How to Enter Download or ODIN mode on Galaxy S10

Today in this article, we will guide you to enter download or Odin mode on Galaxy S10 device. If you want to install any custom ROM, tweak, flash a new custom recovery, then you need to know how to enter download mode in Samsung Galaxy S10.

Samsung Galaxy S10 is the latest smartphone by Samsung. With powerful specs and unique design, Galaxy S10 is the center of attraction of major developers and Android enthusiasts. Being an Android enthusiast or a developer, you must know how to enter Download or ODIN mode in Samsung Galaxy S10. Today, we will guide you on how to enter into Download or ODIN mode in your Samsung Galaxy S10 device.

How to Enter Download or ODIN mode on Galaxy S10

What is Download Mode

The Download mode is also known by fastboot mode or Bootloader Mode. This is very useful for many reasons. The most common use of the fastboot mode is flashing stock firmware (Stock ROMs), flashing custom recoveries like TRWP and CWM, restoring backups, unlocking the bootloader, installing OTA updates, removing bloatware, tweaking system, overclocking Android phones amongst other uses.


Download mode is also known as ODIN mode. So do not confuse between Download mode and ODIN mode. Both of them are the same process with different names.

Device Specification

Before heading to the actual process of entering the download mode, take a quick look at the device specification:

Device Samsung Galaxy S10
Screen  6.1″ (15.49 cm)
Processor Octa-core (2.73 GHz, Dual-core, M4 Mongoose + 2.31 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A75 + 1.95 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A55)
Battery 3400 mAh
Camera 12MP + 12MP + 16MP
IP67/68 waterproof ratings IP68 Waterproof

Steps to Enter Download or Odin mode on Galaxy S10

Down below are the detailed steps on how to enter download or ODIN mode on Galaxy S10. Please follow these steps carefully and use a good quality USB cable to connect your device to PC.

  1. First of all, Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S10.
  2. Press and hold Volume Down and then power up the Samsung Galaxy S10 device by holding the Power button for a while
  3. Release all button when you see the screen with Warning, you can confirm by pressing Volume UP button.Samsung-Download-Mode-Confirm
  4. or you can use the Volume Down button to cancel or restart the Samsung Galaxy S10.

Samsung Download Mode

I hope this guide was helpful to boot into download mode or Odin mode on Galaxy S10.

So, guys, this is how you can successfully enter download or ODIN mode in your Samsung Galaxy S10. After entering the download mode, you can flash custom ROM, stock firmware or any other task you want. If you are facing difficulty in any step then let us know via the comment box below. We will be happy to help you out.

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