How to Unlock Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Bootloader and Flash Developer ROM Quick and Easy


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Xiaomi was once a root friendly device and now it has turned on the bootloader lock and believe us it isn’t easy to unlock, but today we will help you Unlock your Bootloader quickly and easily.

Got an error getting stuck at 50% while Unlocking Bootloader on Redmi Note 4? Can’t Verify Update Error While Flashing Latest Developer ROM Via Recovery on Redmi Note 4? Here we are to get you out of mess.

Here in this guide we will help you out to probably unlock your Redmi Note 4 in all possible cases. We also we have a helpline on Whatsapp at +91-9439105556 to help you out. So lets get going.

Steps to Unlock Redmi Note 4 Bootloader

  1. Request the permission to unlock on MIUI Unlock.
  2. Unlock Bootloader using MiFlashUnlock.
  3. Flash MIUI 8 using MiFlash.


#1 Request the permission to unlock on MIUI Unlock

  1. Visit MIUI Unlock website.
  2. Apply for Unlocking permission.
  3. Fill the required form.

Now once you do above mentioned steps you just need to wait for MIUI Team to send you an SMS confirming you can now unlock your device. It can take from 2-14 days. Although Team Mi may fail to deliver the SMS you can raise an issue on their forum on this thread. This step depends on Team MIUI and we can’t help you obtain permission.

Now after obtaining permission move to second step.

#2 Unlock Bootloader using MiFlashUnlock

  1. Now open MiFlashUnlock on your Windows desktop running at least Windows 7 and connected to internet.
  2. Turn device off and press and hold Volume Button and Power Key to reboot in Fastboot mode.
  3. In MiFlashUnlock interface login to Mi Account used in first step.
  4. Now click on Unlock button on bottom.
  5. Wait for it to get past 100%.

Troubleshooting: It may get stuck at 50% and this can happen for most of you. Try visiting Find my device feature and make sure your Find Device option is turned on.

#3 Flash Developer ROM on Redmi Note 4 Using MiFlash

  1. Download and install MiFlash.
  2. Download Fastboot ROM from MIUI Forum page . Make sure to select Redmi Note 4 Qualcom Global Developer ROM. Chinese Dev ROM don’t have Google Play while Global Version has Google Play inbuilt.
  3. Turn device off and press and hold Volume Button and Power Key to reboot in Fastboot mode.
  4. Extract the Fastboot ROM. (Note: If you use 7zip it extracts fine. But when using Winrar another file is extracted so rename that extracted file by adding .zip in end and extract again)tongyong-3-2
  5. Now select the folder in your MiFlash while was installed in first step.tongyong-3-3
  6. Connect device and press Flash.
  7. Wait for indicator to show Success.tongyong3-4
    Note: Reset device again after flash to make sure no issues occur even after flash. Also this may take time so be patient. Don’t play with device in anxiety as loose connection may cause trouble while flashing.Thia guide is 100% foolproof way to get an unlocked bootloader on Redmi Note 4 and flash it withDeveloper ROM, but in case you still have issues you can add our Whatsapp number +91-9439105556 and decribe your issue & you will surely get a reply in 24 hours. Anyone calling on the number or Whatsapp Calling will not be helped at all as it is provided only for emergency case.

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1 Comment
  1. Ashish kashyap says

    Me too a CA final student. This method is very viral on the internet but doesn’t work with everyone. Can you try find a method which may allow unlocking bootloader without taking permission just like redmi note 3 is having.

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