Here in this guide, we will go through all the steps which are required to Unlock Bootloader on Galaxy Note 10 / Note 10 Plus. Like most of the Android devices, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus also comes with a locked bootloader but Samsung allows its users to unlock it very easily. Here we will share the bootloader unlocking process for the Samsung Exynos chipset powered Galaxy Note 10 series devices.
If you are new to rooting, then you should know that the Unlocking bootloader of an android device is the first and most important step in the 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. Additionally, users can flash third-party Custom Firmware and Custom Recovery files as well.
Steps To Unlock Bootloader On Galaxy Note 10 / Note 10 Plus (Exynos)
First of all, we will need to enable the Developer options and OEM Unlock feature from the device. Then we can proceed to the bootloader unlocking steps. This guide is only for Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus Exynos processor variants. Don’t try it on Snapdragon chipset devices. As Snapdragon chipset based Samsung Galaxy devices can’t be unlocked bootloader in the USA, Canada, and several countries.
Make sure to check the device model number from online that whether your device is powered by Snapdragon or Exynos chipset.
Part 1: Enable OEM Unlocking
- First, enable Developers Options on your device
- Before proceeding take a full backup
- Now Go to Developer Options > Scroll down to OEM Unlock and Enable it.
Part 2: Bootloader Unlocking
- Now, you have to switch off your Galaxy Note 10/Note 10 Plus device.
- Then press and hold the Volume Up + Volume Down buttons together and simply connect the USB cable.
- This will immediately open the download mode on your device [A Blue screen with bootloader unlocking option will appear]
- You will get a warning message about bootloader unlocking. Keep in mind that bootloader unlocking may void the device warranty and your device data will be deleted completely.
- Next, press and hold the Volume Up button again to confirm the bootloader unlocking.
- It will take some time to delete all the locks, user data, etc from the device and your phone will boot automatically into the system.
- Set up your device and you’re ready to flash Custom files or install root easily on your phone.
- That’s it.
We hope this guide is helpful to you and we again mention that the process will only work on Exynos processor variant Galaxy Note 10 series devices. Feel free to ask in the comments below.