- 02/10/2019 at 12:45 #59101
Android users root their Android smartphones to achieve various goals. Flashing a custom recovery is one of those goals that are essential to perform advanced technical tasks after getting root access. Technically, recovery partition remains separated from other Android partitions and no need for root access to install a custom recovery image. But, it is better to have root access as you are going to install a third-party product.
What Is Custom Recovery
In general, the Android recovery environment is a bootable partition that contains several options that can be used to solve some Android-related technical issues. Basically, you can wipe cache and factory reset using the stock Android recovery mode. Also, you can reboot to bootloader and apply the OTA update when needed. In contrast to stock recovery, custom recovery provides backup, restore and flashing options. So, custom recovery is more advanced than stock recovery and allow users to perform many Andriod related tasks without ADB and Fastboot commands.
How To Root Android
Currently, Magisk is the most successful and effective rooting solution for Android and it has advanced features to manage a rooted Android device
TWRP Recovery Image
TWRP is the most popular and advanced custom recovery image for Android smartphones. You can use the PC method or TWRP manager to install TWRP custom recovery on your Android device. If you are not familiar with ADB and Fastboot commands, the PC method may be a bit hard for you. So, the TWRP manager would be suitable for you if your TWRP custom recovery image supports your device.
Although custom recovery is beneficial and Advanced than the stock recovery, you cannot install receive OTA update when your device is running on a custom recovery image. So, you need to flash the stock recovery image before getting the OTA updates
- This topic was modified 2 weeks, 1 day ago by lois.
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