention in the download section.
  • Now transfer the Magisk zip file into your phone’s root (internal) memory.
  • Now reboot your phone into TWRP recovery mode by pressing Volume Down and Power button together for few seconds. In case this is not taking you into TWRP Recovery Mode, then try Volume UP and Power Button. In some phone, you can access the recovery menu by this.
  • Once you inside TWRP recovery, tap on install and select Magisk zip file.
  • Now swipe to confirm.
  • Now tap on reboot.

That’s it, you have root Realme 3 smartphone successfully and install TWRP on it. If you face any problem or issue during the process, let us know in the comment section.

 

About the Author

This is Munendra Rathore, a tech enthusiast. I love keeping myself updated with the latest technologies, mainly smartphone and software. I also have a keen interest in Photography, Fitness, and Knowledge Sharing.

   
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