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[Tips] Mi A1: Unlocking & Flashing Guide

2018-03-12 00:16:26
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Hello Mi Fans!

Here is a detailed guide for unlocking and flashing of Mi A1. Please read carefully before unlocking or flashing your Device. There are 2 methods to unlock the bootloader of Mi A1.

Method 1
  • Go to en.miui.com/unlock and apply for permission
  • Download the latest Mi unlock Tool from here
  • Enter Fastboot mode on your Device by pressing power button+volume down button
  • Open the Mi Unlock app, then connect your device to PC via a USB cable.
  • Sign-in to unlocking tool with you Mi Account, Click on unlock now to start the unlocking process

Method 2
Mi A1 can be unlocked through CMD.Download the Adb files from here Adb.rar.Then connect your Device to PC via a USB  cable after entering fastboot mode, Follow the guide provided below
Extract the ADB files in Desktop and press and Hold shift button and Right click on the mouse to get the Options Open Command window here.
Then a Command Box will appear on your screen.
Type fastboot devices to check if your device is being recognised  by your PC.
Here You can see the device is properly detected.
Type fastboot oem device-info and you can see the device status.Here My Bootloader is Locked.
Type fastboot oem unlock to Unlock the bootloader of your device.You will get a message as Finished once the process completes
Again Type fastboot oem device-info to check if the bootloader got unlocked or not.Here our Bootloader is unlocked now
If you want to Lock your Bootloader again Simply type fastboot oem lock.
Type fastboot oem device-info and you can see the device status.Now the Bootloader is locked again.
Type fastboot reboot to reboot your device.
Flashing Guide
A  PC/laptop is needed for flashing. Make sure that your device is having more than 50% charge. All user data will be lost while flashing. Please back up your data.
  • Click on select to select the ROM package.Then click on refresh then the device will be detected.
  • Now select the bat file which is shown in the bottom

       There are 3 types available
  • Clean all: All data and user configuration will be cleaned, and the lock state of the device is 'Unlocked' after flashing.
  • Save user data: All data and user configuration will be saved, and the lock state of the device varies with the device model after flashing.
  • Clean all and lock: All data and user configuration will be cleaned, and the lock state of the device is 'Locked' after flashing.
Now you are ready to flash.Click on flash to start the flashing
Once the progress bar is green the process is completed you will get a success message and your device will reboot automatically.The first boot will take some time don't get panic

Let us know if you have any doubts!
WARNING !!! Unlock & Flash your phone at your own risk! No one here will be responsible if you haven't read the guide completely and then you have damaged your phone beyond repair!!! You have been warned!!!

Credits to Faisal & paramgagan for content of this thread
2018-03-12 00:16:26
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Thank you for sharing! This will surely help the users who want more freedom in their devices hahaha. :)
2018-03-15 20:17:54
be happy :)
hey,
i need some help i tried many times it says

FAILED (remote: 'oem unlock is not allowed')
Finished. Total time: 0.009s
2018-11-24 12:44:01
Bhawar syal replied at 2018-11-24 18:44:01
hey,
i need some help i tried many times it says

Hi Bhawar, have you checked in developer options, it should have oem unlocking enabled. Thanks
2018-12-11 18:04:12

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magzpd | from Mi A1

#4

thank you for sharing this guide
2019-02-20 00:54:35

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6210139295 | from mobile

#5

Is this still working march 2019 update?
2019-06-30 04:38:29
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