[RECOVERY] TWRP touch recovery [2013-09-16]

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Team Win Recovery Project 2.x, or twrp2 for short, is a custom recovery built with ease of use and customization in mind. It’s 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.

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-Proper backup and restore of SELinux contexts (thanks to Tassadar)
-Pull in some ROM information for backup name generation
-Merge all recent patches from AOSP bringing TWRP up to date with Android 4.3
-Add 1200x1920 theme (thanks to Tassadar)
-A few other fixes and tweaks

-Initial SELinux support (only a few devices, need testers so come by IRC if your device doesn't have it and needs it)
-Initial support for f2fs file system formatting (Moto X)
-Update SuperSU install for 4.3 ROMs
-Fixed a permissions bug on files created during backup
-Fixed a bug that caused TWRP to not wait for compressed backups to finish causing 0 byte files and md5sums to not match
-Fixed decryption of encrypted data so that both TouchWiz and AOSP decryption are possible
-Ignore lost+found folder during backup and size calculations
-Various other minor bug fixes and tweaks

Special Note: If you are running a custom theme, you will likely need to remove that theme before updating to as your custom theme will likely not have some of the new changes visible (e.g. you won't be able to encrypt a backup)!
-Can encrypt a backup to prevent theft of private data from your backup files
-Updated graphics / icon courtesy of shift
-Updated exFAT to latest commits
-Fixed a problem with Samsung TouchWiz decryption
-Update SuperSU binary
-Fixed saving of backup partitions list
-Fixed saving of last used zip install folder
-Fixed backup of datadata on devices that use a separate partition for datadata
-Fixed some issues with the advanced wipe list (android_secure, can now wipe internal storage on data/media deivces and wipe data on the advanced list no longer formats the entire data partition)
-Fixed some problems with partitioning a SD card
-Various other bug fixes and tweaks

Notes about encrypted backups:
Why encrypt your backups? -- Most people store their backups on the device. Any app that has permission to access storage could potentially read your backup files and try to harvest your data. Encrypted backups also provide an added layer of security if you move your backups to other storage devices or to the cloud. The encryption that we're using is probably not strong enough for enterprise level security, but should be strong enough to make it significantly difficult to get to your data.

Encryption is using OpenAES which uses AES 128-bit cbc encryption. If you happen to use a longer password (over 16 characters) then the encryption strength improves to 192 or 256 bits. Do not forget your password. If you forget your password you will be unable to restore your backup. We don't encrypt the entire backup. Encryption is very CPU intensive and can be fairly slow even when we spread the workload over multiple cores even on the latest high-end devices. To ensure that encrypted backups don't take forever, we don't encrypt any other partitions besides /data and in /data we don't encrypt /data/app (or other app related directories where apks are stored) and we don't encrypt dalvik cache.

The fastest and easiest way to install TWRP is to use the GooManager app:
Play Store Link
Direct Download
1) Install GooManager from the Play Store
2) Open GooManager and provide root permissions
3) Hit Menu (or the button with the 3 dots on your screen) and then Install OpenRecovery
You can find more information and download links on our website!

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!

Live support is available via #twrp on Freenode with your IRC client or just click this link.
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How to install the zip:

1. Download and copy PG58IMG.zip to root of sdcard
2. Rename the zip to exactly PG58IMG.zip using a file explorer like Astro
3. Reboot into BOOTLOADER
4. Let it detect the zip
5. Select Vol UP when it says Do you want to start update?
6. Wait for it to flash
7. Press Power to reboot
8. Let the phone reboot into the regular Android OS
9. Use a file manager like Astro to rename, move, or delete the PG58IMG.zip file so that hboot doesn't try to flash it again
10. Reboot into recovery and enjoy

Error when flashing some zip files:
twrp only supports the latest and greatest edify script for zip flashing. Please bug the zip developer to update the zip script to edify.

Does twrp support off-mode charging?
Yes, but it won't charge while you're in recovery!

Which partitions do I need to back up for a proper backup?
Usually you just need boot, data, and system for a normal backup. If you don't know what you are doing, then these are usually the only ones that you need to back up and restore.

Live support:
Click this link or join us in #twrp on Freenode IRC.
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17th August 2011, 08:25 PM |#4  
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Awesome! Many thanks for this! Will try asap.

Installed Flawlessly and is looking great! Good Job! Backup compression is an awesome feature, but really takes some time...nandroid is running for 20 minutes and just reached /data
anyway, this recovery is definitely pure win!

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Cool. Thanks fellas. I'll test out in a minute. And i think all zips are edify now adays.. I hope.

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17th August 2011, 08:29 PM |#6  
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Looks nice, any Pictures ?


Found ^^
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Originally Posted by Shaquiel Harris

Cool. Thanks fellas. I'll test out in a minute. And i think all zips are edify now adays.. I hope.

You'd be surprised... or maybe you wouldn't.
17th August 2011, 08:32 PM |#8  
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Nice! I always wanted to see this on the sensation, great job!

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When the battery hits 0, does it glitch like cwm? it becomes a pain to turn back on
17th August 2011, 08:34 PM |#10  
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Awesome, i'm glad TeamWin is on board building this for the Sensation. I was hoping for it when i saw it being built for the Evo 3D.

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Awesome work!
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