5,600,571 Members 33,184 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

[REQUEST] Stock Recovery under KitKat doesn't start

Tip us?
 
rapunzel11
Old
#21  
rapunzel11's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 221
Posts: 247
Join Date: Feb 2011
Here is the solution. Boot into fastboot menu, choose 'recovery' with volume down and then press volume up. If you see the lying Android Robot press and hold the power button and both volume buttons together for 2 seconds and release them again. Seems to be a bug under KitKat, because under JB I was able to boot into recovery directly from fastboot menu.
Sent from my Nexus 7 2013 using xda app-developers app
The Following User Says Thank You to rapunzel11 For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
gee2012
Old
(Last edited by gee2012; 10th January 2014 at 10:47 AM.)
#22  
gee2012's Avatar
Recognized Contributor
Thanks Meter 2560
Posts: 7,229
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Heerlen
Or open cmd (as administrator) and type: adb reboot recovery if the \android-sdk\platform-tools\ are installed on the PC.
USE Search: /this thread /all threads/Google before posting your question, you`re most likely not the first one having this issue
 
rapunzel11
Old
#23  
rapunzel11's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 221
Posts: 247
Join Date: Feb 2011
Quote:
Originally Posted by gee2012 View Post
Or open cmd (as administrator) and type: adb reboot recovery if the \android-sdk\platform-tools\ are installed on the PC.
This also doesn't work for me. It only boot up to green Android Robot.

Sent from my Nexus 7 2013 using xda app-developers app
 
gee2012
Old
#24  
gee2012's Avatar
Recognized Contributor
Thanks Meter 2560
Posts: 7,229
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Heerlen
Quote:
Originally Posted by rapunzel11 View Post
This also doesn't work for me. It only boot up to green Android Robot.

Sent from my Nexus 7 2013 using xda app-developers app
Hmm, works perfectly for me bro, it boots straight into recovery.
USE Search: /this thread /all threads/Google before posting your question, you`re most likely not the first one having this issue
 
rapunzel11
Old
#25  
rapunzel11's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 221
Posts: 247
Join Date: Feb 2011
Really strange....! Get on monday a brand new Moto G for my sister. After the update to KitKat I will test the same procedure.

Sent from my Nexus 7 2013 using xda app-developers app
 
gee2012
Old
#26  
gee2012's Avatar
Recognized Contributor
Thanks Meter 2560
Posts: 7,229
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Heerlen
Quote:
Originally Posted by rapunzel11 View Post
This also doesn't work for me. It only boot up to green Android Robot.

Sent from my Nexus 7 2013 using xda app-developers app
When you see that screen first press volume up and then tap the power button and you`ll get into recovery bro.
USE Search: /this thread /all threads/Google before posting your question, you`re most likely not the first one having this issue
The Following User Says Thank You to gee2012 For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
 
rapunzel11
Old
#27  
rapunzel11's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 221
Posts: 247
Join Date: Feb 2011
Quote:
Originally Posted by gee2012 View Post
When you see that screen first press volume up and then tap the power button and you`ll get into recovery bro.
Thats right! But is this normal or is it a bug? Because under JB it boots up straight from fastboot menu


Sent from my Nexus 7 2013 using xda app-developers app
 
Rusty!
Old
#28  
Rusty!'s Avatar
Recognized Contributor
Thanks Meter 1735
Posts: 7,892
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Portsmouth
It's normal
Google Nexus 5 on Giffgaff UK
 
rapunzel11
Old
#29  
rapunzel11's Avatar
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 221
Posts: 247
Join Date: Feb 2011
'It is not a bug it is a feature'

But it is really a bug and Motorola knows about it. Under KitKat you can't boot directly from fastboot menu into stock recovery.
I'm really surprised that only a few people has noticed it.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


XDA PORTAL POSTS

TasGear: A Tasker Extension for the Samsung Galaxy Gear

With wearable technology taking center stage this year, one can only expect more … more

Intelligently Place Contacts on Your Home Screen with CallWho Widget

There are plenty of ways to get your contacts to show up on your … more

Control TWRP from within Android with TWRP Coordinator

You may recall that back when TWRP2 introduced a couple of years ago, it brought with … more

Keep Track of Everything Your Device Does with Event Logger

Regardless of their OS choice, computing power users generally share one common … more