How to Install TWRP and Root Samsung Galaxy J2 SM-J200Y

How to Install TWRP and Root Samsung Galaxy J2 SM-J200Y – This time, Samsung released the Galaxy J2 which is the successor Galaxy J1. Just like its predecessor, it is likely this phone will re-marketed for the entry level segment. Entry-level smartphone from Samsung has always hunted by Android gadget enthusiast, for reasons of proven quality. The phone is powered Super AMOLED screen measuring 4.7 inches by exposing the screen resolution reached 540 x 960 pixels, and is supported -234 density of pixels per inch. Well, automatic screen quality is much better than the 4.3-inch screen on the Galaxy J1.

Unfortunately, in terms of strength still considered the standard, because there is no technology Gorilla Glass coating the outer side. Although the price of Samsung Galaxy J2 not too far adrift from the Galaxy J1, but the phone is equipped with a processor more promising, with speeds of up to Quad Core 1.3 Ghz and adopt a Samsung Exynos 3475 chipset that is claimed to be more efficient and have a performance mulitasking faster. As for the memory sector, Galaxy J2 will be equipped with 1GB Ram and an internal memory of 8 GB.

In this post Smartphone Clinic will provide a tutorial about Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy J2 SM-J200Y with PC. Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy J2 running on Android Lollipop 5.1.1. If your device is a totally different model, it will not work (may even brick) ! In this tutorial we use Odin on Widows computer. Root your device at your own risk.


  • Make sure your phone battery is charged to 70% or more
  • Make sure you install the Samsung Drives on your PC, if you haven’t already.
  • Backup your device data
  • Download the TWRP .tar
  • Download Odin and extract it. (3.10.6 or 3.10.7 should be fine)
  • Download the SuperSU v2.61

How To Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700H)

  • First you should enabled Developer options
    If Developers Option is hidden, go to Settings > About Phone > Built Number (tap on it for 5-8 times)
  • Enabled USB Debugging and OEM unlock

root samsung OEM unlock

  • Turn off  your Samsung Galaxy
  • Boot the device into Download Mode as follows: press and hold Volume DownHome and Power buttons together
  • When a warning triangle appears on screen, press Volume Up button to enter Download Mode.


  • Launch Odin3.exe by click right and run as administrator on computer

odin extract

  • Connect your phone to the computer. Odin will automatically detect your phone and show the “added message”.

Root Odin autotoot chainfire 1

  • In Odin, tap PDA or AP button and find the TWRP Recovery file you downloaded earlier and select it

Root Odin autotoot chainfire 2

  • Ensure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are selected in Odin, while the Re-Partition option is unchecked.
  • click Start in Odin.
  • Once the root installation is done, your phone will reboot and soon a PASS message with a green background appears in the left-most box at the very top of Odin.

Root Odin autotoot chainfire 4

  • Your Samsung will reeboot automatically
  • After reboot normally, re-connect it to you PC using the USB cable.
  • Copy the file into the root directory of your internal storage.
  • Disconnect your phone from PC
  • Turn off your Galaxy J2
  • Boot into “recovery mode”, by pressing and hold Volume Up + Home +Power buttons simultaneously
  • Select ‘Install’ and scroll all the way to the bottom till you see the file.
  • Select the .zip file and swipe the bar to confirm. This will start flashing the .zip file.
  • Once the flashing finished you will see the ‘Reboot System’ option, click it to reboot your device.
  • After reboot, Open menu. If the SuperSU App exist on your Application Menu on your smartphone it means you’ve succesfully rooted your device.

For more details, please watch following video:

Congratulation! Now your Samsung Galaxy J2 SM-J200Y was rooted. You can verify that your Samsung Galaxy J2 SM-J200Y is successfully rooted or not by downloading Root Checker App on Play Store. Hopefully the article of How to Install TWRP and Root Samsung Galaxy J2 SM-J200Y useful for you.

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