So I have a problem. My phone is booting in download mode and I can't start it unless I use the volume up + home + power. I tried to wipe my phone, but it didn't work and I lost my data for nothing.

When I'm able to start it, it's in safe mode and I can't remove the safe mode because when I try to, It's booting in download mode.

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy S4 running on android 5.0.1.

  • I also discovered that my volume down button is broken or maybe stuck. – Vince Nanke Aug 5 '16 at 5:47

Try to flash on it new firmware via Odin, you can read instructions and download Odin and new firmware at http://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/ It won't void your warranty.


If the volume button is broken (as you write yours is), there is no other option than change it (or have it changed at the service center). It's an hardware problem.

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