Boot Modifiers

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Keys to hold while pressing power

  • menu -> safe mode
  • home -> recovery utility
  • camera - > bootloader mode (Bootloader)
  • trackball -> radio interface
  • home+back -> factory reset - a different method to do the same thing as alt+w in recovery mode

Source(s): Android solutions

Recovery Commands

These commands are for the 'Recovery mode' screen - i.e. when you see the graphic of the exclamation point and a phone

  • Alt+L - toggle logging to the screen (this also prints out a menu of options)
  • Alt+S - apply update on sdcard (
  • Alt+W - factory reset (wipe all data)
  • return -> boot loader information screen

Redundant information is at G1 keyboard and button shortcuts

Source(s): Android solutions

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