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TeamWin updates TWRP to 3.5.1, Android 11 support coming soon

TeamWin updates TWRP to 3.5.1, Android 11 support coming soon

The evergreen TeamWin Recovery Project received a sizable update to 3.5 back in December. Late last night they posted 3.5.1, which they're calling a "mini release," waiting for full support for Android 11. Most of the changes are housekeeping and small support additions, now split into two branches for Android 9 and 10.

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Upcoming Chromebooks will use a dark recovery screen to save your retinas

Upcoming Chromebooks will use a dark recovery screen to save your retinas

Let's face it: the retina-burning startup animation on Chrome OS is incredibly annoying. Thanks to Chromebooks ramping up the brightness during boot, I find myself closing the lid to shield my eyes, especially at night. With Google working hard to bring a system-wide dark theme in the OS and its apps, many users hoped that the developers would also apply a dark background to the boot screen. Unfortunately, there's no evidence that Google is currently working on a dark startup animation, but it does look like the recovery mode UI on Chromebooks will soon get the dark mode treatment.

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TWRP arrives on the ROG Phone 2, Redmi Note 8 Pro, and other phones

TWRP arrives on the ROG Phone 2, Redmi Note 8 Pro, and other phones

TeamWin Recovery Project, or TWRP for short, is the best custom recovery software out there. It can help you install ROMs, make full-device backups, and anything in between. Now the project has officially extended support to eight more phones.

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Unlocking the bootloader on the T-Mobile OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren breaks your ability to install updates (Update: Potential fix)

Unlocking the bootloader on the T-Mobile OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren breaks your ability to install updates (Update: Potential fix)

Owners of the T-Mobile-exclusive OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren interested in bootloader unlocking the device for root or ROM purposes should think twice before they do. Based on recent reports, that process can prevent the phone from being able to download future official updates, including one that was just released.

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Don't hold your breath for Android 10 TWRP on the Pixel 3 and 4

Don't hold your breath for Android 10 TWRP on the Pixel 3 and 4

A custom recovery such as TWRP allows you to install custom ROMs and root your devices more easily. Unfortunately, the development of the software for the Pixel 4 and 3 on Android 10 has hit major roadblocks. Some changes in Google's implementation of the recovery and personal circumstances of the main contributor to TWRP could mean that it'll take a while until it's available.

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How to recover lost files on Android with Wondershare's dr.fone toolkit [Sponsored Post]

How to recover lost files on Android with Wondershare's dr.fone toolkit [Sponsored Post]

While most of your phone's data lives online (or is backed up regularly), there will inevitably be something that you can't find elsewhere if your phone dies. Whether it's important texts, or videos that didn't back up properly, or contacts that didn't save to the cloud, there are plenty of reasons why you might want to recover lost data from an Android phone.

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[Update: OnePlus 7 too] TWRP adds support for the OnePlus 7 Pro and many more devices

[Update: OnePlus 7 too] TWRP adds support for the OnePlus 7 Pro and many more devices

TWRP is the most trusted Android custom recovery around at the moment and is adding support for more devices all the time. Over the past month or so, 14 new phones and tablets have appeared on the TeamWin Recovery Project site, including the beastly new OnePlus 7 Pro. Support has also been added for all Android One Fifth Generation handsets.

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[Update: S10e too] Official TWRP support now available for Exynos Galaxy S10 and S10+

[Update: S10e too] Official TWRP support now available for Exynos Galaxy S10 and S10+

When the Galaxy S9 and S9+ debuted last year, TWRP support for Exynos models became available that same day. Things have taken a little longer for the Galaxy S10, but the recovery is now officially available for the Exynos S10+ model. Owners of the regular S10 and the S10e will have to sit tight.

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TWRP adds support for Nokia 6.1 Plus, Moto E5, and other devices

TWRP adds support for Nokia 6.1 Plus, Moto E5, and other devices

TeamWin Recovery Project, better known as TWRP, is the best custom recovery available for Android. It works on a wide range of devices, can backup/restore data, can flash ROMs, and more. Since the last time we covered TWRP, the project has added support for seven more devices.

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TWRP now officially available for the Snapdragon Galaxy S9/S9+

TWRP now officially available for the Snapdragon Galaxy S9/S9+

Many of Samsung's phones, including its flagship Galaxy S and Note series, ship with different processors depending on where they are sold. Some models have the company's own Exynos chips, while others have Snapdragon processors. Almost one year after the phone's release, the TWRP custom recovery now has official builds for the Snapdragon Galaxy S9/S9+.

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