[2024] How to Unlock Bootloader Huawei & Honor Phones

Update 2024: It is now possible to utilize a new tool “DC-Unlocker” to Unlock Bootloader Huawei & Honor devices. Previously, Huawei offered the option to obtain bootloader unlock codes through their official EMUI website. Now as Huawei has officially stopped bootloader unlocking support now these tools are only way to unlock the bootloader of the device. For steps scroll down to the bottom section.

Original article as follow

All the bootloader unlocking methods have been blocked by Huawei. So none of the methods is working currently. Don’t try to unlock Huawei or Honor devices as of now. For full timeline of events read the story below. We will be updating the post once there is a valid way available.

Now there are some Paid services available, from where you can buy Huawei Unlock code. We have shared the websites with their prices. Make sure to check the website details before purchasing. We are not associated with these websites in any form.

Some Paid Sevices To Unlock Bootloader On Huawei/Honor

This step by step guide, you will learn How To safely Unlock Bootloader On Huawei Devices. This guide is applicable for any Huawei and Honor devices. It is a very simple and easy process. Just follow the given steps carefully to Unlock Bootloader On Any Huawei Devices

Unlocking the Bootloader Of any android device is the first thing to do if you want to root your device or want to install custom ROM or any other flashable files. 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. 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.

New Update: 25th May 2018

Huawei is going to end the bootloader unlocking support in 2 months. Yesterday  shared the official announcement of this on his twitter account. Huawei quoted ” In order to provide better user experience and to avoid issues caused by flashing ROMs and unlocking the bootloader, they are going to end the service”. You can see the announcement below.

Huawei bootloader service stopped

Many tech experts are in talks with Huawei to convince them not to stop the service, only time will tell the outcome.

Android Rooting and Bootloader Unlocking Relation

Android Rooting Process

The Process of Rooting on Android has 3 main steps. First users need to unlock the bootloader. Once the bootloader is unlocked, the user can flash Custom Recoveries like TWRP. After installing the custom recovery, the user can gain root access by flashing supersu or magsik.

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.


rootmygalaxy.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Huawei 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 On Huawei Devices

How To Unlock Bootloader Huawei & Honor Devices (Works On Honor Devices Too)

# Using DC Unlocker tool

Here are the steps to unlock the bootloader on a Huawei or Honor device using the DC Unlocker tool

  • Download and extract the zip file for the DC Unlocker tool
  • Launch the dc-unlocker2client.exe file and log in to the server
  • Enable Manufacturer Mode on your phone by typing a code into the dial pad
  • In the DC Unlocker client, select Huawei Phones and the Auto detect (recommended) option in the Manufacturer and Model type sections, respectively
  • Click the Search button and wait for the tool to generate the bootloader code
  • Save the bootloader code in a Notepad file and disconnect your phone from the PC
  • Extract the Huawei Unlock Bootloader.zip file and boot the phone into Fastboot mode
  • Double-click the Unlock-Bootloader.bat file and follow the prompts to enter the bootloader unlock code
  • Wait until the process is complete

# Old Method

Unlock Bootloader On Huawei Devices (Honor Devices Too)

→ First read the Pre-Requirement section carefully.

Huawei/Honor Unlock code EMUI Website

  • Once registration is done, it will automatically redirect to the Agreement page.

Huawei/Honor Unlock Agreement Page

  • If it won’t redirect you to the agreement page, just click on Unlock Bootloader Link On the Website

Unlock Bootloader Option

  • Agree to the terms and condition and click  Next button. (read carefully)

Agree to the bootloader unlock agreenment

  • On the next page, provide the required information about your device and hit Submit button.

Provide required details for huwaei/honor bootloader unlock

  • If everything is correct, you’ll get a unique 16-digit bootloader unlock password for your device.

Huawei/Honor Bootloader Unlocking Code

  • Now connect your Huawei device to the PC with a USB cable.(Give it required permission)
  • Boot your Huawei device into bootloader mode using the following command:
adb reboot bootloader

└ If your device doesn’t boot into bootloader mode, then disable Fastboot function from your device’s Settings.

