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Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10

Here comes the best camera phone 2019: the all-new Xiaomi Mi Note 10. Xiaomi is always known for launching pocket-friendly smartphones with flagship features. The Mi Note 10 is no different. Most important, this handset is especially aimed at users who love taking photos. This is the first Xiaomi smartphone to feature five cameras on the rear with 108 megapixels of the main camera. Isn’t it amazing!

Fortunately, though, there’s a lot more to this device than taking pictures. Xiaomi Mi Note 10 features a stylish premium design with massive battery backup. Look wise, some even say that it is similar to Huawei P30 Pro. With this mobile, the company yet again proved that they are the best android manufacturer when it comes to satisfying users.

Here, we’ll guide you to unlock the bootloader of the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 smartphone. Moreover, this bootloader unlocking process is quite simple with no complicated steps at all. After unlocking the bootloader, you can free to root Xiaomi Mi Note 10, flash custom ROM on Xiaomi Mi Note 10, install custom kernels, mods like Xposed framework etc.

Besides, Huawei P30 Pro, the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 also gives tough competition to its biggest rival OnePlus 7 Pro. Let’s have a look at some breath-taking Xiaomi Mi Note 10 specs. This device sports 6.47 inches of display with 1080 x 2340 pixels of resolution. Additionally, it comes with Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G processor and Android 9.0 Pie MIUI 11 operating system.

Talking about Xiaomi Mi Note 10 camera, it features 108MP of primary wide camera. Moreover, it includes 12MP of telephoto lens, a 5MP 5x zoom lens, a 20MP ultra-wide camera, and a 2MP macro photography camera. This makes it the best camera phone under 25000. On the other hand, it offers 32MP of front camera for selfies. It even includes an impressive 5260 mAh battery which lasts for almost two days.

Do you want to root Android phones without pc? Want to install twrp without pc? Then unlock the bootloader first. Most importantly, this process will enable complete administrative access to all your system files. That means you can take Nandroid backup, increase internal memory, overclock and under-clock etc. Without further ado, let’s start the Mi Note 10 bootloader unlock process.

Disclaimer:

We at Droid Thunder will not be held liable for any damage whatsoever. Hence proceed at your own risk.

Pre-Requisites:

  • To avoid any interruption, charge your device to at least 50%.
  • Install the latest official Xiaomi USB drivers on your PC.
  1. Download Xiaomi Mi Note 10 USB drivers.
  • Furthermore, install the latest ADB drivers on PC.
  1. Download ADB and fastboot drivers for Xiaomi Mi Note 10.
  • Most important, take backup of your contacts, apps, messages, notes, etc. before moving ahead.

After doing everything as given above, let’s start Xiaomi Mi Note 10 bootloader unlock process.

Steps to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10:

Step 1: Go to Settings.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Step 2: Open Mi Account.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Step 3: Sign in if you already have a Mi account OR create a new Mi account.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Step 4: After you successfully sign in, enable Sync and Find device options from Mi Cloud.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Note: You might have a different screen as compared to the above image.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Step 5: Now go to the About Phone section.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Step 6: Scroll down and tap on the MIUI version 7 times. A message saying, “You’re 4,3,2,1 steps away from being a Developer” will appear.

Tap on it until a message saying, ”You are now a developer” appears on the screen.

Note: This will enable the hidden Developer options in your phone settings.

Step 7: Go back and click on Additional Settings.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without waiting

Step 8: Scroll down and tap on Developer options.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without waiting

Step 9: On the next screen, enable OEM Unlocking.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Step 10: Similarly. scroll down and enable USB debugging.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Step 11: Further, click on Mi Unlock Status. You’ll be asked for permission to view your device ID, IMEI number etc. in a pop-up dialog. Click on the Agree option.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without waiting

Note: Make sure you have a SIM card inserted in your phone. Without a SIM card, you’ll not be able to go ahead.

Now you’ll see the following screen.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without waiting

Step 12: Simply click on Add account and device.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without waiting

A message saying, “Added successfully. Mi Account is associated with this device now” will appear.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without waiting

Step 13: Switch off your phone completely.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without waiting

Then you need to boot Xiaomi Mi Note 10 into Fastboot mode.

Step 14: To do so, press and hold the Volume Down key + Power key simultaneously.

Leave all the keys as soon as the fastboot logo appears. This is how you can restart your phone into Fastboot mode.

Step 15: Using a USB cable, connect your phone to PC.

Step 16: Download Mi Unlock Tool.

Note: Do NOT download the latest Mi Unlock Tool from the official Mi website as it’ll take 15-30 days to unlock the bootloader using that.

Step 17: Extract the tool on your PC. You’ll see the below files in the extracted folder:

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Step 18: Launch miflash_unlock.exe file.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 xda

Note: Run it as Administrator.

Step 19: A disclaimer window will appear now. Just tap on Agree.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

On the next screen, a Sign in window will appear now.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Step 20: Enter your Username and Password to login to Mi Account.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Note: Sign-in using the same account which you’ve on your phone (Refer Step 3).

Now the Mi tool will confirm whether your Mi Account has permissions or not. Hence wait.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Upon successful connection, the below window will appear.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Note: If Mi Unlock Tool shows an error connection, then re-install Xiaomi USB drivers.

Step 21: Let’s start Xiaomi Mi Note 10 bootloader unlock process now. For that, tap on the Unlock button.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

A warning unlock countdown will appear now.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Step 22: To begin the actual Xiaomi Mi Note 10 unlock bootloader process, click on Unlock anyway.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

This will start Xiaomi Mi Note 10 bootloader unlocking process.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Wait until it finishes.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

As soon as it completes, a message saying Unlocked successfully will appear as follows.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Step 23: Restart your phone by clicking on Reboot Phone.

How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without PC

Note: When your phone restarts, an Unlocked message will show up under the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 logo.

Finally! You have successfully unlocked the bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Note 10 without waiting for Xiaomi permissions or without wiping or losing data. Navigate to Settings > Additional settings > Developer options > Mi Unlock Status and confirm the same. If you have any difficulty, then do let me know using the comments section.

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