How to enter recovery mode on Samsung Galaxy J7 [Tip]

Samsung Galaxy J7Recovery mode on Samsung Galaxy J7 smartphones represents a separate and bootable partition for recovering your device. Once you get your device in the recovery mode, you can then choose to wipe the cache partition, apply updates or wipe data/factory reset the device. Wiping the data and taking the factory reset option is common for people who are selling their devices and want to remove the data from their own personal use. It’s also by far the most effective way to fix your device if there are problems which you cannot identify how to fix. By applying the factory reset on Samsung Galaxy J7 smartphones, you return the device back to the day it came out of the box and all data you did not backup will be wiped forever without any way for you to restore that data. The other two options you get inside recovery mode are also important for recovering a device to a lesser extent. Wiping the cache is often a much simpler solution to some common problems that mimic a soft-bricked device. Applying updates is similar to resetting the device where you are wiping the current version of OS and applying a new version with the hope that the old bugs and problems are now gone.


  • To start with, you must completely shutdown the Samsung Galaxy J7; so just tap the Power key and select the Switch Off option from the menu.
  • Those of you with an unresponsive operating system can just long-press the Power key and the device will eventually turn off. Just make sure the device is off and not sleeping if you are choosing to do it with the long-press method. 10 seconds if a safe time for all devices to turn off.
  • Reboot the Samsung Galaxy J7 smartphone by holding the Volume Up + Home + Power keys at the same time and keep pressing them until you read the next step.
  • After a few seconds have past, you should see the recovery mode user interface on the devices display.
  • From here, you must use the classical Volume and Power key combination to select and enter your choice.
  • Use the Volume keys to navigate through the list of options and use the Power key when you want to pick or select an option.
  • Once you are done in the Samsung Galaxy J7 recovery mode, you should use the Volume keys to highlight the Reboot System option and the Power key to select it. Now your device will reboot back into the normal OS mode where you can use the device again.

Those of you with root access on the Samsung Galaxy J7 smartphone can browse the Google Play Store can download and install the Quick Boot app. With the Quick Boot app you can easily boot the device into recovery mode by tapping the recovery option from within the apps menu.

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