How to Apply & Check Unlock Application status?
- Go here and follow the steps
What are the risks of unlocking Mi Devices?
By unlocking the device you agree that this may bring changes to some parts of the system. These changes may damage the device.
After the device is unlocked, it becomes less secure and more vulnerable to malware attacks, which may lead to the disclosure and loss of your private data.
Some features which require high security level (e.g., Find device, added-value services, etc.) will no longer be available.
After the device is unlocked, some features will be changed. Thus, you will no longer be able to receive regular updates and enjoy newest features of MIUI.
The above stated risks don't cover the full changes which may be brought by Mi Unlock.
If you aren't familiar with phone/ROM flashing then think twice before unlocking the bootloader and risking your security.
Developers are constantly trying to smoothen out your experience by improving MI Unlock tool to fight against Unautorized vendors who changes the app and install third party apps which worsen the MIUI experience for the end users.
Do note that locked devices gurantees top noth security features, such as find device and other value added services of MIUI.
We are sorry for the inconveniences that might be there because of these policies but the prime goal of miui is user security.