Step 5. Hold down Volume Down, Center Home, and Power button together for about 5 seconds until you see a warning screen.
Step 6. Hit Volume Up button to enter ODIN Download mode and connect a micro-USB cable to your computer.
Step 7. Double-click on odin3 v1.85.exe file to run ODIN program.
Step 8. You should see a yellow-highlighted box with a random COM number. If you don’t see it, install Samsung USB drivers and unplug, plug your micro-USB cable. Next, DON’T TOUCH ANYTHING ELSE but hit the “PDA” button.
Step 9. Browse to the folder you unzipped files earlier to and choose “openrecovery-twrp-126.96.36.199-t0ltespr.tar”. This is the TWRP recovery for Sprint Galaxy Note 2.
Step 10. Hit “Start” button and this will flash TWRP Recovery to your Sprint Galaxy Note 2.
Step 11. If you see “PASS!” and your phone reboot, congratulations! If you get stuck for some reason, do not panic, just try another USB port first. Also, make sure Samsung Kies is not running at the same time. Repeat from Step 4 if you get stuck.