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How To Unlock Redmi Note 10 Pro / Pro Max Bootloader – Official Method

You just got a brand new Redmi Note 10 Pro or Pro Max, which is just released, and looking for ways to unlock its bootloader? Well, you have come to the right place. In this guide, I am going to show you how to unlock Redmi Note 10 Pro / Pro Max bootloader without waiting for 30 days.

how to unlock Redmi Note 10 Pro / Pro Max bootloader
How To Unlock Redmi Note 10 Pro / Pro Max Bootloader.

For every Android device, the bootloader unlocks process depends on mobile manufacturing companies. Certain smartphone brands allow their user to unlock the bootloader of the device. However, some brands just forbid the unlock process for device security. However, Xiaomi allows their user to unlock the bootloader of their smartphones. Unlocking the bootloader does not void the device warranty until you root it.

A Quick Look On Specifications.

Display:AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10, 450 nits
6.67 inches (~85.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution:1080 x 2400 pixels
Protection:Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Operating system:Android 11, MIUI 12
Chipset:Snapdragon 732G (8 nm)
CPU:Octa-core (2×2.3 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver)
GPU:Adreno 618
Memory:64/6GB, 128/6GB, 128/8GB RAM
UFS 2.2 & microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Main Camera (Quad):64/108 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (main), 1/1.52″, 0.7µm, dual pixel PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro), AF
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Selfie Camera:16 MP, f/2.5, (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.0µm
Sound:24-bit/192kHz audio
3.5mm jack:Yes
USB:USB Type-C 2.0
Sensors:Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery:Li-Po 5020 mAh, non-removable
Fast charging 33W

What is Bootloader Unlock?

The bootloader is a program that is the first thing that boots up in your device whenever you turn ON your device and commands the device to run the appropriate programs. But, the bootloader is stored away from the reach of the user and stored at a very safe place (separate partition in your memory) so that the user could not reach the files. However, there are methods and ways via which you can unlock the bootloader of the device and go ahead with flashing a custom recovery to root your device. But, make sure to follow a reliable guide and follow the steps correctly to avoid any damage to your device.

Advantages of an unlocked bootloader:

  • You can install any custom recovery like TWRP, Orange fox, etc.
  • You will be also able to root your device.
  • Install any custom ROM like Pixel Experience, Lineage OS, Resurrection ROM, etc.

Disadvantages:

  • It voids the warranty of your device. (Not apply for all brands)
  • You will be no longer able to receive the official OTA updates.
  • You can brick your device if you do not follow the steps carefully.

Warning:

We are not responsible for any bricked devices. You know that what you are doing. So do this at your own risk. Hench be careful to follow the steps properly.

Pre-Requisites:

Before proceeding on how to unlock Redmi Note 10 Pro / Pro Max bootloader, you need to make sure of certain things.

  • You need a PC/laptop
  • Make sure that your device is charged at least 60%
  • A USB Type-C cable to connect your phone to the PC
  • The latest version of Mi Flash Unlock Tool.
  • Backup your Apps, Contacts & Messages, etc

Downloads

Mi Unlock Tool

Make sure ADB and fastboot are set up on your computer (Windows, Mac, or Linux) and working. Hit the link below to learn how to setup ADB and fastboot on Windows, Mac, and Linux.

How to Setup ADB and Fastboot

How To Unlock Redmi Note 10 Pro / Pro Max Bootloader?

The below guide will help you Unlock the Bootloader of your Redmi Note 10 Pro / Pro Max without waiting 30 Days.

1. Enable USB debugging & OEM unlock

To do so, Navigate to Settings > About Phone on your Redmi Note 10 Pro / Pro Max and tap on Miui 12 Version seven times. Once you see a message saying “You are now a developer” go to Settings > Additional Settings and you will see an option called Developer Options. Open developer options and enable USB debugging and OEM Unlock.

2. Associate Mi account to your device

  1. Go to your phone settings and click on the MI Account.
  2. Enter your email ID and password to sign the MI account.
  3. In case, if you don’t have one, create a new Mi account.
  4. Make Sure You have a SIM card on your device. Cause Mobile data is necessary, it can’t be done with Wi-Fi.
  5. Navigate to Settings > Additional Settings > Developer options.
  6. Tap on the Mi Unlock Status option.
  7. It will ask for permission in a pop-up dialog. Just click on the Agree button.
  8. Now press the Add account and device button.
  9. Within a minute, a message saying, “Added successfully. Mi Account is associated with this device now” will appear.

Now you are ready for the step of how to unlock Redmi Note 10 Pro / Pro Max bootloader. And also this is the last step of this guide.

3. How To Unlock Redmi Note 10 Pro / Pro Max Bootloader Via Mi Unlock Tool.

  • Download and Extract the Mi Unlock Tool on your computer.
  • Launch the miflash_unlock.exe file.
  • Sign-in into the Mi account.
mi unlock sign in
  • Enter the same Username and Password which you have on your device.
  • On the other hand, Restart your Redmi Note 10 Pro / Pro Max into Fastboot mode.
  • Press and hold the Volume Down button + Power button altogether.
  • You can leave the keys when the Fastboot logo appears.
  • Connect it to your PC using a USB data cable.
  • Enter the same Username and Password which you have on your device.
  • On the other hand, Restart your Redmi Note 10 Pro / Pro Max into Fastboot mode.
  • Press and hold the Volume Down button + Power button altogether.
  • You can leave the keys when the Fastboot logo appears.
  • Connect it to your PC using a USB data cable.
bootloader unlock
  • Click Unlock anyway button, this will begin the Redmi Note 10 Pro / Pro Max bootloader unlock process.
  • It will complete within a few minutes.
  • Lastly, The Mi Unlock Tool will show a message saying Unlocked successfully.
unlocked successfully
  • Click on the Reboot Phone button to restart your mobile.

Finally! Your work is done here. Now our guide on how to unlock Redmi Note 10 Pro / Pro Max bootloader without waiting for permission is end here. For the confirmation of bootloader unlock, just go to Settings > Additional settings > Developer options > Mi Unlock Status. Here you can see your bootloader status. If you face any kind of difficulty or issues, just use the comment section below. Thank you!