FORUMS

Sunday Debate: How Can We Get a No-Compromise Phone?

Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on Compromises. Come with your opinions and … more

PSA: You Can Optimize Your Note 4’s Recents Menu & RAM

The Note 4 never had the fastest Recents Menu, and despite its 3GB of RAM, … more

XDA Picks: Best Apps of the Week (July 25 – Aug 1)

Apps are at the front and center of any smartphone experience, and with over a … more

Voices Of XDA: Orbiting The Earth With Android

Editor’s note: This week’s feature has been written by forum … more

[RECOVERY][G2] TWRP 2.8.7.0 touch recovery [2015-06-23]

1,657 posts
Thanks Meter: 10,765
 
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread
Team Win Recovery Project 2.x, or twrp2 for short, is a custom recovery built with ease of use and customization in mind. Its a fully touch driven user interface no more volume rocker or power buttons to mash. The GUI is also fully XML driven and completely theme-able. You can change just about every aspect of the look and feel.

Phone look:


Tablet look:


CHANGELOG for 2.8.7.0:

-Initial ground work for software drawn keyboard (_that)
-Fix handling of wiping internal storage on datamedia devices (xuefer)
-Allow DataManager to set and read values from the system properties (xuefer)
-Fix crash when taking screenshots on arm64 devices (xuefer)
-Fix error message after an ORS script completes (Dees_Troy)
-Fix crashes / error when creating encrypted backups (_that, Dees_Troy)
-Add system read only option Ė more details below (Dees_Troy)
-Add resize2fs and GUI option to run resize2fs (Dees_Troy)
-Fix crash loop caused by empty lines in AOSP recovery command file (_that)
-Prevent duplicate page overlays such as multiple lock screens (mdmower)

Note: As always, be sure your custom theme is up to date (or remove your custom theme) before updating TWRP.

System read only option: Devices that ship with 5.0 and higher as their initial OS are using block level OTA updates. With this style of OTA update, the update script checks to see if the system partition has ever been mounted read/write. Further, the script also usually runs an SHA sum of the entire system partition to detect if any changes have been made. If any changes have been made, the OTA update will refuse to install. Since not all OEMs and devices have factory images available, we have created a new feature in TWRP that detects if the system partition has ever been mounted read/write. If not, you will be prompted asking if you want TWRP to mount system as read/write. If you choose not to allow TWRP to mount as read/write, TWRP wonít prompt to install SuperSU and TWRP wonít try to patch the stock ROM to prevent TWRP from being replaced by stock recovery. The goal of this option is to hopefully allow the user to make a raw system image backup that they can use to get back to a state where they can take OTA updates again.

resize2fs feature: On some devices like the Nexus 6, the factory images include a userdata image that is the proper size only for the 32GB units. If you flash the factory image to a 64GB Nexus 6, the data partition will appear as if it only has the free space of a 32GB device. Using the resize2fs option, TWRP can resize your data partition to take up the full space available. The resize2fs may also be useful to resize system partitions on devices where custom ROM system images donít take up the full partition space. Lastly, resize2fs may be useful in some cases to reserve the proper space at the end of a data partition for a full disk encryption key, should your partition be formatted incorrectly for some reason.

This new version also marks our first set of full builds using our new jenkins build server. You can track the progress of builds at https://jenkins.twrp.me and we have taken additional steps to make it easier for device maintainers to step up and submit patches to our gerrit server at https://gerrit.twrp.me to help us keep devices up to date and working.

CHANGELOG for 2.8.6.0:

-Fix daylight savings time rules for USA and Europe (_that)
-Allow mulitple overlays for popup boxes (Dees_Troy)
-Add pattern style password entry for decrypt (Tassadar)
-Keyboard improvements (_that)
-Update AOSP base to 5.1 (Dees_Troy)
-Reduce theme count to 5 and rely on scaling (Dees_Troy)
-Various scaling improvements (Dees_Troy)
-Improved handling of resources in the GUI (_that)
-Make scroll bar size proportional to list size (_that)
-Allow scoll lists to render without a header (_that)
-Make console scroll per pixel with kinetic scrolling (_that)
-Support styles in XML to reduce XML size and improve consistentcy (Dees_Troy)
-Various other fixes and improvements (mdmower, bigbiff, codelover, etc)

CHANGELOG for 2.8.5.0:

-Scale the GUI - TWRP can read the theme's resolution and scale it up or down to fit the theme to your screen's resolution
-Backups can now be cancelled while the backup is in progress (does not include restore because we don't want to leave your device in a bad state)
-Improve thread handling and move input handling into the main rendering thread to improve stability
-Make MTP work even if unplugged and plugged back in
-Unify scrollable list code and make kinetic scrolling feel more natural
-Fix handling of mapped zip files for OTA updates (CM12 updater)
-USB keyboards should now work on all devices that support USB host mode via a USB OTG cable
-Other small fixes and improvements

CHANGELOG for 2.8.4.0:

