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[REQUEST] Stock Recovery under KitKat doesn't start

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By rapunzel11, Senior Member on 7th January 2014, 03:42 PM
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10th January 2014, 10:30 AM |#21  
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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.
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10th January 2014, 10:38 AM |#22  
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Or open cmd (as administrator) and type: adb reboot recovery if the \android-sdk\platform-tools\ are installed on the PC.
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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.

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10th January 2014, 11:10 AM |#24  
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This also doesn't work for me. It only boot up to green Android Robot.

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Hmm, works perfectly for me bro, it boots straight into recovery.
10th January 2014, 01:31 PM |#25  
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Really strange....! Get on monday a brand new Moto G for my sister. After the update to KitKat I will test the same procedure.

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This also doesn't work for me. It only boot up to green Android Robot.

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When you see that screen first press volume up and then tap the power button and you`ll get into recovery bro.
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11th January 2014, 03:25 PM |#27  
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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


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11th January 2014, 03:30 PM |#28  
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It's normal
12th January 2014, 09:50 PM |#29  
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'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.
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