How To Install TWRP 3.0.2-0 On Nexus 7 2012 (WiFi)

If you are a fan of TWRP recovery and finding a way to flash or install latest TWRP 3.0.2-0 Touch Recovery on your Nexus 7 2012 (WiFi) then you are in right place. Today, we at True Android going to share an easy to follow guide on how to install TWRP 3.0.2-0 Touch Recovery on Nexus 7 2012 (WiFi). We also added a changelog of TWRP 3.0.2-0 Touch Recovery for those who interested. A latest custom recovery is required if you willing to flash a custom ROM on your Nexus 7 2012 (WiFi). Often custom ROM is the only way to upgrade your Android device to latest version of Android OS. There are also many good reason to have custom recovery on your device that we will discuss in later part of this article.

UPDATE: Nexus 7 2012 (WiFi) : Unlock & Install TWRP Recovery 3.2.3-0 – Easy Tutorial

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About TWRP: Team Win Recovery Project, or twrp2 for short, is a custom recovery built with ease of use and customization in mind. We started from the ground up by taking AOSP recovery and loading it with the standard recovery options, then added a lot of our own features. It’s a fully touch driven user interface – no more volume rocker or power buttons to mash. The GUI is also fully XML driven and completely theme-able. You can change just about every aspect of the look and feel.

If you don’t know then, stock recovery comes with various limitation including lack of backup and flashing a custom firmware ability. On the other hand custom recovery such as TWRP recovery allow you to do various task including ability to flash custom ROMs and other signed zip, backup and restore whole system, can clear Dalvik cache, can fix permission and many more. The latest TWRP 3.0.2-0 Touch Recovery also comes with various added features. Here is a list of features that added to latest TWRP 3.0.2-0 Touch Recovery.

What’s new in 3.0.2-0:

  • Fix a bug with the input box that affected masked inputs (passwords). This fixes decrypt of full device encryption on devices that support decrypt. This bug also impacts encrypted backups. Users are highly encouraged to stop using 3.0.1 if you use encrypted backups or if you need decrypt of data in TWRP.
  • Add Greek translation to some builds.


This tutorial is only for Nexus 7 2012 (WiFi). Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, we (True Android Team) are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. However, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

Though installing TWRP recovery don’t erase internal memory data but we recommend to back up your data first before proceeding to avoid any uncomfortable situation.

1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide.

2. Make sure your device have at least 40% battery power. You can install an app like Battery Percentage on your Android device to check it easily.

3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Nexus 7 2012 (WiFi) in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]

4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and Nexus 7 2012 (WiFi). [Guide].

5. Your device is rooted (only require if you using mentioned app). [Guide]

If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to follow step-by-step guide on how to install TWRP 3.0.2-0 Touch Recovery on Nexus 7 2012 (WiFi).

File Required(Download by clicking on it)

  1. TWRP 3.0.2-0 Touch Recovery For Nexus 7 2012 (WiFi) [Filename: twrp-3.0.2-0-grouper.img]
  2. Rashr – Flash Tool or Flashify App Installed

How to Install TWRP 3.0.2-0 Touch Recovery on Nexus 7 2012 (WiFi)

  1. Transfer twrp-3.0.2-0-grouper.img file to your device SD Card.
  2. For Rashr – Flash Tool User:
    1. Open then app then tap on Flash other Recovery.
    2. Now select your copied file (i.e. twrp-3.0.2-0-grouper.img) and follow onscreen instruction.
  3. For Flashify Users:
    1. Open the app and then tap on Recovery image.
    2. Now select your copied file (i.e. twrp-3.0.2-0-grouper.img) and follow onscreen instruction.

How to Install TWRP 3.0.2-0 Touch Recovery Using TWRP Manager

  1. Download and install TWRP Manager app -> Play Store Link.
  2. Open TWRP Manager and provide root permissions. In first opening it will ask you to install BusyBox; install it.
  3. In left side menu you should see an option Install TWRP, tap on it and then tap on device name to choose right device.TWRP-6
  4. On the same screen (Install TWRP) under install section you will notice latest available TWRP version for your device. Tap on it to download and install that version. Tap Yes when a warning screen pop-up with partition details. After completing the TWRP image flashing process, the app will ask you to boot into recovery. Tap on OK button to boot into recovery.

Congrats ! You have successfully installed the TWRP 3.0.2-0 Touch Recovery on Nexus 7 2012 (WiFi) and you are now free to test latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based custom ROM as well as old ROM on your Nexus 7 2012 (WiFi). To boot into recovery, first turn off your device and then press and hold Volume Down + Power key together and release the Power key once the Google logo appears, but keep holding the Volume Down key. You will be in Bootloader mode now. Press Volume Down two times so that Recovery option appears, and then press Power key to reboot into recovery mode.


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