If you like to explore the installation of ROMS, surely a tool like TWRP (TeamWin Recovery Project) sounds familiar to you. It is the base that allows you to “play” with the Recovery Mode that Android phones have and that allows, from recover the mobile in case there is a problem, to install specific ROMS for each model.
The developer community is the one that benefits from this tool that now is updated to version 3.50. An update that on the one hand adds support to make it functional on more phones (up to 16 new devices) and in addition to having improved support for Android 10 and improvements and corrections for models that still use Android 9.
Ready for Android 10
But starting with the devices that are now supported, TWRP in version 3.5.0 adds support to be used in 16 more devices, including the Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL or the Galaxy Note 10 range with Exynos.
With this version of TWRP, Support for models with Android 10 is extended. In this way, the tool has two branches (the two versions of the operating system) waiting for its use in models that have Android 11, a possibility that they are already working on.
The models based on Android 9 count, yes, with more support and access to more features, while those running Android 10 are more limited. You can download TWRP from the Google Play Store or from the official TWRP website.
Although in this link, you have access to all the changes, a quick summary allows us to see the news they introduce, almost all focused on improving the general functioning of the tool and especially for models with Android 9. In the case of Android 10, in this other link on GitHub, the related improvements appear:
- Fix Android-5.1 Tree Building – CaptainThrowback
- New QTI Haptics Support – AndroiableDroid
- New TSPDriver Haptics Support – LameMonster82
- Selinux Restore Issues – AndroiableDroid
- OEM Build Fixes – Fighter19
- More support for file extensions in the Gui file selector – Mauronofrio
- FBE Fixes – CaptainThrowback
- Decryption Ozip – Mauronofrio
- Don’t use persist for recovery logs – bigbiff
- Delay touch start if necessary – bigbiff
- Spanish Translation Updates – R0rt1z2
- Fix Cache Clearing on Slot A Devices Only – AndroiableDroid
- Excluding the dumpsys directory from backups – DarthJabba9
- German translation updates – 4ndyZ
- Hardware rotation during runtime (does not affect touchpad) – webgeek1234
- API 24 fixes – AndroiableDroid
- Vold_decrypt error when unmounting – CaptainThrowback
- Multiuser: warns when users are not decrypted – noahajac
- FDE Encryption Fixes – CaptainThrowback
- Crypto status fixes – nebrassy
- Chinese translation updates – Whyle
- Theme updates to coincide with the release of Android-10: CaptainThrowback
- Move TWRP application installation to Advanced page – Dees_Troy
- Russian translation update – f2065
TWRP is a Custom Recovery, not to be confused with the official Recovery Mode that each brand introduces in the phones it launches. And while this, the second, is more limited in the functions, the so-called Custom Recovery (created by third parties), they come to be hormonal revoverys (there are more alternatives) that offer a modified recovery mode and with many additional functions.