How to Unlock BootLoader Of Xiaomi Phones Using Mi Flash Tool

Some instances come when you need to perform root on your Xiaomi device. Xiaomi devices come with locked booloader. So if you want to perform root and install custom recovery like TWRP, then you need to unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi phones. To achieve access to root of your device, it is necessary to unlock bootloader using MI Unlock Tool. This is the guide that will tell you how to unlock the bootloader of any Xiaomi phone with a damn easy process.

Mi Flash Unlock Tool is an official tool by the Xiaomi company which allows you to unlock the bootloader of your Xiaomi phone. In this post, you will guide how to use this tool to perform this unlock process. So let’s get started.

Unlock BootLoader Of Xiaomi Phones Using Mi Flash Tool


Download Important & Notes
  • Download & Install Xiaomi USB drivers on Pc.
  • Download MI Unlock Tool on Pc
  • Have 80% mobile charged
  • Sync all the apps in your MI account
  • Phone warranty void after unlocking bootloader
  • Any wrong step can brick your phone.
  • Bootloader unlocking is must to root phone.
  • Bootloader unlocking is must to install TWRP recovery.
  • Unlock BootLoader Of Xiaomi Phones Using Mi Flash Tool

Now we will walk through step by step process and at the end you will find the exact way of unlocking bootloader in your xiaomi device.

Step: 1

Enable Unlock OEM and Debugging in your Phone

How to Enable OEM Unlocking and USB Debugging in All MI Phones

Enable Install via USB in the developer option.

Tap on MI Unlock Status in developer Options. Add your MI account.

  • Check If your MI account is added here or not. If it isn’t then add your account here.
  • If you don’t have MI account, then create one.
  • If you are getting any error, then go to Setting>>MI Account>>MI Cloud. Here turn OFF and ON Find Device option.
  • If any other device is running with the same id by getting into Setting>>MI Account>>Account Security>>Devices. If you find any, kindly disable them.

Step: 2

Now Turn OFF your phone and Press & hold volume down+power button to activate Fastboot mode.

fastboot mode

Connect your phone with PC via USB cable.

Download & Install the MI unlock tool from the Download section.

Open MI unlock tool and Login to your MI account by filling User name and password.

fill your mi user and password

 Then click on Unlock button.  [Make sure device is connected with PC.]

click on unlock button

Next your will see two warnings on the screen one by one. Click on Unlock Anyway each time.

The unlocking process starts, but it says Couldn’t unlock. It also shows the time duration for the Next try.

Don’t play with Unlock Again button. It won’t help you. Wait till the given hours for next try. 

wait for few days for unlocking MI device

After waiting for Given Days:-

After waiting certain hours, just make sure three of these options are enabled:-

  • OEM unlocking
  • USB Debugging
  • Install via USB

Again turn OFF your phone and press & hold volume down+power button until phone gets into the fastboot mode.

Connect your phone with pc using USB cable.

Open Mi Unlock Tool and login to your account.

Now click on Unlock button. One warning appear, click on Unlock Anyway. Second warning appear, click on Unlock Anyway.

Unlocking process starts. Here you have 99.99% chances that your MI phone bootloader will get unlocked. If it doesn’t then wait for the given days on the screen.

Now your phone has unlocked bootloader. Click on Reboot phone button.

you mi phone bootloader unlocked

Now your phone may take few minutes in reboot.

Follow the instructions given on the screen.

Checking bootloader unlocked or not

Again activate the Developer Options because your phone got reset. (Read here)

Go to Setting>>Additional Setting>>Developer Options>>MI Unlock Status. It should show message “This device is unlocked”.

This is the way to Unlock Bootloader Of Xiaomi Phones without waiting/permission. Moreover, you get also help for error “mi unlock couldn’t verify device”. Info about the MI Unlock Status, and How to use MI Unlock Tool.


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