Looking to unlock bootloader on your Honor View 20? Then you’re at the right place. Here we have shared a simple guide to unlock bootloader on Honor View 20.
As we all know, Huawei has stopped providing bootloader unlock codes for its devices, here we have something unofficial. FunkyHuawei, an XDA member is offering an unofficial bootloader unlock codes for Huawei and Honor devices. Unfortunately, it is a paid service where interested users need to pay up to $55 to get the bootloader unlock code from their official website.
With bootloader unlocked, one can perform several tasks to make the device most of it. Flashing custom ROM and rooting is only possible if the bootloader of your device is unlocked. You can also refer below for a complete list of advantages with bootloader unlock on Honor View 20.
The following are some of the benefits of unlocking bootloader on Honor View 20 –
- Flash Custom ROM-based on the latest operating system
- Install third-party custom recovery like TWRP and CWM.
- Uninstall system/bloatware apps
- Rooting the device
- Install Stock Firmware
Without much ado, download the necessary files from below and we’ll directly take you to the step-by-step guide on how to unlock bootloader of Honor View 20.
Required PC Files:
These are the files required to unlock bootloader on Honor View 20. Make sure to download them and install on your PC.
- This bootloader unlocks procedure is compatible only with Honor View 20. Don’t try to perform on any other Huawei/Android device.
- Make sure the battery percentage on your mobile is more than 70% to avoid any sudden shutdowns during the process.
- Ensure all your important data are carefully backup. This will help to restore if any data loss occurs.
- You need a USB cable to establish a connection with pc.
Disclaimer: Unlocking bootloader voids company warranty. We, Huawei Advices should not be held responsible for any damage occurs to your mobile during or after the process. Continue at your own risk.
Guide to Unlock Bootloader on Honor View 20
1. Firstly, enable the Developer Option on Honor View 20.
2. To enable the Developer Option, go to Settings > System > About Phone and tap on build number at least 7-8 times until you see a message ‘Developer option enabled’.
3. Go to Developer Option from Settings and here you need to enable OEM Unlock.
4. Next, you need to purchase bootloader unlock code from third-party services. Check this article about how to get unlock code [Cost $55].
5. After finding the code, save it somewhere safe.
6. Now you need to launch command window from ADB & Fastboot folder. To do this, you need to hold SHIFT key + Press right click on the mouse.
7. Turn off your device and boot into Fastboot mode [Volume Up + Power button]. Alternatively, users can enter the below command to boot into fastboot mode after connecting the device with PC using a USB cable.
adb reboot bootloader
8. To unlock bootloader on Honor View 20, give this command line.
Fastboot OEM unlock ******
Note: Make sure to replace the ****** with the unique unlock code you purchased from third-party services.
9. Once done, reboot your device.
That’s it! You have successfully unlocked bootloader of your Honor View 20. Now you can install TWRP Recovery, Custom Kernel, Root or even install Custom ROM.
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