How To Unlock Bootloader Xiaomi Redmi 6A – Unlocking bootloader is a crucial process if you want to have absolute power of your phone. With bootloader unlocked, you can so much things like rooting your phone or simply try another ROM. Now, i will guide you to unlock your Redmi 6A with complete instruction and file to download down below.
Launched alongside Redmi 6, Redmi 6A is set to be succeding of most selling budget Xiaomi phone, Redmi 5A. As a successor of course, we can except some improvements here and there. Just from looking, you will know that first improvement is the design. Redmi 6A borrow the design from Redmi 6 like 5.45 inch HD+ display with 18:9 ratio.
This phone is powered with latest Mediatek chipset, Helio A22, thus make Redmi 6A the first phone using this chipset. Anyway, Helio A22 is 12nm SoC that runs with quad-core 2.0 GHz CPU, Mediatek also claim Helio A22 is 30 percent faster than its direct alternative.
Actually it’s a little surprise from Xiaomi considering they always use Qualcomm SoC before, but a little change made in Redmi 6A and Redmi 6. As for the camera, Redmi 6A doesn’t feature a dual camera setup like Redmi 6, but it’s a single camera with 13 megapixel sensor.
This sensor also features f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and of course a LED Flash. The front camera gets a 5 megapixel sensor that also can be used as Face Unlock. Unlike Redmi 6, Redmi 6A only offer a 16GB storage and 2GB RAM variant. The sensors onboard are quite complete for a budget smartphone include light sensor, compass, proximity and accelerometer, but missing IR sensor like it’s brother.
But the good news is from Redmi 6, Xiaomi now use dual-SIM setup, no longer a Hybrid. From out of the box, Redmi 6A is run with MIUI 9 which based on Android 8.1 Oreo, the phone also come with 3000 mAh battery under. You can buy this phone for 599 Yuan or about 99 Euro at Chinese market for now because Redmi 6A is not officially goes global yet.
How to Unlock Bootloader Xiaomi Redmi 6A
At first, you will need a driver to connected Redmi 6A to PC so your PC can read the phone. You can download the USB drivers here, after download completed, you can install it to your PC.
Then open official website to unlock bootloader for your Xiaomi phone here, use your Mi account that now sign in at your phone that want to unlocked. You can choose “Unlock Now” to start the process.
Next, you will asked to login, so login to your Mi Account which bound to your wanna unlocked phone. If you see the site on Chinese language, you can scroll down a bit to find an English option. Now, you should input your email / phone number / Mi account ID and your password, click Sign In if you’re done.
After you successfully sign in, you will getting couple of question like your ID, name and phone number.
Make sure to fill everything with real data, especially the phone number because Xiaomi will use that number to text verification code to unlock your Redmi 6A. Another instruction and link to download unlock tool also will sent to your number via text.
Don’t forget to fill the reason you want to unlocked your phone.
If everything is complete, all you can do next is to wait until Xiaomi give you a text that granted your permission to unlock your phone. You can download an unlock tool from text that Xiaomi sent to you. After file downloaded, you can open it and wait until Mi Unlock open.
After that, make sure to agree all of Terms that Xiaomi offer and login to your Mi account that you requested to unlocked before. Mi Unlock then will check if your account has given the permission to unlock or not. If your account really been granted, then you will be redirected to unlock bootloader page. like this picture below.
You can turn off your phone now and go to fastboot mode by hold volume down and power button together. You can see a bunny picture if successfully go in fastboot mode.
Connect your phone to PC now and wait your PC to recognize your Redmi 6A.
Now click Unlock and your congrats, your Redmi 6A has successfully be unlocked. Now you can try to root your Redmi 6A or maybe try another ROM for Xiaomi Redmi 6A., so i suggest you to flash Xiaomi Redmi 6A. See you next time.