Today, Androidbiits.com will share a simple trick with Galaxy Z Fold2 (SM-F916N, SM-F9160) owners who are trying to unlock bootloader of their phone. It comes with 282g weight, 4500mAh battery, foldable dynamic display, barometer, reverse charging support and Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 plus processor. If you have recently bought Galaxy Z Fold2 SM-F9160, 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 Galaxy Z Fold2 (SM-F916N, SM-F9160). Locked bootloader does not allow us to install custom ROM on our phone. It only loads the authorized Android OS with a digital signature. Androidbiits.com will help you in unlocking Galaxy Z Fold2 SM-F9160 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 Z Fold2 5G SM-F916B. Now, I will discuss about the step-by-step tutorial to unlock bootloader of Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2.
I am hoping that you will be able to unlock Galaxy Z Fold2 (SM-F916N, SM-F9160) 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 Galaxy Z Fold2 (SM-F916N, SM-F9160) will lose warranty after the bootloader unlock process. It will let you install Custom ROMs on your phone. You must activate OEM unlock option. Bootloader unlock process will also let you install Magisk on your phone, so you will be able to root your phone after unlocking its bootloader.
If you are planning to install official and unofficial LineageOS custom ROM on Galaxy Z Fold2 (SM-F916N, SM-F9160), 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 Galaxy Z Fold2 SM-F9160, because there is a possibility of losing all documents from your phone during bootloader unlock process.
Below are the steps using which you can unlock bootloader of Galaxy Z Fold2 SM-F9160. Androidbiits.com will not be responsible if your phone got broken during bootloader unlock process. Galaxy Z Fold2 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 Z Fold2 (SM-F916N, SM-F9160) Easily [Simple Steps]
1. Tap “Settings” Menu on Galaxy Z Fold 2, then you have to tap “About Phone” option.
2. Tap “Software Information” option.
3. Tap “Build number” option several times until you see “You are now a developer” on your phone.
4. Tap “Settings” Menu again.
5. Tap “Developer options”, then activate “USB debugging” and “OEM unlocking” option.
6. Switch off your phone.
7. Install USB driver on desktop.
8. Connect your phone with computer via USB cable while pressing Volume down button and Volume up button simultaneously. Your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916N, SM-F9160) will enter into download mode.
9. Long Press Volume up button for a few seconds to enter Device Unlock Mode.
10. Press Volume up button again to unlock bootloader.
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