Recovery is deemed to be an independent, lightweight runtime environment which is included on a separate partition from the original Android operation system on all Android devices.
Ways to Boot into Recovery Mode on
Recovery is deemed to be an independent, lightweight runtime environment which
is included on a separate partition from the original Android operation system on all
Android devices, for example, Samsung Galaxy S7, HTC One M9, LG G5 and more.
You can boot into recovery mode direct. After that, you can use factory reset your
Android phone wipe the cache partition, conduct software updates and many more
with the help of Recovery Mode. In a word, it can help you fix your Android. In the
below section, ways to boot into recovery mode on Android are introduced. But
before beginning, back up your Android first.
Detailed Steps for Certain Android into Recovery Mode
Samsung Galaxy Series
Step 1. Power off your Samsung Galaxy like Samsung Galaxy S7: Hold the power
button for one or two seconds till a note pops up. Then touch "Power Off".
Step 2. Press and hold the Power key + Home key + Volume Up key simultaneously.
Step 3. Keep holding the combination of the buttons as mentioned in step 2. Release
your fingers till the Samsung logo appears on the screen and the device reboots. You
should enter the recovery mode.
If you have a menu instead, press the Volume Up/Down button and navigate to
"Recovery mode" option and press the power key to select it.
If you are going to boot your Nexus device into Recovery Mode, you should follow
the steps below:
Step 1. Power off your Nexus phone.
Step 2. Press and hold the Power + Volume Up+ Volume Down keys at the same
Step 3. Keep holding the buttons until a popup with Recovery mode option appears
on the screen.
Step 4. Press the Volume Up/Down button to navigate to Recovery mode option.
Then press the Power button to confirm selecting it.
LG G Series
For LG G phones like LG G4/G5, steps below can enable the device into recovery
Step 1. Power off your LG G phone.
Step 2. Press and hold the Power + Volume Down buttons. When a menu appears,
release your fingers. Then navigate to "Recovery mode" and enter by pressing the
HTC One Series
Step 1. First of all, disable Fastboot of your HTC One 9/ One 8 by entering
"Settings" > "Battery" and disabling Fastboot.
Step 2. Turn off your HTC One phone.
Step 3. Press and hold the Power + Volume Down buttons. When you see a pop-up
menu with the "Recovery mode" option, you can release you finger. Then navigate
to that option and press the Power button to enter.
Motorola Droid Series
Step 1. Power off the Motorola Droid series.
Step 2. Press and hold the Power + Home keys at the same time.
Step 3. The phone will turn on and the popup to enter recovery mode will appears.
Step 4. Navigate to "Recovery mode" and enter by pressing the Power button.
If your Android phone is not mentioned above, you can try all of the
abovementioned methods. One or more of them should work. If nothing works, then
you can contact your manufacturer or visit the official support page of your phone to
find the corresponding way to boot your Android device into Recovery Mode.
In the world of Android, Recovery is something that you cannot ignore even when
you are a probie player.