Here we will guide you on how to unlock bootloader on T-Mobile Galaxy S8. If you are looking to install TWRP Recovery or even if you want to root your phone, then you may have to unlock the bootloader on your device. T-Mobile Galaxy S8 device comes with bootloader locked. To unlock the bootloader, you can follow this guide.
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.
Steps to Unlock Bootloader on T-Mobile Galaxy S8
- First of all, Enable Developer Mode on the Galaxy S8
- Launch the Settings application
- Scroll down and tap on the Developer Options option
- Toggle the OEM Unlock option on
- Confirm by tapping the enable option.
- That’s it! You have unlocked the bootloader on your Galaxy S8.
I hope this guide was easy to enable the OEM unlock to unlock bootloader on T-Mobile Galaxy S8.
T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Specifications:
T-Mobile Galaxy S8 sports a 5.8 inches Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels. It is powered by 4×2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm). The device packs 64GB internal storage and 4GB of RAM. There is 512GB expandable memory support. The camera on this device sports a single camera 12 MP with an aperture f/1.7 and a 8 MP shooter for selfies. The T-Mobile Galaxy S8 runs Android 7.0 Nougat, upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo and backed by a Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. The handset has a back mounted fingerprint sensor.