The following instructions are applicable for all Google devices such as the Nexus 6, Nexus 5x, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Google Pixel, Pixel 2, Pixel 3, etc.

  1. Fastboot mode
    • Power off the device.
    • Press and hold the Power and Volume Down buttons at the same time until you see the fastboot screen.
  2. Recovery mode
    • Boot your device into fastboot mode as mentioned above.
    • In Fastboot mode, press the Volume Down button twice to select Recoverythen press the Power button to confirm the selection.

When you see the broken Android on your screen, press and hold the Powerbutton then press the Volume Up button once. Your device should boot into recovery mode.