How To Unlock Nokia Phones Bootloader – Official 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 the 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. Nokia recently launched the official bootloader unlock website to unlock some Nokia phones but there is an unofficial free and paid method which are not listed in Nokia bootloader website. 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 Official Method

1. First, read Pre-requisites, install Nokia Driver and Download the required tools.

2. Register a Nokia account to get the code from Nokia bootloader website.

3. After completing the registration visit Nokia Bootloader website and sign in with your account.

4. Download NokiaPhoneUnlockBootloader apk file and install the apk on your phone.

5. The app will show a code on The app will display a code Enter the code in Validate code box and the email id to receive the unlock file on your email.

6. Now agree with all the terms and agreement and click on Request to unlock button then press “Yes, I’m sure I want to proceed“.

7. Check your email for the unlock file Download the file.

8. Download and unzip ADB and Fastboot Tool and copy the unlock file to ADB and Fastboot Tool folder.

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

10. 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.
  • Flash the unlock key file with the command.
fastboot flash unlock unlock.key

then

fastboot oem unlock
  • Confirming the unlock by Volume navigation key you will get Unlock success! message when it has done.

Method 2

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.

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 the 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.

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, the 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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