TWRP Posts on XDA

Unofficial TWRP Recovery Released for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Exynos)

TWRP has become an essential tool in the life of an Android enthusiast. It's a must have if you're serious about modifying your device with custom ROMs, kernels, and more. Official and unofficial builds are available for dozens of different devices, but today we are adding another new device to that list: the newly launched...

TWRP is Now Available for the Snapdragon Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+

If you own an Exynos Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+, then you've been able to flash an official TWRP recovery image since the last week of April. These international Galaxy S8 variants are far easier to unlock than their Snapdragon counterparts, as all you simply have to do is go into the Developer Options menu...

Honor 8 Pro Gets TWRP And Root

The Honor 8 Pro is one of the newest devices in Huawei's portfolio. Developers should soon have a chance to create and easily distribute ROMs and kernels for the smartphone, as XDA Recognized Developer OldDroid from Team OpenKirin has provided a working TWRP build for the handset. This TWRP 3.1.1 build for the device supports all Honor 8 Pro...

OnePlus 5 Gets TWRP and Root

Earlier this week, OnePlus finally released the OnePlus 5 smartphone. It has also published the sources needed to develop for it, so it is only a matter of time before developers get on board. Developers didn't have to wait long to create a working recovery as XDA Senior Member xdvs23 provided a testing version of TWRP 3.1.1. By...

TWRP 3.1.1 Released for the Moto Z2 Play

The Lenovo Moto Z2 Play was only recently released to consumers, and already XDA Recognized Developer Santhosh M has been able to port TWRP 3.1.1 to the device. Force encryption is enabled by default, but TWRP should decrypt /data at first boot. To use the recovery, you need to unlock your bootloader. You can find information about how to do...

TWRP Recovery Available on the LG G6 (H870)

Just yesterday we wrote that LG is finally offering a way to unlock the bootloader on the LG G6 (H870). The community didn't need much time to port a custom recovery. Thanks to the efforts of the XDA Senior Member nima0003 and XDA Recognized Developer Rashed97, TWRP is available for the European variant of LG G6. The recovery allows...

TWRP 3.1.1 is Out, Brings Minor Fixes

The most famous custom recovery for Android, the TeamWin Recovery Project (or simply TWRP), received an update to version 3.1.1. The new release does not bring many new features, but fixes the most annoying flaws of version 3.1. XDA Senior Recognized Developer Dees_Troy posted a changelog on his Google+ account. It's not long, but gives us...

File-Based Encryption Vulnerability Reported by DeesTroy is Fixed in May’s Security Update

With the introduction of Android 7.0 Nougat, Google switched to a file-based encryption method instead of the full disk encryption that we were using in Marshmallow. There are benefits and drawbacks to each of these methods, but Google's security team felt Android was better suited using file-based encryption due to the level of hardware most...

TWRP Released for the Samsung Galaxy S8+ Exynos Variant

With the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ reaching the hands of more and more consumers, development on the devices was bound to begin sooner rather than later. Kickstarting the slew of software modifications on the S8+ Exynos variant is this release of TWRP. XDA Recognized Developer and Contributor jesec has built TWRP for the Samsung Galaxy S8+...

TWRP v3.1.0 is now Rolling out with Support for ADB Backup, A/B OTA Zips, and More

About two weeks ago, we were informed that the next version of TWRP would bring support for backing up files directly to your PC through a feature known as ADB backup. We were told that this version of TWRP would be labeled version 3.1.0 and would roll out sometime soon. That time is now. Version...

TWRP v3.1.0 will Bring Support for Backing up Directly to your PC

If you've come to the XDA forums looking to install mods, ROMs, or kernels onto your device, there's a very high chance that your device has TWRP flashed onto it. TWRP has evolved from being an alternative to ClockworkMod recovery back in the HTC Evo 4G days to becoming the most widely used custom recovery in...

Team Win Releases their first Official TWRP App in the Play Store

Custom ROM enthusiasts browsing our forums prior to 2011 might remember the days of repeatedly clicking the volume and power button to get anything done in recovery. This was before the advent of touchscreen-enabled custom recoveries, of course, which are ubiquitous today. Leading the pack is Team Win's Recovery Project (TWRP), which supports virtually every device...