Today, we’ll discuss on how to boot Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode. The universal method for entering the download mode is by pressing and holding the hard keys. But what if your key is not working or is broken. Don’t worry because it is still possible to boot your Galaxy S6 Edge into download mode. Here in this article, we’ll see various techniques on how to enter Galaxy S6 Edge into download mode.

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

Download mode (also known as Odin mode) is a special state or we can say a sub-system of an Android phone and is mainly used to flash stock firmwares through official means. Moreover, download mode is also widely used in gaining root access, flashing custom recovery, custom ROMs, boot loader, kernels, modems, pit files, system update etc.

How to Enter Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

Here we have mentioned 4 different ways to enter your Galaxy S6 Edge into download mode. You may refer any one of them. Note that the below mentioned methods are applicable on all variants of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge including SM-G925F, SM-G925FQ, SM-G925I, SM-G925A, SM-G925T, SM-G925S/K/L, and SM-G9250.

Method 1: Using Hard Keys

Step 1: Power off your phone.

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

Step 2: Press and Hold Volume Down key + Home button + Power button simultaneously until you see a warning message. Leave all the keys as you see the warning message window.

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

Step 3: Now just press Volume up button to continue.

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

This will directly land your Galaxy S6 Edge into download mode.

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode
That’s all! You’ve successfully booted your Galaxy S6 Edge into download mode using hard keys.

Method 2: Using ADB commands

Step 1: Enable the USB debugging mode on your device. For doing so, go to Menu->Settings->Developer options ->USB debugging. If you don’t see Developer option then go to Settings->About Phone and tap 7 times on the Build number. This will make the Developer option appear in the Settings menu.

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

Step 2: Enable OEM unlocking and Advanced reboot mode from Developer options.

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

Step 3: Download and install ADB and Fastboot setup on your PC.

Step 4: Then connect your phone to PC via USB cable.

Step 5: Launch Command window on your PC. For doing that, hold Shift button and right mouse click anywhere on your PC. You’ll see a list of options from which select Open command window here option. This will launch the command prompt window.

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode
How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

Step 6: Now to confirm that your phone is successfully connected to PC, type the following command in the command window and press enter key:

adb devices

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

As you press the enter key, you’ll see a message saying ‘List of devices attached’ along with some random numbers. This will confirm that your Galaxy S6 Edge has been successfully connected to your PC.

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

Note: If such thing doesn’t happen, then re-install device drivers, enable USB debugging mode and try again. If the problem still persists, try changing USB cable or even the USB port.

Step 7: Now to enter your Galaxy S6 Edge into download mode, type the following command in the command window and press enter key:

adb reboot download

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

As soon as you press enter key, your Galaxy S6 Edge will restart into download mode.

Method 3: Using Terminal Emulator (Requires ROOT)

Step 1: Download and install Terminal Emulator App from Play Store.

Step 2: Open Terminal Emulator App.

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

Step 3: Type this command in it and press enter key:

su

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

Step 4: As soon as you hit enter key, a popup will appear to grant Superuser permissions. So click on Grant option.

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode
How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

Step 5: On the next line type the following command and press enter key:

reboot download

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

As soon as you hit enter key, your Galaxy S6 Edge will enter into downloading mode.

Method 4: Using Quick Reboot App (Requires ROOT)

Step 1: Download and install Quick Reboot app from Play Store.

Step 2: Open Quick Reboot app.

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

Step 3: Tick the ‘I have read and accept the terms’ and click on confirm.

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

Step 4: To boot into downloading mode, click on the Fastboot mode option.

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode
How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

Step 5: Then Tap on Yes to confirm.

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

Step 6: As you click on Yes, a popup will appear to grant Superuser permissions. So hit the Grant option.

How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode
How to Boot Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode

That’s all! You’ve successfully booted your Galaxy S6 Edge into download mode using Quick Reboot app.

How to Exit (get out of) Download Mode

To exit the Download mode, press and hold Power button + Volume Down + Volume Up + Home button simultaneously until your device reboots.

I hope that this clear things up on how to enter and exit your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode.
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