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Extreme_Ninja2099

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I don't understand why people need the backup function that badly. The only time your internal storage is fully wiped with twrp, is if you're going from OOS to custom or custom to OOS. Other than that, you can dirty flash custom ROMs(keeps installed apps and rom settings)or clean flash(factory reset) both of which keeps all your media like music, videos, downloads, etc.
It's not about the internal storage. U can back that up manually, the twrp backup is a way to restore the data that's not in the internal storage. It's basically a way to restore a ROM/OOS like you never left or what it was like before the backup. It's way easier to switch from a twrp backup if you got loads of data/ stuff to set up. Otherwise, clean installing is better. For me, switching ROMs is tiering and a long process to get everything set up and restored.
TWRP backup is just something to have in case u want to switch to another ROM and switch back to or if a mod ur going to install might mess the system up or something to have in case something goes wrong. If any of these things do happen, a TWRP backup is handy especially when u just want to go back to a ROM quickly + easily with everything back and running

Ps. I am coming from a OP6T and that's what the TWRP backup was mainly used for. Idk know if this is the same for the 8 series
 

scorpio76r

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It's not about the internal storage. U can back that up manually, the twrp backup is a way to restore the data that's not in the internal storage. It's basically a way to restore a ROM/OOS like you never left or what it was like before the backup. It's way easier to switch from a twrp backup if you got loads of data/ stuff to set up. Otherwise, clean installing is better. For me, switching ROMs is tiering and a long process to get everything set up and restored.
TWRP backup is just something to have in case u want to switch to another ROM and switch back to or if a mod ur going to install might mess the system up or something to have in case something goes wrong. If any of these things do happen, a TWRP backup is handy especially when u just want to go back to a ROM quickly + easily with everything back and running

Ps. I am coming from a OP6T and that's what the TWRP backup was mainly used for. Idk know if this is the same for the 8 series
I agree, I'm coming from the OP6t also.
 

Marcyvee

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So, if I backup OOS and copy my backup somewhere else, can I install a custom rom and, if I don't like it, restore OOS with twrp?
 

Unn113

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I was using the migrate app to restore from android 9 to Android 11 on the 6t. Could not restore via migrate on this device. Twrp gave error during flash
TiBu recovery package also doesn't work in my case
So, if I backup OOS and copy my backup somewhere else, can I install a custom rom and, if I don't like it, restore OOS with twrp?
In theory yes, but for now it's not working like it should
 

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I don't understand why people need the backup function that badly. The only time your internal storage is fully wiped with twrp, is if you're going from OOS to custom or custom to OOS. Other than that, you can dirty flash custom ROMs(keeps installed apps and rom settings)or clean flash(factory reset) both of which keeps all your media like music, videos, downloads, etc.
In the event that the device does not boot up after flashing anything - then what do you do without a fully functional backup,

(1) 'Say a prayer to the MSM Gods'?

Or

(2) Wish that one can perform a restore from a NanDroid?
 
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Marcyvee

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And forgetting OOS, is it possible to choose in what slot install a custom rom? And what about the update? Can a rom provide seamless update? Or we always flash an update through twrp? In this case, it will be flashed on the other slot to prevent bootloops or any other problem?
 

jamescable

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In the event that the device does not boot up after flashing anything - then what do you do without a fully functional backup,

(1) 'Say a prayer to the MSM Gods'?

Or

(2) Wish that one can perform a restore from a NanDroid?
What if you find yourself in that situation without being anywhere near a PC? You're pretty much screwed.
Nope. Just do a clean flash with twrp. Or a factory reset. The ROMs, gapps, kernels, etc are already in storage so no pc needed
 
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I don't understand why people need the backup function that badly. The only time your internal storage is fully wiped with twrp, is if you're going from OOS to custom or custom to OOS. Other than that, you can dirty flash custom ROMs(keeps installed apps and rom settings)or clean flash(factory reset) both of which keeps all your media like music, videos, downloads, etc.
Just because you don't understand it doesn't mean your 2 cents means anything to the people who do understand..

It's a great feature that me, along with (clearly) many other use and enjoy.

Some people jump from one ROM to the next a lot, in which a clean flash and having a stable backup is recommended.

I just don't get it, if a feature is getting asked about a lot, and you don't use it. Happily enjoy the features that you DO use, no need to explain to people you admit you didn't understand why they don't want something that they want.
 

jamescable

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Just because you don't understand it doesn't mean your 2 cents means anything to the people who do understand..

It's a great feature that me, along with (clearly) many other use and enjoy.

Some people jump from one ROM to the next a lot, in which a clean flash and having a stable backup is recommended.

I just don't get it, if a feature is getting asked about a lot, and you don't use it. Happily enjoy the features that you DO use, no need to explain to people you admit you didn't understand why they don't want something that they want.
That's why I am asking, so I can understand. I've never had to do a backup besides EFS and kernel backups since the very beginning of twrp from day 1.
 

