A custom recovery is, indeed, the backbone of all unofficial developments that happens on an Android device. With the custom recovery we can unleash true potential of the Android Operating System. Among the wide range of custom recoveries available, TWRP is currently the most versatile and popular. Now, the official support for TWRP has been extended to Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and Sony Xperia XA2.
The above mentioned devices are getting the latest TWRP version 3.2.1-0. Hence, along with the usual TWRP features such as full NANDROID backup, MTP, File Systems and so on. The TWRP 3.2.1-0 supports graphical UI installer, popularly known as AROMA Installer by Amarullz.
Official TWRP Supported New Devices
Below you can find the brief descriptions and download links of the TWRP for Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and Sony Xperia XA2.
1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
The latest hit-machine in the Indian sub-continent. Some of you might knew that the device already have an unofficial TWRP support. Despite, an official build is always better, stable and more compatible with the device hardware. Hence, the official TWRP 3.2.1 is a great achievement for the device. As an icing on cake, the TWRP is compatible with both Nougat and Oreo bootloader.
TWRP 3.2.1-0-whyred.img: Download
2. Sony Xperia XA2
Owners of the Xperia XA2 have to be more happy as they are finally getting a custom recovery and that too official. It’s to be noted that no unofficial version of the TWRP is available till now. Hence, direct access to an official build is something great. However there is a catch, MTP is non-functional as of now. We can expect it to be fixed soon in upcoming releases.
TWRP 3.2.1-0-pioneer.zip: Download
TWRP 3.2.1-0-pioneer.img: Download
That’s it, users willing to flash the recovery on their devices can do so by Official TWRP app, provided the device is rooted. Or, running certain command lines on a suitable terminal app installed on the device can also do the job. If non-rooted, the users have to flash the recovery via Fastboot.
Here, we’re not going in detail about the flashing procedures as it may differ from device to device. For the time-being, you may visit the official twrp.me/devices page where you can find more details.