Dictionary Entry: Recovery Mode

Recovery Mode

Not to be confused with #dic:testingmode or #dic:safemode

Recovery Mode is a menu on your phone where you can do things like apply an update from #dic:adb and perform a #dic:hardreset .
You can reach it by turning off your phone, unplugging all cables and pressing power and volume up at the same time. In case of the stock Android recovery mode:

In Recovery Mode you navigate by:

  • Power to open the menu
  • Volume down to move down
  • Volume up to select / Power on FP2

You can also end up in recovery mode if superuser access is denied during an update process.

Here is the full Factory Reset Guide for the FP3 which covers the Recovery Mode