[RECOVERY][UNOFFICIAL] TWRP for Galaxy S20 FE 5G (Snapdragon)

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3mel

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So first thing I have done with my device after unlocking bootloader is installing the latest FW ( android 11 , oneui 3.1 )
now i cannot install TWRP nor change CSC with Odin , am i correct ?

So only root method is via patching the AP image from magisk apk , correct ?
as far as the rooting method goes I think patching the boot.img or recovery.img with magisk v22 was always the only option.
 

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as far as the rooting method goes I think patching the boot.img or recovery.img with magisk v22 was always the only option.
hello ,

So news to root the S20FE with the new Android 11 ( OneUI3.1 ) ? There is no twrp compatible at this time. I hope our friend afaneh92 finds the solution.

Thank you
 

3mel

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hello ,

So news to root the S20FE with the new Android 11 ( OneUI3.1 ) ? There is no twrp compatible at this time. I hope our friend afaneh92 finds the solution.

Thank you
there's a partially working TWRP but I don't think you can flash magisk like you used to and get root.
if using v21.4 worked everyone would be doing it.

now getting root means users become a little bit more experienced than they were.
 

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For those who wish to update without losing the data, know that the dev of Magisk no longer recommends to root via twrp on recent models it is now necessary to patch the AP file with magisk (apk) before Odin flash for each update follow the installation guide...👇

https://topjohnwu.github.io/Magisk/install.html
Where does vbmeta come in to this. There's no mention of it in the above instructions
 

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    Where does vbmeta come in to this. There's no mention of it in the above instructions
    With the S10 it was like this:
    "Open Odin v3.14.1 and place the downloaded TWRP .tar file in AP tab, downloaded vbmeta .tar file in CP tab and click Start - once you press start grab the phone and press vol up + bixby + power to force it boot straight in TWRP after flashing"
     

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      @afaneh92 just checking in to ask what if any sources to you want / need to help you ?
      I'm on the Samsung open source site now and downloading a zip for G781BXXU2CUD1 but I've no idea if it's kernel sources inside (280mbs ish). another page I saw here mentioned using the inquiry tab to submit a request.

      if you can tell me exactly what you want I'll more than happily put in a request for it, I'm sure others would too.

      I'll edit this later and add the zip files full name that I've downloaded and if you want that I'll put it mediafire or similar.

      SM-G781B_SEA_RR_Opensource.zip is the archive name, taken from clicking on G781BXXU2CUD1 which matches my current baseband and buildnumberView attachment 5299763
      I will start working on the new kernel source soon.
      4
      @QRCode please consider making a thread about the exact method it required, resources needed and your experience with it.
      this sort of thing will be useful to others. particularly of interest is the features that don't work currently.
      I'll do my best still testing everything compiling my data etc
      3
      Always use latest
      After hours of research and hard effort I have hentaiOS running smooth as butter it's freaking fast Better than the bloated one ui I'll continue testing changed the phone completely and I have my 120hz enabled as well so it's like slicing butter
      Screenshot_20210427-193254.png
      3
      @QRCode please consider making a thread about the exact method it required, resources needed and your experience with it.
      this sort of thing will be useful to others. particularly of interest is the features that don't work currently.
      3
      Guys! This is not root or magisk thread.
      The instructions for TWRP in OP, Don't mix with magisk instructions. And dont tell me that disabling vbmeta not required when you already disabled it by patching AP.
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      Team Win Recovery Project 3.x, or twrp3 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.

      Code:
       * Your warranty is now void.
      * I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards,
      * thermonuclear war, or your getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please
      * do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM
      * before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications, and if
      * you point the finger at me for messing up your device, I will laugh at you.

      Supported Models:
      Galaxy S20 FE 5G G7810, G781B, G781N, G781U, G781U1 and G981W.

      US/Canada bootloader unlock thread:
      here

      Download & Guide:
      1. Unlock your bootloader.
      2. Disable AVB, S20 guide for reference here
      3. Download S20 FE 5G: r8q.
      4. Reboot to download mode
      5. Put the TWRP TAR for your device with Odin in the AP slot and click start.
      6. Reboot to recovery via recovery key combo.
      7. Disable encryption:
      Or:
      - Go to Advanced > Terminal, type: multidisabler.​
      If vendor complain about free space left on device, will attempt to resize vendor. and it ask to - Run multidisabler again!.​
      - Type: multidisabler again. will see - Finished. when done.​
      8. Go back to Wipe > Format Data > type yes.
      9. Reboot to recovery.
      10. Flash magisk apk in twrp.
      11. Reboot to system, Enjoy.

      Note:
      To disable encryption manually:
      You need to replace fileencryption=ice with encryptable=ice only in userdata line (maybe rest lines) in vendor/etc/fstab.qcom
      To avoid stock recovery restoration manually:
      Rename system/recovery-from-boot.p to recovery-from-boot.p.bak

      Support:
      Live support is available via #twrp on Freenode with your IRC client or just click this link.

      Telegram group
      Telegram account

      Bugs:
      - Encryption not fully working.
      - Haptic feedback is currently not working.

      Thanks:
      TWRP team
      @jesec for unlock guide
      @ianmacd for multidisabler
      @ooobs007 for testing on S20 FE 5G G781B

      Sources:
      Kernel tree
      Device tree
      5
      @afaneh92 just checking in to ask what if any sources to you want / need to help you ?
      I'm on the Samsung open source site now and downloading a zip for G781BXXU2CUD1 but I've no idea if it's kernel sources inside (280mbs ish). another page I saw here mentioned using the inquiry tab to submit a request.

      if you can tell me exactly what you want I'll more than happily put in a request for it, I'm sure others would too.

      I'll edit this later and add the zip files full name that I've downloaded and if you want that I'll put it mediafire or similar.

      SM-G781B_SEA_RR_Opensource.zip is the archive name, taken from clicking on G781BXXU2CUD1 which matches my current baseband and buildnumberView attachment 5299763
      I will start working on the new kernel source soon.
      4
      @QRCode please consider making a thread about the exact method it required, resources needed and your experience with it.
      this sort of thing will be useful to others. particularly of interest is the features that don't work currently.
      I'll do my best still testing everything compiling my data etc
      3
      Always use latest
      After hours of research and hard effort I have hentaiOS running smooth as butter it's freaking fast Better than the bloated one ui I'll continue testing changed the phone completely and I have my 120hz enabled as well so it's like slicing butter
      Screenshot_20210427-193254.png
      3
      Guys! This is not root or magisk thread.
      The instructions for TWRP in OP, Don't mix with magisk instructions. And dont tell me that disabling vbmeta not required when you already disabled it by patching AP.
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