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Android recovery refers to the processes and measures performed to restore standard operations on an Android operating system-based phone.
It is done to restore functionality in the aftermath of a problem that caused the Android operating system to perform unexpectedly or provide no service at all.
Android recovery is generally done using Android recovery mode, which is a native device recovery provided by Android. By using a combination of keys, recovery mode is displayed on the Android device. The user can select any of the available options to restore or edit the device.
After-market Android recovery solutions provide the ability to create a backup of an Android device and data on external storage. This backup can be restored later by transferring data to the phone using a USB cable.
Android recovery might also be performed by simply removing faulty and buggy apps or viruses from the device.