Guide to Boot into Download Mode on Samsung Galaxy S6 – A technician knows a short cut or a way to repair a smartphone such as Samsung Galaxy S6 effectively. They usually do the whole thing from a special mode called Download Mode or Odin Mode.
Now, you also can access this special mode if you want to flash official firmware to your Samsung. If you do this, then you need to make sure that you only use official firmware only.
If you choose the unofficial version then you will void the warranty you have for your device and that is not a wise thing to do.
If you think that the only thing that you can do in download mode is to flash an official firmware than you are wrong.
You can do lots of pretty powerful thing start with flashing an official firmware, downgrade the version of Android OS that you currently use and it also allow you to flash an OTA update without have to wait for too long or wait until you received the notification.
As you can see, those are pretty powerful things to do with the basic system of your device and with it come great risk.
If you don’t really know what you are doing or you are making mistake by changing things that you don’t really understand, and then prepare for some trouble.
Now, what you are going to learn here is the way to enter or to boot into download mode on Galaxy S6. This is only the beginning of the whole things, so make sure that you know what you want to do and how you are going to do it, once you get into download mode.
- Turn OFF your Samsung Galaxy S6 completely.
- Now, you need to press and hold three buttons on your phone in the same time.
- If you doing it right, then you will notice Download Mode menu appear on the screen of your Samsung Galaxy S6.
This is the basic step that you have to take every time you enter special mode such as download mode. Since you basically are going into a different mode than the one you use normally, so it is pretty obvious why you have to shut down your phone first.
Make sure to press and hold the Power button, Home button and also Volume Down button. Remember to do it in the same time or you are going to miss it.
Only when you see them then you can release your hold of those buttons. Most likely you will get warning message tells you that you are going into special download mode. Dismiss the message and now you are officially enter the Odin or download mode.
Do not fret if your device turn out booting up to normal or regular mode. Just wait until it turn on completely before you turn it back off and start the whole process once again.
When you are done with it, press and hold Power button and Volume Down button once again in the same time to bring you out from this mode so your device can boot back into normal mode and you can see the change you had made before.