The all-new Redmi Note 7 Pro is a complete bundle of new specifications. The device packs Snapdragon 675 under the hood. Although, the most eye-catching feature is its true 48MP camera sensor. People often change ROMs in their devices. Especially those who don’t like MIUI. But, the prior condition has unlocked the bootloader. Well, here’s how you can unlock bootloader for Redmi Note 7 Pro.
The bootloader unlocking process is quite simple if you follow the steps perfectly as I have mentioned below and the whole process will take maximum 5-10 minutes. So, let’s dive into the steps.
Video Tutorial on How to Unlock Bootloader
Before you begin the process you must have to follow some necessary steps to avoid accidents.
- The bootloader unlocking process will erase all of your data. So, take a full backup of your device. Just in case if you don’t want to know how to take backup or upload files on your mi cloud, simply move all files to your computer. That also works.
- Make sure your device has a minimum charge of 20%.
- Remember the device PIN or Password which you use to unlock your device.
Let’s Unlock Bootloader
01. First things first, you need to enable the developer options. To do that Go to Device Settings> About Phone> Tap 7 times rapidly on MIUI version until you get the message on screen says ‘You are now Developer!‘.
02. Now, Go to Settings> Additional Settings> Developer Options.
03. Enable the USB Debugging first.
04. Now, in Developer Options settings all you have to do is enable the ‘OEM Unlocking‘ toggle as shown in the image below. You will get a pop-up. Tap on Enable button.
05. Here you will find an option says ‘Mi Unlock Status‘. Tap on it. On the next screen, it will show that your device has been locked. Down below, you will see a button says ‘Add Account and Device‘. Simply tap on it and sign in with your Mi Account.
06. Now, all you have to do is make sure that your device synchronization option and find device option is enabled.
07. To check Sync option:
Settings> Sync> Turn on toggle next to Auto-sync data
08. To check to Find device option:
Settings> Security status> Find device
09. Now that you have followed all the steps mentioned above it’s time to move on your computer to unlock the bootloader of your device.
01. First, download Mi Unlock Tool on your device from the attached button below. Now, that you say, the unlocking tool is officially available on Mi website so why you will download from our site. Well, a valid reason is the latest version of Mi Unlocking tool cannot unlock the bootloader. It shows error while unlocking process. So, this is the older version of Mi Unlock tool that I found from Mi Forum to unlock the bootloader of Poco F1.
02. Simply extract the ZIP file anywhere on your computer. You will see an extracted folder named ‘MI TOOL‘.
03. Go into that folder and simply open the ‘miflash_unlock.exe‘ file.
04. Once opened, it will ask to log in your Mi account. So, simply log in with your Mi account.
05. Now, you have to connect your device via Fastboot mode. To do so, first turn off your device and once it turned off, tap and hold on the power key and volume down key simultaneously. You should get the screen as an attached image below.
Now, connect your device to your computer via USB cable.
06. You should get the message on Mi Unlock Tool says ‘Phone connected‘. To unlock the device all you have to do is simply tap on the ‘Unlock‘ button located below. The unlock tool will start verifying your device.
If you get a message says ‘Couldn’t unlock – After 72 hours of trying to unlock your device.‘ then relax. You have successfully submitted the request to unlock the bootloader of your device. And you will be able to unlock bootloader after 72 hours. You just have to follow the same steps while you unlock bootloader again. Make sure you bookmark this page. So, you don’t lose it.
After 72 Hours
01. Follow the same process. But now, you should get the message says ‘Unlocked Successfully‘. Simply click on ‘reboot phone‘ to reboot your device.
02. The device will take a few minutes to reboot.
03. Awesome! you have now successfully unlocked the bootloader of your device
If you are facing any problem please feel free to leave a comment down below. I will surely answer to you.
Install TWRP Recovery
01. Again, Boot your Mobile in fastboot mode.
02. You will require platforms tool to flash TWRP. If you haven’t already, you can download from below. Once downloaded, extract the ZIP file and paste it in C-drive of your computer in a new folder and name that folder as ‘adb’.
02. Download TWRP File and rename TWRP File to – recovery.img. Copy and paste that recovery.img file to the ‘adb’ folder in C-drive.
03. Now, connect your Android device to your computer using a USB cable in Fastboot mode. Once connected, you have to give some commands as I have written below through command prompt (cmd). You can take help of my screenshot attached below. So, open a command prompt and follow the commands.
After giving the last command, your device must show on screen.
04. Now type the final command to install TWRP.
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
05. That’s It. Now, Hole Volume Up and Power Key For Several Second to Boot into Recovery.
Root Your Redmi Note 7 Pro
Well, there are a total of two methods to root device – Using TWRP and via ADB. We have here mentioned how you can root using TWRP. If you are facing any problem you can comment. We will surely help you.
NOTE: To root the only required thing is the Memory Card. Because in MIUI the files are force encrypted. So, you won’t be able to find a file from internal storage in TWPR while installing Magisk. So, first, insert a memory card in your device.
01. Download Magisk ZIP File and Magisk Manager on your device. Once downloaded, install Magisk APK file on your device. And move Magisk.zip file to microSD card you have in the device.
02. Once done, simply connect your device to pc using USB cable in fastboot mode (to get into fastboot mode: hold Volume down and Power key).
03. Now, give commands to open TWRP.
fastboot boot recovery.img
04. Take a look on your device, it should boot into the recovery.
05. To root your device, you have to flash that Magisk.zip file.
Follow this way: Install -> Tap on Select storage -> Select microSD -> Find that Magisk.zip -> Select it and simply swipe the toggle to flash it.
It will take few seconds to install. Now, simply reboot your device. Once rebooted, you can go into Magisk app and see if your device is rooted or not.