Unlock Bootloader on Honor Play 5T Life – Easy Unlock GUIDE!

In this article, I will demonstrate how to unlock the bootloader on the Honor Play 5T Life smartphone. So, the company launched this smartphone and we are going to demonstrate this tutorial guide. Now, let us directly jump to step by step guide on how to unlock the bootloader.


About Honor Play 5T Life

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched Honor Play 5T Life smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has a 6.6 inches display with a resolution of HD+.
  • And Honor Play 5T Life also comes with Android 10
  • And under the hood, the phone has a Snapdragon 636 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 6 GB Ram and 128 GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor is – 13+5+2+2 rear camera and 8 MP front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the phone is a non-removable 5000 mAh.

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What is Unlock Bootloader? Unlocking bootloader on Honor Play 5T Life?

Unlocking Bootloader on the Honor Play 5T Life smartphone means accessing the way for installing custom recoveries such as TWRP recovery. Also, rooting your device and installing custom ROMS. Many manufacturers provide smartphones with a locked bootloader and as a result, one needs to unlock it before proceeding.  So, Unlocking the bootloader is the first step before one can further customize their smartphone.


Pro’s or Advantages of Unlocking Bootloader on Honor Play 5T Life?

Here are some benefits of unlocking the bootloader on the Honor Play 5T Life:

  • Firstly, one can root the smartphone after unlocking the bootloader.
  • And you can install TWRP or CWM Recovery on the phone.
  • Also, you will be able to install various custom Roms on the phone.
  • Finally, if you unlock the bootloader on your Honor Play 5T Life smartphone, the warranty will be void.

Related Article. Root Honor Play 5T Life

Let’s unlock the bootloader on the Honor Play 5T Life

Unlock Bootloader Honor Play 5T Life

  • First of all, charge the phone fully.
  • Next, enable USB Debugging on Honor Play 5T Life by going to Setting>About>Software>Build Number and Tap on the build number repeatedly so that the Developer mode will turn on.
  • And then go back and click on Developer options.
  • In the developer options, there is an OEM unlock option then enable that option.
  • Furthermore, you will be asked for a full factory reset of your smartphone before unlocking, so make sure to back up your data before proceeding.
  • Tech Droid Tips is not responsible if anything goes wrong with the device. Please do it at your own risk.
    • And now, firstly, login into your Huawei ID here, create one if you don’t have.
    • Thereafter go to > CODE REQUEST PAGE and login to your account.
    • And then agree or accept to the agreement page.
    • And now to apply for your Honor Play 5T Life unlock code, fill in the necessary details ie, Product Model, Product Serial Number, Product IMEI or MEID, Product ID, and Verification code.

    How to get the following information?

    1. Product Model – This is generally written on the manufacturer box or Setting > About Phone.
    2. Serial Number – You will find the serial number in Setting > About Phone > Status
    3. IMEI or MEID Number – Type *#06# on the keypad and tap call button.
    4. Product ID – Type *#*#1357946#*#* on the keypad and tap call button.

    After all the details and verification, you will get the unlock code on the email id (it can take up to seven days). Keep it safe and proceed with the steps below.

    • Firstly, Setup ADB and Fastboot on your PC. To do that download ADB here.
    • Install procedure For ADB Fastboot :
      1. Launch it That Require administrator privileges.
      2. Click Yes to install ADB and Fastboot or No to not.
      3. Press Yes to install ADB system wide or No for the current user only
      4. Click Yes to install Drivers or No to skip
      5. Continue the Driver installation
      6. 15 seconds passed – it will finish the process                                    Source – XDA 

    • And now make sure about the drivers, install properly on the computer. Also, take a backup of the necessary data.

    Let’s Unlock

    • Next, boot into Fastboot mode on the Honor Play 5T Life. (Press and hold volume down + power key & wait for the logo.
    • And connect your Honor Play 5T Life via official USB cable provided by the manufacturer.
    • And now go to Fastboot and ADB folder > Open Command Prompt by pressing Shift key & right click on an empty space in the folder. 
    • Finally, Type in the following command & replace unlock code with the actual unlock code that you got.

    fastboot oem unlock unlock code

    • And press Enter and wait till the process is completed.
    • After the process is done type the following command.

    fastboot reboot

    • And finally, the above command will reboot your Honor Play 5T Life device to normal.
  • Finally, you have successfully unlocked the bootloader on the Honor Play 5T Life.

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In conclusion, Android versions later than lollipop come with an option of OEM Unlock in the developer options. So, it’s quite easy to unlock the bootloader on any latest smartphone device. And Still, some smartphones may not come with this option. Hence, in order to unlock the bootloader, you need to manually do it via PC.

Related article. Unroot Honor Play 5T Life and go back to stock ROM

If you are encountering any issues regarding bootloader unlocking on Honor Play 5T Life then do let me know in the comment section below. Furthermore, I will be happy to assist you 😀