Follow this guide to know How to Enter Into Recovery Mode On Honor 7S (Huawei Honor Play 7). Like all other Android devices, the new Honor 7S (Huawei Honor Play 7) also comes with a stock recovery. The stock recovery has very limited functions. Most of the time stock recovery is used to install the official update via ADB sideload and to factory reset the device.
There is another type of recovery available for Android and it is called Custom recoveries. These recoveries like TWRP recovery or CWM has loads more functionalities. These Custom recoveries allow users to take nandroid backups (full system backups). Users can install Custom Firmware /ROMs, Kernels and other .zip or .img files via these custom recoveries. One thing you have to remember, you can’t install Custom recoveries unless you unlock the bootloader of the device. Remember, if you install any Custom recovery, it replaces the stock recovery. Users have to follow the same steps to Boot into Stock Recovery or Custom Recovery.
The Honor Play 7 which was launched in China relaunched in India as Honor 7S. It is a mid-range device from the company. The Honor 7S (Huawei Honor Play 7) comes equipped with a 5.45-inches IPS LCD display ( 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio). The Honor 7S (Huawei Honor Play 7) sports a single 13 MP PDAF on the rear side. It has a 5 MP front-facing camera with LED flash on the Global variant and in the Chinese variant, it has a 24MP front facing the camera. The cameras can take HDR and Panorama. It can capture 1080p@30fps videos.
The Honor 7S (Huawei Honor Play 7) runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.0 out of the box. It houses a 3020 mAh Non-removable battery. It is powered by a MediaTek MT6739 (28 nm) Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 processor and PowerVR GE8100 GPU coupled with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of onboard storage which can be expanded via microSD up to 256 GB.
Steps To Enter Into Recovery Mode On Honor 7S (Huawei Honor Play 7)
Note: The image used below is of our Huawei Mate 20 Pro post but the process is the same for all Honor and Huawei devices.
- Turn off your smartphone completely.
- Now Press and hold Volume UP button along with Power button simultaneously for a few secs
- Your Honor 7S (Huawei Honor Play 7) will enter the stock recovery.
Note: Use Vol Up and Down button to navigate the menu and Power button to select.