TWRP 2.8.7.0 Touch Recovery for HTC Droid DNA is now available. You can download and install this touch supported custom recovery using details guide below. This latest TWRP recovery version comes with various improvement along with new features that I have added later part of this guide. If you planing to flash custom ROM based on latest Android version such as Android 5.0.2 Lollipop or Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, you must have a latest custom recovery installed. Continue reading this tutorial to learn how to install TWRP 2.8.7.0 Touch Recovery on HTC Droid DNA as well as how to upgrade from previous version.

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About TWRP: Team Win Recovery Project, or twrp2 for short, is a custom recovery built with ease of use and customization in mind. We started from the ground up by taking AOSP recovery and loading it with the standard recovery options, then added a lot of our own features. It’s a fully touch driven user interface – no more volume rocker or power buttons to mash. The GUI is also fully XML driven and completely theme-able. You can change just about every aspect of the look and feel.

If you don’t know then, stock recovery comes with various limitation including lack of backup and flashing a custom firmware ability. On the other hand custom recovery such as TWRP recovery allow you to do various task including ability to flash custom ROMs and other signed zip, backup and restore whole system, can clear Dalvik cache, can fix permission and many more. The latest TWRP 2.8.7.0 Touch Recovery also comes with various added features. Here is a list of features that added to latest TWRP 2.8.7.0 Touch Recovery.

What’s new in 2.8.7.0:

  • Initial ground work for software drawn keyboard
  • Fix handling of wiping internal storage on datamedia devices
  • Allow DataManager to set and read values from the system properties
  • Fix crash when taking screenshots on arm64 devices
  • Fix error message after an ORS script completes
  • Fix crashes / error when creating encrypted backups
  • Add system read only option
  • Add resize2fs and GUI option to run resize2fs
  • Fix crash loop caused by empty lines in AOSP recovery command file
  • Prevent duplicate page overlays such as multiple lock screens

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Warning!

This tutorial is only for HTC Droid DNA. Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, we (True Android Team) are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. However, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

Though installing TWRP recovery don’t erase internal memory data but we recommend to back up your data first before proceeding to avoid any uncomfortable situation.

1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide.

2. Make sure your device have at least 40% battery power. You can install an app like Battery Percentage on your Android device to check it easily.

3. You already have USB Driver Installed for HTC Droid DNA in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]

4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and HTC Droid DNA. [Guide].

5. Your device is rooted (only require if you using mentioned app). [Guide]

If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to follow step-by-step guide on how to install TWRP 2.8.7.0 Touch Recovery on HTC Droid DNA.

File Required(Download by clicking on it)

  1. TWRP 2.8.7.0 Touch Recovery For HTC Droid DNA [Filename: twrp-2.8.7.0-dlx.img]
  2. Rashr – Flash Tool or Flashify App Installed

How to Install TWRP 2.8.7.0 Touch Recovery on HTC Droid DNA

  1. Transfer twrp-2.8.7.0-dlx.img file to your device SD Card.
  2. For Rashr – Flash Tool User:
    1. Open then app then tap on Flash other Recovery.
    2. Now select your copied file (i.e. twrp-2.8.7.0-dlx.img) and follow onscreen instruction.
  3. For Flashify Users:
    1. Open the app and then tap on Recovery image.
    2. Now select your copied file (i.e. twrp-2.8.7.0-dlx.img) and follow onscreen instruction.

How to Install TWRP 2.8.7.0 Touch Recovery Using TWRP Manager

  1. Download and install TWRP Manager app -> Play Store Link.
  2. Open TWRP Manager and provide root permissions. In first opening it will ask you to install BusyBox; install it.
  3. In left side menu you should see an option Install TWRP, tap on it and then tap on device name to choose right device.TWRP-6
  4. On the same screen (Install TWRP) under install section you will notice latest available TWRP version for your device. Tap on it to download and install that version. Tap Yes when a warning screen pop-up with partition details. After completing the TWRP image flashing process, the app will ask you to boot into recovery. Tap on OK button to boot into recovery.

Congrats ! You have successfully installed the TWRP 2.8.7.0 Touch Recovery on HTC Droid DNA and you are now free to test latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop based custom ROM as well as old ROM on your HTC Droid DNA. To boot into recovery, first turn off your device and then press and hold Volume Down and Power button together to boot into HBOOT menu, from there select Recovery [use volume buttons to scroll and Power button to select].

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