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How To Unlock Bootloader Of Any Android Using Fastboot

How To Unlock Bootloader Of Any Android Using Fastboot Commands
Written by Dibyajyoti Kabi

Updated April 27, 2017 – In this guide, you will learn How easily you can Unlock Bootloader Of Any Android Using Fastboot Commands.It is a very simple and easy method.You don’t need to have technical knowledge.Anyone can Unlock Bootloader Of Any Android just by issuing few fastboot commands.So just follow the guide to get your device’s bootloader unlocked.

If you want to root your device or want to install a custom recovery, ROMs, Kernel & MODs then you have to unlock the bootloader of the android device first.After Unlocking the bootloader, you can Flash modified system, boot, kernel, custom recovery(TWRP/CWM) or other .img files on your device.

Unlocking Bootloader is now a very simple process.You can do this by just issuing some fastboot commands.The process is same for most of the devices but there are Companies like Sony, Motorola, Huawei and other OEMs officially allow users to unlock the bootloader on their devices. You have to first get a unlock password from the manufacturer Website, then you can easily unlock the bootloader by issuing few ADB & Fastboot command.

Full List Of ADB and Fastboot Commands > The Most Useful ADB & FastBoot Commands for Android 2017

Here we will be using a windows computer, so make sure you have one.

Note: Unlocking bootloader will completely wipe your device’s data(Everything like music, photos, videos & apps).So we highly recommend taking backup of your important data. So take a backup of your apps and data.Guide How to Backup Important Data On Android (Non rooted users)

 

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WARNING:

rootmygalaxy.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Android Device while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.

IMPORTANT & PRE-REQUIREMENTS

*Make sure there is at least 60% battery left on your smartphone before begin started this process

→ Unlock Bootloader Of Any Android Using Fastboot Commands

How To Unlock Bootloader Of Any Android Using Fastboot Commands

Step By Step Guide

How To Unlock Bootloader Of Any Android Using Fastboot Commands

→ First read the Pre-Requirement section carefully.

  • Connect your android to your PC with USB cable
  • Now go to ADB & fastboot folder and Open the command window there(Right click on the empty space inside the folder then select “Open command window here” option to launch a cmd window)
  • Now reboot into the bootloader by  issuing the following commands. (Make sure your device is detected by your PC)
adb reboot bootloader
  • Now Check fastboot connectivity by giving the command below.If your device is connected properly then it shoulf return device code.
fastboot devies
  • Once in the bootloader, issue the following fastboot command to unlock the bootloader. (This will unlock your phone and wipe all data of your device)
fastboot oem unlock
  • Done!!! Reboot the phone and boot into your unlocked device. Use command:
fastboot reboot
  • To check the bootloader status, issue the command given below. It should return “True” on unlock status.
fastboot unlock-info

If you use Mac or Linux machine, use the code: “./fastboot oem unlock” for iOS and “sudo fastboot oem unlock” on Linux.

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About the author

Dibyajyoti Kabi

Dibyajyoti an Android enthusiast, a tech-blogger and an avid reader.He is graduated in B.tech.He is the founder and chief editor in rootmygalaxy.net

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