How to Unlock Samsung Bootloader
If you would like to root your Samsung phone, you must heard of or know about unlock Samsung bootloader. It is the first step if you want to root Samsung smart phone. Bootloader is a stock firmware in Android OS. When you boot your Samsung smart phone, bootloader will be loaded before boot your phone. Samsung bootloader includes the instructions of booting operating system kernel, especially how to run their modification or debugging environment. It can also be used to flash official software release. When you talk about unlocking Samsung bootloader, you have to first know about how to break Knox. It is a enterprise security solution from Samsung. I won’t talk about too much about it in this article. Now I will show you how to unlock Samsung Bootloader easily.
Few things you must know before we unlock Samsung bootloader:
- 1. Your warranty will invalid after you unlock bootloader
- 2. Backup your Samsung data before unlocking Samsung bootloader
- 3. You’d better fully charge your Samsung phone before this
- 4. Unlock Samsung bootloader exactly the same as below or there may be some bad results for your Samsung phone
Step 1. Download and Install Android SDK
Download Android SDK according to your computer’s operation system. Install and run Android SDK on your computer and connect your Samsung Galaxy phone to computer via USB cable.
Step 2. Download Superboot
Download Superboot to your computer. Turn off your Samsung Galaxy phone and run Superboot to put your phone into Superboot mode. Browse the Superboot folder and press and hold the Shift button and right click one any black space on the screen.
Step 3. Unlock Samsung Bootloader
Open CMD Prompt on your computer, type “Superboot device” and press enter button. It will show you the your Samsung phone is connected to your computer and recognized. Now type “Superboot OEM unlock” on your CMD Prompt and you will get a messages on your Samsung phone’s screen to confirm this operation on your device. Click “Yes” with the Volume and Power key on your phone. After that, your Samsung Galaxy phone will be succefully unlocked. Close your CMD Prompt on your computer. Reboot your Samsung Galaxy phone after unplug it from your computer. Now you get a Samsung phone with unlocked bootloader.
If you didn’t backup your Samsung phone, you can use Samsung Data Recovery software to recover deleted or lost data from your Samsung phone. It will scan your phone and SD card deeply to find the deleted text messages, photos, videos, contacts, call logs, Whatsapp messages, music, books and other document files from your Samsung Galaxy phone to computer. It works with any Samsung phone with unlocked bootloader. You can learn how to retrieve deleted text messages on Samsung Galaxy phone here.