Best Way to Unlock Bootloader on Huawei P8 Android

The Huawei P8 Android is one of the latest Huawei smartphones that runs on android OS v5.0.2 lollipop, which is powered with a quad-core processor and a 2 GHz clock speed.

Unlocking the bootloader of the Huawei P8 smartphone is very much important, because it helps your device to gain an easy root access and also assist in the installation of custom ROMs.  

Today's stroll, I would brief you guys on how to unlock the bootloader of Huawei Ascend P8 android.

Disclaimer: Unlocking of bootloader would wipe all data from your device, so endeavour to take full backup of your Huawei P8 before taking any further action.

How to Unlock the Bootloader of Huawei P8 Android

» Firstly, download the ADB and fastboot file folder from here, with your computer.

NB: Once you've downloaded the folder, it would automatically create an ADB and fastboot file on the C: Drive, and it's through that file you would use to unlock the bootloader of your device.

» Once the downloaded files are setup on your computer (you should locate the file in your C: Drive or manually move the downloaded content there, if not found), then send a mail to Huawei, detailing them about your Phone serial number, IMEI and Product ID.

NB: To locate the Serial number and IMEI of your Huawei PX, simply go to settings » About Phone » then click on Status. While to locate Product ID, simply dial *#*#1357946#*#*.

» After that, then send huawei a mail with the above details using this format below;

Id like to request a bootloader unlock code for my Huawei P8 device.
Product: HUAWEI GRA-L09
Product ID: XXX
Thank you!

» Once you've sent the mail, you would receive a reply from Huawei, detailing you about the unlock code.

» After that, switch off your device and boot to fastboot or bootloader mode (Press Volume Up + Volume Down + Power keys together, for a few seconds and then, some text would be written on the screen).

» Now, go to the ADB folder that was downloaded and created in C: Drive, and run command prompt (Shift + Right-click > Open Command Prompt).

» Once you've open the command prompt, then input the below command.

fastboot oem unlock CODE

NB: Don't forget to replace CODE with the code that was sent to you by huawei.

» After that, just follow the on screen instruction, it would get your device's bootloader unlocked.

Once the bootloader of your device is unlocked, then your device might reboot automatically, if not, input the below command;

fastboot reboot

Read also: How to Hard Reset Huawei Ascend P8

That's it. Hope the brief guide really helps? If you encounter any difficulty towards unlocking the bootloader of your android device, don't hesitate to let me know, and I would gladly resolve such complication.

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