In today’s article, we will go over Download Mode Issue on Nokia Any Android Phone How to Fix. Though this is not a common issue, some users have reported this issue. It usually happens after installing a software OTA update and restarts the phone. Here is how to fix the stuck at download mode issue on Nokia Download Mode error .
The easiest fix for the Download Mode issue that any level users can perform on their Nokia phone is force reboot. Most issues of Android smartphones will fix with a force reboot.
On your Nokia phone, press and hold the Volume Up + Power buttons together for few seconds. The phone will reboot and should start normally.
If the above method does not fix the stuck at download mode on your Nokia phone, then you can try by changing the active slot to the inactive one. Note that this method will not work on all Nokia phones such as Nokia 8.1, Nokia 9 PureView, etc. as these phones will not allow slot change. However, it will work with Nokia 6.1, Nokia 6.1 Plus, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 7.1 and other Operating System Nokia Download Mode error.
How to Fix Stuck at Download Mode on Nokia Phone
Note: This guide requires some technical expertise. Users should have knowledge on ADB, USB debugging and other Android technical aspects. Do NOT proceed, if you do not know what you are doing! Backup all important data before proceeding the guide.
Requirements: Nokia USB drivers installed on your computer and ADB and Fastboot driver setup (Download adb Tool) on your computer.
1. Connect you phone to your computer using a USB cable
2. Go to where ADB is installed and open a command window from there.
3. Type the below command to check your Nokia phone’s current/active slot (a/b):
fastboot getvar current-slot
4. Now, change the active slot to inactive slot by executing the below command.
– For example, if the active slot is a, then run the following command:
– If the active slot is b, then run the following command:
Note: If you see a “_” before the slot name, modify the command accordingly. For example,
5. Finally run the below command to reboot your phone:
You will see the following message on your phone screen: “Can’t load Android system. Your data may be corrupt… If you continue to get this message, you may need to perform a factory data reset and erase all user data stored on the device”
Select “Factory data reset” using Volume keys and then press the Power button. In the next screen, select “Yes” to confirm the wipe. Your phone will restart after the process completes.
If the above two methods does not help you, then better contact the Nokia care for service. Alternatively, you can download and install the firmware manually.