End-of-Life, 21 Mar 2017: No further updates are planned for this device.
TeamWin Recovery Project (TWRP) is an open source recovery system for Android devices. Beyond basic features like backup, restore, and the ability to install a new or updated version of Android, TWRP includes numerous additional features:
- The GUI is XML driven and themeable
- Partitions can be formatted to a new filesystem type
- The boot and recovery (yes) partitions can be flashed directly
- Decryption of AOSP encrypted /data is supported
- Backups can be encrypted
- … and quite a bit more
Beginning with version 3.0.M0-0, a forked TWRP repository is used to build releases. This has largely been done to remove the headache that is associated with keeping TWRP compatible with so many (old) Android build systems. For example, the
cm-13.0 branch is only designed to be built with CyanogenMod 13.0. There are other minor changes that are described in the README, but it should be noted that the feature set is largely the same as in official TWRP releases.
Unofficial TWRP Builds
twrp-3.0.M5-0-victara.img (9 MB)
Updated: 19 Jul 2016
Commit history: twrp, device, kernel
Known issues and limitations
- Not aware of any issues