How to Unlock Bootloader on POCO F1 Phone

POCO F1 is the latest Flagship phone from the Xiaomi mobiles and on the first sale, the company sold phones worth over Rs 200 crore in just five minutes. And many Xiaomi fans already got the phone. And we are one of them and playing is with form last few hours. And today in this guide we will show you how to Unlock Bootloader on POCO F1 Phone. We already did the same on our POCO F1 in 5 minutes, with our OLD Mi Account. So this guide is about what steps to follow to unlock the bootloader on POCO F1 quickly.

Yes, to unlock the bootloader on XIAOMI phone you need an MI account with MI Unlock Tool. If you have the OLD account then there are chances that you will unlock it quickly. We used our 5+ years account to unlock and make some changes in the phone settings and we unlock the bootloader in 5 minutes. Once you unlock the bootloader of your phone you can easily install TWRP and root the POCO F1 phone. Unlocking Bootloader will not void the warranty of your phone, only rooting will void the warranty of your phone.

unlock bootloader POCO F1

So here in this guide, we will share some tips to unlock the bootloader of Xiaomi POCO F1 successfully. So let’s get started and Unlock POOCO f1 Bootloader. Before following this guide do take the full backup of your phone. Unlocking will wipe all the data from your phone.

How to Unlock Bootloader on POCO F1 Phone

Warning: is not responsible for any damage that might happen to your phone during this process. You’ll lose all your data upon unlocking the bootloader.

Read all the steps very carefully and follow all of them one by one on your device. This guide will work on any Xiaomi phone which is running on MIUI version.

Why did Xiaomi lock the bootloader for Mi devices?

Many users want to know why recently Xiaomi locked the bootloader of the Mi phones. Here we are giving you some details on why they did this. Most of the users bought the MI phone from Unofficial source and complaining that they sometimes get fake Mi phones or Mi phones with unofficial ROM loaded with bloatware. So this was the reason they locked the bootloader so that no one can flash the unofficial ROM or some bloatware on the phones.

And the second reason is, suppose Mi phones are lost or stolen, the person who got the device could easily flash a new ROM into it, and it’s almost impossible for our users to get their phones back. So Xiaomi Locked the bootloader that no once can format or reflash the MIUI ROM easily on the phone.

Tips to Unlock Bootloader On POCO F1

Before unlocking the bootloader follow these steps on your phone to avoid unlocking errors on your phone. Follow all of them one by one on your Xiaomi Phone.

a) Enable OEM Unlocking option on your phone. To do this, go to the Phone Settings > About phone and Tap the MIUI Version option for Several times until it enables the developer options.

MIUI version

After enabling the Developer options go to Additional Settings – Developer options.

Developer options

In Developer options, you will see an option of Allow OEM Unlocking, Login MI Unlock option.

MI Unlock

b) After that Enable the Find Device option on your phone. To do this go inside your Mi Account > Mi cloud on your phone and check the Find Device if it’s ON.

Find Device

c) Check your phone is online on MI Cloud or Not. Go to and log into the Mi Account that’s the same as the one in your phone, select FIND DEVICE.

Let it detect your phone, and it should look like this, and please check if details of your phone and location are correct.

d) All the steps are completed now and try to unlock your phone.

How to Unlock Bootloader On POCO F1

1.  Visit this page and download the MI Unlock Tool and save it to your desktop.

4. Now boot your phone is fastboot mode. To do this turn off your phone first. Hold and Press Volume Down + Power for few seconds, and your phone will boot in fastboot mode.

5. Once your phone in fastboot mode, connect it to the PC with USB cable.

6. Now run the Mi Unlock Tool and Login with your Mobile ID and start the unlock process. The unlocking process will complete in about 10 seconds.


VIDEO: Unlock POCO F1 Bootloader

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So basically this is how you can Unlock bootloader of POCO F1. Got this after a lot of effort. If you have any question and facing some problem during this process then, leave the comments below.

Rajesh Rajput is Tech Blogger, who loves to write about Android Tips, How to Guides, Reviews, ROMs, and more.

1 thought on “How to Unlock Bootloader on POCO F1 Phone”

  1. i just forgot my screen lock and did not link my poco f1 with mi account yet!
    what should i do? please help me..
    i can not do any thing with my phone

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