Nexus 9 is the latest tablet in the famed Nexus series. It is manufactured by HTC. It features an 8.9″ IPS LCD display with 1536 x 2048 resolution. It’s powered by an Nvidia Tegra K1 dual-core 2.3GHz processor and 2GB of RAM. Internal storage is available in either 16GB or 32GB. The Nexus 9 features a large 6700mAh battery, and 8MP camera, with 1080p video recording, along with a 2.1MP secondary front facing camera.

Nexus 9 has been released only a few days ago, but as it runs on stock Android it becomes easy for the developers to play around with this device. We have already seen how to unlock the bootloader and root the device. Now we will see how to install TWRP recovery on the Nexus 9. Follow the guide given below.


Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. The writer cannot be held responsible for any bricked or unusable devices. Even though the chances of your device getting bricked are negligible, the owner of the device must take full responsibility of it!

Pre-requisites and Backing up your Nexus 9:



  1. We will make use of the TWRP Manager app. Download it from the Play Store.
  2. Once installed, open the app and provide the root permissions.
  3. Click on “Advanced” and then select “Install Recovery”.
  4. Verify the correct device name on your screen then press Install Recovery if the correct device is showing.
  5. Wait for the process to get over and reboot and device. Done!

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