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How to Unlock Bootloader on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite

Samsung is ready to compete with OnePlus & Xiaomi by releasing the much affordable Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite model with flagship specs. Today we will guide you on how to unlock Bootloader on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite if you want to install any custom Recovery or want to root your device. Then the first step in doing so is unlocking the bootloader of your device. So today, in this article, we will guide you through the process of unlocking the bootloader on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite is the latest smartphone by Samsung. With powerful specs and unique design, Galaxy Note 10 Lite is the center of attraction of major developers and Android enthusiasts. Being an Android enthusiast or a developer, you might want to unlock the bootloader of your Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite. After unlocking the bootloader of your device, you can install a custom recovery, root your device, install custom ROM and much more.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite

What is Bootloader?

A Bootloader is a code that runs when we turn on our device. This code initializes some hardware and then loads the kernel and ramdisk, and gets the boot process going. So this process is known as bootloader. The same concept applies to all the technical stuff such as laptops, PC, Smartphones, and any such device. Every Android OEM manufacturers lock the bootloader even though it is an Open Source. So if you want to try any CUSTOM ROM, it is impossible to load the CUSTOM ROM without the Unlock Bootloader.

Device Specification

Before heading to the process of unlocking bootloader of Galaxy Note 10 Lite, let’s take a quick look at the device specification:

sports a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels and a pixel density of 394 PPI.  The phone has an in-display fingerprint scanner and since it’s a Note series device it comes with the S Pen stylus built-in. The stylus supports Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE standard) and offers the usual set of features such as multimedia control, clicking a picture, and Air Commands.

The Galaxy Note 10 Lite draws its power from a chipset which is built on the 10nm process and has an octa-core CPU. This is none other than the Samsung’s in-house Exynos 9810 chipset. As we said above the same chipset, which powers the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy Note 9. This chipset pairs 6 GB and 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. This is further expandable up to 1TB via a micro SD card.

Coming to optics, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite sports a triple rear camera setup. This triple rear camera setup includes a 12MP primary camera sensor with Dual Pixel autofocus and with an f/1.7 aperture value and OIS. This primary sensor coupled with a secondary 12MP ultra wide-angle sensor with an f/2.2 aperture value and finally a 12MP telephoto lens with OIS and an f/2.4 aperture value. To the front, there is a 32MP sensor with an f/2.2 aperture value and this sits inside the punch-hole.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite packs a 4,500 mAh battery and supports proprietary fast charging tech. It supports up to 25W fast charging. The new device runs on One UI 2.0 which is based on Android 10. It measures at 76.1 x 163.7 x 8.7mm and weighs at 199 grams. Coming to the pricing of the new  Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite, it starts at Rs. 38,999 for the 6GB + 128GB model, and Rs. 40,999 for the 8GB + 128GB model. The new Galaxy Note 10 Lite will be available in Aura Glow, Aura Black, and Aura Red color options.

Steps to Unlock Bootloader on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite

  1. First of all, Enable Developer Mode on the Galaxy Note 10 Lite  
  2. Launch the Settings application
  3. Scroll down and tap on the Developer Options option
  4. Toggle the OEM Unlock option on 
  5. Confirm by tapping the enable option. 
  6. Power off your device. Press Bixby + Volume Down and plug in your device to a PC to boot into download mode
  7. Long press volume up to unlock the bootloader. This will wipe your data and automatically reboot
  8. Just when you think the bootloader is unlocked, surprise surprise, it is actually not! Samsung introduced inVaultKeeper the system, meaning the bootloader will reject any unofficial partitions before explicitlyVaultKeeper allows it.
    • Go through the initial setup. Skip through all the steps since data will be wiped again later when we are installing Magisk. Connect the device to the internet in the setup, though!
    • Enable developer options, and confirm that the OEM unlocking option exists and grayed out! The VaultKeeper service will unleash the bootloader after it proves that the user has the OEM unlocking option enabled. This step is to make sure the service gets the correct info, and also double-check that our device is in a correct state
    • Your bootloader now accepts unofficial images in download mode, a.k.a actual bootloader unlocked :D. Follow on to read the rest of this guide.
  9. That’s it! You have unlocked the bootloader on your Galaxy Note 10 Lite.

Unlocking bootloader might void the warranty of your device. We at Getdroidtips will not be responsible for any damage due to the unlocking of your device’s bootloader.

So, guys, this is how you can unlock the bootloader on your Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite. After unlocking the bootloader, you can flash custom ROM, install TWRP, or any other task you want. If you are facing difficulty in any step, then let us know via the comment box below. We will be happy to help you out.

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