How to enter Recovery mode and ODIN mode/Download mode on Galaxy S3

This article covers how to enter into recovery mode and ODIN Mode/Download mode on your Samsung Galaxy S3.

How to enter Recovery mode on Galaxy S3:

  • Turn off the device.
  • Press and hold down Volume up and Home button.
  • While holding both the above keys press and hold the power button.
  • Once the phone vibrates let go of the power button, but keep holding the Volume up and Home button.
  • You will see the Samsung Galaxy S III logo and right after that the Recovery mode. Don’t let go of the buttons until your phone is in recovery.

How to enter  ODIN/Download Mode on Galaxy S3:

  • Turn off the device.
  • Press and hold down Volume down and Home button.
  • While holding both the above keys press and hold the power button, then you will see the disclaimer.
  • Let go of all the buttons and press Volume up to accept the disclaimer.
  • The phone goes directly into ODIN/Download mode right after this. You will see a green droid which indicates you’re in ODIN/Download mode.

I hope I have helped you!