Like all Android devices, Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL devices likewise accompany recovery mode which you can use to protect your device from a bootloop or soft brick. You can likewise use recovery mode to install OTA updates physically by means of adb sideload direction.
Furthermore, if you happen to have a custom recovery like TWRP installed on your Pixel or Pixel XL phone, then you can flash/install custom ROMs, MODs, and other comparable stuff effectively to your phone. You can even root your Pixel phone with SuperSU zip or Magisk if you’re on a custom recovery.
Fundamentally, recovery mode on your Pixel phone has numerous uses. Also, you should know how to boot into it.
Google Pixel and Pixel XL Recovery Mode
- Power off your Pixel phone.
- Press and hold Power + Volume down button for a couple of moments.
- This will boot your phone into bootloader mode.
- Press Volume down button twice to feature Recovery mode (in red) on screen.
- Press the Power button to boot into recovery mode.
Seeing a messed up Android picture? If you’re on stock recovery, you’ll see a messed up Android picture on a clear screen. To pass this, Press and hold the Power button and afterward press the Volume UP button once to boot into stock recovery.
That is the equipment buttons method for booting into recovery mode on your Pixel phone. If you have adb and fastboot on your PC, you can likewise boot into recovery mode by using the adb reboot bootloader direction on your PC’s order line.