The group behind the famed third-party Android recovery tool TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) is reportedly planning to add a much-requested feature; a way to back up data and system information to a PC.See also: Official TWRP app is now available from the Google Play Store December 16, 2016
According to XDA Developers, via unnamed sources, the upcoming 3.1.0 version of TWRP will support this new backup feature via the use of a wired ADB (Android Debug Bridge) connection through a local PC, rather than through the TWRP GUI.
Obviously, this new feature will be huge for frequent TWRP users, who most likely don’t want to back up all their data and system [...]
Pre-orders for the HTC U Ultra don’t even start shipping in the U.S. until March, but TWRP is already available for the device. However, it’s not an official TWRP version but a beta ported over by recognized XDA Developer @Captain_Throwback.
As such, there are no guarantees that the custom recovery will work exactly as intended, but it will allow you to get TWRP 3.0.3-1 on your U Ultra the minute you unbox it. As it stands, the only known issue is that the reboot recovery option is not yet functional, but this will be fixed once the dev has access to the kernel source.
As always, there’s a lot of reading material over on XDA if you’re interested, so be sure to [...]
The group behind the famed third-party Android recovery tool TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) has released something many users have been likely wanting for some time; an official app in the Google Play Store.See also: TWRP custom recovery is out for the OnePlus 3T 3 weeks ago
For those of you not familiar with TWRP, it offers hardcore Android smartphones users quite a few features, including a way to flash custom ROMs, install ZIP-file-based updates, create and restore backups of ROMS and much more.
The Google Play Store app allows users a quick and easy way to check to see if a new version image of TWRP for your smartphone is available, and if so to [...]