Most of Android or Samsung users frequently facing “Downloading Do Not Turn off Target” in their smartphones. This error, mostly occurs in Samsung Smartphones when we are trying to access the recovery mode of the mobile by accidentally pressing wrong button combinations. It can also occur due to a software glitch. The error notification mostly appears while the device is in download mode. If you are facing this error, we explained step by step solution of “Downloading Do Not Turn off Target” issue in brief.

How to Fix “Downloading Do Not Turn Off Target” Issue?

We can easily fix this issue by applying many ways. Below are all the ways to fix this issue.

Exit from Download Mode

We can quickly fix this error by exiting from the Download Mode. It occurs while we forget to exit Download mode.

Steps to Exit from Download Mode:

  • Check or make sure you are on Screen that showing the message “Downloading Do Not Turn Off Target”.
  • After that Press and Hold at the same time this button: Power Button + Home Button + Volume down Button.
  • Hold that Buttons until the screen goes Blank. When it appears Blank, then release that Buttons.
  • Now, the device will reboot itself. If it not automatically occurs, press the Power Button manually.

Now, check for the “Downloading Do Not Turn off Target” issue, if it is still not fixed, try out our next solutions.

Start Your Mobile in Safe Mode

This issue can also occur due to some applications in your mobile. So, we have to check if any application creating this issue. We can check it by Safe mode feature in our mobile.

Here are the steps for starting our Mobile in Safe mode.

  • Switch off your mobile.
  • Press and Hold Power Button until the model name screen will appear in our mobile screen.
  • When “SAMSUNG” logo appears in our screen, release the Power button
  • After releasing the Power button, as soon as press and hold the Volume Down button.
  • Hold it until the Device finishes restarting.
  • When Safe mode appears in the bottom left corner of your mobile screen, now release the Volume down button.

Now check for the error “Downloading Do Not Turn off Target” is still occurring or not. If it is still not resolved, check our next solutions.

Wipe the Cache partition of your Mobile

Firmware glitch can also reason behind this issue. To resolve this issue we have to wipe cache partition of our mobile device from the recovery mode. Below are the steps for doing it.

  • Turn off your mobile.
  • Press and Hold the Volume up button and Home button, after that press and hold the Power button.
  • When device logo shows, release only the Power button.
  • When the Android logo shows, release all the buttons.
  • “Installing system update” message appear for 30 to 60 seconds.
  • After that, press the Volume down button for going to “wipe cache partition”.
  • Press the Power button to select.
  • Press the Volume down button for going to “yes” option and press Power button to select it.
  • After completing wipe cache partition operation, Reboot now option will highlight.
  • Now, press the Power button for restarting your device.

After completing, check for the “Downloading Do Not Turn off Target” message is still appearing or not. If this issue is still not fixed, try our other solutions.

By Performing a Factory Reset.

After applying the all solution, “Downloading Do Not Turn off Target” issue is still not fixed, we have to perform a factory reset in our mobile device. Before performing factory reset mind that it will delete all existing data of your mobile, so you have to take the backup of your mobile data.

Steps for Performing a Factory Reset:

  • Turn off your Mobile.
  • Press and hold the Volume up button and the Home button, after that press and hold the Power button.
  • When device logo shows, release only the Power button.
  • When the Android logo shows, release all the buttons.
  • “Installing system update” message appear for 30 to 60 seconds.
  • Press the volume down button for going to “wipe data/factory reset” option.
  • Press the Power button to select it.
  • Press the Volume down for going to “Yes- delete all user data” option.
  • Press power button to select it and start master reset.
  • After completing master reset, “Reboot system now” message will appear.
  • Press the Power button to restart the mobile.

Now, check for the issue, if it is fixed or not. Follow our all the solution for resolving the “Downloading Do Not Turn off Target” Issue.

Final Words:

Android users are facing “Downloading Do Not Turn Off Target” Issue in their mobile devices. In this article we explained how to fix it with step by step solution.

 

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