You need to unlock your bootloader if you need to do any concerning customizing in your device like installing custom recovery, rooting your device, flashing custom rom, installing Xposed Installer and other tweak, that tell you that unlocking your bootloader is very important we present to you how to unlock bootloader of LG V10 H901 with ADB.
Need To Know
- This guide is compatible with LG V10. It has been reported working on T-Mobile variant.
- Set up ADB and Fastboot on your computer.
- Install LG USB Drivers on your computer.
- Open Settings> Developer options and enable USB Debugging on your device.
- Go to Developer options and enable Allow oem unlock. This is important.
How to Unlock Bootloader on LG V10 H901
- Make sure you have setup ADB and fastboot on your PC. Also accept Always allow from this computer when you plug in the device for first time to enable USB Debugging.
- Now power off your device and unplug it from your PC.
- Boot into the bootloader or fastboot mode. To do so, press and hold volume down and the power button simultaneously for 5-6 seconds. When you see the bootloader
screen, connect your device to the PC using a USB cable.(Choose fasboot
if option is available) You can also type the following code in ADB on your Pc while
connected to the PC, to boot into the bootloader.
adb reboot bootloader
- Now open a command prompt or terminal window. Do this by holding
shift key on your keyboard and right-click on an empty space and select “Open command window here” option to launch a command prompt window.
- Now type the following in the command prompt to check if fastboot is working correctly. It should provide the serial number of your device.
- Now this is important. We will proceed to unlock the bootloader. To do this, issue the following command. Choose yes on the device screen if prompted.
fastboot oem unlockfastboot getvar unlocked
- Bootloader on your device should now be unlocked. Reboot your device normally or issue the following command:
You may see an unlocked symbol when you reboot. This means that your
device has successfully been unlocked. If the operation fails, then your
bootloader is still locked.