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General Galaxy S2 revovery mode

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by chuckd1991, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. chuckd1991

    chuckd1991 Member
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    I want to put my S2 (AT&T) into recovery mode for rooting purposes. Everything I've read said to hold down the volume down, power and home buttons at the same time. However, there isn't a physical home button, just the touch sensitive one. Is there still a way to enter recovery or download mode?
     

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  2. mvi57

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    Recovery mode: with the phone off, press and hole vol+, vol-, and power at the same time. When the initial boot screen is displayed a second time, release the buttons.

    Download mode: plug the USB cable into your computer (only), with the phone off, press and hold vol+ and vol- (not power) and plug the USB cable in to the phone.
     
  3. lunatic59

    lunatic59 Moderati ergo sum
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    Quick correction ... when the boot screen flashes, release only the power button but keep holding the volume buttons until it boots into recovery.


     
  4. mvi57

    mvi57 Active Member
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    I guess it works both ways then, because I can get my phone into recovery the way I said (and it's the way noted in the XDA forums).
     
  5. codycorexxx

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    Yes, it does work both ways.
     

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