Today, during this tutorial we will learn how to boot the Nexus 10 device into Fastboot Mode. By using this step by step guide, you can easily learn how to gain access to the Nexus 10 hidden system options to unlock the device’s bootloader.
Fastboot Mode is used usually to install updates, new files, to insert commands and more. There are more actions that the users can perform by using Fastboot (Bootloader Mode), but some actions are available only if you have the Android SDK bundle and drivers flashed in your PC.
So, if you have a Nexus 10 device and you want to know how to enter into Fastboot Mode and Unlock its Bootloader you need to install the Android SDK drivers, then open a Command Prompt by using the SDK/platform-tools folder and from there you need to enter the “fastboot oem unlock” command line.
If the Bootloader of Nexus 10 device is unlocked via Fastboot then you need to keep in mind that all the data stored into the tablet will be erased.
The next step by step guide will show you how to boot fastboot mode.
Note: the Fastboot menu should be used only by Android advanced users.
How to Enter Fastboot Mode on Google Nexus 10 ( Step by Step Guide)
First, turn off the Google Nexus 10 device completely.
Secondly, press and keep holding the Volume Up, Home and Power buttons simultaneous. (Do not release the buttons during few seconds).
When the Fastboot Mode shows the START test on the upper side of the Google Nexus 10 Device you can release all the buttons.
Now the Fastboot Mode menu will be displayed.
Congratulation, these were all the steps that you need to know in order to successfully enter into Fastboot Menu.
Note: If you want to install new custom ROMs by using the CWM or TWRP Recovery Mode then you need to boot into Fastboot menu and from there use the Volume buttons to change the Start text to Recovery Mode and confirm that with the Power button.