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No way to get my XZ3 into recovery mode--- because of some spyware?

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iFran72

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Good evening and sorry if post a thread of which I see two similar oness

However, I could not find a solution in the other ones and have questions which go a little further and really hit my privacy.

I have two XZ3 and both could go into recovery node when I bought them and after a while could not.

I used the reset to factory seting fo wiping cache etc. quite regularly as I had/have reasons to belive that I was/am spied on.

Sice the recovery mode possibility is gone I feel totally unsafe with both phones.

I tried all possibilities I can find of this website or any other in internet, and all were without success.

As described by others, after pushing the power button, there is no led light and it boots suoer-quicklyto the blue stripe view in which we wait till the boot is complete.

Till two days ago I thought ok, the phone just needs a flash, wipe everything away once and all would be resolved.

Well, two days ago I flashed my phone the first time from lollipop to kitkat, which worked without problems and then rooted it with gifroot and then put back lollipop.

Everything ran smoothly and after the whole process I had a rooted lollipop version with a working recovery. I tried the apps which confirm if the root works abd everything was great.

Tthe morning after, however the recovery possibility was gone. The phone was still rooted for everything, but for recvery mode.
I tried several apps, which I gave superuser access with SuperSu, but even from the apps the boot goes always just the NORMAL way without recovery.

To give it another try today I flashed that xz3 again, then rooted it with Kingo root, which in Kitkat firmware worked lalso super easy, the checked with other apps whihchconfirmed that the root works, but still no recovery possibility, no matter with which app..

I really need a specialist who can explain that to me, as I am going mad to think that someone else has total control over my phones.

How realistic is that some spyware does not allow the recovery as of course it knows that it would be eliminated then.

Please give me your thuoghts or knowledge. Everything helps. And if you know a method with which I can be sure that nothing is keft on the phone, I would appreciate.

Thanks and Regards
 

Revontheus

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Good evening and sorry if post a thread of which I see two similar oness

However, I could not find a solution in the other ones and have questions which go a little further and really hit my privacy.

I have two XZ3 and both could go into recovery node when I bought them and after a while could not.

I used the reset to factory seting fo wiping cache etc. quite regularly as I had/have reasons to belive that I was/am spied on.

Sice the recovery mode possibility is gone I feel totally unsafe with both phones.

I tried all possibilities I can find of this website or any other in internet, and all were without success.

As described by others, after pushing the power button, there is no led light and it boots suoer-quicklyto the blue stripe view in which we wait till the boot is complete.

Till two days ago I thought ok, the phone just needs a flash, wipe everything away once and all would be resolved.

Well, two days ago I flashed my phone the first time from lollipop to kitkat, which worked without problems and then rooted it with gifroot and then put back lollipop.

Everything ran smoothly and after the whole process I had a rooted lollipop version with a working recovery. I tried the apps which confirm if the root works abd everything was great.

Tthe morning after, however the recovery possibility was gone. The phone was still rooted for everything, but for recvery mode.
I tried several apps, which I gave superuser access with SuperSu, but even from the apps the boot goes always just the NORMAL way without recovery.

To give it another try today I flashed that xz3 again, then rooted it with Kingo root, which in Kitkat firmware worked lalso super easy, the checked with other apps whihchconfirmed that the root works, but still no recovery possibility, no matter with which app..

I really need a specialist who can explain that to me, as I am going mad to think that someone else has total control over my phones.

How realistic is that some spyware does not allow the recovery as of course it knows that it would be eliminated then.

Please give me your thuoghts or knowledge. Everything helps. And if you know a method with which I can be sure that nothing is keft on the phone, I would appreciate.

Thanks and Regards
Spyware cannot affect Recovery unless it is granted root permissions and is embedded on system.
Also do not use KingoRoot, a thread in the SG note 3 forums reported Spyware installed after using it, source. For now steer clear of that application until all claims have been proven false

At any rate, ( assuming you have Unlocked Bootloader ) just flash another kernel with recovery, do a full wipe including formating the system partition and restore your system via flashing a rom
 
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Spyware cannot affect Recovery unless it is granted root permissions and is embedded on system.
Also do not use KingoRoot, a thread in the SG note 3 forums reported Spyware installed after using it, source. For now steer clear of that application until all claims have been proven false

At any rate, ( assuming you have Unlocked Bootloader ) just flash another kernel with recovery, do a full wipe including formating the system partition and restore your system via flashing a rom

i got that problem i cant hard reset my phone i forgott my posswords and the key combo dosent work and i have never rooted before, can you give me a step by step for dummie (me)