Xiaomi launched its new Redmi K20 Pro, just after one month in July. Moreover, they made this phone more powerful, packed with the latest trending features.
You’ll get an amazing speed Snapdragon 855 processor with it. Honestly, until now there is no other phone in the world that gives this processor at such a cheap price. There is absolutely no comparison in Redmi K20 Pro vs OnePlus 7. As this Xiaomi phone is better is the camera, battery, and overall performance as well. In this guide, we’ll Unlock Bootloader of Redmi K20 Pro smartphone.
Redmi K20 Pro Specification:
Let’s have a look at the Redmi K20 Pro specification:
- the most best-looking phone and notch-less display.
- screen size is 6.39 inches with 1080 x 2340 pixels of resolution
- Octa-core Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 processor
- sports a non-removable 4000 mAh battery with 27W of fast charging support
- offers a triple camera setup on the rear with 48MP wide
- It comes in four variants: Redmi K20 Pro 64GB 6GB RAM, Redmi K20 Pro 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM and 256GB 8GB RAM.
We’ll not be held liable for any damage. It is strongly recommended to perform the steps correctly.
- To avoid any interruption, charge your mobile to at least 50%.
- To detect your phone when connected through USB cable, install Xiaomi USB drivers on PC.
- Moreover, install the latest ADB and fastboot drivers on your PC. Refer our guide:
- Backup your contacts, apps, messages, call logs, notes, etc.
Steps to Unlock Bootloader of Redmi K20 Pro:
At first, Go to Settings.
Here you open Mi Account under Accounts.
Sign in if you already have Mi account OR create a new Mi account.
Then enable Sync and Find device options from Mi Cloud.
Now Go back to settings and launch About Phone.
Tap on the MIUI version 7 times. A countdown message appears saying, “You’re 4,3,2,1 steps away from being a Developer” will appear. Click on it until a message saying, ”You are now a developer” shows.
Note: This will enable the developer’s option in your phone settings.
Now go back and click on Additional Settings.
Then Scroll down and click on Developer options.
Enable OEMUnlocking On the next screen.
Again scroll down and enable USB debugging.
Scroll down and click on Mi Unlock Status. You’ll be asked for permission to view your device ID, IMEI number, etc. in a pop-up dialog. Click on Agree.
Note: Make sure that a SIM card is inserted in your phone. Since without it, you will not be able to move ahead.
Now click on Add account and device. A message saying, “Added successfully. Mi Account is associated with this device now” will appear.
Close everything and turn off your Redmi K20 Pro.
Note: Restart your phone into Fastboot mode now.
To do this press and hold the Volume Down key + Power button simultaneously.
Connect your phone to PC using a USB cable.
Note: Do NOT download the latest Mi Unlock Tool from the official Mi website as it’ll take 15-30 days to unlock the bootloader.
Extract the downloaded tool on your PC. You’ll find the following files in the extracted folder:
Now launch miflash_unlock.exe file.
Note: Run it as Administrator.
A disclaimer window will show up. So click on Agree. Then, a Sign in a window will show up.
Type in your Username and Password to login to the Mi Account.
Note: Make sure Sign-in using the same account which you have on your phone (Refer Step 3). Then wait until the Mi tool confirms whether your Mi Account has permissions or not.
Let’s begin the bootloader unlock process now. For doing the same, click on the Unlock button.
To begin Redmi K20 Pro unlock bootloader process, click on the red-colored Unlock anyway option. This will initiate the actual Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro bootloader unlocking process.
To reboot your K20 Pro, just click on the Reboot Phone button.
Note: When your phone restarts, an Unlocked message will appear under the Redmi K20 Pro logo.
Finally! This is how you can unlock the bootloader without waiting for Xiaomi permissions. To check whether your phone bootloader is successfully unlocked or not, go to Settings » Additional settings » Developer options » Mi Unlock Status. For any queries and questions related to the above guide, kindly comment below.
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