How to unlock bootloader of LG V20


In this guide you would be able to unlock bootloader of LG V20. LG V20 is latest device released a month ago running Android 7.0 Nougat firmware, this time LG has made the process to unlock bootloader on it’s premium devices even simpler without visiting LG’s official website for codes, the same process we have previously seen on Nexus and OnePlus. Just follow the below instructions to unlock bootloader on your LG V20.

The bootloader unlock process is easy but it will completely wipe your device, so create a backup of important data. Bootloader unlock is the initial process by then you can root and even install TWRP recovery on it so if you think you are good to go then what are you waiting for? Just go ahead and see how to unlock bootloader of LG V20.

How to unlock bootloader on your LG V20

Enable USB Debugging  on your device (Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging)

Your phone battery should be charged minimum 80%

Download LG USB drivers

Download and Extract adb fastboot

Process to unlock bootloader on LG V20

Step 1- Connect your device to PC using USB cable.

Step 2- Open the adb-fastboot folder and inside adb-fastboot folder, press SHIFT and Right-Click on an empty space inside the same folder.

Step 3- Click on Open command prompt here as shown and enter the following command to reboot your device into bootloader mode.

adb reboot bootloader

Step 4- You device will reboot to bootloader mode then type the following command in the command window to unlock the bootloader

fastboot oem unlock

Step 5- Confirm the bootloader unlock.

Step 6- Your device bootloader will be unlocked and will wipe all the data present on the device storage.

Step 7- Now reboot your device by typing the following command,

fastboot reboot

That’s it! If you get any error please repeat the process, the process worked for me. Stay tune for more updates.

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