How to Unlock Bootloader on Huawei Honor Mobile Phones

In this tutorial checkout how to unlock Bootloader on Huawei Honor Mobile Phones

All most all the Huawei Honor Mobiles comes with locked bootloader and the companies lock bootloader of their devices to make sure that their devices are safe. Without unlocking bootloader users cannot thinker with the system files on the device and eventually doesn’t cause any harm to the normal functionality. But if you are an Advance users or developer then unlocking bootloader is the first thing you do on your device to customize or improve its performance as you wish. In this tutorial we are going to show you how to unlock Bootloader on Huawei Honor Mobile Phones.

Unlock Bootloader on Huawei Honor

This tutorial is supported by almost all the Honor Mobiles like Honor P8, Honor P9 Lite, Honor 6, Honor 5C, Honor 8, and Honor V8 etc. Unlocking bootloader on Huawei Honor may void the device’s warranty, so follow this guide at your own risk and we are not responsible for any damage to your device.

Once the bootloader is unlocked on Huawei Honor, user can install Custom ROM’s, Custom Recovery, Flashable zip mods etc. on their device.


  1. Unlocking bootloader wipes all of your data and settings. So it is recommended to take a backup of your device before you proceed. Backup SMS, Contacts, Call Logs etc.
  2. USB Debugging should be enabled. Enable it from Settings > Developer Options.
  3. Also Enable OEM Unlock from Developer Options.
  4. Download and install Huawei USB Drivers on PC.
  5. Install ADB and Fastboot drivers.

Warning: Follow the steps listed below at your own risk and we are not responsible for any damage to your device.

How to Unlock Bootloader on Huawei Honor Mobile:

Step 1: Go to this site and accept all the agreement and register for a Huawei ID or account.

Step 2: Once you have registered you should receive and verification email. Click on the link in the Email to verify your email address.

Step 3: After the email has been verified fill in the details which asks for Product Category, Product Number, and IMEI etc.

Step 4: Once your application is approved you will receive a code to unlock bootloader on your Huawei Mobile.

Step 5: Open the Fastboot folder and press and hold the Shift key and Right click inside the folder at the empty space and choose Open command window here.

Step 6: Connect your device to PC and enter the below commands:

adb devices

This command shows some random number or the serial number of your device of it is detected. It is to ensure that your device is properly connected to PC.

adb reboot bootloader

This command boots your Huawei Honor into Bootloader/ Fastboot Mode.

Step 7: Once the device boots into Bootloader/ Fastboot Mode enter the below commands to unlock bootloader on your device.

fastboot oem unlock xxxxxxxxxx

In the above code replace “xxxxxxxxxx” with the code which you have received in the mail. This command wipes all the data and unlocks bootloader on Huawei Honor Mobile.

fastboot reboot

This command boots the device into normal or standard mode.

That’s it, now the bootloader is successfully unlocked on Huawei Honor Mobile.

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

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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