Unlock Bootloader Of Xiaomi Phones in Easy Steps

‘Unlock Bootloader’, this term you’ll find in every rooting tutorial of Mi Devices. Rooting the new Mi Phones isn’t possible because Xiaomi has started locking the bootloader of phones. To Root the new Mi Phones, unlocking the bootloader is a necessity. Today, we’ll show you how one can unlock the bootloader of their Mi Phones officially in a few easy steps.

Unlocking the Bootloader has benefits as well as it affects the security of the devices. It is easy to factory reset a device in case the phone gets stolen but this won’t be possible if the bootloader is locked. Unlocking the Bootloader also has many benefits, you can flash custom ROMs and enjoy the privileges of Superuser.

Let us follow the step by step tutorial to unlock your Mi Phone.

    Apply For Unlocking Permissions

  1. Login to Mi Website to Apply for Unlocking Permissions
  2. Press the ‘Unlock now’ Button.
  3. Fill your name and the reason to unlock. (You need to fill a valid reason in English). Also, write your phone number.
  4. In a few days to receive an SMS from Xiaomi regarding the approval of your unlocking permission.
  5. After receiving the unlock permissions, I’ll recommend you to wait for a week before you begin the unlocking process.


    Download Mi Unlock Tool

  1. Visit the Xiaomi Official Website: Mi Unlock Tool to download the Mi Unlock Tool. We will use this tool to unlock the bootloader of our phones.
  2. After downloading the Mi Unlock Tool, Unzip it using WinRAR software.
  3. Open the MiFlashUnlock.exe file to begin.

    Unlock Bootloader

1) The first screen will look like this. Read the Disclaimer and Press “Agree”.Unlock Bootloader of Redmi 4A

2) Sign in to your Mi Account and Press the Sign In Button. Make sure the same Mi Account is logged-in your phone as well.

Unlock Bootloader of Redmi Note 4

3) Turn Off you Phone, Hold the Power Button and the Volume Down Button Simultaneously to Boot into the bootloader.

Unlock Bootloader of Redmi Note 4

4) Connect your Phone with your PC/Laptop via a USB Cable. Make sure all the drivers are installed. if not, then download the Mi PC Suite and it will automatically install the drivers. Now, press the Unlock Button to Unlock Bootloader.

Redmi 4A Unlock

5) The last step will unlock your device. If you get any error then make sure the drivers are properly installed and re-login to your Mi-Account on both Mi Unlock Tool and PC. Also, you should go to  Mi Cloud to make sure your device is connected with the Mi Cloud. Also, wait for at least a week before attempting to unlock after getting the permissions.

Unlock Bootloader Mi Flash Tool


Follow our tutorials on Rooting Mi Devices:

How to Root Xiaomi Redmi 4A: Full Guide

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