Unlock Bootloader on Honor 7X: Honor 7X devices are the latest flagships from Huawei which recently hit the market in 2017 December was powered by HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset, Octa-core (4×2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 Cortex-A53) CPU combined with Mali-T830 MP2 GPU with 2 Gigs of RAM, 16/32 GB of storage options and a 16 MP rear camera. It comes Android 7.0 Nougat bean out of the box with 3340mAh battery. Considering the device is launched in 2017, it will receive the Android Oreo update. But this is obviously not a full specification sheet but this is enough to prove that this device is indeed a flagship with cheaper price.
Why you should Unlock Bootloader on Honor 7X? By unlocking the bootloader on your Honor 7X device, Unlocking of the bootloaders would allow the user to use the recovery apps for controlling the booting process and also for inserting new directories or files via booting process at any time.
- Install Stock Firmware via Fastboot.
- Install a Custom Recovery.
- Root Honor 7X with SuperSU zip or Magisk.
- Install Custom ROMs and other stuff.
- Recover the device from soft-brick.
After bootloader, the phones are supposed to be installed with recovery apps to continue further usage of the system file. Thus, the guide below shows the steps for unlocking the bootloader of the Honor 7X using simple ADB and fastboot commands and authorized unlock key from Huawei. The main thing is this could be done only via Windows system thus, availability of Windows PC or laptop is a must.
Steps to Unlock bootloader of Honor 7X
Enable “USB Debugging” on Honor 7X
How To Enable USB Debugging on Android Smartphones
Install ADB and Fastboot On Your Windows PC
Get Huawei Unlock Key
- Create the Huawei id using this link
- After creating the Huawei id, visit this link and fill the details.
- Fill all the blanks, For Product identification code dial *#*#1357946#*#* and for IMEI code dial *#06#.
- You will receive the unlock key to your registered email id.
Unlock Bootloader on Honor 7X
Step 1. Open the ADB folder and launch the Command prompt window there. (shift + right click anywhere empty space within that folder and click on open command prompt here).
Step 2. Power off your device and boot your device into fastboot mode. To do this, press and hold Volume up + Power at the same time to boot into fastboot mode.
You can execute the following command to boot into fastboot mode
adb reboot bootloader
Step 3. Now connect your device to your PC via USB cable and execute the following command. (This command will confirm that your device is connected to PC)
Step 4. If your device is successfully connected, execute the following command to unlock your device bootloader
fastboot oem unlock key
Note: Replace the “key” with the key you received. For Example “fastboot oem unlock 22753058648520″
Step 5. After the above command has finished executing, run the given command to reboot your device
unlocked bootloader on Honor 7X.