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Boot An Android Phone into Recovery Mode

Why Boot an Android Phone into Recovery Mode?

Booting refers to the starting processes of the Android phone. When this is the case, you can boot the Android phone into the recovery or normal mode. Most Android users boot an Android phone into recovery mode when they want to reset the factory setting of their phones. This is in the event that they want to clean their phone off some settings. Developers may also boot an Android in recovery mode when they want to test the function of a certain program. Then, how to boot your Android device into recovery mode safely and what we should do before the booting process? This article will tell you the answers about the two questions.

What to do before booting your Android device into recovery mode?

In case of data loss problem, you'd better keep a backup of your Android phone data before you start the booting action. And if unfortunately you have lost your Android data, you still have the chance to rescue the deleted data. Read the following related guide:

How to Backup Android Phone to Computer
How to Recover Lost Data from Android

How to Boot into Recovery Mode for Your Android Phones?

The methods of booting Android devices are vary in different brands. Next, we are going to show you the different methods of booting Samsung, HTC, LG and Google Nexus phones.

Boot Samsung Galaxy into recovery mode

You should firstly turn off the Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S6/S5 or other Samsung devices by holding down the Power key and choose "Power off" button. After turning off your Samsung device, you should then keep pressing and holding Power Key, Volume+ and Home button at the same time until you see the logo of Samsung. And then, you can use the Volume Keys to select the recovery mode option and press the Power key to confirm it.

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Boot HTC phones into recovery mode

Choose "Settings > Battery" options on your HTC phone and uncheck the FASTBOOT option. Turn off the HTC phone and wait a few while until it switches off completely. Then, press and hold the Volume- button and press the Power key. Release the Power key when you can see a new menu appears on the screen. Still holding the volume-, you will be able to enter the Bootloader mode click to the recovery option using the power button.

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Boot LG phones into recovery mode

First of all, power off your LG phone. Press and hold the Power key and Volume- button at the same time until the logo of LG appears. Then, release the keys and immediately press the Power and Volume- button again until you see the Hard Reset menu appears. After the reset menu is displayed, press the power button to hard reset. At this point, your LG phone will be in recovery mode.

Boot Google Nexus into recovery mode

Turn off your Google phone first and press & hold the volume- and the power key until the word "Start" showing at the top of the screen. Press volume- twice to bring out the "Recovery" button and now you can press the Power button to start Recovery mode. When you see the Google logo, press and hold the Power key and the Volume+ key for about 3 seconds, then, release the Volume+ key but keep pressing the Power key. Highlight the options and select what you want by using the Volume keys and Power key.

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