Recovery mode and Fastboot mode are two different modes that can be accessed on devices that use RDA (RDA Microelectronics) CPU.
- Recovery Mode: Recovery mode is a separate partition on an Android device that provides various maintenance-related options. To enter Recovery mode on a device with RDA CPU, follow these steps:a. Turn off the device.b. Press and hold the Volume Up and Power buttons simultaneously until the device vibrates and the logo appears on the screen.c. Release the Power button but continue holding the Volume Up button until the device enters Recovery mode.d. In Recovery mode, you can perform operations such as wiping data/factory reset, installing updates, and backing up data.
- Fastboot Mode: Fastboot mode is a protocol that allows you to flash images to the device’s partition. However, RDA CPU does not support Fastboot mode. Instead, it uses a different protocol called Research Download (RD) mode to flash firmware images. To enter RD mode on a device with RDA CPU, follow these steps:a. Turn off the device.b. Connect the device to a computer using a USB cable.c. Install the RDA USB Driver on the computer.d. Download and install the Research Download tool on the computer.e. Open the Research Download tool and load the firmware image file.f. Click on the “Start” button to begin flashing the firmware image to the device.
Note: The exact method to enter Recovery mode may vary depending on the device model and manufacturer. It is recommended to refer to the device’s user manual or search online for specific instructions.