How to Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A40

The all-new Galaxy A40 is a mid-range smartphone with a premium astonishing look. Samsung recently launched its smartphone from the Galaxy A series lineup. Are you searching for a Samsung smartphone with affordable price and decent specs? Then Galaxy A40 is the best one for you.

Galaxy A40 Features:

  • It features 5.9 inches of Infinity U display with 1080 x 2340 pixels of resolution.
  • It is powered by Exynos 7904 Octa-core processor with 64GB storage and 4GB RAM.
  • The internal storage is expandable up to 512GB through a micro SD card.
  • Galaxy A40 colors include white, blue and coral.
  • Although it is made of plastic, it has a shiny finish. That’s why Samsung calls it a Glasstic look.
  • Galaxy A40 features a dual-camera setup of 16 MP wide lens and 5 MP ultra-wide lens.
  • Most importantly, it offers LED flash, HDR modes and panorama.
  • It sports an impressive 25 MP front camera for selfies.

Most important, for more detailed Samsung Galaxy A40 review and unboxing, visit YouTube. Samsung Galaxy A40 launch date in India was March 2019. If you compare Samsung Galaxy A40 vs A50 or Galaxy A40 vs M40, you can come to the verdict that Galaxy A40 is best of all.

Do you really want to Root Galaxy A40 or want to install custom ROM on Galaxy A40? If yes, then you need to install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A40 first. In order to flash TWRP, all you need is an Odin flash tool or ADB drivers installed on your PC. With the help of TWRP, you can easily root Android phones without Flashify, Kingoroot or any app. Come Let’s install the latest TWRP recovery 3.2.3-0 on Samsung Galaxy A40 SM-A405F/DS, SM-A405FN/DS (Global), SM-A405FM/DS smartphone.


We will not take responsibility for any damage. Do perform all the s correctly without implementing anything on your own.


  • Make sure your phone must be at least a 50% charge.
  • Install the latest USB drivers on PC to recognize your device.

Download Samsung Galaxy A40 USB Drivers.

  • Enable USB debugging from phone settings.

How to Enable USB Debugging on Galaxy A40.

  • Backup your messages, contacts, apps, call logs, notes etc for safety.

s to install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy A40:

Method 1: Odin Tool

1: Firstly download the Odin tool on PC.

2: Also download TWRP recovery.

3: Power off your phone. Then boot it into download mode.

4: For that purpose press and hold Power button+ Volume down key simultaneously until the download mode appears.

5: Keeping the phone in downloading mode, connect it to PC using USB cable.

6: Launch the downloaded Odin tool on your PC.

odin tool

The ID: COM section will turn blue. Also, an Added message will appear to confirm a successful connection between your phone and PC.

How to fix USB Device Not Recognized error.

 7: Next, check the Auto Reboot and Factory Reset Time options.

Note: Do not tick Nand Erase or Re-partition options. Leave the options as they are.

8: Simply tap on the AP tab and select the downloaded TWRP recovery.tar.md5 file.

9: To start the TWRP flashing procedure, click on the Start button present on the Odin window.

Calm down and wait until the flashing finishes. When it completes, the ID: COM section will turn green with a Pass message.

Note: Close the Odin if the process fails, again boots your Galaxy A40 into download mode and repeat the complete procedure again.

Finally! You’ve successfully installed TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy A40 using the Odin flash tool.

Method 2: ADB & fastboot

1: First Download ADB and Fastboot.

2: Install it on your PC.

3: Also download TWRP.img file.

4: Copy this twrp.img file to the location C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder (where you’ve installed the ADB drivers).

So you’ll have these files in the Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder:


5: Connect your phone to PC via data cable.

6: Go to C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder, hold the Shift button and right mouse click on an empty space. You’ll see many options from which select Open command window here option. This will launch the cmd window.

shift ctrl

7: In the cmd window type the following command and press enter:

adb devices

When you press enter, a message saying List of devices attached’ will appear. This will confirm that your phone is successfully connected to the PC.

8: To boot your phone into fastboot mode enter the below command.

adb reboot bootloader

9: To confirm whether it is functional or not, enter the below command:

fastboot devices

Note: Some random numbers along with the message List of devices attached’  will confirm that fastboot is functional.

10: Let’s flash the latest TWRP recovery on Galaxy A40 now. For that, type the below-given command and hit enter key:

fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

This will start the actual TWRP recovery installation process. It will hardly complete within a few minutes.

Finally! This is how you can install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A40 using ADB and fastboot commands.

Steps to Boot Galaxy A40 into TWRP recovery mode:

1: Firstly Power off your phone.

2: Press and hold Volume up key + Power button simultaneously. As you see the TWRP logo, leave both the keys.

Note: If you are not able to restart Galaxy A40 into recovery, use the TWRP Manager app from Google Play Store.


I hope this guide helps you to download TWRP Recovery for Samsung Galaxy A40 along with installation. For any kind of problem, difficulty or query do contact us through the comments section.

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