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How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Hi Friends, here in this tutorial I am going to guide and explain you with the easiest step to How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. The easiest method to unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is by using Mi Flash Unlock Tool.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Which is the most easiest and it is the official method and process. So in this tutorial, I am going to guide you to unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 by using Mi Flash Unlock Tool. So let start the tutorial.

Why We Have To Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

The Xiaomi mobiles are the most secure mobile which has some extra security like Bootloader lock. Every new Xiaomi mobiles they have locked the Bootloader. The locking of the Bootloader is one of the most important securities, without unlocking the Bootloader you cannot flash any custom ROM, Root and custom Recoveries or any type of changes you cannot do on the system or on the system component. This type of steps you can’t do.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is one of the best mobiles among the Xiaomi Brand. By Unlocking the Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 you can do

1) Root the Mobile

2) Install any Custom ROM

3) Flash the Mobile

4) Flash the Custom Recoveries

The process to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 by Using Mi Flash Unlock Tool

The Official method to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 fully depends on the getting the unlock permission from the Xiaomi Official Site. So the Process of Unlock the Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 by Using Mi Flesh Unlock Tool is Divided into two part/tutorial.

In the first tutorial, we have to get the permission to unlock the Bootloader from Xiaomi official site and on the second tutorial, we have to unlock the Bootloader by using Mi Flesh Unlock Tool.

Tutorial-1 (First Requirements)

Getting the permission from Xiaomi Official Site

This is the first part to unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi note 3. You have to get the permission to unlock Bootloader from Xiaomi official site, for that you have to apply for the permission on the Xiaomi official site. During the application for permission you need to write the proper and good reasons otherwise your application may be rejected. Don’t write about any custom recovery or fleshing reason on the application, just write like as, I cannot do the OTA update, so I need to unlock Bootloader to go in fastboot mode to update it manually, Or you can write I need to get fastboot mode access to update my mobile manually. Like that, you need to write then surely you will get the permission. So let start these steps one by one as follows-

1) Go to Xiaomi Official site and apply for permission

Go to your computer and connect the internet and open any browser on your computer then Open the Xiaomi Official Site URL http://en.miui.com/unlock/ for Bootloader unlocking request.

2) Press on “Unlock Now” button

After opening the above Xiaomi official site URL, you will get as the following window with the Unlock Now button option.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Getting Permission to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

3) Sign in or Sign Up with the Mi Account

Click on the Unlock Now button then you will be redirected to the Mi Account login page. Here you will get the Sign in option as well as Create an account option also. If you have already the Mi account which is currently logged in on your mobile then you have to use that existing Mi account to Sign in. Otherwise, you need to create a new Mi account to Sign in, for that just click on the Create Mi Account and make the new Mi Account. Whenever you create a new Mi Account then before applying to get the permission of Unlock Bootloader, you have to log in your Mi mobile with that new Mi Account. After that, you can apply for permission.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

4) Fill up the Unlocking request Form

After successfully logged in the Mi Account you will be redirected to the Bootloader Unlocking Form, which you have to fill up with the proper details and with the proper reasons otherwise, your application may be rejected.

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Bootloader Unlock Request of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

During fill up the application, you have to write

1) Type your name

That name which used on mi account as well as your mobile

2) Choose your country

3) Enter the phone number

It is better to use that phone number which is connected with your Mi Account, And use that phone number which is on your hand because one OTP will be sent to that number which will be used to verify to submit this unlocking Bootloader form.

4) Write the proper reason to unlock the Bootloader

You have to give the proper reason otherwise the application will be rejected. You can write like as, I cannot do the OTA update, so I need to unlock Bootloader to go in fastboot mode to update it manually, Or you can write I need to get fastboot mode access to update my mobile manually. Like that, you need to write then surely you will get the permission.

Optional: – Type the Captcha Code

In some country, you will get this Captcha option and in some country, you will not get. This is only for the robot verification.

5) Tick mark the Disclaimer Confirmation

6) After completing all the above details now press the Apply Now button to complete and submit the Bootloader unlock request form.

5) Verify the Mobile Number by Receiving the OTP

After pressing the Apply Now button, you will be redirected to verify the mobile number page. Where you have to put the OTP(One Time Password) which is sent to the above given your mobile number.

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Remember:- Please read once the Unlock Risk terms and conditions which will be shown on this section left-hand side.
6) Final Submission of the form

After putting the OTP click on Next button, then you will get the window where you can see your Bootloader unlocking Request form Submitted Successfully.

