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How to Unlock Bootloader of ZTE Axon 7

Unlock Bootloader of ZTE Axon 7: ZTE Axon 7 is the budget friendly smartphone with a sleek design, powerful specifications which perform like the top-tier Android smartphone. ZTE Axon 7 is packed with a 5.5-inch qhd AMOLED Corning Gorilla Glass Scratch Resistant display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels at 538 PPI.

Many users like to customise their phone to make it more interesting. Almost all the Huawei devices come with bootloader locked, so if you want to install any custom ROM or custom recovery you need to Unlock Bootloader of ZTE Axon 7.

If you consider the fact that this device is relatively new, you can get the idea of how much time will be needed by the developers to craft new ROMs for this device. However, you can still unlock your device and then try to root it. Unlocking the bootloader of your device is the first step towards successfully rooting a device. It allows you to customise the functions, debloat the device and gain more control of your device. Unlock Bootloader of ZTE Axon 7.

Unlock Bootloader of ZTE Axon 7

Disclaimer is not responsible for any damage to your device(s) by following this guide. Proceed at your own risk.


  • Follow this guide carefully or else it may lead to brick your device.
  • Maintain at least 50-60% of charging to prevent accidental shutdown.


Note: Download and Install ADB drivers

Download the aboot.img file and save in the ADB folder


Note: Unzip the TWRP_Unlock_Bootloader zip file
but only copy the fastboot_unlock.img file in the ADB folder

Steps to Unlock Bootloader of ZTE Axon 7

  1. Connect your watch to PC using USB cable.
  2. In ADB folder in your PC, open a command window by pressing “Shift + Right mouse key” and click on “Open command window here.”
    • Now Execute the following command in the command window, type one command and hit enter. repeat the same for all of the commands listed below.
      adb push aboot.img /sdcard/ 
      adb push fastboot_unlock.img /sdcard/
      adb shell dd if=/dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/fbop of=/sdcard/fbop_lock.img
      adb shell dd if=/dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/aboot of=/sdcard/aboot_lock.img
      adb pull /sdcard/fbop_lock.img
      adb pull /sdcard/aboot_lock.img
      adb shell dd if=/sdcard/fastboot_unlock.img of=/dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/fbop
      adb shell dd if=/sdcard/aboot.img of=/dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/aboot
  3. Now Execute
     adb reboot bootloader 

    and hit enter (The device will boot into bootloader).

  4. Finally, Execute the following command
    fastboot oem unlock
  5. Done!!


How to Install TWRP Recovery and Root ZTE Axon 7

List of Custom ROMs for ZTE Axon 7

How to Unbrick ZTE Axon 7 by Flashing Official Firmware in EDL Mode

Hope you found this guide helpful. If you have any doubts comment down below.


Teja Pagidimarri

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