How to Fix Android Stuck in Recovery Mode

December 12 2017 02:45 am/ Post By Yoli Software to Android Recovery

For numerous android users, it's quite possible to get stuck in "Android System Recovery" mode when they want to hard reset their phone or tablet. And this annoying problem can stop your device from turning on and operating properly. So what should we do to get out of the "Android System Recovery" mode once it happens? 


If you want to fix one problem, you must know it clearly first, right? Therefore, this article will start from a detailed introduction to "Android System Recovery".

What is "Android System Recovery"

The "Android System Recovery" mode is a helpful feature when your device doesn't work well, especially when it won't turn on or the touch screen is not as sensitive as before. Under this mode you can reboot system, apply update from ADB, external storage and cache. Besides, you can also wipe data/factory reset and wipe cache partition.

Now that it's so useful, how to enter the Android System Recovery mode? In general, you need to power off your device first, then you can boot into the recovery mode by several key combinations. But the combination differs according to different devices, so you need to check the manual of your device. For more details, you can read this guide: 

How to Fix Android Stuck in System Recovery Mode

Beneficial as it is, the unexpected occur of "Android System Recovery" mode is irritating all the same. Then how to exit recovery mode? 

  • Check the keys 

Mostly this dilemma comes up because of the malfunction of the keys that access to the recovery mode, so please check your keys before start. Just press the keys and loose them up several times to see if they are stuck. 

  • Turn off your device

Then get your device powered off. If you meet any difficulties, pluck out the battery, and put it back after few minutes to make sure the device is turned off absolutely.

  • Enter the "Android System Recovery" mode

After your device is shutdown, hold the Home, Power and Volume Up buttons synchronously and wait for the device to vibrate. Then loosen the Power button but keep pressing the Home and Volume up key to transfer to the Android System Recovery screen.

  • Wipe Data/ Factory Reset

Get to the "Wipe Data/ Factory Reset" option with Volume down key and use the Power button key choose it. Continue to press the Volume down key to "Delete All User data" and then select it by Power button.

Having finished all the steps, your device will reset and display "Reboot System Now". Now you can push down the Power button and restart your device in normal mode.


Lost Data Recovery Since Then

You can finally fix the "Android System Recovery<3e>" under instructions above, but the "Wipe Data/Factory Reset" option will erase all of your data on Android. It's a little frustrating if you didn't back up in advance. However, you still have a chance to recover your deleted data with Yolisoft Android Data Recovery. It is a powerful data recovery software, which can retrieve all your data including call logs, contacts, photos, messages, videos, audios and more without backup. 

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