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How to Unlock Bootloader on Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

The South Korean manufacturer, Samsung, has recently gone online with the specifications of their new tablet, i.e., the Samsung Galaxy  Tab S6 Lite. This new tab comes with a 10.4 inch display, 7,040 mAh battery, One Ui 2.0, and with 4GB RAM & 64GB / 128GB storage. Today we will guide you on how to unlock Bootloader on Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 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 Tab S6 Lite.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is the latest tablet by Samsung. With decent specs and unique design, Galaxy Tab S6 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 Tab S6 Lite. After unlocking the bootloader of your device, you can install a custom recovery, root your device, install custom ROM and much more.

Galaxy Tab S6 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 Tab S6 Lite, let’s take a quick look at the device specification:

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite features a massive 10.4 inches IPS LCD featuring a Full HD+ resolution. And it results in a pixel size of 1200 x 2000, an aspect ratio of 5:3, and a pixel density of 224 Pixel Per Inch ( PPI ). Coming to the internals of Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, it comes with the common Exynos 9611 SoC that we have already seen on a couple of Samsung smartphones. As you know, this SoC is built on the 10nm process and has an octa-core setup. This setup includes four Cortex A73 cores clocked at 2.3GHz, and the other four Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.7GHz.

To the GPU side, this SoC pairs with the Mali G72 MP3 GPU. Talking about the memory options, the device comes only with 4GB of RAM. While it comes with 64GB and 128GB of internal storage. Further, there is also an option to expand the room via the dedicated micro SD card slot. This new tablet runs on the latest One Ui 2.0, which uses the new Android 10 as the base.

Speaking about the Camera, Samsung Galaxy S6 Lite features a single rear camera. It is not a drawback since most of the tablets are not camera-centric like smartphones. This setup includes an 8MP sensor with a pixel size of 1/4″, 1.12µm. Of course, the rear camera can shoot HDR photos and also can take panorama shots. To the front, the device sports a 5MP sensor, which can shoot videos up to 1080P @ 30fps.

This new tab, i.e., the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, packs a massive 7,040 mAh battery that charges over the USB type C port. This battery also comes with support for 15W fast charging tech. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, NFC, USB 3.1, and Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. Unfortunately, there is no support for FM radio in this device.

Warning!

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.

Steps to Unlock Bootloader on Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

  1. First of all, Enable Developer Mode on the Galaxy Tab S6 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 Volume Up + Volume Down and plug in your device to a PC to boot into download mode
  7. When you enter download mode, Long press Volume Up button to unlock the bootloader. Remember this process will erase everything on your device.

    Note:

    Unlocking the bootloader will wipe all your data from your device. Make sure to take a complete backup of your phone before doing the next step.
  8. Your device will reboot.
  9. That’s it! You have unlocked the bootloader on your Galaxy Tab S6 Lite.

So, guys, this is how you can unlock the bootloader on your Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 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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