How To Unlock Redmi Note 8 Pro Bootloader Easily (Official Method)

Hey Guys, Welcome Back to another guide about how to unlock Xiaomi Bootloader. In this article, I’ll guide you on the step-by-step process to unlock Redmi Note 8 Pro Bootloader with easy steps. I’m sure after reading this article you can easily unlock your Xiaomi note 8 Pro Bootloader. Just follow our guide, But before going to the next step make sure you have some information about the key specification of this Redmi device. So let’s jump on the Key features of this device.

Key Features of Redmi Note 8 Pro

Here i’m adding some cool features of redmj note 8 pro.  So read the crystal clear navigation and enjoy?

Display IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors 6.53 inches, 104.7 cm2 (~84.9% screen-to-body ratio) ,1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi density) Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 500 nits max brightness (advertised)
Performance Mediatek Helio G90T (12nm)
Battery 4500 mAh with a One-day battery backup (Non-Removable) 18w Fast charger
Memory microSDXC (dedicated slot), Internal 32GB 3GB,RAM,microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) ,64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, UFS 2.1
Camera 64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro), 1/5.0″, 1.75µm, 2 MP, f/2.4,
Selfie Camera 5 MP, f/2.4, 28mm (wide), 1/5″, 1.12µm, Features HDR, panorama, 1080p@30fps20 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3″, 0.9µm, HDR, panorama,1080p@30fps
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
OS / Chipset /CPU /GPU Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 10, MIUI 11 / Mediatek Helio G90T (12nm)/ Octa-core (2×2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)/ Mali-G76 MC4

How To Unlock Redmi Note 8 Pro bootloader using “MI Unlock Tool”

Unlock Redmi note 8 pro bootloader

Bootloader unlocking is essential if you want to Root your device. Or you want to install Custom ROM on any device. The process of unlocking the bootloader of every device is different. But the method which I’m going to show work with all the Xiaomi Device. Hope you guys are enjoying it!

In order to Unlock Bootloader Xiaomi wants your Permission. This process is so long in the past years, but nowadays it’s an easy process.

Important – Unlocking Bootloader means your device data will be erased. To avoid this, make sure you have a backup of your important data, so if anything mishappens then you can restore your data.

Create a MI Account and Sync With Mobile Number

If you have already a Xiaomi Account then this process is not for you. But if don’t have an MI account, then create it first. Without an MI account, you can’t unlock the device bootloader.

Make sure your primary number is linked with your MI Account. I suggest you keep aside backup on the MI cloud. For unlocking Xiaomi wants to know your location. For showing the location you have to follow the steps –

Go to the setting>> MI Account >> MI Cloud >> Find Device. For updating your Location you can directly visit [] through your PC/Laptop and then Tap on “Find Device“. Next, Choose the Redmi note 8 Pro device.

MI Unlock In The Developer Mode

For this Go to the settings >> About Phone >> Scroll Down and Click on MIUI version about 5 Times. By doing this you’ll see that a developer option appears now. This option will be visible under the addition setting. Now Enable Developer option >> MI Unlock Status >> Add account and Device.

This process takes some time, and make sure your device connect with the internet. Next, Unlock OEM {Inside Developer option} and Enable USB Debugging. The setting which is mention right now you’ll find in the developer option.

Download Mi Unlock Tool

Now Open your PC/Laptop and download MI Unlock Tool, Next, Extract the zip file. Now open the application which you download name ” MI Unlock Flash File “. You have to log in with that MI account which is on your MI device simple!


Now I’m going to start the process of unlocking the Redmi bootloader. For this make sure the downloaded tool (MI Unlock Tool) is updated.


I’m showing you the proper steps by using screenshots. Now Power of your MI device. Wait for a minute now Hold the Power Button + Lower Volume Button. By doing this your device will be in fast boot mode. Now connect your MI device to your PC/Laptop via USB cable.


Now you can see the message that “Phone Connected“. Next, tap on the “Unlock” button to unlock the bootloader.


This unlocking process takes 12 – 14 days to unlock properly, so you have to wait. Might happen the tool will show you the message, “Couldn’t unlock Please try after 168 hours ( 12 – 14 days approx )” In some cases, it takes one or two months to unlock the bootloader.


But sometimes the device bootloader will unlock within a few hours.

Almost every person who wants to unlock the bootloader will face this issue. Don’t try to unlock again and again. Just wait and rest the MI unlock Tool do.


I suggest you wait and learn something during the locking period. Now once the waiting period is over, then again go to the MI ? Unlock tool and I’m sure you will get the good news. Mean you can unlock your device bootloader now.

Check MI unlock Status


I’m sure your Redmi Note 8 Pro bootloader is now successfully unlocked. Now you can root your device, install custom ROM and much more. Now you can check MI Unlock Status.

Now close the Unlock tool and reboot the Redmi device. For checking the status go to the Developer Option >> MI unlock Status. You’ll see the message that your device is unlocked?. Interesting! All steps are easy are actionable.


Benefits Of Unlocking Bootloader Of Redmi Device

Once you unlock the device then you can Root Note 8 Pro install customized Rom and custom Kernel much more.
You can install MIUI china ROM to get the latest MI features. Cool! After that, you can easily uninstall the pre-installed applications. By doing this your device performance will be increased. I hope you’ll get my point.

Check out our guide to unlock the Bootloader of any MI device easily by the official method.


Overall I want to say that the whole process is slightly difficult for newbies. Because they don’t see the process before. But for the old root user and custom ROM lovers its an easy thing.

No doubt unlocking bootloader will enhance your android experience. And gives you more features as compared to your old version of the device.

Now it’s time to take action, unlock your device by following the above method.  If you face any type of issue then drop down your comment below, I’ll try to solve as soon as possible.

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