One of the best products from Xiaomi that I still admire is the Xiaomi Pocophone F1. This phone comes with powerful hardware at an affordable price. Surely the handset is given its users a fair of what they paid for. Nevertheless, many will still want to root the phone which is to unlock the bootloader so they can have absolutely full control of their device without any restrictions.
So, in this article, we will be working you through on how to unlock the bootloader of your Poco F1 without any issues. Just follow the simple steps below and you won’t regret it.
Note: The method of unlocking the bootloader of the Poco F1 is the same as other Android phones out there. So in other to proceed, you will need to apply for the bootloader unlock request and for Xiaomi, it normally takes up to 72 hours or even more for the request to be granted. However, there are other methods you can use to bypass the request, but for now, let’s show you how to unlock the bootloader of your Poco F1.
Requirements To Unlocked Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Bootloader
- Backup your files and data
- Charge your phone to at least 70%
- Kindly follow every recommended step
What To Download
How To Unlock Bootloader of the Poco F1 Bootloader
Hint To Note: Unlocking your bootloader will wipe out all your Data, Files, that is why it’s recommended that you do a thorough backup before proceeding.
Step 1: Visit the MIUI Unlock website and fill out the official bootloader Unlocked request. This normally takes up to 72 hour’s or more for the mi team to accept the request and then send you a code.
Step 2: When you received the code, go to settings < About phone < tap on MIUI Version 7 times to unlock developer mode
Step 3: Now go to Additional settings < Developer options < enable USB Debugging and OEM unlocking
Step 4: Now download the Mi Flashtool on your PC and run it as administrator
Step 5: Sign into your Mi account in the Mi Flashtool and make sure you are also signed in with the same account on your Poco F1 (Go settings < Mi unlock Status < Add Account & Device)
Step 6: Power off the Poco F1 and reboot into Fastboot Mode (Just hold volume down + Power button)
Step 7: Connect your Poco F1 to PC via USB cable and click on the Unlock button in Mi Flashtool.
Step 8: Your Poco F1 will be factory reset and Unlocked, When this process complete, you should launch ADB terminal and check if it was successful by typing: Fastboot OEM device-info
Step 9: Now if your Poco F1 Bootloader was successful Unlocked, the ADB terminal should display Unlocked, but if the reverse is the case, you should repeat the step 7 again. It should be unlocked unless you have a serious issue with your Poco F1 or the software.
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