If you are ever considering modifying your Galaxy Note 20 or Note 20 Ultra, you need to know about recovery mode and download mode. Even if it’s not your thing, you can save your phone from a soft brick if you know how to start in these situations.
Without the dedicated Bixby button, booting into either mode may not seem as easy for long-time Galaxy users. Thankfully, Samsung made the process easier and removed the need to rely on holding three buttons with enough pressure and time to start in the right position.
Starts in recovery mode
To start in recovery mode, start by turning off your Galaxy Note 20. When you are completely off, hold the volume up button and the power button until the Samsung logo appears. Release both buttons and after a few seconds a black screen with yellow and blue will appear. This is the reset mode.
Starts in download mode
First, turn off your Galaxy Note 20. When you are turned off, hold down the volume up and volume down buttons, and then connect your phone to a computer with a USB cable (the other end of the cable should already be connected to your computer). Hold down the two buttons and the phone will start in download mode.
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