Unlock Bootloader on Redmi Note

The latest Redmi Note 8 2021 edition was released recently by Xiaomi. This new edition is powered by MediaTek Helio G85 SoC and comes with a super awesome 6.3-inch full-HD water drop-style notch display. The new edition has a quad rear camera with a 48-megapixel main sensor.

And if you are new to rooting and thinking of unlocking the bootloader on your least Redmi Note 8 2021, then this article is for you. Unlocking the bootloader will help you to root your phone. Today’s article will teach you how to unlock bootloader on your Redmi Note 8 2021.

What is Bootloader Unlock?

So for those who don’t know what a bootloader is, it is a program that boosts your phone up when you turn it on. Once you unlock the bootloader, your device will run proper programs to be more smooth and improve the performance capacity. However, usually, users can’t unlock the bootloader since it is stored in a stable memory. The reason behind this is so that users can’t meddle with system files. There is a way users can unlock the bootloader and root their devices.

Is bootloader useful?

Unless you unlock your bootloader from your phone, you cannot root your device. Unlocking the bootloader will enable users to download and install piracy apps, mod apk, and even install custom OS such as Lineage OS, etc., on the device.

There are a few benefits of unlocking the bootloader on your device. First of all, you can easily install any custom ROM like Lineage OS, Resurrection ROM, etc. Without unlocking the bootloader, you cannot root your device. Also, you can install restricted apps and a custom recovery like TWRP.

However, with the above-mentioned benefits, there are also some cons to unlocking the bootloader.

There is one thing you need to remember, once you unlock the bootloader, you can no longer have the warranty service of your device. So our advice is that you wait for the warranty period to complete and root your device after that. After you unlock the bootloader, users are no longer able to receive any official software updates. Unlocking the bootloader can be quite difficult. One wrong step can shut down your device permanently.

Requirements before following the instructions to unlock the bootloader:

To unlock the bootloader on your Redmi Note 8 2021, you need to match some requirements:

Make sure your phone battery is above at least 60%.

You will need a PC or laptop for downloading USB Drivers.

You need to download Xiaomi USB Drivers on your PC.

To unlock the bootloader, you have to download the Mi Unlock Tool.

Also, you need to enable USB Debugging and OEM unlock.

Also, you need to interact with it through the Mi Flash tool.

Unless your MI account is linked with your device, you cannot unlock the bootloader.

How to Unlock Bootloader on Redmi Note 8 2021:

Here are the instructions to unlock bootloader on your Redmi Note 8 2021:

Switch off your phone and boot it into the Fastboot mode.

Now connect your device with your laptop or PC through a USB Cable. Make sure to connect it in Fastboot mode.

Download the MI unlock tool on your PC.

After that, open the zip file and extract it and open the miflash_unlock.exe file.

Open the MI unlock tool and log into your MI account.

Wait until the tool verifies your device for unlocking the bootloader.

Once the process is done, you’ll see a notification saying the “phone connected”.

Select unlock button.

A pop-up message will show to confirm your action. Just tap on the ‘Unlock anyway’.

And the unlock process will start; it’s done, the device will let you know with notification of ‘Unlocked successfully’.

After that, simply reboot your phone, and this will also reboot your system.

Now your bootloader is unlocked on your Redmi Note 8 2021.

These are all the steps to unlock the bootloader on your Redmi note 8 2021 version. This is the best and official way to unlock the bootloader. However, remember to follow all the instructions properly carefully, or else your device may not wake up ever again.

Experiencing difficulties with your Device, check out our “How To” page on how to resolve some of these issues.


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