How to Unlock BootLoader Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

March 26, 2016 | Filed in: Flash Tool.

You can not enter Recovery mode if your Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 bootloader is locked.  It will help you How to unlock the Redmi Note 3 Bootloader.  Make sure you have working MI-Account that verified and activated SIM Card and download unlocking tools.

Before starting to unlock the bootloader you needs:

Download and install Developer ROM:

  1. Download Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Developer ROM
  2. Place that .zip file at the root of the internal storage.
  3. Go to Updater App (you will find it in Homescreen > Tools (folder) > Update)
  4. Tap on the 3 dots (right corner of the screen) > Select .zip file downloaded previously.
  5. The phone will reboot and you will be on Developer ROM!

Warning!  It will erase all data in your device

Working MI-Account that verified and activated SIM Card

Download unlocking tools at to your Computer.

Follow these steps:

  1. Make sure the Phone running in developer ROM
  2. Started the Setup Wizard
  3. Connect your Phone to your verified Mi-Account (Settings -> Accounts)
  4. Login to and make sure that your new RedMi Note 3 is connected to that Account.
  5. Reboot the Phone to Fastboot Mode ( press and hold volume down key and power key for a few seconds, then release all keys when Mi logo appears )
  6. Connect your Phone via USB to your Computer
  7. Open the MiFlashUnlock.exe
  8. Click the left Button (chinese text)
  9. Login with your Mi-Account you used to link your new Phone
  10. Press the Button with chinese Text and watch the show
  11. The Bootloader is unlocked when the progress bar shows 100%.
  12. Then Reboot your the phone.

If the phone bootloader is unlocked, you can root the phone.  Read how to root and flash TWRP Recovery Redmi Note 3

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6 comments on “How to Unlock BootLoader Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

  1. krishna says:

    Redmi Note 3 — 5.0.2 LRX22G
    MIUI 7.2|Stable|

    was exploring settings, I changed something after which navigation buttons <Recents,Home,Back) DOESN'T work now. However I see lights on them appear.

    steps taken so far: updated MIUI to 7.2 from 7.0 using Mi PC Suite

    Please assist!

  2. krishna says:

    prompting me to enter Mi account password
    but no provision to type as there’s only an eye on right end
    keyboard doesn’t pop up here…

    • Kireina says:

      I think your android system is corrupt. If like that only one way to solve it, that is flashing your device with stock rom/firmware. I don’t have a tutorial to flash it.

  3. krishna says:

    Thank you for replying!

    I tried this
    but DON’T see any device on opening Miflash….any thoughts

    Also tried

    Disable Driver Signature for 64-bit> Windows 8>
    after “adb devices & adb reboot edl” commands
    Phone Led doesn’t change to red as mentioned there!

    any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

    One thing I have noticed is Mi PC Suite detects the Phone without any issues. I was able to update MIUI 7.2 as stated above.

    still NOT responding!

  4. Chanakya says:

    My phone is locked and I forgot my password, it is showing phone is locked try after 119 minutes,i can’t even hard reset my phone . Help me

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