-Add flashing of boot and recovery images via the TWRP GUI (Find the Images button on the Install page)
-Fix some MTP related crashes and bugs
-Eliminate TWRP toggling USB IDs during boot if MTP is enabled
-Fix various adb sideload issues
-Improve threading of actions
-Eliminate separate thread for screen timeout
-Update libblkid to 2.25.0
-Use power button as back button on watch themes for easier navigation
-Add mutex locking to data manager
-Improve custom theme handling on encrypted devices
-Allow the stock theme to be offset by build flags so we can center a lower res theme on a higher res screen especially for watches with round screens

DOWNLOAD:
Most devices can be updated quickly and easily with the TWRP Manager app:
Play Store Link
1) Install TWRP Manager from the Play Store
2) Open TWRP Manager and provide root permissions
3) Hit Advanced->Install Recovery
4) Verify the correct device name on your screen then press Install Recovery if the correct device is showing
OR:
You can find more information and download links on our NEW website! NOTE that the 2.8.6.0 version is ONLY available on our new site and is not available on our other, older mirrors!

BUGS:
If you have found a bug, please consider posting it to our github issues log. It's pretty much impossible for us to keep up with the more than 40 threads that we have for the devices that we "directly" support. If you have a significant problem that cannot be answered in this thread, your best bet is to PM me directly, contact us via our website, or find us in our IRC channel below. If you see someone that's struggling, feel free to point it out to us. We need your help to help us keep track of all of our devices! Thanks!

SUPPORT:
Live support is available via #twrp on Freenode with your IRC client or just click this link.
Last edited by Dees_Troy; 23rd June 2015 at 02:52 PM.
The Following 178 Users Say Thank You to Dees_Troy For This Useful Post: [ View ]
 
 
18th September 2013, 08:43 PM |#2  
Dees_Troy's Avatar
OP Senior Recognized Developer
Flag KC MO
Thanks Meter: 10,765
 
Donate to Me
More
Note, all images have already been loki'd. Just flash away!

AT&T Downloads
Verizon Downloads Special thanks to rhcp for helping test the update for G2 VZW to fix 4.4 rom install.
T-Mobile USA Downloads
Korean F320K Downloads
Sprint Downloads
Bell Canada Downloads
Rogers Canada Downloads


Be sure to thank @djrbliss for his work on loki for the G2. Without loki, recovery and ROMs would not be possible.
Last edited by Dees_Troy; 21st November 2013 at 08:11 PM.
The Following 75 Users Say Thank You to Dees_Troy For This Useful Post: [ View ]
18th September 2013, 08:48 PM |#3  
dw9906's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Terre Haute, IN
Thanks Meter: 872
 
Donate to Me
More
SWEET! Thanks!

EDIT: Guess it's not available yet. Can't find it.

Sent from my LG-D801 using Tapatalk 4
Last edited by dw9906; 18th September 2013 at 08:52 PM.
18th September 2013, 08:52 PM |#4  
cslingerland's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 204
 
More
You're the MAN! Thank you for all of the hard work Devs! it only gets better from here


it was there a minute ago....
18th September 2013, 09:33 PM |#5  
dw9906's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Terre Haute, IN
Thanks Meter: 872
 
Donate to Me
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by cslingerland

You're the MAN! Thank you for all of the hard work Devs! it only gets better from here


it was there a minute ago....

You have it? I can't seem to find it.

Sent from my LG-D801 using Tapatalk 4
18th September 2013, 09:34 PM |#6  
Han Solo 1's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 168
 
More
Once the links go live again, and we install TWRP, does this mean we can flash ROMS now, or do we need to wait for G2-specific development?
18th September 2013, 09:39 PM |#7  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 317
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by Han Solo 1

Once the links go live again, and we install TWRP, does this mean we can flash ROMS now, or do we need to wait for G2-specific development?

Once ROMs are available specifically for the G2, you can flash them.

Right now there are none, and flashing something from a different phone WILL cause issues.
18th September 2013, 09:51 PM |#8  
Senior Member
Flag Columbus OH
Thanks Meter: 99
 
Donate to Me
More
No love for T-Mobile yet??

So sad all I want to do is make a back up for when I softbrick this bad boy lol.
18th September 2013, 10:23 PM |#9  
Han Solo 1's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 168
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by chrisexv6

Once ROMs are available specifically for the G2, you can flash them.

Right now there are none, and flashing something from a different phone WILL cause issues.

Oh boy. I just want a stock ROM with wifi-hotspot enabled. Thatís it.

---------- Post added at 03:23 PM ---------- Previous post was at 03:07 PM ----------

So is this not working yet? When I hit "install OpenRecoveryScript" in GooManager, it says "no recoveries were found for your device".
18th September 2013, 10:28 PM |#10  
imstill@g's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 161
 
More
It hasn't been put on the servers per say.

Sent from my LG-D800 using Tapatalk 4
19th September 2013, 12:12 AM |#11  
Member
Flag Altoona Iowa
Thanks Meter: 12
 
More
whats the status on using goomanager to get recovery other then what we already know
The Following User Says Thank You to jtseals For This Useful Post: [ View ]

Read More
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread