Are you looking for How to Unlock Bootloader on Honor 7X ? Today, in this article we will guide you two ways to Unlock Bootloader on Huawei Honor 7X.

Now, all the Huawei smartphones are coming with locked Bootloader. Honor 7X is also one of those which comes with locked Bootloader in it. So, if you want to Flash custom ROM, Install TWRP Recovery or Root Honor 7X, your device must be unlocked bootloader. Before we guide you on how to Unlock Bootloader on Honor 7X, let’s have a look to the benefits of Unlocking Bootloader on Android.

Benefits of Unlocked Bootloader

There are many features that you can enjoy once your device has unlocked bootloader. Few of them are listed below:

  • Install Custom ROMs.
  • Flash Zip Files.
  • Root Android to gain superuser power.
  • Remove Bloatwares.
  • Use unsupported apps.
  • And many more things.

Now, I am pretty sure you would also like to unlock Bootloader on your Honor 7X device. To do so, follow the below guide carefully.

Guide To Unlock Bootloader on Honor 7X

Unlocking Bootloader will void your Huawei device warranty. So, we don’t recommend anybody to Unlock Bootloader. But, if you follow the instructions carefully, then you will not face any issue.

Before we proceed to the instructions, have a look to prerequisites, so that you wouldn’t have any problem while Unlocking Bootloader on your Honor 7X.

Pre-requisites

  • This process will completely Wipe your device. So, make sure to take a Complete Backup of your Honor 7X.
  • Charge your Honor 7X to a sufficient battery level to avoid any hiccups during the process.
  • Make sure to enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlocking.
  • Download Huawei driver Pack

If you have done with the above pre-requisites, you can move over the instructions to Unlock Bootloader on Honor 7X.

Methods To Unlock Bootloader on Honor 7X

Below we have listed about two different methods to Unlock Bootloader on Honor 7X. You can go with any one of them as per your preference.

Method 1: Steps To Unlock Bootloader on Honor 7X – officially

This is the official method to Unlock Bootloader on Huawei devices. You can Also follow this method to Unlock Bootloader on your Huawei device.

  1. Go to : https://www.emui.com/en/plugin.php?id=unlock&mod=detail and either login or create an Huawei account to use Huawei services.
  2. Once you have successfully logged in, enter the following details of your Honor 7X:
    • Your Device Model – PLK-L01
    • Device Serial Number – Settings -> About -> Status
    • Device IMEI1 – Settings -> About -> Status
    • Phone Product ID – Dial *#*#1357946#*#* and Hit enter.
    • Finally, fill Captcha Code.
  3. Now, Submit. (Note: If you get error such as ‘The Huawei ID used to apply for the unlock code has not been used on the device for more than 14 days.’, then try the unofficial method.)
  4. Launch CMD on your PC/Laptop.
  5. Now, connect your Honor 7X to the Computer using USB cable and allow the Security Prompt on the device screen.
  6. Type the below command and hit enter to enter into fastboot mode:
    adb reboot bootloader
  7. Now, enter the below command and hit enter:
    fastboot oem unlock [insertnumberhere]

    NOTE: Replace “insertnumberhere” with the number which is provided by Huawei after the Registration.

  8. That’s it.

Now, you will see a message “Unlock Success, the device will reboot and factory reset“. It means, Bootloader is Unlocked on your Honor 7X.

Method 2: Steps To Unlock Bootloader on Honor 7X – Officially

In order to Unlock Bootloader on Honor 7X unofficially, if you got the ‘The Huawei ID used to apply for the unlock code has not been used on the device for more than 14 days’ error, follow the below instructions:

  1. Go to: https://www.dc-unlocker.com/, download and install DC-Unlocker.
  2. Dial *#*#2846579#*#* to enter into manufacturer mode. Then, Navigate to Project Menu > Background Settings > USB Port Settings > Manufacturer Mode.
  3. Connect your Honor 7X to the PC using USB cable. Make sure that Latest Huawei Driver Pack is installed.
  4. Launch DC-Unlocker and Select Huawei Phones, then Auto Detect Model.
  5. Now, Hit Search button.
  6. Now you will see your device details like IMEI and FW etc.
  7. Once the process starts showing the above information, in very next screen, setup DC-Unlocker account and Buy credit (It will Cost you €4).
  8. After successful buying Credit, click on “Unlocking” section and read Bootloader code.
  9. Once you see the code, copy or save it.
  10. Now, open CMD and enter the below commands to enter into Fastboot mode:
    adb reboot bootloader
  11. Now, again enter the following commands to proceed further:
    fastboot oem unlock [insertnumberhere]

    Note: Replace “insertnumberhere” with the code that you just grabbed in the above steps from DC-Unlocker.

  12. That’s it.

Now, your Honor 7X will wipe automatically and Reboot after few minutes. Voila! Your device is now have unlocked bootloader.


So, above we shared How to Unlock Bootloader On Honor 7X. I hope, you enjoyed the article. If you have any problem or query regarding Unlocking Bootloader, then feel free to drop a comment below.

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