How To Unlock ZTE Axon 7 Bootloader

This post explains briefly how to unlock ZTE Axon 7 bootloader without much stress and in just a few minutes.

The guide does not require you to access any website, or use your IMEI number to generate an unlock code. Read below for files / downloads required to unlock your Axon 7 device bootloader.

Requirements:

Disclaimer: your use of this guide is entirely at your own risk. Know that your warranty is void once you unlock your phone’s bootloader.

I advise that you make a backup of device data before proceeding with bootloader unlock guide below. You data will be erased after unlock. 

Unlocking ZTE Axon 7 Bootloader

  • After downloading the unlock package above, copy to your device sdcard root, that is, /sdcard/
  • Enable OEM Unlocking in Settings > Development
  • Power off the device completely and boot into recovery mode (stock recovery) by pressing Power button + Volume Up.
  • In recovery screen, tap Apply update from sdcard
  • Navigate to your device sdcard root and select P996A01B20Fastboot_ssl.zip
  • Once update is applied, return to recovery main screen and select reboot bootloader option
  • Launch command prompt and run the following commands

fastboot oem unlock

  • Confirm the bootloader unlock prompt on your device
  • That’s it!
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