TWRP 3.6.0 brings Android 11 support and other major developments

Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP) is a choice for many who are flashing, installing, or rooting Android devices. It modifies the device software by aiding in installing third-party firmware and even allows backup of the current system. The latest TWRP version 3.6.0 adds support for Android 11 and several under the hood improvements for entirely new supported devices.

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Starting with the major change, Unlike before, the user will have a new tool under the Advanced section of the custom recovery called Flash Current TWRP. This option will install the recently booted TWRP image permanently to the device, making installation more efficient. Moreover, the TWRP 3.6.0 is compatible with devices with factory-installed Android 11.

The company has issued an official changelog according to which it extends support for a plethora of devices. Also, some devices have received new maintainers. Take a look at the changelog below for precise details and other changes.


Android 9 Branch:

  • Fixes
    • SAR Update script name for clarity – CaptainThrowback
    • Fix building toolbox in android-7.1 – CaptainThrowback
    • Fix bash – Jarl-Penguin

Android 11 Branch:

  • Add support for installation realme/OPPO OTA – Ctapchuk
  • update custom makefiles to golang modules – bigbiff
  • sepolicy updates – nebrassy, bigbiff, CaptainThrowback
  • encryption updates for a11 – bigbiff, micky387, CaptainThrowback
  • vendor kernel module loader – bigbiff
  • virtual A/B updates – bigbiff
  • snapshot merges – bigbiff
  • repacker warnings – CaptainThrowback
  • f2fs formatting fixes – systemad
  • symlink dynamic partitions in bootdevice – Mohd Faraz
  • Fixes
    • Fix parsing get_args for wiping cache
    • vendor hal fixes – Mohd Faraz
    • fix samsung haptics – soulr344
    • digest check fixes – epicX
    • ozip decrypt fixes – Ctapchuk
    • Change how blank screen works – Sean hoyt

Android 9 and Android 11 Branches:

  • add num template for PIN input – CaptainThrowback
  • Ignore A12 XML files binary format – zhenyolka
  • Add support of A12 keymaster_key_blob files structure – zhenyolka
  • keymaster restore: warn when pin, password or pattern is enabled – bigbiff
  • New flashing method for recovery as boot devices:
  • Advanced > flash current twrp – nebrassy
    • factory wipe and mtp fixes – CaptainThrowback
  • add indonesian language – Xdisk
  • update Russian language – Ctapchuk
  • add canceldecrypt page – CaptainThrowback
  • copy logcat when copying logs in TWRP – CaptainThrowback
  • Fixes
    • FBE Encryption fixes – CaptainThrowback
    • repacker fixes for compression – nebrassy
    • exclusion criteria for Fix Recovery Bootloop – CaptainThrowback
    • unmount vendor if not available – LinkBoi00
    • theme updates – LinkBoi00

Now that the latest version supports Android 11 along with Android 9 or 10, you can install TWRP 3.6.0 on your supported device from the official website (link provided below). Likewise, you can also bag the build through the TWRP app available on Google Play Store.

Download TWRP 3.5.1


Download TWRP App

Related: How to Flash TWRP Recovery using Odin
Shivani Sharma
Shivani Sharma
"Do anything, but let it produce joy" Tech freak, Android enthusiast, and a wanderer.


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