Follow this guide to know How to Enter Into Recovery Mode On Honor Play. Like all other Android devices, the new Honor Play 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 was recently launched by Huawei (August 2018). The phone is advertised as a gaming phone and it also has the latest processor which is well optimized for games like PUBG. The Honor Play comes equipped with a 6.3-inches IPS LCD display( 1080 x 2340 pixels). The Honor Play sports a dual rear camera setup the primary camera is 16 MP, f/2.2, PDAF and the second one is 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor. It has a 16 MP front camera with f/2.0. The cameras can take HDR and Panorama. It can capture 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS) videos.
The Honor Play runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.2 out of the box. It houses a 3750 mAh Non-removable battery. It also has a Fingerprint sensor on the rear side of the device. It is powered by a Hisilicon Kirin 970 (10 nm) Octa-core Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) processor and Mali-G72 MP12 coupled with 4/6GB of RAM and 64 GB of onboard storage which can be expanded via microSD up to 256 GB.
Steps To Enter Into Recovery Mode On Honor Play
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 Play will enter the stock recovery.
Note: Use Vol Up and Down button to navigate the menu and Power button to select.