Guide to boot TracFone Alcatel Pixi Unite A466BG into Recovery Mode, where it gives you access to do different things to recover the phone from any issue and also allow you to make a specific change that you can’t do from the standard operating mode.
Recovery Mode on Alcatel Pixi Unite – Suppose you want to master reset your Alcatel Pixi Unite A466BG because you want to sell it or because it has a software problem. Performing master reset can be done from Settings menu but if you can’t access it due to the frozen and unresponsive phone, you need to boot into Recovery Mode.
Boot the phone into Recovery Mode will give you access to perform a master reset. But that is not all. There are other things that you can do from this mode as well such as wipe cache partition and performing the update.
Before you do any of that, you need to know how to boot the phone into Recovery Mode first. Here is the step by step guide to show how to do it:
- Turn off the phone.
- Press and hold Power button and Volume Up button.
- Keep pressing both buttons until “Recovery Mode” menu appear on the screen and only after it show up you can release those buttons.
- Use Volume button to choose your preferred language. It makes it different from other smartphone that usually uses English on their Recovery Mode menu. In this phone, you can choose the language that you understand the most.
- Highlight the language and press Power button to select it.
Now you can explore the available menu in Recovery Mode. Remember to use Volume button to move up and down and Power button to select the highlighted menu.
If you are performing master reset through Recovery Mode, always backup everything first or you are sure going to lose everything.
When you are done in recovery menu, you can boot back to the standard operating mode by choosing “Reboot System Now” menu or you can power off the phone and turn it back on later. Now you know how easy it was to reboot into Recovery Mode. Make sure to take the necessary action to keep your valuable data intact before you do anything in this mode.