Re: S4 android "do not turn off, downloading target" screen for 6 hrs, now problems The general consensus from google searches is this can happen if the phone gets wet, or is otherwise having mechanical issues. Jan 12, · xda-developers Samsung Galaxy S 4 i, i, iG, i Galaxy S 4 Q&A, Help & Troubleshooting Downloading do not turn off target by spencer_uk XDA Developers was founded by developers, for developers. Aug 11, · I just rooted a Verizon GS4 (VRUAME7) using this slicelive.comhing went fine. I verified root with Root Checker, rebooted the phone, checked again. Then I followed this method to install TWRP. When I rebooted the device as instructed, it got stuck on a splashscreen that has and Android logo and says "Downloading Do not turn off target!!". Jul 10, · My samsung tab 4 randomly popped up the same screen, Android logo and saying downloading do not turn off target. I was in panic mode, because it wouldn't do anything, so I saw this forum and saw where someone said to hit the down volume+power+home all at the same time and it resolved the issue, and restarted my tablet.