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But, in addition to the advantages mentioned above, it also carries considerable risk to you. If it is configured poorly it is very susceptible to brick your device. Indeed it's very easy to enter download mode, like everything else we do with this great phone, but given the risk that you might get you need to be very careful and always follow the instructions and all the steps before you start flashing your device. You'll also need to boot into this mode when you want to install CWM Recovery on your phone which will allow you to boot into recovery mode.
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This mode can be extremely vulnerable to damage your device if you are not careful and do not follow the instructions correctly. In addition, when you are flashing the device means you will void the warranty. So, you really have to understand the risk of what you might receive before you do this on your device.
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One thing that is very important and you have to remember, that I am not responsible for any damage and the risks that may be experienced by your phone after you run the download mode using the steps listed here. So, remember the risk before you decide to do this.
How to enter download mode?
To get into this mode is easy. As written on android.gs, here are the steps you need to do:
- Turn off your device.
- Turn it back on by hold the Power button, Home button and volume down button simultaneously.
- You'll notice the download mode image and will be asked to confirm whether to continue to download mode or you want to cancel and reboot.
- To contiune press the Volume up button, while to cancel and reboot press the Volume down button.
For the record, you will need Odin to flash your device, click here to download it. Below is a video that will show you on how to enter download mode on Samsung Galaxy S3:
In conclusion, just do it if you really have to understand the risk that you might receive. So, let me know your feedback through the comment below :)