Have you bought a brand new Samsung Galaxy Ace 4? Are you thinking in customizing and optimizing your new Android device? Well, if you want to use your phone on full power and if you want to get the best out from your device, then you need to learn some basic operations. And the first to start with is entering recovery mode on your Galaxy Ace 4, a process which can be easily and safely completed even if you are using the Android system for the first time.
Entering recovery mode on your Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 is maybe the first thing to learn. The recovery mode is a hidden menu that can be easily accessed and used for completing various operations. But mainly, using recovery mode is extremely useful even if you want to complete unofficial operations or troubleshoot solutions.
Anyway, the best is that this guide can be applied for both stock and custom recovery images. As you might know, when you first get a new Android device, the same will be delivered with the stock recovery pre installed. This tool offers only limited access, so you might be tempted in replacing the same with a custom recovery, such as CWM or TWRP recovery (which is a great thing, especially if you are an advanced user who is thinking in rooting or updating with a custom ROM firmware).
Therefore, use the guidelines from below for entering stock or custom recovery image on your Galaxy Ace 4. Do note that this is a general tutorial that works on both rooted and locked devices, on stock or custom Android firmware. Furthermore, the following steps are not implying in using complex or risky tools so we will keep it all simple and official.
As mentioned, using the recovery mode is useful in various situations. For example, by using this tool you can make a hard reset, make a Nandroid backup for saving your Ace 4 Android OS, clear cache, install a .zip file from the SD card, install a custom kernel, remove bloatware and lot more. Bottom line, using recovery mode is a must if you want to power up the performances of your Samsung Galaxy Ace 4, or if you want to complete other customization and optimization procedures.
How to Enter Recovery Mode on Samsung Galaxy Ace 4
Use hardware buttons
- This is the easiest method that can be applied on both rooted and locked devices, but it might require some practice until you manage to done it in the right way.
- So, first of all turn off your phone (turn it off completely: press power button and select “power off” or press and hold power key for 5 or 6 seconds).
- After shutting down your Galaxy Ace 4, press and hold (at the same time) power, volume up and home buttons for a few seconds.
- If you manage to make things right, the recovery mode menu should be then displayed.
- You can go back to Android by selecting “reboot system now”.
Use a third party app from Google Play
- This method might seem easier, but it is compatible only with rooted devices.
- So, if you have rooted your Galaxy Ace 4, go to Google Play.
- Search for Quick Boot app and download the same on your device.
- From your App Drawer launch the downloaded tool.
- Select the Recovery option and tap on the same.
- That’s it, your Ace 4 will automatically boot into recovery mode.
So, there you have it. You now know how to enter your Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 in recovery mode. If you need help, or if you have problems while trying to complete the guidelines from below, don’t hesitate and share your thoughts with us by using the comments field from below and we will assist you as soon as possible. For more Android dedicated tutorials, check out our how to section.