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Unofficial release -TWRP recovery for the Galaxy A8+ - SM-A730F, EXYNOS 7885



[SIZE="4"]
TWRP 3.2.1-0 Released

Dec 9, 2017

TWRP 3.2.1-0 is out now for most currently supported devices.

What's new in 3.2.1-0:

* minui fixes (cryptomilk)
* Better android-8.0 compatibility in ROM trees (Dees_Troy)
* Fix missing library in android-8.0 (nkk71)
* Fix inconsistent SDCard naming (DevUt)
* Default to TWRP restore instead of adb backup restore to fix restore on fresh TWRP boot



Update 21/1/2017
TWRP 3.2.1-1 NN build released.
Current status: beta


Features:

MTP >> to be confirmed
ADB working >> to be confirmed
SEANDROID warning fix
TWRP and Kernel built from latest source
Raw SYSTEM image backup
NTFS support
F2FS support >> To be added
Twrp app support




You flash this at your own risk. Please ensure you have the stock ROM to hand downloaded from SamMobile or updato.com in case of problems. This will trip the knox counter.


Instructions:


Flash with odin in the AP slot.
Put your device in DOWNLOAD MODE. (POWER +VOL DOWN +VOL UP)
Uncheck Auto reboot.
Load the respective file below into the AP slot and hit start.
After flashing and ODIN reports PASS immediately reboot to recovery by holding POWER + VOL DOWN
As soon as the screen goes blank change to POWER + VOL UP
You should now see TWRP recovery.
FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE ABOVE STEPS WILL RESULT IN TWRP BEING REPLACED BY STOCK RECOVERY


NOTE: ON SOME ANDROID 5.1.1/6.0/7.0 DEVICES IT IS NECESSARY TO GO TO:
Settings -> Developer Options -> OEM unlocking
AND ENABLE OEM UNLOCK FIRST OR YOU MAY ENCOUNTER 'BLOCKED BY FRP LOCK' WHEN FLASHING.


DOWNLOAD:
twrp_3.2.1-1_sm-a730f_210117


To Root:
Flash the latest SuperSU or Magisk release with TWRP:
SUPERSU - https://forum.xda-developers.com/app...2-05-t2868133/
MAGISK - https://forum.xda-developers.com/app...mless-t3473445

To disable forced encryption and mount internal storage (/DATA):
(Note this MUST be flashed after SuperSU if you intend to root)

1. Boot to Twrp
2. Format Data partition using FORMAT DATA button under Wipe options.
(Note: This will wipe the internal storage)
3. Check DATA is mountable.
4. Install SuperSU (if root is required)
5. Install boot image patch below.
6. Reboot

Boot image patch
no-verity-no-encrypt_ashyx




DEVICE TREE: soon


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22nd January 2018, 08:05 AM |#2  
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NOTE:

This may be a dead duck in the water before it even installs due to the fact Samsung currently seem to be locking bootloaders on all recent devices even devices with previously unlocked bootloaders.

BEFORE attempting to install this software please ensure you have the stock firmware available (this can be found on updato.com) and that you are able to flash it with Odin.



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29th January 2018, 03:41 PM |#3  
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1.1k views, 120 downloads and not one report or tap of a thanks.
XDA truly is about community spirit.
Cheers guys.
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31st January 2018, 01:09 PM |#4  
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If you do one for the the a530f i would be glad to test it ! (if there's no risk of complete brick of course)
31st January 2018, 02:54 PM |#5  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tibey

If you do one for the the a530f i would be glad to test it ! (if there's no risk of complete brick of course)

No risk as long as you've got the firmware handy.
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1st February 2018, 03:05 PM |#6  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ashyx

1.1k views, 120 downloads and not one report or tap of a thanks.
XDA truly is about community spirit.
Cheers guys.

It's amazing.
I would very much like to know if this is locked from factory, but no one reports if it can be flashed or not :/
1st February 2018, 09:07 PM |#7  
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Guide on TWRP recovery for A8
Quote:
Originally Posted by ashyx

Unofficial release -TWRP recovery for the Galaxy A8+ - SM-A730F, EXYNOS 7885



[SIZE="4"]
TWRP 3.2.1-0 Released

Dec 9, 2017

TWRP 3.2.1-0 is out now for most currently supported devices.

