1. AC Question's Avatar
    Somehow, while trying to clear the cache on my Samsung Tab 2 10.1, I managed to initiate the download of a new operating system. The screen says "ODIN MODE: Product Name GT-P5113 / Custom Binary Download: No / Current Binary: Samsung_Official" There's a big green android and the words "Downloading... Do not turn off target!!" This has now been downloading for over an hour with no indication that anything's actually happening.

    Did I just toast my tablet? I was trying to clear the cache because the tablet was continuously rebooting. I was following some earlier suggestions for that problem (from 2013), and ended up on the wrong screen! How long should I wait for this download to run before I give up on it. I'm leaving on a month long trip in 36 hours, so I don't really have time for this!!
    09-05-2015 10:35 PM
  2. parkour011's Avatar
    .... you have entered the download mode, it is where you flash the firmware using a computer and a USB cable connected. (to enter download mode - volume down + home + power)
    09-05-2015 11:29 PM
  3. Rukbat's Avatar
    It means that *IF* you're downloading something (using the USB cable, connected to a computer, running Odin), don't turn the device off. Since you're not, just hold the power button until it restarts (it can take up to 30 seconds).

    You haven't done any damage.
    09-06-2015 01:08 AM

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