How to Unlock Bootloader on VIVO Z1i? Easy Steps to Unlock!

In this article, I will demonstrate how to unlock the bootloader on VIVO Z1i smartphone. So, the company will launch this mid-range smartphone and we are one of the early websites to demonstrate this. Now, let us directly jump to step by step guide on how to unlock the bootloader.

About VIVO Z1i

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched VIVO Z1i smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has 6.26 inches display with a resolution of 1080 by 2280 pixels. A total of 403 pixels per inch.
  • And VIVO Z1i also comes with Android 8.1 OREO.
  • And under the hood, VIVO Z1i has a Snapdragon 636 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 4GB Ram and 128GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor on VIVO Z1i – 13MP + 2MP dual rear camera and 16MP front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the VIVO Z1i is a non-removable 3260 mAh.

Also, Read – Various Issues on the phone & How to Fix Them. Tips & Tricks

What is Unlock Bootloader? Unlocking bootloader on VIVO Z1i?

Unlocking Bootloader on the VIVO  Z1i smartphone means accessing the way for installing custom recoveries such as TWRP or CWM recovery. Also, rooting your device and installing custom ROMS. Many manufacturers provide smartphones with a locked bootloader and as a result, one need to unlock it before proceeding.  So, Unlocking bootloader is the first step before one can further customize their smartphone.

What are the Pro’s or Advantages of Unlocking Bootloader on Vivo Z1i?

Here are some benefits of unlocking the bootloader on the VIVO Z1i:

  • 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 VIVO Z1i smartphone, the warranty will be void.

Related Article. Root this phone.

How to Unlock Bootloader on VIVO Z1i?

Let’s unlock the bootloader on the VIVO Z1i:

Unlock Bootloader VIVO Z1i

  • First of all, charge the phone fully.
  • Next, enable USB Debugging on VIVO Z1i by going to Setting>About>Software>Build Number and Tap on 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 OEM unlock option then enable that option.
  • Finally, you have successfully unlocked the bootloader on the VIVO Z1i.
  • UPDATE 6th July –This article is under development and needs an update. VIVO has high security on their smartphones & needs individual development. This is a newly launched smartphone, therefore, will take some time. I will update the article ASAP 😀

Related. Install Custom ROM on this phone. 

In conclusion, Android versions later than lollipop come with an option of OEM Unlock in the developer options. So, its quite easy to unlock the bootloader on any latest smartphone devices. And Still, some of the 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 this phone and go back to stock ROM.

If you are encountering any issues regarding bootloader unlocking on VIVO Z1i then do let me know in the comment section below. Furthermore, I will be happy to assist you 😀