How to Install TWRP Recovery on Rooted HTC EVO 4G!

Want a better recovery for flashing new ROMs and more?  Check out the TWRP Recovery, which allows you to use your multi-touch touchscreen while installing, backing/restoring ROMs.

Installation is easy, just flash the TWRP recovery zip file using your existing recovery.

Download TWRP Recovery for Evo 4G here:

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Here’s a video tutorial:

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19 Responses to How to Install TWRP Recovery on Rooted HTC EVO 4G!

  1. Tim J says:

    installed it when i go to restore it doesnt show any of my backups from amon ra v2.3 i’m guessing this isnt compatilble, gotta start from scratch?

    • Tim J says:

      nvm just read on xda that they aren’t compatible….due to the new img size, which apparently this recovery cuts it down in half the size of what amon ra did.

  2. Chris says:

    hey man!!! lol i installed this recovery but everytime i go back to it it keeps updating like the first time i installed it is this normal?

  3. Chris says:

    aaaaaand now my phone wont connect to usb at alllll please help me

    • jae boogie says:

      @Chris look up unbricking the phone

      Using fastboot n ur cmd prompt on ur PC u should get it back working Idk exactly what it is but look up fastboot_ome and see what pops up that MIGHTwork

  4. SilentContender says:

    Very very nice. All the same features as the others with some extras. Touch works really well. I thought for sure I was going to where out my buttons on my 1.5 year old EVO. I did a back up but have yet to try a restore. First impression is a 9.9 out of 10 Only because I don’t much care for the look of it, but that means very little to me compared to functionality.

  5. Tim J says:

    i used this for about a week, and decided to switch back to amon ra v2.3. the problem was that it took about 1-2 minutes to load every time i went to recovery. amon only takes about 5-10 seconds. I’ll STICK WITH AMON FOR NOW!

  6. KirKh420 says:

    tried flashing this… it seems to be incompatible with Revolutionary CWM… just says installation aborted. Revo is pretty good and ill think ill just stay with it

  7. new guy says:

    i Guess im still at step one need help rooting my htc evo 4g this my first time doing this i want to start downloading roms!!! plz help me!!

  8. Chuckgzz89 says:

    I used this for the first time and it was quick and efficient, twrp is tight!

  9. jimmie nightmare says:

    So this doesn’t work with Revolutionary?

  10. Ed says:

    Hi i just got a new evo 4g and it has the new gingerbread 2.3.5 and i want to root my device can you help me please !!!! tanks

  11. k0wk0w says:

    Hey I tried to install rom using twrp and i wiped the file system by accident now I can’t see any of my recoveries and I can’t mount my sd card anyone know how to fix this? Help is greatly appreciated.

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  13. Jon says:

    If you have revolutionary from h-boot 2.18 s-off guide just un-zip this file into your root folder and flash your recovery with the .img file

  14. shawn says:

    I have a question for you. I have the evo 4g on sprint want to flash over to straight talk but don’t want to pay an arm and a leg for it. want to try it myself. anyway you can help people out with a guide maybe?

    • HTC Evo 4G Hacks says:

      Evo 4G can’t be used on Straight Talk. Evo 4G = CDMA/no SIM slot, straight talk uses GSM/SIM slot.

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