How to enable OEM Unlocking On Android Device [OEM Unlock]

Are you looking forward to unlocking bootloader? Then you might be knowing, you have to first do the OEM Unlocking. But if you are unable to find this hidden option on your device, then here is a guide that will help y’ all in enabling OEM Unlock.

Note – OEM Unlocking and consequent Unlocking Bootloader may result in voiding the warranty of your device. It may also wipe the data on your device and prevent y’ all from using features that are DRM Enabled.

How to enable OEM Unlocking On Android Device [OEM Unlock]
How to enable OEM Unlocking On Android Device

What is OEM Unlocking?

If you are looking forward to unlocking Bootloader of your Andriod device, it is mandatory from the Android 5.0 Lollipop to enable OEM Unlocking toggle from the Settings. Thus you can say OEM unlocking is the prerequisite for Unlocking Bootloader or else you will face an error.

In order to avoid unexpected access to this option, it has been hidden in a way similar to USB Debugging. Hence, to unlock bootloader and for OEM unlocking, one will need a guide, which we have presented below. All one has to do is follow it –

Enable OEM Unlock on Android

Prerequisite to Enable OEM Unlocking on Android –

  • Take a complete Backup of your Android device.
  • Enable Developer Options from Settings> About Phone> Tap on Build Number to enable Developer Option.

Enable OEM Unlocking on Android - Developer Options Enable OEM Unlocking on Android - Developer Options - 1

 

 

Step 1. Go back to Settings.

Step 2. Choose Developer Options tab which you will see after doing the prerequisite.

Enable OEM Unlocking on Android - Developer Options - 2

Step 3. Go to the bottom and look for ‘OEM Unlocking’.

Enable OEM Unlocking on Android

Step 4. Click on the Toggle that appears beside it.

Step 5. You will be asked to confirm your action. Just Click YES.

Enable OEM Unlocking on Android - 1

That is it! You have successfully enabled OEM Unlock on Android device.

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