In this article, we’ll discuss some easy steps on how to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode. Recovery Mode refers to a special bootable partition with which you can easily perform various functions like gaining root access, flashing official OTA updates, wiping data and cache partitions, installing third party custom ROMs, performing Nandroid backups and much more. Entering into recovery mode is completely legal process and does not void your device warranty as well.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

How to Enter Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

Here we have mentioned four different methods to boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery mode. You can refer any one of them. These methods are applicable on all variants of Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 including SM-A520F, SM-A520DS, SM-A520K, SM-A520L and SM-A520S.

Method 1: Using Hard Keys

Step 1: Power off your device completely until it vibrates.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

Step 2: Press and Hold Volume Up key + Home button (middle button) + Power button simultaneously.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

Step 3: Just in few seconds, you’ll see a blue screen with an Android bot and a message saying, ‘Installing system update..’ (don’t worry, nothing gets installed). Now you may leave all the pressed buttons.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

Then you will be presented with the Recovery Mode menu on your Samsung Galaxy A5 2017.

If you have NOT installed any custom recovery like CWM or TWRP then you’ll be presented with Android system recovery (Stock Recovery) as shown below:

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

If you have Clockworkmod custom recovery (CWM) installed then your phone will boot into CWM as shown below:

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

If you have TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) custom recovery installed then your phone will boot into TWRP as shown below:

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

That’s all! You’ve successfully booted your Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode using hard buttons/keys.

Method 2: Using ADB commands

Step 1: Enable USB debugging mode on your device. For doing so, go to path Menu->Settings->Developer options ->USB debugging. If you don’t see Developer option then go to Settings->About Phone and tap 7 times on the Build number. This will make the Developer option appear in the Settings menu.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

Step 2: Also enable OEM unlocking and Advanced reboot mode from Developer options.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

Step 3: Now, download and install ADB and Fastboot setup on your PC.

Step 4: Using standard USB cable, connect your Galaxy A5 to PC.

Step 5: Launch Command window on your PC. For doing that, hold Shift button and right mouse click anywhere on your PC. You’ll see a list of options from which select Open command window here option. This will launch the command prompt window on your PC.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

Step 6: To make sure that your Galaxy A5 has been successfully connected to your PC, type the following commands in the command window and hit enter key:

adb devices

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

As soon as you hit enter key, a message saying ‘List of devices attached’ along with some random numbers will appear. This will confirm that your Galaxy A5 has been successfully connected to PC.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

Note: If such thing doesn’t happen, then re-install device drivers, enable USB debugging mode and try again. If the problem still persists, try changing USB cable or even the USB port.

Step 7: Now to boot your Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery mode, type the following command in the command window and press enter key:

adb reboot recovery

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

As soon as you hit enter key, your Galaxy A5 will boot into Recovery mode.

Method 3: Using Terminal Emulator (Requires ROOT)

Step 1: Download and install Terminal Emulator App from Google Play Store.

Step 2: Launch Terminal Emulator App.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

Step 3: Type this command in it and hit enter key:

su

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

Step 4: As soon as you press enter key, a popup will appear to grant Superuser permissions. So click on Grant option.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

Step 5: On the next line type the following command and hit enter key:

reboot recovery

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

As soon as you press enter key, your Galaxy A5 will boot into Recovery mode.

Method 4: Using Quick Reboot App (Requires ROOT)

Step 1: Download and install Quick Reboot app from Google Play Store.

Step 2: Launch Quick Reboot app.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

Step 3: Tick the ‘I have read and accept the terms’ and click on confirm.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

Step 4: To boot into recovery mode, simply click on Recovery option.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

Step 5: Then Tap on Yes to confirm.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

Step 6: As soon as you hit Yes, a popup will appear to grant Superuser permissions. So click on Grant option.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode

This will boot your Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery mode.

How to Exit (get out of) Recovery Mode

  • For Android System Recovery : Use Volume Up/ Down keys to highlight the ‘Reboot system now’ option. Then Press Power button to select it. This will restart your phone normally.
  • For CWM/ TWRP recovery: Select the ‘Reboot system now’ option to restart your phone.
I hope that this clear things up on how to enter and exit your Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 into Recovery Mode.
If you face any issues while going through the process, then do comment below. Till then keep smiling and peace out! 😎🤘