How To Enter Recovery Mode On Huawei P50 Pro Phones

Recovery Mode on Huawei P50 Pro

In this guide, we will help you enter into recovery mode on your Huawei P50 Pro. Entering the recovery mode is possible with the help of certain keys or a series of instructions given below. You can easily enter into recovery mode by pressing & holding suitable buttons. Recovery mode on Huawei phones provides access to core maintenance functions like Wipe data or factory reset, Reboot system and update software, etc without entering into your phone. A recovery mode mostly helps to fix issues and it also helps in installing new features on your device.

What is Recovery Mode?

Android devices come with a mode called recovery mode that helps you recover your device when things go south, also helps you alter a number of options on the device. If your android device is acting odd, then you need to use recovery mode. Recovery Mode Android refers to a distinctive bootable partition, which contains a recovery application pre-installed in it. It also enables to install OTA (over-the-air) updates straight to the device. Many users do not have the vital knowledge about recovery mode in this article we will be giving you the basic knowledge about recovery mode.

Types of Recovery Mode:

There are 2 types of recovery mode

Stock Recovery

It is an official recovery installed on your android device. Every single Android device has Stock Recovery pre-installed in it. The stock recovery is the official code available from the developer with boundaries. Stock Recovery only allows official updates. You cant install unofficial updates or Custom ROMs using Stock Recovery because Stock Recovery always demands a signature before installing. The primary intention of Stock Recovery is to erase all the files and user data or carry out a complete system update.

Custom Recovery

Custom Android recovery offers better opportunities than the stock recovery mode. In case you have to install an Unofficial update or Custom ROM, Then you can replace your Stock Recovery with Custom Recovery cause you can’t use Stock Recovery. As Unofficial things don’t have a valid digital signature on them. Custom Recovery will install updates or ROM’s without verifying the digital signature. Custom Recovery allows the user to use backup and restores functions, erase selective data without wiping everything from the device.

Why do We Need to Use the Recovery Mode on Huawei P50 Pro 

Android devices have a characteristic called Android Recovery Mode, which allows users to fix some problems in their phones. You can enter into recovery mode when you notice that your device is acting weird.

Functions of Recovery mode

Wipe Data / Factory Reset — Entering into recovery mode and then wiping data or doing a factory reset is necessary when you have an operating system error such as your device is working slow, Freezing or not responsive, attacked by virus, Stuck in boot screen, Random reboots or restart problem after the firmware update, Frequent failures while operating, errors from system and apps, and finally, if you are not able to remember device password or pattern lock.

Wipe Cache Partition — Using recovery mode you can delete the temporary junk which is worthless and unproductive. There is no harm in performing wipe cache partition as it only helps in keeping your phone updated and organized. It also aids in boosting the performance of the phone.

Apply update from external storage — You can install updates for your android device, using recovery mode. Recovery mode is not only used for fixing issues in your device. In case you are willing to use this option you must place updated files on your external memory chip. Then you can easily install that update using recovery mode.

Reboot System — The moment you fix or update your android device you can then reboot it into the normal state.

Entering Recovery Mode on Huawei P50 Pro Phones

Entering recovery mode on Huawei P50 Pro phones is possible by following the below-given steps.

1. At first you have to Power OFF your Huawei P50 Pro using the power button.


2. In the next step hold the power button and volume up or volume down button simultaneously for a few seconds.

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3. After a few seconds, you will notice an android symbol.

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4. With the help of volume buttons you can move up and down and finally with the help of the power button you can click on the option factory reset or wipe data.

5. Then you need to Restart your Huawei P50 Pro by selecting reboot system now using the volume keys and confirming it using the power button.

Methods to Enter Recovery Mode on Huawei P50 Pro using ADB on computers

You can enter recovery mode either on a windows computer or on a mac

Method for Windows computers

1. Firstly Install the ADB drivers on your computer along with the appropriate USB drivers.

2. Then make sure to configure the ADB on the computer.

3. Connect your Huawei P50 Pro to the computer using a USB cable and you need to install the ADB drivers if necessary.

4. Confirm whether the computer already carries the required Android SDK platform directory. Navigate to the folder and open the command prompt (Shift+Right click in the folder > open command prompt).

5. Next you have to Type ADB reboot recovery and click on enter in the command prompt window.

6. Your Huawei P50 Pro power OFFs and then boots into the Recovery Mode. Finally, go through the required option or feature using the volume keys and confirm the option using the power button.

On Mac computers

1. Firstly Install the ADB drivers on your computer along with the appropriate USB drivers.

2. Structure ADB according to the requirements of the computer.

3. Then Connect your Huawei P50 Pro to the Mac using a USB cable. Install ADB drivers if required.

4. Confirm whether the Mac already possesses the Android SDK folder in a particular location.

5. Then open the terminal app on the Mac, enter the given command:
/<PATH>/android-sdk-macosx/platform-tools/adb reboot recovery

6. Execution of the command will turn off your Huawei P50 Pro device and allows it to boot into the recovery mode. Navigation is possible by choosing the volume keys and selecting the particular option by pressing the power button.

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Huawei P50 Pro comes with a 6.6 inches OLED display with a screen resolution of 1228 x 2700 pixels. It is powered by 1×3.13 GHz Cortex-A77 & 3×2.54 GHz Cortex-A77 & 4×2.05 GHz Cortex-A55 Octa-core Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 4G (5 nm). The device packs 128/256/512GB of internal storage and 8/12GB of RAM. There is expandable memory support. The camera on this device sports a Quad camera 50 MP + 64 MP + 13 MP + 40 MP and a front camera 13 MP shooter for selfies. The Huawei P50 Pro backed by a Li-Ion 4360 mAh battery. Huawei P50 Pro also has a fingerprint sensor under display.

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