How to Unlock BootLoader Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

March 26, 2016 | By androidhowto@youtube | 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. 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. 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…

    • 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. 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. 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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