Unlocking Bootloader for your Alcatel Idol 3C

Alcatel Idol 3C Key Specs

Display
Screen Size 5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~70.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)
Memory
Internal 16GB
RAM 2GB
Camera
Primary 13 Megapixels, AF, LED flash
Secondary 8 Megapixels, 1080p
Software
OS Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
CPU Octa-core (4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Adreno 405
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Battery
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 2910 mAh battery

How to unlock the bootloader on Alcatel Idol 3C

If you are looking to custom ROM, custom recovery, custom kernel or want to flash the factory images of your Alcatel Idol 3C. You know that bootloader unlock is the best way to custom recovery, custom kernel and factory flash of your device. Off course bootloader unlocking is legally binding and it will effert device warranty. Alcatel doesn’t allow you to unlock the bootloader.

Here are Steps to Unlocking the bootloader on Idol 3C

1. If you want to save your all data such as images, videos and files. You must backup your Alcatel Idol 3C . Bootloader unlocking process will effect on your data.
2. First of all you must download and install the Android USB Drivers. Now extract the ADB Fastboot setup in your PC / laptop in the C:/ Drive.
3. Before unlock bootloader, you need to activate the developer option to enable OEM Unlock and USB Debugging.
4. Now Go to Settings –>>>>> System –>>>>> About Phone and press on Build Number 6 – 7 times to activate the developer option. See the below image.
how to enable developer option
5. After that, now open the developer option and enable the OEM unlock and USB Debugging.
how to enable the oem unlock
6. Obviously now connect your phone to PC using the original Type C cable.
7. Once it connected, open the ADB folder inside the C:/Drive
8. On your ADB Folder, Open the command window / PowerShell: To open Press the Shift key and Right Mouse click anywhere inside the folder, see the below image.
ABD command window
9. Once your command window is opened, now enter the below command to verify whether your device has connected to PC properly >>>>>>>>>>>>>> adb devices
10. If the command show device has unauthorized, then on your Alcatel Idol 3C . You will see a popup message to allow USB Debugging. You may also enable always allow from this computer and press on OK button. ABD command window

11. The next step is; you can enter the bootloader or fastboot mode on your Alcatel Idol 3C device using the command below.>>>>>>>>>>>>>> adb reboot bootloader
12. Your Idol 3C smartphone will now boot into bootloader mode, therefore now follow the below steps. Please check command if the device is connected properly to fastboot mode >>>>>>>>>>>>>> fastboot devices
13. Your device value will be shown if connected properly. If not, then make sure to download the latest USB Drivers and follow the steps again.

14. To unlock the bootloader, enter the command given below. >>>>>>>>>>>>>> fastboot flashing unlock

15. Once you click on enter button, your Alcatel Idol 3C smartphone will show you a warning message the risks of unlocking the bootloader. If would you like to confirm using the Volume Key and enjoy unlocked Idol 3C smartphone . bootloader. Your smartphone . will produce a factory reset and once you must reboot. The device will look the same interface just like the out of box setup.
16. Once you have done, you can reboot your device using the command >>>>>>>>>>>>>>fastboot reboot
17. This way you can finally unlock the bootloader on Alcatel Idol 3C .
 You can now go ahead and root your device and install various MODs, custom ROMs or modify the firmware of your device.
So, there you have it from my side in this post. Hope you have followed the above-mentioned steps carefully and successfully unlocked the bootloader of your Idol 3C device. Note that this is method is only for unlocking the Idol 3C smartphone. Please let us know in the comments section below if you have faced any issues while following the above-mentioned steps and also do report if you come across any link failure as well.
NOTE: Before begin unlock the bootloader of your device, We advice you to create a backup of your device. The bbootloader will wipe off the entire data. Follow the steps very carefully to avoid permanent damage or bricking of your device. If anything goes wrong the author or Gizte.com are not responsible for it.

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