Today, Androidbiits.com will share a simple trick with Tab A 8.0 (SM-T385, SM-T385M) owners who are trying to unlock bootloader of their device. It comes with USB Type-C v2.0, 8.9mm thickness, high dynamic range support, 5000mAh battery, 8.0 inches display, 800 x 1280 pixels screen resolution, 2GB RAM, 8MP rear camera, autofocus, LED flash, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth v4.2 and Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 processor. If you have recently bought Tab A 8.0 2017 SM-T385, then you might be planning to unlock its bootloader. As we know, bootloader is a program that starts whenever phone is turned on. It activates the Android operating system on Tab A (SM-T385, SM-T385M). Locked bootloader does not allow us to install custom ROM on our device. It only loads the authorized Android OS with a digital signature. Androidbiits.com will help you in unlocking Tab A 8.0 SM-T385 bootloader. You will be able to install custom ROM after unlocking bootloader. Previously, I have published the simple instructions for unlocking bootloader of Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-P588C. Now, I will discuss about the step-by-step tutorial to unlock bootloader of Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0.
I am hoping that you will be able to unlock Tab A 8.0 (SM-T385, SM-T385M) bootloader without facing any problem after reading the tutorial written in Androidbiits.com. Don’t forget to activate developer options. You must note that your Tab A 8.0 (SM-T385, SM-T385M) will lose warranty after the bootloader unlock process. It will let you install Custom ROMs on your device. You must activate OEM unlock option. Bootloader unlock process will also let you install Magisk, so you will be able to root your device after unlocking its bootloader.
If you are planning to install official and unofficial LineageOS custom ROM on Tab A 8.0 (SM-T385, SM-T385M), then you must be eagerly waiting to unlock its bootloader. You must save your important documents securely including messages and contacts before unlocking bootloader of Tab A 8.0 SM-T385, because there is a possibility of losing all documents from your device during bootloader unlock process.
Below are the steps using which you can unlock bootloader of Tab A 8.0 (SM-T385, SM-T385M). Androidbiits.com will not be responsible if your device got broken during bootloader unlock process. Tab A battery must be above 86 percentage before bootloader unlock process. You have to activate developer options before unlocking it.
How to Unlock Bootloader of Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (SM-T385, SM-T385M) Easily [Simple Steps]
1. Tap “Settings” Menu on Galaxy Tab A 8.0, then you have to tap “About” option.
2. Tap “Software Information” option.
3. Tap “Build number” option several times until you see “developer mode” message.
4. Tap “Settings” Menu again.
5. Tap “Developer options”, then activate “OEM unlocking” option.
6. Now you have to activate “USB debugging” option.
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