- Connect the device to a Wi-Fi network.
- Go to Settings, "About phone", "Software Information" and press the "Build Number" option until it asks you to unlock Developer Mode.
- Go back into Settings, there should be a new option called "Developer Options" at the bottom now.
- In the Developer Options search for "OEM Unlock" and enable it.
- Turn off your phone and connect it to a PC.
- Boot your phone into download mode: Hold
Volume Up + Volume Down + Power button
- Once you are in Download Mode, hold the
Volume Up button to enter "Device unlock mode".
- Then press the
Volume Up button once to unlock the bootloader.
- Your device will reboot twice and erase your data, you can now unplug the USB cable from your device.
- Run through Android Setup and skip everything you can, then connect the device to a Wi-Fi network.
- Re-enable Developer Options by clicking the “Build Number” option 7 times, in the “Settings” app within the “About Phone” menu, and verify that “OEM Unlock” in Developer Options is enabled and greyed out.
- You have now successfully unlocked your bootloader.
- You can now install TWRP or OrangeFox if wanted.
- Please give the general troubleshooting and info page a read as well before continuing.
- Please go to this page to decide what recovery to install and use as well.
- Please take a look at the set up guide for ADB to be used for some install methods later.