As usual you can enter the Recovery by pressing Home, Volume and Power buttons that is different for different smartphones. But you can also reboot to Recovery Mode without pressing the combination of buttons on CyanogenMod. It can be quite useful, for instance, if you have a button broken or you don’t know the combination for your particular model or if it is simply unhandy to press those three buttons simultaneously. Here is how to reboot into Recovery in CM12 / CM13. This method can also work for some versions of stock Android 5 and 6.
Enable Advanced reboot feature in CyanogenMod
You need to enable Advanced reboot feature to be able to reboot to Recovery.
- Go to Settings:
- Scroll down to the System section and enter Developer Options:
- Turn on Advanced reboot:
How to boot to Recovery mode in CyanogenMod
Now you can reboot to Recovery in 4 steps:
- Long press the Power Button.
- Tap Reboot:
- Select Recovery.
- Tap OK: Wait for a few seconds: In a minute you will boot into Recovery: