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How To Enter/Exit Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Into Download Mode?

Hi guys, this tutorial will help you to enter or exit Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ Into Download Mode.

Truly these are flagship Android Smartphones from the Koreans, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ comes with amazing features that your brain may not digest. Infinite display, 12MP camera, Android 8.0 (Oreo), Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 4 GB RAM and what not.

But rather than going any deep into it’s wonderful specs, we will be concentrating more on entering this beast into the download mode. To summarize there are two methods available to enter your S9 and S9+ into the download mode.

Steps to enter and exit Download Mode on Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

First please switch off your phone before proceeding any further.


Lets starts with the first method.
To enter into download mode please press and hold the “Bixby”  + “Power”+”Vol Down” buttons until you get the warning screen like the one given below on your Galaxy S9 or S9+.
After you press the above mentioned buttons you will see a warning screen like the one shown in the image below. Now please press “Vol Up” button to enter into the “Download mode“. The final “Download Mode” screen is as shown below.


Now lets go to the second method
In this method we will be entering to the download mode from the Android Recovery Mode, so first boot into recovery mode.
To enter into “Recovery Mode” press and hold the “Bixby”+ “Power”+ “Vol Up” buttons at the same time. Once you see the model number release the power button while holding other buttons. Please check the screenshot  for recovery mode main, this is only for reference.
Now once your S9/S9+ is in the main menu of the recovery mode, please press “Reboot to bootloader” to enter into “Download Mode“. In recovery mode please use the “Vol Up” and “Vol Down” buttons to toggle between the options and use the “Power” button to confirm the selection.
In the next section we will be focusing on exiting your your Galaxy S9/S9+ from the “Download Mode“.

How to get out of (exit) Download Mode On Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Starting from the Android Marshmallow you will not be able to exit from the “Download Mode” just like that. So in order to get out of “Download Mode” you need to press and hold two buttons at the same time, the “Power button” and the “Vol Down” button.
That’s it, after reading this tutorial I hope that you have learned to enter and exit the “Download Mode” on your S9 and S9+.

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