How to Enter Download or ODIN mode on Galaxy Fold

Today in this article, we will guide you to enter download mode on Samsung Galaxy Fold. 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 Fold.

Samsung Galaxy Fold is the latest smartphone by Samsung. With powerful specs and unique design, Galaxy Fold 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 Fold. Today, we will guide you on how to enter into Download or ODIN mode in your Samsung Galaxy Fold device.

How to Enter Download or ODIN mode on Galaxy Fold

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 Name Samsung Galaxy Fold
Screen  Dynamic AMOLED 7.3 inches, Resolution 1536 x 2152 pixels
Processor Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 485)
RAM/ROM 12GB RAM, 128/512 GB ROM
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 4380 mAh battery
Camera 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6″, 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
16 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide)

Steps to Enter Download or Odin mode on Galaxy Fold

  1. First of all, Turn off your Samsung Galaxy Fold.
  2. Press and hold Volume Down and then power up the Samsung Galaxy Fold 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 Volume Down button to cancel or restart the Samsung Galaxy Fold.

Samsung Download Mode

So, guys, this is how you can successfully enter download or ODIN mode in your Samsung Galaxy Fold. 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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