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    @infected_ now that the kernel source of 12.1 is out, will there be A12 support finally 🙂?
    1. The A12 kernel source is incomplete (missing various things like touch panel driver and techpack)
    2. It doesn't work like that. The encryption/decryption algorithm in A12 has yet to be implemented correctly into any 3rd party recovery. And this is for all android devices running 12, not just op8 series.

    Update: As of last night, enough of the kernel source has now been released to start the oplusification of 8 series. However this still doesn't change anything regarding the encryption algo in A12 from being implemented in twrp.
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    TWRP for OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro
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    TWRP is an open source, community project. TWRP development is done by a large support community with many people who are willing to answer questions and help people with their devices either through our IRC channel or on forums like xda-developers, and zulip-chat.

    A custom recovery is used for installing custom software on your device. This custom software can include smaller modifications like rooting your device or even replacing the firmware of the device with a completely custom "ROM".

    Team Win strives to provide a quality product. However, it is your decision to install our software on your device. Team Win takes no responsibility for any damage that may occur from installing or using TWRP.

    Code:
    #include
    
    /*
    *
    * Yea, though I walk through the valleys of c++ and java, of the shadow of death on these forums,
    * I will fear no evil and i will develop and code restless: for thou art with me and my keyboard;
    * thy rod and thy staff they comfort me, and my mouse..
    *
    */


    A12 support is still a WIP, but most things are working, A12 is all new, keep that in mind.

    WORKING:
    Decryption
    ADB Sideload
    Format Data
    Flashing zips (kernels and ROM's)
    Backup/Restore
    MTP is working
    adb is working
    vibration
    stock firmware flashing
    OTG

    NOT WORKING
    wip
    A12

    Download

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    Instructions

    Windows

    Install oneplus usb driver, after disabling driver signature enforcement

    Download and install platform tools, unzip and add the folder to Windows path,

    "Settings > Advanced System Settings > Environment Variables > New"

    Example -> http:///imgur.com/a/x8XOofQ

    open command prompt, or powershell, and:

    fastboot flash recovery_a twrpname.img
    fastboot flash recovery_b twrpname.img

    Linux

    Download and add to path (.bashrc) platform-tools:

    export PATH=$HOME"/platform-tools:$PATH"

    dont forget udev rules if you're using ubuntu based distro:

    https://github.com/M0Rf30/android-udev-rules

    open a terminal and:

    fastboot flash recovery_a twrpname.img
    fastboot flash recovery_b twrpname.img

    that's all.


    Source Code:

    https://github.com/infectedmushi/android_device_oneplus_instantnoodle-dev
    https://github.com/infectedmushi/android_bootable_recovery
    https://github.com/bigbiff/android_device_oneplus_instantnoodle
    https://github.com/TeamWin/android_bootable_recovery
    https://github.com/systemad/android_device_oneplus_instantnoodle

    Credits:
    @bigbiff
    @Lossyx
    @Captain_Throwback for original tree
    @mauronofrio for original tree
    TWRP team
    23
    uploaded beta 6.

    changelog:

    * Add custom kernel for recovery
    * crypto: only set crypto state and type if not already set
    * crypto: only show FBE error if device is encrypted
    * digest: fix checking of digest on restore
    * fs_mgr: allow deleting merged snapshots
    * merges: allow user to perform snapshot merges in advanced menu
    * mtp: don't create storage device after format data
    * recovery: Allow kernel to read and write unlabeled files
    * repacker: add root overwrite warning


    regards.
    23
    uploaded beta 3. it's possible now to backup persist partition also.

    twrp-op8-3.6.0_11-infected-b3.img
    twrp-op8-3.6.0_11-infected-b3.zip

    * 0c94cd7 - fstab: it's now possible to backup persist partition.
    * b99d112 - module load: Try loading prior modules first
    * 5ab53dc - libresetprop: use the latest header
    * 60927bc - kernel_module_loader: Set a prop after completing
    * 3a95d18 - fscrypt v1: support legacy ioctl
    * 540c802 - build: add option to create recovery installer zip
    * 7284ace - vndk: remove exclusion in recovery
    * aa2f760 - update_engine: handle payload that contain xbl_lp5 partitions
    * f1db62e - libresetprop: update to magisk HEAD
    * b65b045 - soong: Add TARGET_LEGACY_HW_DISK_ENCRYPTION conditional

    regards.
    22
    uploaded beta 8.

    * sdcard: only bind mount sdcard after successful preparation of data
    * Add TW_QCOM_ATS_OFFSET flag to manually set time/date offset
    * System_Property_Get: Allow specifying multiple prop file paths
    * update RECOVERY_INSTALLER_PATH to proper path
    * fastbootd: Check for and run startup script if script exists
    * Adding TARGET_OTA_ASSERT_DEVICE flag for custom device asserts
    * theme: move TW_THEME_VERSION to variables.h
    * theme: clean up TW_THEME_VERSION shell command
    * prebuilt: update magiskboot to v24.1 stable

    regards.
    21
    back to business guys. feels good to be ok, in good health and back to XDA..

    i'll compile a new build even today.

    let's keep rolling again!!

    regards.