FORUMS

What Are the Best Looking Apps on Android?

As more developers are updating their apps with Material Design elements, we’re … more

Cyngn Explained: Who’s Cyanogen, What’s Cyanogen OS?

While Cyanogen, Inc has been the source of many headlines lately, there … more

Verizon Moto X 2014 Receives Root On Kitkat 4.4.4

The Verizon Moto X 2014 has finally received root, albeit only on Kitkat 4.4.4 … more

Android 5.1.1 Released, Google Cell Service – XDA TV

Android Lollipop 5.1.1 has been released. That and much more news is covered … more
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread

Stuck in Download Mode? Try this

29th July 2014, 12:22 AM |#1  
OP Member
Flag Cebu
Thanks Meter: 13
 
More
My Tab S 8.4 is still unrooted.
I tried going into download mode to just check the KNOX status.
Unfortunately you cant turn it off or pull the battery out!
Doesnt work when pressing Power + Vol UP + Menu or Power + Vol Down + Menu or just holding the Power.

Here's what i did. In Download Mode, Press and hold Power + Vol UP + Vol DOWN
It should restart the device successfuly.

I hope it helps.
The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to bbrrii For This Useful Post: [ View ]
 
 
29th July 2014, 08:28 AM |#2  
Orphee's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 414
 
More
On my 10.5, power + Vol Down is enough.
The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to Orphee For This Useful Post: [ View ]
7th October 2014, 10:26 PM |#3  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 7
 
More
Thanks
Thanks - that had me puzzled for a bit!
8th October 2014, 09:21 AM |#4  
Senior Member
Flag kudus
Thanks Meter: 91
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by bbrrii

My Tab S 8.4 is still unrooted.
I tried going into download mode to just check the KNOX status.
Unfortunately you cant turn it off or pull the battery out!
Doesnt work when pressing Power + Vol UP + Menu or Power + Vol Down + Menu or just holding the Power.

Here's what i did. In Download Mode, Press and hold Power + Vol UP + Vol DOWN
It should restart the device successfuly.

I hope it helps.

first thing i did before bought this tab is check download mode.. and yes. hold vol up+down+power about 10seconds and the tab should be restart
16th January 2015, 10:54 AM |#5  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
Thank you so much

Definitely thought I'd made myself a paperweight
16th January 2015, 12:24 PM |#6  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 228
 
More
Red face
Quote:
Originally Posted by Orphee

On my 10.5, power + Vol Down is enough.

Absolutely correct. All that is required is hold VOLUME DOWN + POWER nothing else until it restarts.

Quote:
Originally Posted by bbrrii

My Tab S 8.4 is still unrooted.
I tried going into download mode to just check the KNOX status.
Unfortunately you cant turn it off or pull the battery out!
Doesnt work when pressing Power + Vol UP + Menu or Power + Vol Down + Menu or just holding the Power.

Here's what i did. In Download Mode, Press and hold Power + Vol UP + Vol DOWN
It should restart the device successfuly.

I hope it helps.

All you probably did there was as above as you had the VOLUME DOWN button pressed.The procedure can be used anytime the tab s is on. Its the equivelant of a battery pull.
Last edited by ashyx; 16th January 2015 at 12:35 PM.
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes