How To Unlock Bootloader Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 – The Unlock Bootloader process is very important if you want the Redmi Note 5 Pro phone to have root access. Therefore, here I will explain the steps to open the bootloader. I have also provided a tool to unlock which can be downloaded below.
Redmi Note 5 Pro is one version of the Redmi Note 5 which was introduced to the general public in February 2018 in India. But unlike the Redmi Note 5 which is similar to the Redmi 5 Plus, the Redmi Note 5 Pro is a completely different smartphone.
Just look at the specifications used, if the Redmi Note 5 still uses Snapdragon 625, the Redmi Note 5 Pro already uses octa-core-based Snapdragon 636. The graphics processor used is different, because this time the Redmi Note 5 Pro uses Adreno 509.
Another difference is in the camera, this time Xiaomi equipped the Redmi Note 5 Pro with a dual camera on the rear camera. Each camera has a resolution of 12 MP and 5 MP. While the front camera that is used has a resolution of 20 MP, with such a large resolution, Redmi Note 5 Pro can be an option for lovers of selfie photos.
For other specifications, there is no difference between the two smartphones, the screen still uses an 18: 9 ratio of 5.9 inches wide and has Full HD + resolution. There are two large choices of RAM, which are 3 GB and 4 GB, while the battery used has a capacity of 4000 mAh.
How to Unlock Bootloader Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
At first, you will need a driver to connected Redmi Note 5 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 Note 5. 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 Note 5.
Now click Unlock and your congrats, your Redmi Note 5 has successfully be unlocked. Now you can try to root your Redmi Note 5 or maybe try to flash Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. See you next time at HowToApps.info.