How to Boot into Bootloader Mode in Samsung Galaxy A61

The Samsung Galaxy A61 is a mid-range smartphone released in 2020. It is equipped with 6.7-inch Super AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor and a 4500mAh battery. To get the most out of the device, you’ll need to boot into the Bootloader Mode. Bootloader Mode, also known as Download Mode, provides the user with access to the entire OS, which allows you to customize the system and even install a custom ROM.

Why Should You Boot into Bootloader Mode on Your Samsung Galaxy A61?

Here are some of the reasons why you may need to boot into Bootloader Mode on Samsung Galaxy A61:

  • To install a custom recovery such as TWRP
  • To install a custom ROM such as Lineage OS or AOSPExtended
  • To flash a new firmware or update your device to the latest version
  • To root your device
  • To unlock the bootloader of your device
  • To troubleshoot system errors and other technical issues

How to Boot into Bootloader Mode on Your Samsung Galaxy A61

Step 1:

Before you start, make sure that you back up all the important data on your device as it may be lost in the process.

Step 2:

Next, turn off your device.

Step 3:

Now press and hold the “Volume Up” + “Bixby” + “Power” buttons at the same time.

Step 4:

Release the buttons once you see the Samsung logo on the screen.

Step 5:

Then you will be taken to the Download Mode screen with a red message: “Warning! A custom OS can cause critical problems in phone and installed applications”.

Step 6:

Press the volume up key to continue and you will enter the Bootloader Mode.

Step 7:

You can now connect your device to your PC to perform any task as required.

Step 8:

To exit the Bootloader Mode, select “Reboot” and then press the “Power” button to confirm.


Congratulations! You have successfully booted your Samsung Galaxy A61 into Bootloader Mode. Now you can take full advantage of the device features and flash custom ROMs, recoveries, and perform other tasks. If you ever need to exit the Bootloader Mode, simply follow the steps above and you will be back to the normal mode in no time.


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