Unlock Redmi Note 7 Pro Bootloader And Install TWRP

With the success of the Redmi Note Series, Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 7 Pro has got a lot of development in the XDA community. Now you can Unlock Redmi Note 7 Pro Bootloader easily and also install TWRP custom recovery within 2 minutes. Just follow the instructions carefully and download the files and drivers on your PC for a smooth operation.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro

Redmi Note 7 has a massive 6.3-inch full HD+ screen which is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Processor and comes with two variants of 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM with 64GB and 128GB of internal storage. The massive 4000 mAh battery juices the device throughout the day with casual gaming, surfing, video/audio calling, and watching videos. It also has quick charge 4.0 support and is Splash Proof which is Protected by P2i.

Unlocking bootloader on Redmi Note 7 Pro will open many doors for exploring the powerful smartphone which is clocked at 2.0 GHz. You can install any custom recovery and also root it with Magisk or SuperSu. Redmi Note 7 Pro bootloader unlock request may take up to 15 days for getting an approval on the Xiaomi Mi Tool.

Remember, if you unlock Redmi Note 7 Pro bootloader then you will be losing the warranty of the smartphone. Also, installing custom ROM and custom Kernels may have high chances of bricking your device if not performed according to instructions provided by the developer. You will be solely responsible for any loss.

Unlock Redmi Note 7 Pro Bootloader

Pre-Requisites

  1. Charge your mobile up to 50 %
  2. Take a backup of all your data and contacts. Unlocking bootloader erases everything.
  3. Download and install the driver on your Windows PC
    • Connect your mobile using the USB cable provided in the box to your PC
    • Right-click on My Computer and select properties > Device Manager > Search for your Note 7 Pro listed over there
    • Now click on Update driver > Browse my computer for driver software > Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my laptop> Click on MTP USB Device and then click on Have Disk > Navigate to the folder of the driver and click open > Click on OK and then restart your computer
  1. MI Account – The one which you have used to set up your Redmi Note 7 Pro.
  2. Enable OEM Unlocking on your device.
    • Go to Settings > About Phone and tap MIUI Version 5-10 times until it shows Developer options enabled.
    • Now go back to Settings and then click on Additional Settings > Developers options.
    • Find the OEM unlocking option and tick the button. You will see below that the Mi Unlock status is showing “Locked” at the moment.

Developer Mode In Redmi Note 7 Pro

Instructions

  1. Go to MI Unlock website and download the MI Unlock Tool.
  2. Turn off your mobile and press the Power button + Volume Down button together for 5-10 seconds until the MI logo is displayed. You will be taken to the fast boot screen.
  3. Connect your Redmi Note 7 Pro to the computer and open the MI Unlock Tool.
  4. Log in to your MI Account and click the unlock button on the Application on your computer

If this is your first time, then a message will pop up displaying to “Wait for 360 hours” until you can unlock the bootloader of your smartphone. If you had already applied for the unlock request 15 days ago, then you need to follow the same method from step 3, and then the bootloader will be unlocked.

To check the bootloader unlock status on your Redmi Note 7 Pro:

  • Go to Settings > About Phone and tap MIUI Version 5-10 times until it shows Developer options enabled.
  • Now go back to Settings and then click on Additional Settings > Developers options.
  • Scroll down and click on Mi “Unlock status” You will see the message “This device is unlocked.”

Unlock Redmi Note 7 Pro Bootloader

How To Install TWRP

After you have successfully unlocked the bootloader of your Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, you can install TWRP on it by following the steps below:

Pre-Requisites

  1. Charge your smartphone above 50 %
  2. ADB and Fastboot  installed on your computer
  3. Custom Recovery TWRP/Orange Fox/Peter’s TWRP/ Pitch Black download any one of them (extract the file and rename it to recovery.img)

Instructions

  1. Turn off your smartphone and press Volume Down Button + Power Button until you see the Mi logo.
  2. Now connect it to the computer using the USB data cable
  3. Go to C:\Program Files (x86)\Minimal ADB and Fastboot and right-click on cmd-here and run as administrator
  4. Now type list devices (It will display your device on the ADB and fastboot tool window
  5. Type fastboot flash recovery recovery.img and hit enter. You will see the write successfully message.
  6. Now press and hold Volume Up and Power button together to enter the custom recovery mode.

Once you have installed a custom recovery, you can install custom ROM’s, kernels, mods, patches, etc. on your device. There are many custom ROM’s available officially from various developers. If you are planning to upgrade Redmi Note 7 Pro to Android 10, then you can install LineageOS.

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