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How to enter download mode on Samsung Galaxy A5 [Tip]

Galaxy A5 [1]Download Mode on the Samsung Galaxy A5 smartphone is most commonly used to apply updates manually. As most Samsung device owners will know, once you have root access on the device, you should not apply over the air updates that arrive on your device as a software updates notification. The correct way to update is to download the firmware file from trusted sources online like Samsung Mobile or Samsung Updates and then flash that file using the Odin flashing tool. As the story goes, the Odin tool is not the official firmware flashing tool because it was never officially released by Samsung; the way we have it is due to a leak. While it never did see an official released or launch, they say that it was really made by Samsung, Nobody knows exactly why they didn’t release it officially, but it works perfectly fine for the job.



  1. Turn off the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone by tapping the Power button and selecting the ‘Switch Off’ option on the display.
  2. Once you know the device is off, reboot by holding the Volume Down + Home + Power buttons.
  3. Do not let go of the three buttons until the screen eventually changes.
  4. Press the Volume Up button when you get to the warning triangle on the display.
  5. Your device will now boot in the down load mode and it’s ready to connect to the computer.