There are not one but two best ways to fix the “Recovery is not Seandroid Enforcing” error on Samsung Galaxy devices. This is a very common error on Galaxy models of Samsung branded smartphones and tablets. But this much dreaded error shouldn’t be a big worry for you anymore thanks to two solution methods of addressing this issue as described below. If one method doesn’t work, you can follow the other that will surely fix Recovery is not Seandroid on Samsung Galaxy. Main reason behind this error is flashing a file that is incompatible with the firmware installed on your device.
In this guide we are going to talk a bit about “Recovery is not Seandroid Enforcing” error and the ways to fix it. If you happen to land on this page, then most probably your Samsung device is broken and you are looking to fix the “Recovery is not Seandroid Enforcing” error that’s showing on the display of your Galaxy phone/tablet. Don’t worry it doesn’t mean your device is bricked or anything, this error is common and can be fixed easily.
Mostly this error happens when you try to flash a file that is not meant for your device model or firmware version. Rooting your device with a file or tool that is not designed to work with your device can also cause this error. This error is common on Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4/Note 4, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6/S6 Edge, and Galaxy S7/S7 Edge as well as the Galaxy Tablets.
The nature of this error is pretty much similar to a bootloop error with the only difference being your device getting stuck on the Samsung logo without going forward into the boot animation. And when this occurs, you also see a small text on the top-left corner of the screen saying “Recovery is not Seandroid Enforcing”. You can try rebooting your device, take out the battery and put it back again, but the error remains as it is.
In order to fix this error, you can follow the instructions described in the solution methods below. There are two ways to fix this issue: one is to wipe out device data and factory reset your device and other one is to manually flash stock firmware file using Odin flashing tool on Samsung Galaxy devices. Although the quick factory reset method works on most devices. So, let’s see how to do it.
Methods To Fix “Recovery is not Seandroid Enforcing” On Galaxy Devices:
Here are the two ways to fix “Recovery is not Seandroid Enforcing” on Samsung Galaxy devices.
Factory Data Reset
The first recommended method is to wipe out device data and perform a factory reset on it to restore your device back to stock firmware. On most Samsung Galaxy devices, you can do so by pressing and holding home + power + volume up keys simultaneously and keep pressing them until your device enter into the recovery mode. In the recovery mode, select the wipe data option and follow on-screen instructions to complete the process. Don’t forget to backup device data before applying this solution. To know more about this method, see our guide on how to perform factory date reset on Samsung Galaxy devices.
Flash Stock Firmware Using Odin
If the above method fails to fix the error, the next solution requires you to manually flash the stock firmware on your Samsung Galaxy device using Odin flashing tool. To make it easier for you to flash stock TouchWiz firmware on Galaxy devices, we have explained the entire firmware flashing method in our guide on how to install stock firmware on Samsung Galaxy device with Odin. Once you have restored your device to the stock firmware, you can root it again via Odin by following the steps in the guide given in this link here.
Let us know which method worked on your device in the comments sections below.