TWRP is the most popular custom recovery for Android phones and tablets, it gives you the tools to flash custom ROMs, restore, backup, and more.
The unofficial TWRP ROM’s are now available for Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ and Galaxy Z Fold 2. Thanks to ianmacd from XDAforum, who compiled the latest TWRP 3-4.0 codebase. Currently, the set of recovery images has been successfully booted on the Galaxy Tab S7+ 5G (SM-T976B) and Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B).
To download the TWRP click on the link given below:
Conditions of TWRP installation:
- A model with an unlockable bootloader,
- The US versions not suitable for modding because it is locked,
- Installing a third-party binary will permanently trip Knox
- Permanently lose access to Samsung Pay and security features such as Secure Folder
It is worth mentioning that you have to flash a dummy vbmeta.img besides the recovery image to properly boot TWRP on your device.
Download the latest TWRP image file (.img) from the above download link and boot TWRP. Go to install and find and select the Images… button. Browse to the image that you downloaded and select it.
According to the developer, “The custom recovery doesn’t support Samsung’s proprietary file-based encryption (FBE). If you disable the auto-encryption routine and subsequently format the data partition, you should be able to perform data backup/restore using TWRP. Moreover, MTP is broken in these ports, but you can disable MTP in TWRP Mount settings and use ADB to push files from the computer to the device (or vice-versa).”
55th Samsung shareholders’ meeting scheduled for March 20
Samsung will hold its 55th regular shareholders’ meeting on March 20 at the Suwon Convention Center in Gyeonggi-do. In this meeting, there’ll be a discussion on the approval of financial statements, the appointment of outside directors and audit committee members, the approval of director remuneration limit, and some changes to the articles of incorporation.
The Korean tech giant adopted an electronic voting system in 2020 to enable shareholders to vote in advance without attending the meeting in person. Shareholders can register their information and exercise their voting rights through the Korea Securities Depository’s electronic voting system from March 10 to 19.
The electronic voting system is available 24 hours a day for the convenience of shareholders. Shareholders can also check the convening notice and detailed information for each agenda item through the system.
Moreover, Samsung introduced online broadcasting of the shareholders’ meeting since 2021 to enhance shareholder convenience. Shareholders who wish to participate in the online broadcast can apply in advance through the Samsung Electronics website in early March.
Samsung’s Galaxy Experience Space opens in Barcelona, Spain ahead of MWC24
On February 15, Samsung launched the ‘Galaxy Experience Space’ at Plaza de Catalunya, the center of Barcelona, Spain, where visitors can try out various features of the Galaxy S24 series.
The Galaxy Experience Center will be open until February 29 and will demonstrate the new mobile possibilities enabled by Galaxy AI to consumers, media, and partners who come to Barcelona, Spain to attend MWC24.
In addition, Samsung is also promoting the Galaxy S24 series and Galaxy AI through a large outdoor advertisement in Plaza Catalunya, which draws the attention of local consumers.
Samsung maintains its unrivaled position in the global TV market for 18 years
Samsung has been the global leader in the TV market for 18 years in a row since 2006. According to market research firm Omdia, Samsung has a 30.1% market share based on sales in 2023, thanks to its premium products such as Neo QLED, ultra-large size, and lifestyle products.
The Korean tech giant sold 8.31 million units of Samsung Neo QLED in 2023 and 44 million units since 2017, leading the premium TV market. Samsung TV also dominates the ultra-large market over 75 inches and the OLED TV market, where it expects to grow further as the OLED lineup expands.
In the premium TV market, Samsung earned a 60.5% market share based on sales last year, which is a 12.2 percentage increase compared to 48.3% in 2022. It continues its strong performance in the ultra-large TV market, ranking first with 30.4% of the 90-inch and larger ultra-large TV market share.
Yong Seok-woo, President of Electronics’ Visual Display Business Division, said that the trust of consumers made this possible and promised to introduce more innovations in the future. He also announced the ‘AI screen era’ at CES2024, where AI screens will connect and control all home devices and offer new products beyond smart TVs.