How To Unlock Huawei Honor 8 Bootloader

By on Nov 26, 2016

In today’s article we will cover a step by step tutorial how to unlock bootloader on Huawei Honor 8. If you want to customize your device further than the manufacture allows you to do, then the first thing you should do is to unlock bootloader. So in this article we will focus how to unlock Huawei Honor 8 bootloader in an easiest and safest way.

Early Preparation

  • Make sure to backup all your important data. This guide will wipe everything on your device, so you should better save your pictures, videos and all your files somewhere else.
  • Charge your phone battery up to 60% so it won’t shut down unexpectedly during the procedure.
  • Install the proper USB drivers on your computer otherwise you will not be able to unlock bootloader on Huawei Honor 8.

Warning

Here at DoryLabs we shall not held any kind of responsible for any damage that can happen to your phone. Remember you’re doing this on your own risk and it’s all your responsibility if anything goes wrong. We share everything that is tested before but this doesn’t mean that things can’t go wrong sometimes. So if you end up with any problem don’t blame anyone. If you are careful and follow all the steps than everything will go alright.

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How to unlock Huawei Honor 8 Bootloader

Step 1 – Follow all the early preparations carefully. Once you make sure you are prepared you can go further. Next, you should enable USB Debugging on your phone. You can find it under Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging.

Step 2 – Go to Huawei official site and create an Huawei login ID. Then you should accept “Unlocking Agreement”. You will get a form. Once you fill the form you will get the unlocking code in a few seconds.

Step 3 – Connect your phone to PC using an original USB cable. Then download and extract this tool. Open the extracted folder and click on MAF32.exe. A command prompt window will open. Type this command fastboot devices and press Enter. It will ask for your permissions. Grant them and make sure to check “always allow from this PC ” option.

The code you typed will show all the connected devices on the command prompt window. There you can see your phone serial number. If you don’t find your phone serial number than probably the Android USB drivers are not installed correctly. Try to reinstall them. If you still have problems with the connection you should check the USB cable and the USB port on your computer and make sure they are ok.

Step 4 – On the command prompt window type this code: adb reboot bootloader. Your phone will boot into Bootloader Mode. Next you should type the following code: fastboot oem unlock code (replace the word code with the unlocking code you got on the official site of Huawei. A pop-up message will appear on your phone screen. Select Yes and press the Power button to select. The bootloader is now unlocked.

I hope you liked this guide, how to unlock Huawei Honor 8 Bootloader. You can take a look at the video below for more details. Also if you have any concerns about this feel free to contact us or write in the comment section below. We will be happy to help you with anything related to your device.

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