How to port TWRP for Qualcomm Android

We want to thank all our Beta testers of v1.0 of this tool which supported only Android 7 (Nougat) Qualcomm devices. We’re happy to roll out version 1.1 which includes Android 8 (Oreo) support. We’ve so far (internally) tested this on Xiaomi Redmi Go (Android 8.1 Go Edition) and Lenovo K5 Play (Android 8.0.0). We hope to Read more…


MTK auto TWRP recovery porter v1.4

Yesterday, we launched the Android IMG unsign tool v1.0 which enables you unsign signed images before unpacking them. Today, we’re happy to announce Mediatek Auto TWRP Recovery porter v1.4 . What’s new in version 1.4? Support for signed recovery images: If the tool detects that your stock recovery.img is signed, it will unsign it then proceed with Read more…


Android IMG Unsign Tool by Team Hovatek

Those of you whose firmware contain signed images (e.g boot-sign.img, recovery-sign.img, system-sign.img, vendor-sign.img etc) might have encountered errors while trying to unpack or port a custom recovery using our auto TWRP or Philz recovery porters. For such users, we’d dropped a guide on using FBWin tools to unsign such images. While FBWin is a great tool (kudos Read more…


Google+ social login shutdown

Back in 2017, we integrated social login at the forum to make signups & login easier. We’d kicked off with Facebook, Twitter & Google+ but are susetting Google+ support with immediate effect. Back in 2018, Google+ suffered two major data breaches affecting millions of users. This has forced Google to shutdown the consumer version of the service Read more…


Hovatek New Year's sale free T-shirt

We’re kicking off 2019 with a special New Year’s sale for You. This January, You’ll get a discount when you subscribe for our Private Support (33% Off) or enroll for our Mediatek software repairs training (16% Off). We’ve decided to sweeten the deal by throwing in a free T-shirt when You pay for $20 worth of Private Read more…