How to Unlock Bootloader on Huawei Y6 2018 [Unofficial Method]

Here we will guide on how to unlock bootloader on Huawei Y6 2018. As we all know, Huawei has officially stopped providing the unlock code to unlock the bootloader on any Huawei devices since long back. But we have something unofficial here. An XDA well-known member who is popularly known by name FunkyHuawei has introduced unofficial unlock code which can unlock your Huawei bootloader. This process is not for free. You may need to pay for this service from their official website.

Well, bootloader unlock helps the device in many cases. There are few who find this phone to be filled with bloatware that they want to remove it completely. As we know, Huawei uses their own skin called Emotion UI or EMUI. Therefore Some users don’t like the Huawei’s EMUI interface, so they may want to try out the different custom firmware. To try out all this, one may have to unlock the bootloader first. If you are looking to unlock the bootloader on this device, then you are the right place. In this guide, we will help you to Unlock Bootloader on Huawei Y6 2018 Smartphone.

Huawei Y6 2018 was launched in April 2018. Huawei Y6 2018 features a 5.7-inches display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB internal memory which can also be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. The camera on the Huawei Y6 2018 comes with 13MP with LED flash rear camera and 5MP front shooting camera for selfies with LED flash. The handset came out of the box with Android 8.0 Oreo and backed by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery.

By Unlocking Bootloader, your warranty may void. So we recommend you to try this only after the warranty period. You can always try this anytime you want. By unlocking the bootloader on Huawei Y6 2018, you can install any custom recovery, Custom Firmware, and even any supporting mods.

How to Unlock Bootloader on Huawei Y6 2018

What is Unlock Bootloader?

A Bootloader is a code which 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 Laptop, 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. So Manufacturer made a policy of making the smartphone with Unlocked Bootloader will void the warranty. They want you to stick with the Stock ROM. Unlock Bootloader allows you to Root your android smartphone, Flash TWRP and Custom ROM in a simple easy method.

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By Unlocking the bootloader, your warranty can void. So take your own risk. We are at GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any bricking/damage to your phone while/after installing this ROM.

Pre-Requisites:

  • To Unlock Bootloader On Huawei Y6 2018, you need a laptop or PC.
  • Charge the Huawei Y6 2018 to a sufficient battery level to avoid any sudden shutdowns during the process.
  • We strongly recommend you to take a complete full backup of your personal data, including the internal storage. The phone will be formatted, so be prepared for it. You can also follow our Android backup guide for the same.
  • You need a USB cable to connect your phone to PC.
  • Now note your IMEI no by dialing *#06# also make note of the ProductId by dialing  # *#1357946#*#*

Required Files on your PC:

Steps to Unlock Bootloader on Huawei Y6 2018:

  1. First of all, enable the Developer Option
  2. To Enable the Developer Option, Go to your Settings –> System -> About Phone -> Now Tap on the Build Number 7-8 Times until you see a toast message “Developer option enabled“ Huawei Developer enabled
  3. Now go to Developer option in the settings and Enable OEM unlockHuawei Enable OEM Unlock
  4. Once you have got the unlock code, then save the unlock code somewhere safe
  5. Now open the extracted folder of Huawei Unlock Bootloader tool
  6. Open the command.bat and select the language
  7. Select language and hit enter (Hit Enter 2 TIMES)
  8. Now you will be asked for a code.
  9. Turn off your phone and Press Volume Up and Power button simultaneously to open Fastboot mode
  10. Now connect the phone to PC using USB Cable
  11. Now paste the Code which you got from FunkyHuawei mail and paste it here. Done! Your phone will be unlocked.

Useful command:

To boot into Fastboot mode, type the below command in the black window:

adb reboot bootloader

To Unlock, you can even type the command with unlock code that you received from Huawei

fastboot oem unlock [unlock code]

That’s it! You have unlocked the bootloader Huawei Y6 2018 smartphone.

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