How to Boot Nexus, Google, and Motorola 3.0 Phones into Recovery Mode


  • To place the phone into recovery mode



  1. Power off the phone and unplug any USB or power cables from the phone
    • Note: If the phone cannot be turned off, let the battery drain until the phone turns off, then charge the phone for 30 minutes and unplug any USB or power cables from the phone
  2. Press and hold both the VOL DOWN and POWER buttons at the same time until the boot menu appears
  3. When you see Start highlighted at the top right of the screen, use VOL DOWN to scroll through the options to Recovery mode and press the POWER button to select
  4. When the words No Command display, press and hold the POWER button and tap the VOL UP button


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