What's new in 3.2.1-0:

* minui fixes (cryptomilk)
* Better android-8.0 compatibility in ROM trees (Dees_Troy)
* Fix missing library in android-8.0 (nkk71)
* Fix inconsistent SDCard naming (DevUt)
* Default to TWRP restore instead of adb backup restore to fix restore on fresh TWRP boot



Update 21/1/2017
TWRP 3.2.1-1 NN build released.
Current status: Testing stage

NOTE: THIS IS AS YET UNTESTED. IF YOU DECIDE TO TRY THIS OUT PLEASE REPORT ANY ISSUES WITH DETAILS. POSTS LIKE 'NOT WORKING' WILL BE IGNORED


Features:

MTP >> to be confirmed
ADB working >> to be confirmed
SEANDROID warning fix
TWRP and Kernel built from latest source
Raw SYSTEM image backup
NTFS support
F2FS support >> To be added
Twrp app support




You flash this at your own risk. Please ensure you have the stock ROM to hand downloaded from SAMMOBILE in case of problems. This will trip the knox counter.


Instructions:


Flash with odin in the AP slot.
Put your device in DOWNLOAD MODE. (POWER +VOL DOWN +VOL UP)
Uncheck Auto reboot.
Load the respective file below into the AP slot and hit start.
After flashing and ODIN reports PASS immediately reboot to recovery by holding POWER + VOL DOWN
As soon as the screen goes blank change to POWER + VOL UP
You should now see TWRP recovery.
FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE ABOVE STEPS WILL RESULT IN TWRP BEING REPLACED BY STOCK RECOVERY


NOTE: ON SOME ANDROID 5.1.1/6.0/7.0 DEVICES IT IS NECESSARY TO GO TO:
Settings -> Developer Options -> OEM unlocking
AND ENABLE OEM UNLOCK FIRST OR YOU MAY ENCOUNTER 'BLOCKED BY FRP LOCK' WHEN FLASHING.


DOWNLOAD:
twrp_3.2.1-1_sm-a730f_210117


To Root:
Flash the latest SuperSU or Magisk release with TWRP:
SUPERSU - https://forum.xda-developers.com/app...2-05-t2868133/
MAGISK - https://forum.xda-developers.com/app...mless-t3473445

To disable forced encryption and mount internal storage (/DATA):
(Note this MUST be flashed after SuperSU if you intend to root)

1. Boot to Twrp
2. Format Data partition using FORMAT DATA button under Wipe options.
(Note: This will wipe the internal storage)
3. Check DATA is mountable.
4. Install SuperSU (if root is required)
5. Install boot image patch below.
6. Reboot

Boot image patch
no-verity-no-encrypt_ashyx




DEVICE TREE: soon


PLEASE DO *NOT* DIRECT LINK TO THESE FILES. PLEASE LINK TO THIS POST


DONATE ME HERE IF YOU WANT TO BUY ME A BEER/COFFEE OR HIT THE THANKS BUTTON IF I HELPED YOU

Hello @ashyx, I have made a guide based on your thread: http://techbeasts.com/install-twrp-r...-a8-plus-2018/

Just wanted to notify.
2nd February 2018, 01:00 PM |#8  
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Sucks that no one is reporting anything, but tbh in europe it seems that only the A8 (A530f) has been released so far.

Do you think it would be easy to port for that model ? I think there's a couple of us waiting for this port, would be much appreciated and would test it asap.
2nd February 2018, 02:55 PM |#9  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tibey

Sucks that no one is reporting anything, but tbh in europe it seems that only the A8 (A530f) has been released so far.

Do you think it would be easy to port for that model ? I think there's a couple of us waiting for this port, would be much appreciated and would test it asap.

It will be ready at some point today.
2nd February 2018, 09:29 PM |#11  
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Originally Posted by ashyx

@tibey
Here you go, good luck: https://androidfilehost.com/?fid=746010030569951180
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Seems to work great on a530f ! Just followed the instructions (had just a minor issur with MTP not working in TWRP)
Thanks a lot

Edit : Guess you should post it there : https://forum.xda-developers.com/gal...er-development (damn that forum is invisible in search)
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