Follow this guide to know How to Enter Into Recovery Mode On Samsung Galaxy S8 Active. Like all other Android devices, the new Samsung Galaxy S8 Active 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 Galaxy S8 Active comes equipped with a large 5.8-inches display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels with IP68 certified – dust/waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30 minutes and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 coupled with 4GB of RAM.
The phone packs 64GB internal memory (Expandable up to 256GB via microSD card).It sports Dual 12MP Primary Camera on the back and 8MP front camera. Samsung Galaxy S8 Active runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. It houses a Non-removable Li-Ion 4,000 mAh battery with Fast battery charging
Steps To Enter Into Recovery Mode On Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
- First of all, you will need to turn off your device.
- Now Press and hold the Bixby, Volume Up and Power buttons for few secs.
- After you see the Android Logo is displayed, release the Power and Bixby button, but keep holding the Volume Up button until the Recovery Mode screen shows up
- Now you can see the Android System Recovery Menu option.
- Done! You have entered Recovery Mode on your Galaxy S8 Active.