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Turn On and Off the Samsung Galaxy S4

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My Samsung Galaxy S4 is not going to its download menu. What can I do?

I'm trying to turn my phone on without the power button following the steps that are listed but when I plug the phone into the USB cable nothing happens.


When your plug your Samsung Galaxy S4 into your computer with its USB cable, be sure to hold down the volume buttons while plugging the device into your computer. Your phone should now boot into download mode. If it still doesn't boot into download mode, there may be an issue with your USB cable or your volume buttons, as well; and unfortunately, the only other way to boot into download mode is to use the power button in addition to the volume and home buttons. If your power button is broken, and your Samsung Galaxy S4 won't boot into its download mode when you follow the instructions in the VisiHow article below, you will need to contact Samsung's customer support service to schedule a repair or replacement for your device since, unfortunately, there is no way you'll be able to turn your phone on without your power button if the USB method does not work.

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