How To unlock the Bootloader of the Tecno W5

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


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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