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By Montoyatok, Senior Member on 6th June 2012, 02:47 PM
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Anyone knows the command in adb to boot the phone into download mode? I broke the volume flex cable and it's softbricked now

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6th June 2012, 05:04 PM |#2  
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I'm pretty sure its "reboot download" just like through a terminal emulator from the phone (root required).
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7th June 2012, 03:10 AM |#3  
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#su
#reboot download
7th June 2012, 08:30 AM |#4  
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adb shell
$ su
#reboot download

There is no need for su if you have a #
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7th June 2012, 02:23 PM |#5  
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Anyone knows the command in adb to boot the phone into download mode? I broke the volume flex cable and it's softbricked now

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from computer,
adb reboot download
adb reboot recovery
works 100%, no TerminalE required.
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11th June 2012, 03:23 PM |#6  
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Thanks guys

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17th January 2013, 06:53 AM |#7  
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from computer,
adb reboot download
adb reboot recovery
works 100%, no TerminalE required.


OMG!!! Bless You!!!

I knew there had to be a better way then pulling out the rest of my thinning hair!!!

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29th July 2013, 12:14 AM |#8  
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OMG!!! Bless You!!!

I knew there had to be a better way then pulling out the rest of my thinning hair!!!

Samsung Galaxy S II (SCH-R760) US Cellular

Thanks for this thread, for last two days I was trying to reboot my sIII in download mode through "adb reboot-fastboot" and it wasn't working, I thought the problem is in the drivers, but just trying adb reboot download and it worked.

But how to I check my device now? In normal mode I was typing "adb devices", what about this mode? thank you.
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3rd August 2013, 05:23 PM |#9  
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from computer,
adb reboot download
adb reboot recovery
works 100%, no TerminalE required.

Sorry but it Reboot in Normal Mode
15th August 2013, 09:02 PM |#10  
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Sorry but it Reboot in Normal Mode

I think I'm also experiencing the same thing, and could really use someone's help.

I have a Sprint Galaxy S3 and have rooted it. My display is broken, so would try to use the how-to to create a headless backup.

When I try to reboot it into download mode, it seems to never come back. I believe it's waiting for a keypress on the phone, or scrolling through a menu to select the right option so it can continue to boot. Can anyone with a working display confirm this for me?

I rooted it a while ago, so don't remember what's on the screen.

When I try to reboot in recovery mode, I'm also unable to select the proper menu option to continue to boot into recovery mode.

Is it always necessary to boot into download mode first, or only if you want to download something? In other words, if I only want to reboot into recovery, can I skip the download mode boot first?

Ideas greatly appreciated!
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21st September 2013, 03:46 PM |#11  
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You don't need to enter download mode first. From command prompt enter adb reboot recovery and your good to go

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