How To Unlock Nokia Phones Bootloader – Free and Paid Method

The new Nokia Android device comes with the locked bootloader; You can’t flash recovery like twrp or other .img files until you unlock the bootloader. But after Unlock Android bootloader you can able to flash any recovery, moded images file even you can root the device. Nokia not released any official bootloader unlock guide but there is a way you can still Unlock Nokia Phones Bootloader. In this guide, we will share How To Unlock Nokia Phones Bootloader, Free Method and Paid Method.

Unlocking bootloader is an easy thing any Android user can do that, but not for the Nokia Android phone’s, Nokia doesn’t support directly Unlocking bootloader via fastboot. Manny Android Vendor like Huawei, LG, HTC, Motorola, Sony doesn’t support direct bootloader unlock you have to request the unlock code via their official website then you can unlock. But still, Nokia not launched any bootloader unlock official website but there is unofficial free and paid method. Techmesto is offering paid Nokia bootloader unlock code for 5$ we show you how to buy it and unlock Nokia Phones Bootloader.

Benefits of Unlock Bootloader:-

After Unlock Bootloader you can able to install TWRP Recovery, Rooting Installing custom ROM’s and customize the device. Also, you can unbrick the device by the flash boot.img, system.img, recovery.img, userdata.img. You can flash full Rom after unlocking the bootloader.

There are particular disadvantages also. The most critical function of the simple fact your cellphone becomes marginally less protected. If you are not careful, then it is possible for a hacker to break your mobile by installing malicious programs. Some programs normally from banks also limit portions of program’s functionality on unlocked devices.

Note: Unlocking the bootloader will completely reset your device. So first backup App’s, Contacts, Messages before start the process.

Supported devices:

Nokia 2, Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, Nokia 6.1, Nokia 7, Nokia 7 plus, Nokia 8, Nokia X6.

Pre-requisites:

How To Unlock Nokia Phones Bootloader Free Method

1. First, read Pre-requisites and get phone serial no from Settings -> About -> Status or from the Box.

2. Go to this link and generate MD5 Hash (MD5 Hash Generator is your phone Bootloader unlock code).

3. Save MD5 Hash string to notepad.

Nokia MD5 Hash string

4. Download and unzip ADB and Fastboot Tool.

5. Connect your device to the PC and go to ADB & fastboot folder or use System Wide fastboot/ADB method.

6. Now open command promotes to the ADB & fastboot folder by Hold Shift + Mouse Right Click and type the command one by one.

adb reboot bootloader
  • This command will reboot your device into fastboot mode, or you can do manually by hold Volume Down + Power key together.

7. Use this command to Unlock Bootloader paste MD5 Hash string after (oem key).

fastboot oem key MD5 Hash string
use this command for Nokia 3 other mtk Nokia phones.
fastboot -i 0x2e04 key MD5 Hash string
Then
fastboot oem unlock
or
fastboot -i 0x2e04 oem unlock
8. Press Volume Up or Down Key on your phone to confirm unlocking.

Unlock Nokia Phones Bootloader Paid Method

Note: This method will not work if you updated your device to August security patch so Downgrade to July or Old update to unlock bootloader.

1. Go to the link and buy Nokia Bootloader unlock key. Submit your name, email id, Phone Model no IMEI no, Serial Number and Pay 5$ via PayPal. You will get the unlock key via email.

Nokia Bootloader unlock key

2. Download and unzip ADB and Fastboot Tool.

3. Connect your device to the PC and go to ADB & fastboot folder or use System Wide fastboot/ADB method.

4. Now open command promotes to the ADB & fastboot folder by Hold Shift + Mouse Right Click and type the command one by one.

adb reboot bootloader
  • This command will reboot your device into fastboot mode, or you can do manually by hold Volume Down + Power key together.

5. Download unlock key Bin file from the email attachment and use this command to Unlock Nokia Phones Bootloader replace UnlockFile to the file name of the attachment file.

fastboot flash unlock UnlockFile.bin
  • Then
fastboot oem unlock-go
6. Press Volume Up or Down Key on your phone to confirm unlocking.

For Nokia 6.1, 7, 7 Plus and others with A/B partition device first need to set unused slot.

  • Use this command to Check which slot is currently active
fastboot getvar current-slot
  • Then set unused slot
  • If currently, active slot is A then set B
fastboot --set-active=_b
  • If currently, active slot is B then set A
fastboot --set-active=_a
  • Reboot the device
fastboot reboot bootloader
  • Now Move to bootloader unlock process.
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