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You can use Android and never go to the Recovery Menu. But if the phone does not turn on and does not go into Recovery, or if you wanted to install custom firmware, you will have to understand the reasons for the device’s unwillingness to launch the engineering menu.
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Why doesn’t Android come into Recovery?
On some smartphones, there is no official Recovery at all, so you have to immediately install custom. If the message “There is no command” appears on the screen with a lying robot, it means that Recovery is there, but there were problems when it started. To fix the problem, quickly press the power button and volume up key.
If Android categorically does not boot into Recovery, then the cause of this behavior may be an error, which can also be fixed by installing custom Recovery. If the installation of custom Recovery does not help, you should contact the service center. there may be hardware damage that cannot be fixed by software methods.
How to enter Recovery Menu
The order of entry differs depending on the manufacturer of the mobile device. To get into Recovery, you must first turn off the phone, and then hold down a certain key combination. The sensor in the menu does not work, the control is carried out by the volume keys and the power button. Recovery should not be confused with safe mode, in which all third-party applications are simply turned off. Recovery is, rather, an engineering menu for controlling the phone bypassing the system.
Keyboard shortcuts for entering Recovery on different phones:
- Lenovo. “Volume” and “On.”
- HTC. “Volume.” And “On.” Or “Volume” and “On.”
- Samsung. Hold “Home”, “Volume” and “On” simultaneously.
- Meizu. “On” and “Volume”.
- Xiaomi. “On” and “Volume”.
- Fly. “On” and “Volume” or “On” and “Volume.”.
- ASUS. “On” and “Volume” or “On” and “Volume.”
If the combination doesn’t work and the phone doesn’t enter, try looking for a combination specifically for your model. There are universal ways to start Recovery. using a computer or special applications. If you have a computer at hand:
- Download and install ADB and phone drivers.
- Connect Android via USB, enable debugging.
- Run ADB and run the adb reboot recovery command.
What to do if there is no computer? Install the Boot Droid app. In it you need to select the “Recovery” icon and click “Yes”.
You can also get into Recovery using Terminal Emulator. Type “su” in it, provide root access and execute the “reboot recovery” command.
Recovery Mode features vary by species. If this is the official recovery menu, then the functionality will not be the highest:
- Reboot to launch Android in normal mode.
- Install updates.
- Reset to factory condition.
- Clear the cache.
- Back up and restore data.
The custom menu (user-defined) has more options. In addition to the functions of the official Recovery, custom offers:
- Installing third-party firmware.
- Creating an Android recovery image.
- Cleaning individual sections.
- Returning the phone to its original state without data loss.
- Restoring the rights of system applications, etc.
Custom Recovery are also different. The most popular are CWM and TWRP. When choosing, you should take into account the phone model and the desired functionality. But if you are not going to install third-party firmware, then you can completely dispense with the capabilities of the official Recovery.