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How to Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro

Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro has finally joined the latest and flagship device from the company. The phone is an excellent presentation from the Chinese company parading attractive features such as the pop-up front camera and the under display fingerprint sensor. It’s new and it comes with a powerful processor which will ensure smooth performance on the inside.

The Redmi K20 Pro packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC coupled with 6/8 GB RAM and 64/128/256 GB of inbuilt storage. It’s blessed with triple rear cameras that consist of a Sony IMX586 48-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.75 aperture, a 124.8-degree 12-megapixel superwide camera lens and lastly, is an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture. For selfies, you will get a pop-up front camera of a 20-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture for natural selfies.

Additionally is a large screen display size of 6.39 inch AMOLED with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and it has a 1080 x 2340 pixels of resolution. Fueling the device is 4000 mAh battery with 27W fast charging technology and it’s powered by Android 9.0 Pie operating system.


Unlocking a Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro

The OEM manufacturer has placed some security lock to prevent users from doing changes to the firmware. So in other to make any further changes on your device you will need to unlock your phone bootloader. Unlocking this bootloader will enable you to root your Redmi K20 Pro. It allows you to flash a custom recovery like TWRP and also it gives you the ability to install custom ROMs. There are so many advantages of unlocking your phone bootloader.

Disclaimer: This article is for Educational purpose, so TechyLoud will not be responsible for any damage or loss of Data this may cause while unlocking your bootloader.
Beware, the process will void your warranty.

Before proceeding with the process, you should also bear in mind that you can also use the same process to unlock other Xiaomi phones such as the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 and many more.


  • Download and Extract ADB and Fastboot Drivers HERE
  • Download latest Xiaomi Xiaomi Redmi K20 USB drivers on your PC HERE
  • Charge your device up to 70%
  • Backup your important files and data on any external Media
  • Finally, download the Mi unlock Tool HERE

How to Unlock the bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi K20

Step 1: Go to your phone settings and enable Developer Mode by heading to the Settings > About Phone >Build Number and tap it seven times

Step 2: Toggle USB Debugging mode, OEM unlock option by going to developer option

Step 3: Now visit Mi unlock site and click “Unlock Now” to apply for unlocking the bootloader.

Step 4: Make sure you fill in all the information they need. Xiaomi will now verify the device by sending the security code to your phone to verify the real owner (This usually take up 72 hours)

Step 5: After receiving the code, you can proceed with the following Step below

Step 6: Download and extract Mi Flash Unlock tool on your PC.

Step 7: After extracting, open MiFlashUnlock.exe file from the folder and tap Agree on the disclaimer page.

Step 8: Open the Mi Unlock tool and sign-in with the mi account you used on your Redmi K20 Pro.

Step 9: Reboot your Redmi K20 Pro into Fastboot mode (Press and hold Power + Volume Down)

Step 10: Connect your PC Redmi K20 Pro with your PC using a USB cable

Step 11: Now, in the middle unlock tool, you should see the “Unlock Now” option.

Step 12: Just press the “Unlock Now” button, and the tool will automatically unlock your Redmi K20 Pro device.

Step 13: On completing the process, you have successfully unlocked the bootloader of your Redmi K20 Pro.

Step 14: Just restart your phone and enjoy.

Wrapped up:

As you can see, it’s only going to take time but not too difficult to unlock the bootloader of any Redmi K20 Pro smartphone. It’s not too technical and anyone can do it as long as they follow the exact 14 steps listed above. Just as mentioned, this is also the same pattern of unlocking any other Redmi or Xiaomi phone Bootloader.

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