How To Reboot Samsung Galaxy S5 In Safe Mode & Recovery Mode

In this article, we will walk you through a step by step, quick guide how to boot Samsung Galaxy S5 in Safe Mode and Recovery Mode. The phone boots in Safe Mode with minimum features and are loaded only those features that are necessary to properly use the device. It will boot the system normally but only the system apps will be loaded.

None of the third-party applications you installed via Google Play or through APK won’t be loaded. Recovery Mode refers to the bootable dedicated partition that has the recovery console installed. Both Safe Mode and Recovery Mode can be accessed by a combination of key presses. On Recovery Mode you can find various tools to recover your phone, to install OS updates, wipe data and cache and more.

It can happen any particular app can totally mess up your device and you might face different issues such as random reboots, battery drain, unresponsive screen, phone freezing and more. Sometimes the phone might not even boot up properly so in these cases Safe Mode comes in handy. You can boot your phone normally with the minimum requirements and so you can uninstall the app that is causing the problem. When you boot into Safe Mode you will see Safe Mode written on the corner of the screen.

Here’s how to boot Galaxy S5 in Safe Mode

There are two ways to reboot Samsung Galaxy S5 into Safe Mode

1- First Method

  • Turn off the phone.
  • Turn it on again and while it is booting press regularly the home button.
  • The device will boot into Safe Mode. You will notice it pretty easily.

2- Second Method

  • Turn off the phone.
  • Press the Power button and hold it until the Galaxy S5 logo appears on the screen.
  • Once the logo is displayed, immediately hold the Volume Down button and release the Power button.
  • Hold the Volume Down until the phone reboots into Safe Mode.
  • If it successfully boots into Safe Mode you will see the notification on the left corner of the screen.
  • If it failed, turn off the phone and repeat the procedure again.

How to boot Galaxy S5 on Recovery Mode

Here is how to boot Samsung Galaxy S5 on Recovery Mode:

  • Turn off the phone.
  • Press and hold Power button + Home + Volume Down.
  • Once the Android System Recovery appears, immediately release the buttons.
  • Your device should be in Recovery Mode.
  • To navigate use the Volume buttons and to choose press the Power button.

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