Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode (stock recovery, cwm recovery or twrp recovery) using 4 different techniques. Recovery Mode is used for rooting phone, flashing official firmware updates, installing custom ROM, wiping data or cache partitions, doing Nandroid backup and much more. Entering the recovery mode is completely legal process and does not void your device warranty as well.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode

How to Enter Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode

Here we have given 4 different methods to enter your phone into recovery mode. You can refer any one of them.

Note that the below mentioned techniques are applicable on all variants of Samsung Galaxy J4 including SM-J400F, SM-J400G/DS and SM-J400F/DS.

Method 1: Using Hard Keys

Step 1: Switch off your phone completely until it vibrates.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode

Step 2: Then Press and Hold Volume Up key + Home button + Power button simultaneously.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 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). Leave all the pressed buttons now.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode

Then you will be presented with the Recovery Mode menu on your Samsung Galaxy J4.

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 J4 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 J4 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 J4 into Recovery Mode

That’s all! You’ve successfully booted your Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode using hard keys.

Method 2: Using ADB commands

Step 1: Enable the USB debugging mode on your phone. For that, follow the 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 J4 into Recovery Mode

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

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode

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

Step 4: Using standard USB cable connect your phone to PC.

Step 5: Launch Command window on your PC. For doing so, 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 J4 into Recovery Mode
How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode

Step 6: To ensure that your phone is successfully connected to PC, type the following commands in the command window and hit enter key:

adb devices

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode

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

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 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 Galaxy J4 into recovery mode, type the following command in the command window and hit enter key:

adb reboot recovery

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode

As soon as you press the enter key, your Samsung Galaxy J4 will enter the 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 J4 into Recovery Mode

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

su

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode

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

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode
How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode

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

reboot recovery

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode

As soon as you press enter key, your Galaxy J4 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 J4 into Recovery Mode

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

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode

Step 4: To enter the recovery mode, simply click on Recovery option.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode
How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode

Step 5: Then Tap on Yes to confirm.

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode

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

How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode
How to Boot Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode

This will boot your Galaxy J4 into Recovery mode.

How to Exit Recovery Mode on Galaxy J4

  • 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/exit your Samsung Galaxy J4 into Recovery Mode.
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