How To Unlock Bootloader Of All Sony Xperia Device

How To Unlock Bootloader Of All Sony Xperia Device

If you have a Sony Xperia Mobile phone and if you want to explore its system by factory restrictions then this article is for you. In this post we will show you How to unlock bootloader of all Xperia Handset. Unlocking bootloader allow you to root your Xperia device, Flashing custom rom, using various custom recovery and many more. Although Sony do not recommend you to Unlock your smartphone bootloader. So unlocking bootloader will void your warranty. So, unlock your bootloader with your own risk.  This method of unlocking Xperia bootloader works on almost every Xperia Phones. Please read through the whole article and follow the steps carefully to be successful in the process.


How To Unlock Bootloader Of All Sony Xperia Device

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Bootloader Unlocking Method



  • Unlocking bootloader will void your safety warranty.
  • Take a full backup of your phone and storage.
  • Keep your phone’s charge upto 60%
  • Use original USB cable for the process.
  • You’ll need a reliable Internet Connection for this process.
  • After unlocking bootloader you will be no longer receiving OTA updates.
  • and it’s author will not responsible if you end up bricking your device.




Check Whether Your Device Is Bootable Or Not

  • At first, you have to check whether your device is bootloader unlockable or not. For this, simply go to your phone’s dialer and enter *#*#7378423#*#*.
  • Then tap Service info>Configuration>Rooting Status. Here you can see if bootloader Unlock is allowed or not. If  Bootloader Unlock Allowed says Yes then you can unlock the bootloader. If Bootloader Unlock Allowed says No or Status is Missing then your device can not be unlocked


Get Unlock Code From SONY

After that, You have to get the Unlock Code from Sony.

  • First go to SONY Official Website of Unlocking Bootloader.
  • Scroll down and you will see a list of phones. Check whether your device is listed or not. If listed, Select your device and press Continue.
  • The next page will ask you for your Email Address. Write your email address there and click on Submit. Sony Developers will send you a verification mail. Login to your email, open the mail of Unlocking bootloader of Sony and click on the verification link.
  • The next page will ask you for your device IMEI number. If you don’t know your device IMEI number then simply open your phone’s Dialer and dial *#06#. You’ll get your device IMEI number there. (Write down your device IMEI number somewhere) Now give your IMEI number on the page.
  • After that follow the instruction provided from SONY to get your Unlock Code.


How To Unlock Bootloader Of All Sony Xperia Device

  • At first, Download the Minimal ADB and Fastboot Drivers from the Download link given above.
  • Also, download and save the USB drivers in the same folder as for above.
  • Now go to Setting>About Phone and find Build Number. Tap On the build number for 6-7 times for activating Developer Mode option.
  • Now go to Setting>Developer mode and Find OEM Unlock and USB Debugging. Tick (√) on both of the option.
  • Now switch off your phone. Boot your device into Fastboot mode by press and holding Volume UP button.
  • When a Blue Light tings up, connect your phone into your Computer by using original USB cable.
  • Now open the Minimal ADB and Fastboot Drivers.exe by pressing SHIFT and ENTER. A Command Prompt will appear
  • In the command prompt, type fastboot devices and hit enter.


  • Now type fastboot -i 0x0fce oem unlock 0x(Unlock Code from SONY). After you have to put the code given by SONY. Which will unlock your bootloader. type the command with unlock code properly and hit enter.


  • Your Bootloader will be unlocked successfully.


Check Whether Your Bootloader Is Unloced Or Not

  • Open dialer and dial *#*#7378423#*#* *#*#7378423#*#* to open service menu.
  • Tap Service info > Configuration > Rooting Status. If Bootloader unlock allowed says Yes, then bootloader unlocking is successful. If it says No, or if the status is missing, your device is not unlocked.



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