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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N900: Enter Download / ODIN Mode

This is how you can enter download mode on the Galaxy Note 3. We have been playing with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N900 for a while now, and since we see a number of custom ROMs are being built for this phone, here are some basic tutorials that might come in handy to you guys. We will be posting some quick tutorials based on the Galaxy Note 3 N900 in the coming couple of days. For now, we’ll start with how to enter download mode / ODIN mode on your Galaxy Note 3.

Download mode comes in handy when you want to connect your phone with ODIN, root your device or install any other updates or system tweaks. We have a number of tutorials that make use of this mode. Getting your device into download mode is no big deal, but we still get questions from many people on how to do it. NOTE: The following steps can be used to enter Download / ODIN mode on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LTE SM-N9005.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 ODIN Mode

How to Enter Download Mode on Galaxy Note 3 N900

Here is a quick step-by-step instruction on how to enter Download Mode on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N900 phone. If this is your first time with a Samsung Android phone, follow the following carefully:

Step 1 – Turn OFF your Galaxy Note 3.

Step 2 – Now press and hold the following keys on your phone together: Volume Down + Home + Power.

Step 3 – After the Samsung phone name logo, you will see a screen with a warning sign as shown below. Proceed ahead by pressing the Volume Up button.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 ODIN Mode

Step 4 – Then you will be shown a screen similar to as shown in the photo below. This is the Download Mode aka ODIN Mode for flashing firmware files using the Samsung flashing tool called ODIN.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 ODIN Mode

That’s it. You are now in the Download Mode. If you want to get out of it, simple hold the Volume Up and Power buttons for a few seconds (around 10 sec.) and your phone will reboot normally.

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