It wasn't too long ago that I showed you how to unlock the LG G3 bootloader and install TWRP, and while the process was extremely easy, the custom recovery can look a little intimidating to new users. Even long-time users who know how to navigate it find it boring to look at, as TWRP has had the same basic aesthetics since its creation.
But no more of that! Today, I'll show you on how to theme your TWRP recovery with various user-friendly interfaces that'll definitely make it more welcoming and easier to navigate—for new and old users alike.
Before we begin listing steps, let's discuss the state of your Android device. First, you'll definitely need to be rooted, so checkout our complete guide to rooting any Android for help. Next, if you haven't already, unlock your bootloader and install TWRP. Once you're rooted and have the custom recovery installed, you're ready to begin theming.
This process is easy enough without the TWRP Theme Manager, but the app will let you to switch themes on the fly, as well give you the ability to revert back to the stock theme with ease. Download and install TWRP Theme Manager for free from the Play Store.
An additional app we'll need is a root-capable browser; I'll be using Root Browser (also free) for our purposes today.
Open Root Browser and navigate to sdcard -> Download. Findone of the ZIPs you downloaded, long-press it, then select Copy. Now, navigate back one level back to sdcard, scroll down and enter the TWRPTheme folder, then paste the file there. Repeat for additional themes.
You can do this for all the themes you downloaded, just make sure to rename the files (tap and hold, then select Rename) so you can better manage them.
Open TWRP Theme Manager and pull out the side menu, then select Local Themes and choose one to apply—it's that simple.
You can now boot into recovery manually (power down then hold the Power and Volume Down buttons) or by using an app like Quick Boot.
You can easily restore the original theme by selecting Backup & Restore from the side menu of TWRP Theme Manager, then choosing the last option for the TWRP theme.
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