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Final Submission of Bootloader Unlock Request

Up to this, your request process is completed. Now you have to wait 2 to 10 days, within these time the Xiaomi developers they will review your application and then approve the application. When your application will be approved by the Xiaomi developers, you will be notified through SMS on your registered mobile.

If you did not get the approval within 10 working days then you can complain on the Xiaomi official Forum. The Mi Developer will help you.

Normally it will take 1-2 days to approve this request. So don’t worry you will get approved quickly

Tutorial-2 (Second Requirements)

Unlock the Bootloader by using Mi Flash Tool
After getting the successful approval to unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Note 3 mobile, Now you can unlock the Bootloader by using Mi Flash Tool which is developed by the Xiaomi Mi Community.

So let start the tutorial to How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 by using Mi Flash Tool without any data loss.

Follow the below Steps:-

1) Download the Mi Flash Unlock Tool

After getting the Approval of unlocking the Bootloader of Mi note 3, now again log in on that url http:// en.miui.com /unlock/ with that Mi account on any browser then you will get the download button to download the ZIP file of Mi Flash Unlock Tool, Press on it to download it.

2) Extract the ZIP File on Your Commuter

After downloading the Zip file, now you have to extract that zip file on your computer. Inside it, all the necessary files are there which will be used to unlock the Bootloader of Redmi Note 3.

3) Run the Mi Flash Unlock Tool

After extracting the Zip file on your computer, inside that file you will get the Mi Flash Tool Application. Click on it to run it on your computer

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Mi Flash Unlock Tool For Windows

4) Log in with the Mi Account

After opening the Mi Flash Tool, it will automatically redirect to the login window, here you have to log in with that Mi Account by using which you got the permission to unlock the Bootloader. This step is most important. Don’t use to log in with the other Mi Account otherwise, you will get a lot of errors.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

5) Enable the Developer option, OEM Unlocking Option and USB Debugging Option

After successfully logging the Mi Account, Now before connect your mobile with the computer you have to enable the Developer option and inside the developer option you will get the OEM unlocking option and USB Debugging Option, just make these enable which are most important

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Enable Developer, OEM Unlocking and USB Debugging Mode

6) Disable all the Locks on Your Mobile

This is also important to deactivate all the locks, which are activated on your mobile like pattern lock etc.

7) Go into Fastboot Mode of Your Mobile and Connect with the Computer

After successfully logging the Mi Account you will get as the below given screenshot.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Mi Flash Unlock Tool is Ready to Connect with Device

Now go into Fastboot mode by pressing the Power on button + Volume Down button at a time and connect the mobile with the computer by using the USB cable.

8) Press on Unlock Button

After connecting the mobile with the computer by using USB, you will see the message that the Phone Connected then you will get the Unlock button as clickable.

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Press on Unlock to Unlock the Bootloader of Redmi Note 3

Just click on Unlock button, then the unlocking the Bootloader process will be started and this process will be completed with the three steps Verifying devices, Unlocking, Done. This process will take around 1 to 2 minutes.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

9) Reboot Your Phone

After completing the above all steps you will get the message Unlocked Successfully, that means we have successfully unlocked the Redmi Note 3 Bootloader by using Mi Flesh Tool with the Mi Official Method.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Finally Complete the Process of Bootloader Unlock of Redmi Note 3

Now you will get the Reboot Now button, click on it to reboot your phone and complete the process of unlocking the Bootloader of Redmi Note 3

How to Prevent from Errors During Bootloader Unlocking

During the Unlocking Bootloader of Redmi Note 3, Many people get many errors, For that, I roll out the following important tips which really prevent from that type of errors-

1) First of all, charge your mobile above 80%

2) Use that Mi account on Mi Flesh Unlock Tool by using which you got the permission.

3) After getting the Permission, you need to wait 2-3 days.

4) Activate the Mi account, for that log in on any browser with that Mi Account and locate your mobile and select your mobile, then the Mi Account will be activated with the proper way within 1-2 days.

5) Make your mobile online, for that log in on Mi Cloud with your mi account on any browser and check the connected device with that Mi account and delete all the unwanted mobile if connected with that Mi account and switch on the data connection and GPS on your mobile and then press on find my device on mi cloud, then the mobile become online.

If you will follow the above point, I will sure that you will not get any type of error to Unlock the Bootloader of Redmi note 3 by using Mi Flesh Tool without any data loss with the official method

That enough for How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. If any type of queries you can comment on the below and I am always with you.

Thanks from NUR BAHAR LASKAR

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Nur Bahar Laskar is the owner of fixingexpert.com and writer on various technology solution like mobile and computer etc. He is a B.Tech in Computer Science and engineering student.

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