How to Unlock Bootloader on S20 Plus? OEM Unlocking!

In this article, I will demonstrate how to unlock the bootloader on the S20 Plus 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 S20 Plus

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched S20 Plus smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has a 6.7 inches display with a resolution of 1440 by 3200 pixels. A total of 525 pixels per inch.
  • And S20 Plus also comes with Android 10
  • And under the hood, the phone has a exynos 990 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 8GB Ram and 128GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor is – 12 + 64 + 12 MP triple rear camera and 10 MP front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the phone is a non-removable 4500 mAh.

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What is Unlock Bootloader? Unlocking bootloader on S20 Plus?

Unlocking Bootloader on the S20 Plus 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 S20 Plus?

Here are some benefits of unlocking the bootloader on the S20 Plus:

  • 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 S20 Plus smartphone, the warranty will be void.

Related Article. Root S20 Plus

Let’s unlock the bootloader on the S20 Plus

Unlock Bootloader S20 Plus

  • First of all, charge the phone fully.
  • Next, enable USB Debugging on S20 Plus 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.
  • Finally, you have successfully unlocked the bootloader on the S20 Plus.

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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 S20 Plus and go back to stock ROM

If you are encountering any issues regarding bootloader unlocking on S20 Plus then do let me know in the comment section below. Furthermore, I will be happy to assist you 😀