You don’t need to unlock your bootloader, look for the otg update method on xda. It’s quite easy. Open OS, as in its just a stock ROM. Nothing more.

Can I flash stock ROM without unlocking bootloader?

Nope. You cannot flash any roms with locked bootloader. Just unlock the bootloader and flash you’re favorite rooms and lock the bootloader again. Take it any phone you just cannot flash any files, roms without unlocking the bootloader.

Can I flash custom ROM with locked bootloader?

Generally speaking, you can’t. A locked bootloader prevents flashing. On some devices you might be able to gain root temporarily while the device is running, and could “live” flash a ROM.

Can I flash with Odin without unlocking bootloader?

if you are talking about Odin, you have a Samsung phone. On Samsung phones, you can’t unlock or lock bootloader. You can flash without doing anything.

Can I downgrade Miui without unlock bootloader?

Yes, you need a copy of the old firmware for your phone, then use a computer with Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool you boot the X3 Pro into download/fast boot mode and flash/install the firmware to your phone. Because you are using official firmware, you do not need an unlocked bootloader.

Can I flash TWRP without unlocking bootloader?

If you are trying to install any twrp recovery then it is mandatory to unlock your android smartphone’s bootloader, then only you will be able to install the twrp custom recovery.

Can I root without OEM unlock?

Rooting phone’s Android works without unlocking it’s bootloader. Rooting Android simply is adding an user called “superuser ( AKA root )” to Android.

Can I relock the bootloader?

You could do this by creating a custom update package that you sign, or by unlocking your bootloader temporarily (which will wipe all your data of course) to use TWRP or something else to flash the firmware and then relock the bootloader afterwards.

Can we flash fastboot ROM without unlocking bootloader?

Yes. You can unlock bootloader after flashing with EDL mode.

Does Odin require OEM unlock?

No, the setting in Developer options has to be enabled before you then unlock the bootloader using the right method for your make of phone.

Does Odin need OEM unlock?

There is no OEM unlock option on any of the US phones, however to get the U1 firmware to flash you need to download the patched ODIN from here. After that it won’t give you anymore SHA256 errors. Make sure the firmware you download has OYM in it, not OYZ.

Does bootloader unlock Knox trip?

Important Notes: Only unlocking the bootloader of your Samsung Galaxy device will not trip the KNOX counter.

Can we flash fastboot ROM without unlocking bootloader?

Yes. You can unlock bootloader after flashing with EDL mode.

Can you flash a ROM without root?

The custom ROM you flash does not need to be rooted either. In fact one can boot into TWRP from fastboot. So one does not even need TWRP on the device itself.

How can I flash Xiaomi device without unlocking bootloader and without USB debugging?

Power OFF, Hold power and Volume UP button, when MI logo appear LET GO POWER button and HOLD only volume UP button. Choose Connect with MIAssistant. And connect to PC. After this command your DATA will be reset!

Can you flash a locked phone?

No, this is physically impossible. If you want to flash a new ROM, you will need a computer. In Android devices, the ROM cannot be flashed using the command prompt (or any other devices). If you unlock the locked android using another Android phone, you won’t be able to make any modifications to it.

Is MIUI 13 good?

If MIUI 13 can boast of one great quality compared to other Android skins, it is the overall smoothness. Animations, transitions between two applications, scrolling of menus or news feeds when you navigate the interface, etc – everything runs buttery smooth.

Does Magisk need unlocked bootloader?

Magisk modifies boot. img (boot partition) and to modify it, you need to have an unlocked bootloader. Right! So you can accomplish a Magisk install without a custom recovery for example using the Magisk Manager or Flashfire but as stated above, in order to boot a modified boot.

Does rooting unlock bootloader?

Rooting is distinct from SIM unlocking and bootloader unlocking. The former allows removing the SIM card lock on a phone, while the latter allows rewriting the phone’s boot partition (for example, to install or replace the operating system).

Can I install custom ROM without rooting?

You can install any custom ROM to your device without rooting, but first be sure if your device has a unlockable bootloader/unlocked bootloader, because you need to flash a custom recovery (different from the original the device comes with) for flashing a custom ROM.

Is it possible to root Android without unlocking bootloader?

Originally Answered: Can I root without unlocking a bootloader? Simply NO, Unlocking bootloader givers you permission to root. If you don’t unlock bootloader you won’t be able to boot.

Can locked phones be rooted?

Short answer: no. Long answer: not usually, but there some exceptions. In general, to root the phone, you first have to unlock the bootloader.