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Walmart’s cheap Android Pie Onn tablets get a TWRP port

Back in May, Walmart launched two ultra-affordable (okay, let's say "cheap") Android tablets. If you don't remember this announcement, you're likely not the only one. The Onn tablets are extremely barebones, but they do come with a keyboard cover accessory and run fairly clean Android 9 Pie builds. Plus, starting at just $64, they're a...

Motorola One Power and Moto Z3 Play get official TWRP

The most popular custom recovery for Android is now available for a couple of recent Motorola phones. The Motorola One Power and Moto Z3 Play have just received official support for TWRP. This is always a big step for the development scene of any device. TWRP support opens the devices up to a wide array...

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 and Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 get official TWRP support

Community developer support tends to be hit or miss when it comes to Samsung devices. The company's high-end offerings have divided the community due to the locked down bootloader of the Snapdragon variants sold in the United States and the Exynos versions sold around the world (minus the Chinese Snapdragon models though). However, official builds...

Xiaomi Poco F1 and Xiaomi Mi 8 get unofficial builds of TWRP

The new sub-brand of Xiaomi, Poco, has made quite the splash in the Android enthusiast community with the release of the Xiaomi Pocophone F1. We were just recently informed that global Poco F1 owners will only have to wait 3 days until they can unlock the bootloader of their phones. Once the bootloader is unlocked,...

Nextbit Robin, Honor 4/4X, and more now support LineageOS 15.1

As many of us are looking ahead to Android 9 Pie and LineageOS 16.1 (in the way future), there is still a lot of work being done with LineageOS 15.1 (and 14.1 as well). Android Oreo may not be the latest version of Android anymore, but thanks to the folks at LineageOS, these updates are...

Tipatch patches TWRP to allow for full data backups

Many of us in the XDA community use the most popular custom recovery, TWRP. It's mainly used for flashing, but some people also use it for backing up data. Sure, you can back up your app data, boot, system, etc. But, it has one problem: you can't back up your entire internal storage (/data/media) by...

TWRP now supports Nokia 8, Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro, & HTC U11 EYEs

There are some required steps that Android enthusiasts must take to get some of the most popular mods and features onto our devices. First, we need an unlocked bootloader so that we can install TWRP. Then the doors open as we can flash a whole bunch of tweaks and mods from there. The team behind...

TWRP now available for the Xiaomi Mi Max 3 and HTC U12+

One of the biggest draws to the XDA forums are the abundance of custom ROMs, kernels, and modifications available for it. With the release of Android Pie, developers are working hard to port the latest Android release from AOSP to their devices. Two major roadblocks must be overcome before custom development can really take off...

How to install TWRP and root with Magisk on the Moto G6

The Motorola Moto G6 is an entry level release from Lenovo under the Moto brand. With a 5.7-inch 18:9 IPS display (2160×1080), the G6 brings the newest trend of 2018 to the masses, alongside other reliable specifications such as a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC, 3/4GB of RAM, 32/64GB of storage, expandable storage, and dual 12...

Project OpenWatch takes first big step: TWRP now available for Kingwear-based smartwatches

When we talk of modularity, we often visualize multiple hardware components working together harmoniously as a single unit. What often gets overlooked is the important role that software plays in such modular systems. This is where initiatives like Project OpenWatch come in, aiming to provide software that can be used across a wide variety of...

Sony Xperia X/X Compact, Moto E4, and Xiaomi Mi Note 3 receive TWRP support

As far as custom recoveries go, TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) currently enjoys the position of being the most popular custom recovery around, surpassing the popularity of ClockworkMod and others. TWRP, like other custom recoveries, makes it easy to tinker with your device, undertake system level modifications with ease, and even restore backups if you do...

TWRP 3.2.2-0 brings ADB fixes and improvements to OTA updates

The most famous custom recovery, Team Win Recovery Project (known as TWRP) has been updated to version 3.2.2-0. This release brings a number of fixes and improvements over the previous version. Notable fixes include proper support for the adb backup feature, along with improving the installation of OTA updates so that you don't need to...