How to Enter Download Mode & Unlock Bootloader on Galaxy A50

If you are new into development or testing and all then you should be aware of few things like download mode, bootloader, developer options, and OEM unlocking. Here you get to know about the basic steps you need to perform before trying to modify the device. The guide includes how to enter download mode on galaxy A50 & how to unlock bootloader on galaxy A50.

Galaxy A50 Unlock bootloader

Download Mode is the same as the Fastboot Mode which allows users to modify the system using Odin Tool & Fastboot commands. This is one of the basic things that Samsung users should know. It comes into play when users mistakenly bricked their phones. So it is best to know this before bricking the device. Below you will find the guide to boot Galaxy A50 on Download Mode.

By default, all the Android phones come with locked bootloader unless you are buying an unlocked phone. Locked bootloader means you can not modify your device. First, you need to unlock bootloader if you want to root your phone or install any zip files. So unlocking is the basic requirement for any type of system modification. If you don’t know how to unlock bootloader on Samsung Galaxy A50 then this guide is definitely or you. So let’s start with our guide one by one.

How to Enter Download Mode on Galaxy A50

You already read the use of download mode in the above paragraphs. So now what left is the process of booting the Galaxy A50 into Download Mode/Fastboot Mode. There are more than one ways to do that. So here we will tell you two different methods to boot Galaxy A50 to download mode.

Method 1:

  1. Turn off your phone using the Power button. Galaxy A50 Download Mode
  2. Press & Hold Volume Down + Up button together and connect the phone to PC using cable. Galaxy A50 Download Mode
  3. Release both buttons when you see a Warning screen.
  4. Now press Volume Up to boot into Download Mode.
  5. That’s all now you will see the downloading screen.

Method 2:

  1. Turn off your phone using the Power button.
  2. Press & Hold Volume Up + Power button together. Galaxy A50 Download Mode
  3. Release both buttons when you see Recovery Mode.
  4. While in recovery mode press Volume Down and navigate to ‘Reboot to Bootloader’.
  5. Now press the power button to perform ‘Reboot to Bootloader’.
  6. Now your Galaxy A50 will boot to Download Mode.

So this is how you can easily boot Galaxy A50 to Download Mode. Now let’s see the next guide to unlock bootloader which is also very easy.

How to Unlock Bootloader on Galaxy A50

If you have made your mind to root your device or want to install TWRP Recovery then you need to follow this guide first. You will only be able to root Galaxy A50 if the bootloader is unlocked. So check out the below method.

Warning: unlocking bootloader will erase all the data of your phone so make sure to take a full backup before you begin the process.

  1. Open Settings on your Galaxy A50.
  2. Go to About Phone > Software Information and tap 7 times on build number.
  3. Go back to Settings and then go to Developer Options.
  4. In Developer Options, enable OEM Unlocking. Galaxy A50 Unlock bootloader
  5. Completely turn off your Galaxy A50.
  6. Press & Hold Volume Up + Down button together and connect the phone to PC using a USB cable. Galaxy A50 Unlock bootloader
  7. Release both buttons when you see the Warning screen.
  8. In Warning screen, you will see ‘Device Unlock Mode’ in the second option.
  9. Long press Volume Up button to unlock bootloader on Galaxy A50.
  10. Now it will erase all the data and the phone will boot to the system with an unlocked bootloader.

Now you can easily root your phone and also you can install TWRP Recovery. You can also lock the bootloader if you want. The process is similar just select lock bootloader in step 4.

There you have it the basic guide to enter Download Mode and Unlock Bootloader on Samsung Galaxy A50. If you want more guides regarding Galaxy A50 then follow YTECHB and receive notifications for A50 guides.

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Ashutosh singh

Computer Science graduate and tech enthusiast. Love testing new tech gadgets ever since my first windows phone from Samsung. Working as a technical writer for more than five years, and I believe I have also developed good SEO skills. In my spare time, I like watching movies, and playing games.

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