In Android, recovery refers to the dedicated, bootable partition that has the recovery console installed. A combination of key presses (or instructions from a command line) will boot your phone to recovery, where you can find tools to help repair (recover) your installation as well as install official OS updates.
Similarly one may ask, what does it mean when you reboot system now?
The Android system recovery tool is a powerful feature on Android devices that can be accessed by pressing a specific key combination while the device is unplugged from the charger and powered off. Reboot system now – can be used to simply restart your phone.
How do I boot into recovery mode?
How to boot into recovery mode on a Google Pixel or Nexus device
- Hold down the Power key and select Power off.
- Press and hold the Power key and the Volume down key.
- To navigate through the menu options, you use the Volume up and Volume down keys.
What will happen if you will reboot your phone?
If you are experiencing issues with your VOIP service, Support may ask you to reboot the phone. Rebooting the phone means to turn off your phone and turn it back on again. To reboot the phone, disconnect the cord supplying the electrical power to the phone and plug it back into the same port a few seconds later.