How to Unlock Bootloader Lenova Vibe K5

How to Unlock Bootloader Lenova Vibe K5

Lenova Viba K5 was launched on February 2016. It features a 5-inch display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. The Lenovo Vibe K5 is powered by 1.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 processor paired by 2GB of RAM and 16GB inbuilt storage. It can be expanded with microSD card with upto 32GB. The phone packs with 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies. Out of the box, Lenova Vibe K5 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS and it is backed by by a 2750mAh removable battery.

Before doing the methods, I just want to warn you that. By doing this, you will loose the warranty and sometime if you dont read the steps and do something wrong can brick your device. So be careful

What you need:

1) Laptop or PC
2) Charge your phone to atleast 70%
3) Back up your device just in case if you need it later
4) Download ADB and Fastboot Tools to your PC and Extract it in C Drive and Rename it to SDK
Download Lenova Drivers and Install it

Steps to Unlock Bootloader Lenova Vibe K5

  1. First of all enable the Developer Option
  2. To Enable the Developer Option, Go to your Settings -> About Phone -> Now Tap on the Build Number 7-8 Times until you see a toast message “Developer option enabled
  3. Now go to Developer option in the settings and Enable OEM unlock
  4. Now connect the PC to Mobile with USB Cable
  5. You need to Reboot the phone into Bootloader –
    adb reboot bootloader
  6. Now in your Computer or Laptop,  Open the SDK Folder and Open the Command Window by Pressing the Shift Button + Right Click on the Mouse simultaneously. fastboot
  7.  To Unlock the Bootloader, Use the Command in the command window to unlock the bootloader
    fastboot oem unlock
  8. Done! Now you can Enjoy flashing new Custom rom like Cyanogen, Unicorn, etc

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