Huawei Mate 10 Bootloader Unlock: Huawei Mate 10 is a top-of-the-line smartphone from Huawei. The Mate 10 competes with the likes of the Galaxy S8, Moto Z2 Force, HTC U11, and other high-end smartphones when it comes to pricing and specs. In this post, we are going to outline the process of Huawei Mate 10 bootloader unlocks. The Mate 10 comes in three variants, Mate 10 Lite, Mate 10 Pro, and Mate 10 Standard. This Huawei Mate 10 bootloader unlock guide applies to all three models.
How To Huawei Mate 10 Bootloader Unlock (Windows, Mac, and Linux)
Warning (Bootloader Huawei)
We are not responsible for any bricked devices. You are doing this at your own risk.
Unlocking the bootloader will wipe your data so make sure you backup your data.
Pre-Requisites (Unlock Bootloader Huawei Mate 10 Lite)
Make sure your Huawei Mate 10 is charged 70-80 percent.
Step 1 – Enable USB debugging and OEM Unlock
Make sure your device is connected to the internet.
On your Huawei Mate 10, go to Settings -> System -> About Phone and tap on build number 7-8 times. You will see a message “You are now a developer”. At this point head back to Settings -> System and you will see an option called Developer Options.
Once in developer options, enable USB Debugging and OEM unlock.
Step 2 – Setup ADB & Fastboot
Setup ADB and fastboot on your computer (Windows, Mac, or Linux) by following the steps listed in the link below.
Step 3 – Get the bootloader unlock code from Huawei
Click the link below and sign in to your Huawei account. You may need to create one if you do not already have an account.
Once logged in click on Unlock, and Accept the terms and conditions.
Once the next page below information:-
Select since EMUI 5.0
On your phone, go to Settings -> System -> About Phone and enter the serial number in the field.
On your phone, go to the dialer and enter code *#06# and IMEI should pop up. Enter the IMEI in the IMEI number field.
On your phone, go to the dialer and enter code *#*#1357946#*#* and the product id will show up. Enter product id in the product id field.
Enter the verification code from the image in the corresponding field and click on Commit. You will get a message saying your unlocking password is 123456789. We are using 123456789 as an example, each device has its unique code. You need to note down this code. Also, remember the code is case-sensitive.
Step 4 – Boot Huawei Mate 10 into fastboot mode
Boot Huawei Mate 10 into fastboot aka bootloader mode.
- Make sure Huawei Mate 10 is turned on and connected to a computer using a USB cable.
- Open command prompt (for Windows) or Terminal (for Mac and Linux).
- Navigate to the platform-tools folder and issue the below command.
adb reboot bootloader
Mac or Linux
./adb reboot bootloader
Step 5 – Huawei Mate 10 Bootloader Unlock
Once in fastboot mode make sure Huawei Mate 10 is connected to a computer using a USB cable. Open command prompt (for Windows) or Terminal (for Mac and Linux). Navigate to the platform-tools folder.
Enter the below command to check if the device was connected successfully.
fastboot devices Mac or Linux
You will see your device’s serial number show up if the device was connected successfully. If not then something is wrong with drivers.
Next, enter the below command to unlock the bootloader.
fastboot oem unlock unlockpassword
The unlock password will be the password obtained in Step 3. For our example, the complete command will be
fastboot oem unlock 123456789
Mac or Linux
./fastboot oem unlock 123456789
You will see a warning message about Unlock Bootloader on Huawei Mate 10, use the Volume buttons to navigate to Yes (highlighted in red) and the Power button to select Yes.
Your device will now reboot, wipe all data and then boot into Android.
That’s it, folks! Huawei Mate 10 Bootloader Unlock is successful.