Xioami has rapidly become one of the best selling mobile phone brands in recent times. Xioami Redmi 4 is an average rang handset with the usual specifications that very smartphone is supposed to possess. It has mainly three variants depending on the size of its RAM; 16 GB, 2 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB. 

The 4100 mAh battery is one of the best features of Redmi 4. It can go on without any problem for two consecutive days after getting charged once and if not used over dramatically. The 13 MP and 5 MP rear and front camera respectively are a work of art for the average range phone that Redmi 4 is. It can even take pictures in dim light and that is a great plus point for any mobile phone camera.

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Like any other Android device, Xioami Redmi 4 offers the tailoring of its OS. Unlocking the bootloader is a doorway to other horizons where you can flash custom recovery and customize your device to your accord. We have arranged a comprehensive yet short tutorial for unlocking bootloader on Xioami Redmi 4.

Prerequisites before you start the process: 

  • 1- First of all it is very important to back up all your data.
  • 2- Download Xiaomi Redmi USB drivers. 
  • 3- Make sure to enable USB debugging mode.
  • 4- Make sure you device battery is over 85 percents. 
  • 5- This tutorial is strictly for Xiaomi Redmi 4. No other device should be tried with this method. 

Step by Step Instructions of How to Unlock Bootloader on Xiaomi Redmi 4:

Step 1- To start off with unlocking your Xiaomi Redmi 4 bootloader, first download MI Flash Unlock Tool on your personal computer. 

Step 2- The downloaded folder will need to be extracted and open the exe.file titled “MiFlashUnlock.exe”

Step 3- Login with you MI account, create one if you don’t have one, because you will have to login with an MI account.

Step 4- After you login, the unlocking bootloader process will start but will give you an error stating “You don’t have the permission to Unlock the device”  but you don’t have to be worried, you will just need the permission to allow you to unlock your device. 

Step 5- Next you will need to visit official Xiaomi website’s unlock your device page and to get your device unlock. 

Step 6- Click unlock and login with your MI account. 

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Step 7- You will receive a “one time password” on your Xiaomi device. It usually takes few hours but it can also take up to couple of days in some cases till you get the password on your mobile.

Step 8- Once you receive the password, go back to your personal computer and try to open the MI flash tool which you tried to opened but couldn’t at first. You should be able to open it now. 

You can easily unlock the bootloader of your Xiaomi Redmi 4 using the unlock MI tool. 


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