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Model: K9 (2018)
OS: Android 7.1.2
CPU: Quad-core 1.3 GHz
Screen: 5.0 inches
Rear Camera: 8 MP
Front Camera: 5 MP
Battery: 2500 mAh
In this post we will guide you step by step, how to unlock the bootloader on LG K9 (2018). The smartphone comes with 16GB phone memory and 2GB RAM. LG K9 (2018) smartphone is powered by Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210 – Global, the device has powerful CPU is Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 and GPU is Adreno 304. This device has Removable Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery. Read More
How To Unlock The Bootloader on LG K9 (2018), full guide step by step
No doubt that today we will help you that how to unlock the bootloader on LG K9 (2018). Unlocking bootloader is a void that will effect on your device warranty. So we will not force you, do it on your own risk. Today we will guide you if would you like to install TWRP Recovery and if you want to root your smartphone. You must unlock the bootloader on your LG K9 (2018). The following steps will help you to unlock the bootloader.
A bootloader is a software piece, it will automatically run on your LG K9 (2018). Moreover, it is most important to have a functionality bootloader that starts up your device. That why bootloaders are stored in a stable memory away from your device reach. But don’t worry we are here to provide you some methods and solution for your LG K9 (2018). We hope that these methods can help you to unlock bootloader your device. However, we highly recommend you to follow the steps very carefully step by step to avoid any permanent damage caused to your device.
You can void your warranty.
There will be issues with official OTA updates.
Moreover, you can brick your device or stuck in a boot loop if you do not follow the steps to unlock the bootloader carefully.
But, there are certain advantages once, you have unlocked the bootloader of your device;
You can install any custom ROM such as Lineage OS, Resurrection Remix ROM, and much more… You can root your LG K9 (2018) smartphone.
You can flash TWRP.
You need a Windows Laptop/PC
Make sure that your device is charged more then 60% or your smartphone must be charge up to 60 percent.
Before we begin the unlocking of bootloader, we would strongly recommend you to create a backup of your device.
This is the method only for K9 (2018) and you can for any other smartphone.
Steps to Unlock Bootloader of K9 (2018)
As you know that we already mentioned above, you need to have an unlocked bootloader and you may install custom ROMs, restricted apps, on your device.
You should follow the below steps to unlock the bootloader of your device;
Step 1: Firstly, you need to enable the Developer Options on your K9 (2018).
Then go to Settings>>>>>>>>About Phone>>>>>>>> and press the Build Number 6 to 7 times until you see a pop message that show you “You are now a developer”.
Into the Developer Options, now you need to enable USB Debugging and the OEM Unlock option.
After that again head to the Settings>>>>Developer Options>>>>enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlock.
Step 2: Download and setup the ADB and Fastboot tools on your Laptop or Desktop.
Step 3: Now, I would like to request you please connect your K9 (2018) to Laptop/PC using a USB cable.
Step 4: Now, you should wait until all the USB Drivers installed on your Computer.
Step 5: Now open the CMD or command promptgo and go to the same folder, where you have extracted the contents of the ADB and Fastboot tools.
Step 6: After that, please type the below command into the command prompt area and press the Enter button;
Step 7: Suddenly, You will see a popup message on your smartphone such as “Always allow from this computer”. Now You can press OK button.
Step 8: In this step you should type the below command to enter the bootloader mode, and press Enter; button on your keyboard.
adb reboot bootloader
Step 9: Now, you must enter the below command so your K9 (2018) and you will reboot into Fastboot mode;
fastboot flashing unlock
Step 10: Now, enter again your device into the Fastboot mode using the Volume Down + Power button together.
Step 11: After that please enter the below command;
fastboot flashing unlock_critical
Step 12: That’s It! You have successfully unlocked the bootloader of the LG K9 (2018) device.
We hope that you have read all of the above steps carefully and now you can now go ahead and root your device and install various MODs, custom ROMs or modify the firmware of your device.
NOTE: Before we begin with the unlocking of bootloader, I would strongly recommend you to create a backup of your LG K9 (2018) . Unlocking of bootloader will wipe off the entire data on your device. Moreover, we advised you to follow the above steps very carefully to avoid permanent damage or bricking of your device. We are not responsible for anything goes wrong.