How to Fix Samsung Stuck in Odin (Download) Mode

Have you ever come to the situation where your Samsung device stuck on Odin Mode or shows an error saying “Downloading, do not turn off target”?

Do you know what Odin mode is and how to get out of it? How it occurs and how to fix Odin mode?

Related to Odin mode, you might have several questions in your mind and for that reason only I am here to tell you everything about Odin mode and how to fix it?

So don’t go anywhere, just go through this blog completely and know how to fix Samsung Stuck in Odin mode.

Well, if you are an Android user and especially if you are using Samsung device then this problem is common to you as well as many other users. Many times users get the message stating “Downloading, do not turn off target” on their Samsung devices which means that their devices stuck in Download mode (also known as Odin mode).

Now what is Odin mode and how to get out of it, for that you have to Read Further…

Practical scenario

Hi. My Samsung Galaxy Ace J1 doesn’t switch on. I tried the power + home + power down keys to download it just shows me this

Odin Mode (multi core download)

Product name SM-J110F

Current binary Samsung official

System status official

Secure download enabled


Do not turn off target!!

It doesn’t go further than this and it doesn’t give me any other options. When I switch it on it doesn’t go further than the Samsung logo.

Please assist, I didn’t drop it or download anything it just showed a message that android phone not working but now it’s completely off

Can you please assist me?


About Odin Mode

Odin mode also known as Download mode is for Samsung users. With the help of this mode, users can easily flash whatever they want in internal flash memory through USB cable by connecting their device to computer.

One can easily enter into Odin mode and exit but there is a possibility to go something wrong in the process. It might be Odin mode gets broken and due to it, the phone gets hard-bricked. While exiting the mode, if you press the Cancel button and still you face problem in coming out from Odin mode then it is assumed that user is suffering from Odin fail issue.

After such problem, users are unable to restart their devices and their phone cannot get back to normal mode. So it is advised to deal carefully with Odin mode if you are new to it.

Also Read: [GUIDE]- How to Fix “Insufficient Storage” Error Message on Android

And if you face such problem then no need to worry. This is because going below will give you some of the best ways that will help you to get out of Samsung stuck in Odin mode. So keep reading further…

Problems Associated with Odin Mode

It is common thing that whenever you come across any problem on your Android device then you cannot access the device and can cause many troubles for you. Same is with Samsung users when device stuck in Odin mode.

You cannot use your device and most importantly, the data which is saved in your device falls in danger. So how to know when your device is stuck in Odin mode?

Some of the ways that can help you to know about the problem are:

  • Your Samsung device will stuck at logo
  • You cannot access the device and only one message will appear “Downloading, do not turn off target
  • Samsung device restarts on its own continuously

How to Exit Odin Mode

Samsung users can easily exit the Odin mode from their devices. Only they have to follow some of the ways mentioned below and they can get out of it. Follow them one by one:

Force restart

Well to exit the Odin mode, you have to force restart your Samsung device. For that press Volume Down + Power button and your device will switch off. And if not then press both the button at least for 20 seconds.

If the problem is not yet solved then press and hold Power + Home + Volume Up + Volume Down all at the same time till your device reboots.

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Force reboot your device

Restart your device forcefully by pressing Volume Down + Power buttons both at the same time and wait till your device reboots itself. Now your phone will come back to its normal mode.

Remove the battery

When both the above method does not work then try to remove your phone’s battery. Wait for two minutes and again insert the battery and now see whether the problem is solved or not. In fact this option is also one of the easiest ways to get out of the error.

Odin Flash tool to fix the issue

This is also one of the ways to get out of the Odin mode from Samsung devices but this method is really a boring one. You can try this method by following the below steps:

First download Odin flash tool with right firmware along with driver software on your PC.  Now right click on the download file and choose “Run as Administrator”.

Now press the Power, Home and Volume Down button all together to boot your device into Download mode and after some time release the Power button when your device vibrates.

After this, softly press the Volume Up button so that you can get the screen “Download mode”.

Here you have to connect your device to computer via USB cable where the Odin tool will automatically detect the device. After that a message will occur stating “Added”.

Now hit on “PDA” or “AP” and search for the downloaded firmware on Odin window. At last, hit on ‘Start’ option as given in the below picture to solve the issue.

NOTE– Before trying any method to fix your Samsung device problems, make sure you backup all your essential data to a safe place.

How to Fix Samsung Stuck in Odin Mode

Well, all the above mentioned ways are the best to deal with the issue. However if you still face the same problem and cannot get out of Download mode then you can use any free tool to get out of the issue.

Android Data Extraction is professional software which helps users to fix Samsung stuck on Odin mode. This tool is for every android user who faces such type of problems. And not only it fixes Odin mode but also repairs broken phone to normal, can extract data from damaged android phones. This software can easily restore, backup and rescue lost data from broken, black screen or water damaged android devices.


Steps to Fix Samsung Stuck in Odin Mode

Step 1: Connect your Android phone to computer

Download, install and run Android Broken Phone Recovery Tool and select 'Recover' from the available modules.

Connect your Android phone to computer using USB cable. Then choose 'Recover Android Data' from the program's screen.

Step 2: Select the data types to recover from broken phone

In this window you can select the data type that you want to restore. By default all the data types are selected. Click on 'Next to continue. Note: This option only extracts the existing data on the broken Android phone.

Step 3: Choose the fault type which matches your situation

From the available types of fault choose one that matches to your situation, which are Touch does not work or cannot access the phone, and Black/broken screen. Click on the one which you have, it will then lead you to the next window.

At the new window, select the accurate 'Device Name' and 'Device Model' for your phone. Currently this function only works for some Samsung devices in Galaxy S, Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab series. And click on the 'Next'.

Confirm twice that you have selected the correct Device Name and Device Model. If you provide any wrong information then it may lead to bricking your phone or any other errors. If all the information is accurate then, key in 'Confirm' and click on confirm button to continue.

Step 4: Enter Download Mode on the Android phone

Simply follow the below instructions.

  • Turn off the phone.
  • Press and hold Volume '-', 'Home' and 'Power' button on the phone.
  • Press 'Volume +' button to enter download mode.

Step 5: Analyze the Android phone

After entering your phone into download mode, this tool will start to analyze the phone and download the recovery package.

Step 6: Preview and Recover the data from broken Android phone

After the completion of analysis you will see all the file types by categories. Then you will be able to choose the files to preview. Select the files that you want and click on the 'Recover' to save all the selected data.


Well, Odin mode can come to any Samsung user but there is nothing to worry about. In this blog you have come to know about Odin Mode and also I have discussed about best ways to exit Odin mode. Several ways are there to solve the issue and so I have mentioned various ways so that one at least one can help you to fix the problem.

I hope this blog has helped you a lot in solving Samsung Stuck in Odin mode.

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