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How To Easily Unlock Bootloader On Xiaomi Mi 5s

Easily Unlock Bootloader On Xiaomi Mi 5s: Xiaomi Mi 5s smartphone was launched in 2016, September. The Xiaomi Mi 5s was the smaller variant of Xiaomi Mi 5s. The Xiaomi Mi 5s comes with Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box which is upgradable to Android 7.0 Nougat. Android Nougat is the last official update for the device.

It comes equipped with a 5.15-inch Full HD display. It sports a 12MP Primary camera on the rear side and 4MP front-facing camera. The device is powered by a Quad-core Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 processor with 4GB of RAM. It houses a 3200 mAh battery which is non-removable.

Like most of the Android smartphone, Mi 5s also comes with an unlockable bootloader. If you are new to rooting, then you should know that Unlocking bootloader of an android device is the first and most important step in android rooting process. First users have to unlock the bootloader, then they can install TWRP recovery via Commands. Once TWRP is installed, root can be gained by flashing the supersu or magisk via TWRP recovery.

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WARNING:

Rootmygalaxy.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Mi 5s while following this tutorial. Proceed at your own risk.

PRE-REQUIREMENTS:

  • Make sure you have installed Xiaomi drivers on your PC.
  • Download and Setup ADB and Fastboot Tools On your PC
  • Follow the below Guide Exactly or else it may lead to brick your device. RootMyGalaxy.net is not responsible for any damage.
  • We recommend to take complete backup and proceed.
  • Maintain 50-60% battery to prevent sudden shutdown between the process.

How to Unlock Bootloader On Xiaomi Mi 5s

Unlock Bootloader On Xiaomi Mi 5s

  • Enable the Developer Option, USB Debugging and OEM Unlock (Go to Settings > About phone > MIUI Version. Click 7 times on the MIUI Version to enable the Developer Option. Now Go back to Settings > Developer Option and Enable OEM Unlock.)
  • Now again go to Settings > Mi account > MI Cloud > Enable Syn and Find Device
  • Now login to Mi Cloud Server to check whether your device is syn or not. If there are other devices synced with your mi cloud, remove them.
  • Download Mi Unlock tool – CLICK HERE. Once you download the file, Extract the MiFlashTool Zip file
  • Now Go to the extracted files and open MiFlashUnlock 

  • A new disclaimer page will appear, read it and click Agree

  • Now you will be asked to Log in. Log in with your Mi Account, If you don’t have one then Sign UP – CLICK HERE to Sign Up
  • Now boot your Mi 5s to Fastboot/Bootloader mode and connect it to your PC via provided USB
  • Your device will be shown as connected.

  • Now Click On Unlock. It will show some warning, escape that. It will start the unlocking process automatically.

  • Once the process is completed, reboot your device. Your device’s bootloader should be unlocked. You can check the bootloader lock status from the settings.

So that’s it for today’s simple guide. If you have any question regarding this post, feel free to leave that in the comment section down below 🙂

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