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

Here is a more extended Guide.

You can also end up in recovery mode if superuser access is denied during an update process. Read here what to do then.