How to Unlock Bootloader on HTC 10

In this tutorial checkout how to unlock bootloader on HTC 10 Android Smartphone

HTC 10 comes with the locked bootloader and this restricts the users from tinkering with their device. It also prevents the users from rooting the device and installing Custom Recoveries and Custom ROM’s. If you are a developer or the advance user and looking forward to unlock bootloader on HTC 10, then this guide is for you. So without any further ado, let’s proceed and unlock bootloader on HTC 10 Smartphone.

How to Unlock Bootloader on HTC 10

Early Preparations:

–> As unlocking bootloader wipes all the data and settings it is recommended to take a complete backup of your data to a safe place.

Backup and Restore SMS

Backup and Restore Contacts

Backup and Restore Call Logs

Backup files stored on internal storage to PC

–> Enable USB Debugging on HTC 10. How?

Go to Settings > About > Software Information > More and tap on Build number about 7-10 times until you see “you are now developer!” message. Now go to Settings > Developer Options and check USB Debugging.

–> Enable OEM Unlock Option. How?

Go to Settings > Developer Options and enable OEM Unlock.

–> Charge HTC 10 to at least 75% before unlocking its bootloader.

–> Install appropriate HTC USB Drivers on PC.

–> Setup ADB and Fastboot drivers on PC.


Unlocking Bootloader on HTC 10 may void its warranty and if done inappropriately may result in bricked device. So proceed with the below steps at your own risk.

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How to unlock Bootloader on HTC 10:

Step 1: Power off HTC 10.

Step 2: Press and Hold the Volume Down and Power buttons together until you see HTC Logo. This should boot your device into HTC download mode.

Step 3: Connect your device to PC and follow the instructions listed in this tutorial to get the Unlock_code.bin file and unlock bootloader on HTC 10.

That’s it now you have successfully Unlocked Bootloader on HTC 10.

Have any queries? Ask them in the comment section below.

Written by Alpesh

Tech Lover, Gadget Freak and the founder of Gizmo Advices who loves to play with Custom ROM's, Kernel's etc.

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