No problem if you do not know ins and outs of your Samsung Galaxy S10; you can still get into the recovery mode and download mode. Even if you haven’t gotten into any of these two modes, you should at least know how to if you want to save some money. Recovery Mode will let you repair your Galaxy S10 (sort of) by letting you factory reset your device, wipe cache along with other things, while Download Mode kets you flash firmware using Odin and Smart Switch. It would be beneficial for you to learn about these two modes. Here’s how to get into Recovery mode in Galaxy S10. Also, get into Download mode in Galaxy S10.
Get Into Recovery Mode in Galaxy S10
The process is simple. All you need is a combination of buttons. Make sure you remember the combinations as you may not have the luxury to Google when you are in an actual problem. Follow the steps below;
Step 1: Start by turning off your Galaxy S10.
Step 2: After it’s powered down, press and hold Volume Up button and Bixby button (this is the button underneath the volume buttons in case you didn’t know).
Step 3: Without letting go of the Volume Up and Bixby buttons, press and hold the Power button.
Step 4: As soon as your device turns on, let go of the Power button.
Step 5: After you see a blue screen, let go of the remaining two buttons. Now you are in Recovery mode.
From here you can do stuff like factory wipe, cache wipe, apply updates, and some more. If you soft brick your device, the first this you should do is factory wipe. Now that you know how to access the Recovery mode in Galaxy S10 and how to factory wipe if you ever soft brick your device you can fix it yourself and save some money from repairs.
Get Into Download Mode in Galaxy S10
Download Mode is needed to flash custom and stock firmware using Odin and Smart Switch. Some of you may never use this mode as it is easier to get OTA updates and custom firmware are sometimes unstable, but it would never hurt to know how to get into it. Follow the steps below;
Step 1: Turn off your Galaxy S10.
Step 2: When it’s turned off, press and hold the Volume Down button and Bixby button.
Step 3: Without letting go of the two buttons, press and hold the Power button.
Step 4: You will get into Download Mode.
To summarize the whole article;
To get into Recovery Mode: Press and hold Volume Up, Bixby and Power buttons. Release the Power button after the phone powers up. Release the other two when you see the blue screen.
To get into Download Mode: Press and hold Volume Down, Bixby and Power buttons.