How To Boot LG G5 In Recovery Mode

When you boot the LG G5 recovery mode section you can do things like wipe the cache partition, factory reset your phone, or install an update from a microSD card. Here’s how to boot your LG G5 in recovery mode.

How To Get LG G5 Recovery Mode

  • Power off your device.
  • Hold down the Volume Down & Power Button at the same time to boot in recovery mode.
  • When the LG G5 screen flickers, let go of the buttons, and in a few seconds, the Recovery screen appears.

How To Enter LG G5 Recovery Mode – Method 2

  • Power off your device.
  • Wait 10 seconds.
  • Press the Volume Down and Power Button at the same time for 2-3 seconds until the LG logo appears on the screen.
  • Release the buttons and press them again until the Recovery Mode screen appears.

Final Advice

Those are the two easy ways to boot your LG G5 into Recovery Mode. If any of the methods fail, feel free to contact LG for help via their website.

Additional Information

The options in the recovery menu are:

  • Continue Power up
  • Safe mode
  • Factory data reset
  • Wipe cache
  • Power down

There is no Fastboot/Bootloader option here. However, you can read the relevant article on how to get into fastboot mode on an LG G5.

To get to Factory Reset:

  • Hold volume down and power.
  • When you see the logo after the vibration, release and re-press power.
  • The phone then boots into the factory reset screen with only two options “yes” or “no (exit)”.

If you only want to clear the cache and there’s not wipe the cache partition option on your LG G5 you can clear the cache through the settings menu of the phone.

  • Settings->Storage->Internal Storage (if you have an SD card inserted).
  • Tap Cached Data->Clear Cache.


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