Booting into recovery mode is simple, and can be done one of 3 ways.

  • Physically
  • Simply power down your phone. Once shutdown, hold the Volume Down & Power buttons at the same time. Select recovery from the menu, by using the Volume Down button to move down, and the Power button to select.

  • Using adb
  • With your phone connected to the computer, Open a cmd prompt on your computer. cd into your sdk/tools directory. Type adb reboot recovery

  • Using a reboot application
  • I like Quick Boot for this.