The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus is one of the most powerful smartphones available today. It has a 6.8-inch Quad HD+ Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O display, 12GB of RAM for incredible multi-tasking, and a powerful Exynos 9825 octa-core processor. The phone also packs a 4,500 mAh battery and comes with either 256GB or 512GB of storage.
But when it comes to making the most of the phone, or even fixing it, you’ll need to familiarize yourself with the boot loader mode.
Why Enter Bootloader Mode?
There are several reasons why you should familiarize yourself with the bootloader mode in your Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus. Here are some of the reasons why:
- Unlock the bootloader: If you want to customize your Galaxy Note 10 Plus, you’ll need to unlock the bootloader.
- Flash third-party firmware: By entering bootloader mode, you can flash custom firmware on your phone.
- Upgrade to a newer version of Android: If you’re running an older version of Android, you’ll need to enter bootloader mode before you can upgrade to a newer version.
- Solve software issues: If your phone is having software issues, bootloader mode will help you solve them.
- Wipe all data: If you need to wipe all data from your phone, you’ll need the bootloader.
How to Boot into Bootloader Mode in Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus (12GB RAM + 512GB):
The first step to entering bootloader mode in the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus is to enable “USB debugging” on your phone. Here’s how to do it:
- Go to your Settings menu, then select “Developer Options”.
- Under Developer Options, select “USB Debugging” and make sure it is enabled.
Once USB Debugging is enabled, you’ll need to set up the Android SDK on your computer. Here’s how to do it:
- Download the Android SDK from the Android Developers website.
- Unzip the file and install it onto your computer.
- Once the installation is finished, open the Android SDK folder and then open the SDK Manager.
- Select “Android SDK Platform-tools” and then click “Install”.
Once you have installed the Android SDK, you can now start to enter bootloader mode on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus:
- Turn off your phone.
- Connect your phone to your computer using a USB cable.
- Press and hold the Volume Up and Bixby buttons, then press and hold the Power button until your phone vibrates.
- When your phone vibrates, release the Power button and press it again until the Android logo appears.
- Now open the command prompt on your computer (Windows users, open the ‘Command Prompt’ window by going to your Start menu and typing “cmd”).
- Type the following command:
adb reboot bootloader
- This will reboot your phone into bootloader mode.
That’s it! You’ve successfully entered bootloader mode in your Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus. Now you’ll be able to unlock the bootloader, flash custom firmware, solve software issues, and more. Remember to always be careful when tinkering with your device, as you don’t want to damage it in the process.