Reaching recovery mode on your Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is an operation that might be required quite often. So, you should learn this default Android procedure as soon as possible, especially if you are about to complete other customization and optimization processes (we will discuss about this a little bit later). Anyway, let’s say you know how to reach recovery mode; but do you know how to use this hidden menu? Well, this guide will also teach you how to use recovery mode menu on your Galaxy Note Edge. Therefore, if you want to learn all these, don’t hesitate and check the guidelines from below.
Recovery mode is an in built feature on any Android powered smartphone or tablet, thus it comes pre installed on your Galaxy Note Edge too. Therefore, entering recovery mode is an official process that can be completed with ease and without problems. All you have to do for reaching recovery is to follow a few steps; actually, there are two methods available, which of course will be detailed during this step by step guide. But before checking on which these methods are, let’s detail things up a little bit.
First of all, you can deal with two kinds of recovery images: we have stock recovery and custom recovery. Featured by default it is the stock recovery, which is pre installed on your Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. The stock software can be used for customization and optimization operations as long as these processes are official. Thus, your access is limited. So, if you want to spice things up and consider in tweaking your Note Edge, first you will have to replace the stock recovery with a custom recovery image, such as CWM or TWRP recovery.
Using a custom recovery is great as you can then complete various custom and unofficial operations such as: installing .zip files, updating with custom ROMs, flashing custom kernels, gaining root access, overclocking your Android device, removing bloatware, making Nandroid backups and lot more.
The best is that the boot sequence is the same for both stock and custom recovery. That means, this tutorial is compatible in both situations. So, safely use the steps from below whether you are using stock or custom recovery image on your Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. The same thing is applying when talking about a rooted or locked smartphone or about a device that runs on stock Android OS or on a custom ROM firmware – thus, this is a general tutorial that works on any conditions for your Note Edge.
But what should you understand when talking about custom recovery? Well, this is a hidden menu featured by default on your Note Edge. Recovery mode is actually an environment from where you can access the internal Android OS that runs on your smartphone. Of course, if you are using the stock recovery your access will be limited, while if using a custom recovery you will be able to change everything you want. That’s why using recovery mode menu is a must if you want to tweak your Android device, or if you want to manually fix your bricked Galaxy Note Edge.
At the same time, through recovery mode you can make a hard reset and you can clear cache. You can flash different apps and mods and you can complete proper and advanced backups.
Do note that entering recovery mode is an official operation and your phone’s warranty will not get void while completing the same. But, flashing a custom recovery image on your Note Edge is no longer official. And in that case the warranty will be lost. So, make sure you can make the difference between these two processes.
Now, before starting the proper step by step guide, make sure your phablet is fully charged. If your device will get turned off in the middle of the reboot sequence, it might also get bricked. Therefore, plug in the charger if the battery status currently displays less power than 50%.
How to Enter and User Recovery Mode on Samsung Galaxy Note Edge
- This solution will require some practice as you need to use a hardware keyboard combination on your Note Edge.
- Anyway, first of all turn off your phone – do a complete shut down process, so press power key and select “power off” or press and hold power key for a few seconds until your device gets turned off.
- Then, press and hold Power, Home and Volume Up keys until recovery mode menu is being displayed.
- From this point you can use volume up and down in order to scroll up and down and power button to select.
- You can return to Android OS by choosing “reboot system now” option.
- If you can’t manage to reach recovery by using the hardware method, then you should use a third party app.
- Thus, navigate to Google Play from your Note Edge.
- From there search for the Quick Boot app.
- Download the software and wait while the tool is automatically installed.
- When done, run Quick Boot.
- From its main menu select “Recovery”.
- Just wait while the reboot sequence is being completed.
Note: there is one more method available, but it implies in using Android SDK for entering ADB commands in a cmd window. That is the hard way, so if you want to learn it, don’t hesitate and check out our dedicated tutorial from here.
Well, that was all. Now you know how to enter recovery mode on your Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. Stay close for further similar step by step guides and do tell us how things worked for you by using the comments field from below.