Do you wish to root your Redmi Note 8.? Or maybe you wish to flash the custom ROM and enjoy some more features which your stock ROM doesn’t provide as per your need.? Then, you need to first get the bootloader on your device unlocked. We have brought you this guide where we will guide you to Unlock Bootloader on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8.
In the following guide, we have made use of a Xiaomi specific unlock tool to perform the bootloader unlocking. The guide is simple to understand. It is imperative that you get the right tool and patiently go through the whole process. So, put on that developer cap and let’s get going with the bootloader unlock process for Redmi Note 8.
Table of Contents
Let’s discuss the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 and its features in brief. It’s a new device from Xiaomi which released in September 2019. Redmi Note 8 sports an IPS-LCD display of 6.3-inches. Its display has a pixel resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. Out-of-the-box you will get Android 9.0 Pie based on MIUI 10 running on the device.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 powers up the device. Talking about memory, the Redmi Note 8 comes with 4 and 6 GB RAM variants. With the 6 GB model, you only get an in-built storage of 128 GB. However, with the base variant, ie 4 GB you get options for 64 GB and 128 GB storage options. To keep the device running efficiently for a day the Redmi note 8 comes with a Li-Po 4000mAh battery.
In the camera section, you have a quad-camera setup on the rear body. It is a combo of 64 MP(wide) + 8MP(ultrawide)+ 2MP(macro)+2MP(depth sensor). The perfect selfie aspirants also get a 13 MP front face camera on the device.
What is Bootloader unlocking?
We can simply understand the bootloader as a code that directs the phone to function once it starts up. It may sound like a simple part of smartphone OS, but without a bootloader, your device is of no use. The OEM doesn’t want the user to tamper with the stock ROM and install any unauthorized firmware or some other program on the device. That’s why it is kept in a locked state. The device warranty can get void if the bootloader on the device is unlocked.
Steps to unlock bootloader on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
- Charge your device up to to 50% or more before performing the process of bootloader unlocking.
- A PC and a USB cable
- Always remember to take the backup of your device data.
- Keep in mind that unlocking the bootloader will void the warranty of your device.