If you have come across the “Recovery is not Seandroid Enforcing” error on your Samsung device, then don’t worry, there are a couple of ways using which you can get rid of this error and get your device working again. “Recovery is not Seandroid Enforcing” mainly occurs when you are trying to root your Samsung device with a wrong file which is not compatible with your current firmware.
For instance, if your Samsung device has been updated to the latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware, and you try to root your device with the CF-Auto-Root that is compatible with Android 5.0 firmware. This is a very common occurring error for the Galaxy S7 users who have updated to Android 5.1.1 firmware for which the root method is not yet working.
Recovery is not Seandroid Enforcing is similar to a bootloop except for here, the device is stuck at the Samsung logo and does not even display the boot animation. And on the top left corner, a “Recovery is not Seandroid Enforcing” error is displayed after which the device does not boot up.
If you are facing this dreadful error, then here is a guide which will help you boot your phone normally. This solution works on all Samsung Galaxy devices including Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S7, Note 9, Note 8 and more.
There are two methods using which you can remove this error. You can either wipe the data and factory reset your phone or if this doesn’t work, then you need to flash the firmware using the Odin Software designed, especially for Samsung devices. A simple factory reset works for most devices.
Fixing Recovery is not Seandroid Enforcing
Perform Factory Reset by Wiping Data
Perform a full Factory Reset of your device which could help solve this problem. This will remove all the data on your Galaxy device and reset the phone’s stock firmware. To do this, you need to reboot the phone into recovery mode. To reboot to recovery mode, first Power off the phone and then press the Power button, Volume UP button, and Home button at the same time. Once you boot into the recovery, choose the “Wipe Data/Factory Reset” option. Navigate using the Volume buttons and select using the Power button. Now reboot the device to the system. If this method doesn’t work for you, then you need to flash the stock firmware for your Galaxy device.
You can find detailed steps here:
Sometimes mere factory reset won’t work as changes may have been made to the core system of your firmware. You would need to flash the full stock firmware available for your Samsung device using Odin Software. If you are new to the process or have not used the Odin Software before, then get to our guides that will help you install the stock firmware. You can look for the tutorials on DroidViews or get to the below link.