  • Once your device is in bootloader mode, issue the following command to unlock bootloader:
fastboot oem unlock your-unlock-password

└ Replace the unlock Code with the Red text

  • The bootloader unlocking process will start automatically.
  • Once the process is finished, your device will reboot.

→ If you have any question related to this post then feel free to leave that in the comment section below.

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma, who graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela, is an experienced blogger and an enthusiast of Android technology. She has spent eight years writing about Android OS, earning a reputation as a reliable source in the technology field. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

Comments (39)

  1. Hi.I have an huawei p8.I tried kingroot and luckily rooted it by one click.Now i cant replace it with superSu and i also cant uninstall the kingroot ( unroot it ) because its not a 100% root.Titanium back and so on works.but many apps cant work properly as a file (or many files ) are still read only.So it for sure needs to be rooted in a proper way.My question is,how come i could root it without asking for Bootloader unlock? do i still need it? how long do huawei take to send me the code? i have sent them an email today with the requirements.Thanks in advance

  2. “‘Boot your Huawei device into bootloader mode using the following comman'”…I m stuck at this point I am facing problem in booting my devic into bootloader mode

  3. 抱歉,服务器繁忙……We’re sorry but the server is busy…服务器繁忙(6)。


  4. HI.Today i have got my Bootloader Code.I want to follow ur instuctions and boot my Huawei p8 (Marshmallow ) GRA-L9 ( hope this method works for the my mobile) BUT before starting i want to ask a question.How to boot my device in Bootloader mode? Hope for a quick reply.Thanks in advance

  5. I try to get my code, but every time I check their website, the verification code doesn’t show up. It’s just a white frame.

  6. remote: Command not allowed

    Damn can’t unlock this friends P9, he forget the security pin and doesn’t know his e-mail details ahhahah

    Guess he’s out of luck, I tried

  7. I can’t getting the bootloader unlock code though I have filled all the information. Can you help me to get it?

  8. I have tried numerous times with my huawei Y360-U03 which dosent need a bootloader unlock code. Every I go and try and unlock the bootloader I give it 30+ minutes and it hasn’t done anything. Please help me

  9. Tried this and got it to work.. seems Macs need ./ added for all terminal entries. So for example: fastboot oem unlock CODE NUMBER becomes ./fastboot oem unlock CODE NUMBER etc, etc

  10. i think you’re my last resort. logged in to huawei to unlock bootloader. got an error msg asking if i entered the imei or meid and security code correctly. sent them an email with the following response

    Dear Maddy,

    We widely appreciate your preference and we thank you for contacting us.

    We do apologize for the inconvenient, however Huawei does not provide codes to unlock the bootloader. We kindly inform you that this action can potentially “brick” the phone or in other words,

    renders the phone completely unusable and voids the warranty service and device support. We have

    no control over how unlocking the bootloader will affect your device.

    We hope you find this information useful.

    We remain at your service.

    Kind Regards.

    Please do not reply directly to this message, in case you have further questions, please re-send your

    information to “[email protected]

    The phone is locked to bell canada.

    Can you please help me sim unlock the phone?

    Last saved 4 minutes ago

  11. Help, Im stuck!!!
    My phone isnt detecting in hisuite, and the adb commands arent working. When I plug the phone in, it recognizes it as an h1611 orrectly, itll let me browse files like normal, but i cant get the boot unlocker finished. Im assuming I type te adb commands in the command prompt. When I type the “adb reboot bootloader” command a window flashes for a second then goes away with no change in anything. When I type in the “fastboot oem unlock 9513960109391222” it just says waiting for device. I have the usb debugging enabled, and i tried what the hisuite said and turn on the “allow hdb” in privacy settings. Still its remains unrecognized in hisuite, and appears to do nothing at the command prompt.
    Thanks in advance!

  12. where do we type the commands? like what root folder do i have to be in if it’s through the command prompt?

  13. That does not work with the Sensa. EMUI boot loader is different. So this doesnt work on ALL Huawei devices..Trust me


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