How to Unlock Bootloader of Huawei P20 Pro

How to Unlock Bootloader of Huawei P20 Pro

Huawei phones always come with locked bootloader so you have to unlock first so you can customize and root the phone. Huawei devices can’t be rootable until you unlock the Bootloader as for now as android versions 6.0 above are not rootable by one tap rooting apps. Unlocking Bootloader also void warranty.

In this post we are sharing Bootloader unlock guide for Huawei P20 Pro. Huawei P20 Pro is the world first smartphone with triple rear cameras and these 3 Triple cameras have really performed well and broke all the records of competitors. This handset has scored 109 overall on DXOMark score. You can read its complete specs here. This post is about unlocking the bootloader of this well famed smartphone. Read this complete guide carefully.

This post is about Unlocking the bootloader of Huawei phones. I’ll mention two methods here, one is by adb and other by SRK tool for Huawei.

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Unlock Bootloader By ADB and Fastboot

Preparation

 
  • You’ll be asked information about your Huawei device, provide the required information and hit Submit button.
  • If you filled in the details correctly, you’ll get the unique 16-digit bootloader unlock password for your device. Note it down somewhere you can remember.
  • Enable USB debugging on your Huawei Android device:
    1. Go to Settings » About tablet » and tap Build number 7 times to enable Developer options.
    2. Go back to Settings » select Developer options » enable USB debugging.
  • Once you’ve USB debugging enabled, connect your Huawei device to the PC with a USB cable.
    If a prompt appears on your device, asking for your permission to allow USB debugging, select “Ok”.
  • Boot your Huawei device into bootloader mode using the following command:
     adb reboot bootloader

     If this doesn’t boot your device into bootloader mode. Then disable Fastboot function from your device’s Settings.

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

    Replace text in red with your 16-digit unique unlock password that you obtained in Step 5 above.

  • Wait for the bootloader unlocking process to complete. Once finished, your device will reboot to system and will be restored to factory settings.

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Unlock Bootloader By SRK Tool For Huawei

  • Download and install SRK tool from button below.

Download SRK Tool

 

  • Connect phone to PC with HiSuite open. You can get HiSuite here.
  • Run SRK tool as administrator.

Image result for huawei srk tool

 

  • On device go to about phone (in settings).
  • Tap on build number 7 times.
  • Go to developer settings.
  • Enable USB debugging.
  • On SRK tool select bootloader unlock.
  • Follow instructions.
  • Give the 14 digit unlock code you get from Huawei Unlock page.
  • When given the “Unlock bootloader” menu on device press [Volume up] then [power]
  • Your device will now factory reset

We will not be responsible for any damages you cause to your device.If you have any issues e.g. you get stuck at boot you can always reflash EMUI by first shutting off the device and then holding down [power], [volume up] and [volume down].

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