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How to Unlock Bootloader on Wiko devices

Unlock Bootloader on Wiko devices

A Bootloader is a code which runs when we turn on your device. This code initiates some hardware and the kernel and ramdisk and gets the boot procedure going. So this procedure is known as Bootloader. A similar method applies to all the Laptop, PC, Smartphones and any such gadget. Each Android OEM producers bolt the bootloader despite the fact that it is an Open Source. So, you cannot install any custom ROM without unlocking the bootloader. So the smartphone manufacturer created a policy that Unlocked Bootloader device will void the warranty. They need you to stay with the Stock ROM.

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

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, unbrick the device and gain more control of your device. Unlock Bootloader on Wiko devices.

Pre-Requisites

  • Follow this guide carefully or else it may lead to brick your device.
  • Unlocking Bootloader may wipe your data. Better take a full backup.
  • Maintain at least 50-60% of charging to prevent accidental shutdown.

Downloads

ADB and Fastboot Drivers

Steps to Unlock Bootloader on Wiko devices

  1. Download and Install ADB drivers on your PC.
  2. In your device, Enable the USB debugging on your device after enabling ‘Developer Options’ by going to ‘About phone’ and tapping build number 7 times.
  3. In PC, Open the ADB folder in C: Drive
  4. In ADB Folder, press “Shift + Right mouse key” and tap on “Open command window here.”
  5. Now connect your device to the PC using a USB data cable.
  6. Execute the following command to confirm your device is connected. If your device is successfully connected it will return device serial number. If not, then check your drivers are installed or not.
    fastboot devices
  7. Boot your device into “Fastboot” mode and give the following command.
    adb reboot bootloader
  8. Execute the following command to unlock the bootloader.
    fastboot oem unlock
  9. Done. You device bootloader is unlocked.

Also Read: How to Install TWRP Recovery and Root Wiko devices

Hope this article is helpful. Comment down below if you have any doubts.

Teja Pagidimarri

Teja is a tech writer primarily covering FAANG - Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google. He is also interested in the future of cryptocurrencies as it relates to the convergence of technology and fiscal policy.

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