How to Enter into Honor Play Bootloader/Fastboot Mode: Huawei is one of the most iconic and well-renowned brands around the world. It has been in business for a lot of years yet time after time it has come up with some astonishing models which have made waves in the smartphone market. Huawei gives a lot of features and decent specifications in most of their models. However, a smartphone will always have issues whether application related or performance. You can also improve the outlook of your interface and tinker with the settings.
In all the Android devices, you will find a crucial feature called the bootloader mode. Each and every device comes with both the Recovery (stock) and the bootloader mode. This mode will allow a user to perform tasks like flashing/modifying the system partitions, unlocking the bootloader, different OEM level operations, installing TWRP or other custom recoveries, and more. This part is basically the fun part where you get to tinker with the settings and give your device a brand new outlook.
The Honor Play was recently launched by Huawei (August 2018). The phone is advertised as a gaming phone and it also has the latest processor which is well optimized for games like PUBG. The Honor Play comes equipped with a 6.3-inches IPS LCD display( 1080 x 2340 pixels). The Honor Play sports a dual rear camera setup the primary camera is 16 MP, f/2.2, PDAF and the second one is 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor. It has a 16 MP front camera with f/2.0. The cameras can take HDR and Panorama. It can capture 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS) videos.
The Honor Play runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.2 out of the box. It houses a 3750 mAh Non-removable battery. It also has a Fingerprint sensor on the rear side of the device. It is powered by a Hisilicon Kirin 970 (10 nm) Octa-core Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) processor and Mali-G72 MP12 coupled with 4/6GB of RAM and 64 GB of onboard storage which can be expanded via microSD up to 256 GB.
Today, in this post, we will be sharing with you how to boot your Honor Play Bootloader/Fastboot mode. There are two methods using which you can boot into Honor Play Bootloader/Fastboot mode.
Steps To Enter Honor Play Bootloader/Fastboot Mode
Note: The image used below is of our Huawei Mate 20 Pro post but the process is the same for all Honor and Huawei devices.
There are two ways which can help you to boot into Honor Play Bootloader / Fastboot Mode 1) Using Power and Volume Keys 2) fastboot commands via Computer
#1 Using Hardware Keys
Follow the given steps to boot into Honor Play Bootloader by hardware buttons
- First, Power off your second generation Pixel phone.
- Then Press & hold Power + Volume down button for a few seconds.
└ This will boot your phone into bootloader mode.
- Use the Volume Up & Down buttons to navigate between options and Power button to select an option in bootloader mode.
#2 Using PC fastboot Commands
If you want to boot Honor Play into bootloader mode from your PC, then follow the linked guide below