How To unlock the Bootloader of the Tecno W5

This is a nice easy guide on how to get stock Hi bootloader of your Tecno W5 unlocked properly using the steps provided below . The tools are designed as Windows based app so you will need a PC to proceed with the whole steps.

How To unlock the Bootloader of the Tecno W5


How To unlock the Bootloader of the Tecno W5


To successfully unlock the Bootloader of the Tecno W5:

* Backup your important stuff as unlocking the Bootloader wipes your data
* Enable USB Debugging on the Tecno W5 (see Here)
* Enable OEM Unlocking under Settings > Developer options
* Setup ADB and Fastboot on the PC (see Here)
* Connect the phone to the PC via USB cord (while On)
* Launch ADB
* In ADB, run the following command (press Enter after the command)

Code:
adb devices


* ADB should detect the device. If ADB detects other devices but not the Tecno W5 then it must be an ADB clash, see Here
* Once the device gets detected, boot it into Fastboot by running the following command (press Enter after the command)


Code:
adb reboot-bootloader


* The phone should now enter Fastboot (black screen with only fastboot written at the top or bottom)
* In Fastboot, run the following command (press Enter after the command)


Code:
fastboot oem unlock


* You should get a prompt on the device asking you to confirm Bootloader unlock, press the volume up button for Yes
* You should now get a success message
* Reboot the device by running the command below (press Enter after the command)


Code:fastboot reboot

If you wish to root your Tecno W5 after unlocking the Bootloader then follow the guide @ How to root Tecno W5

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