S0, in this article i will show you how to unlock bootloader on the Huawei Nova 3i. Huawei Nova 3i smartphone was launched in July 2018. The Chinese telecommunications company has been manufacturing mobile phones since 1997. It is also the largest telecom infrastructure maker in the world. So let’s start guide on how to unlock bootloader.
Are you ready? Let’s Gooooooo………..
Huawei Nova 3i Specs
The Huawei Nova 3i is powered by octa-core (4×2.2GHz + 4×1.7GHz) processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 128GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Huawei Nova 3i packs a 16-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 24-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The Huawei Nova 3i is powered by a 3340mAh. It measures 157.60 x 75.20 x 7.60 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 169.00 grams.
What is Unlock Bootloader?
A bootloader is one type of code which provided by Operating System that loads and starts the boot time tasks and processes. It is also called as a boot manager or bootstarap loader. A bootloader program is started after computer finished performing the initial power. It fetches or find the OS kernel from the hard disk or specific boot device. It may occur that a device, if computer equipped with two OS or dual boot.
Why Manufacturers lock the bootloader?
A Manufacturers lock the bootloader because the only installed operating system can be used. But here we are going to unlock it :p. Some brands smartphones are already bootloader unlocked. So if you want to change the custom ROM or OS, you need to unlock bootloader first.
This bootloader unlocking process may void the warranty of your device. So Droidbreak.com is not responsible for any of the damage caused to your device.
What is Fastboot?
Fastboot is a engineering protocol and special diagnostic that can boot you android device into. Not all the devices have a fastboot mode that can access by users. But it can access by Android developers and enthusiasts on some other phones. It also requires software from the different USB drivers, Android SDK for Windows computers. A protocol for software that runs on the phone when in fastboot mode, communication between your phone hardware and a computer and the executable file on the computer you use to make them talk to each other.
Pre-Requisite for Unlock Bootloader on Huawei Nova 3i
- PC or Laptop and USB Cable
- Charge your smartphone above 80%
- Download ADB and Fastboot Tools from here
- Make sure to take backup of you device
- Download MediaTek USB VCOM Drivers
- Enable USB Debugging and OEM unlocking options from settings
Steps to Unlock Bootloader on Huawei Nova 3i
– First of all, Login to your Huawei Account, create new one if you haven’t one.
– Now go to > CODE REQUEST PAGE and login to your account.
– Now Accept to the agreement page.
– Now apply for your Huawei Nova 3i unlock code.
Step 1. First of all, Download and Extract the Download ADB Fastboot Zip file on your Windows PC from Pre-Requisite.
Step 2. Now connect your phone with PC using USB cable.
Step 3. After the device connect, wait until drivers installed.
Step 4. Open the ADB Fastboot folder, press Shift Key+ Right Mouse Click for open the command prompt.
Step 5. Now Type Following Command on CMD.
Step 6. Now type this Command on CMD.
adb reboot bootlader
Step 7. Now check if your phone shows the bootloader locked and then type the command given below.
Step 8. It will show you list of connected devices. Make sure your phone is listed that.
Step 9. Now type below command to unlocking bootloader.
fastboot oem unlock
Step 10. After above command, run below command.
Step 11. Now your device will automatically reboot.That’s it. You successful Unlock bootloader on Huawei Nova 3i. If you face any problems while unlocking bootloader, then comment below. I will try to solve your problems. Follow us on social media for more tech updates.