If you have bought a new Xiaomi second-hand, it has been given to you or even you have just finished the unlocking process, it is very likely that you are wondering if your Xiaomi has the unlocked bootloader.

For those of you who don’t know him, boot loader or bootloader, is the program in charge of managing the ignition of our Xiaomi. If it is unlocked, we can install TWRP, as well as Custom-ROM as well known as Xiaomi EU.

That is why, as we said, if you have bought your Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO second-hand or have just finished the bootloader unlocking process, it is very likely that you want to know if this has really been unlocked correctly. In view of this, we will explain how to check it below.

How to check if your Xiaomi has the unlocked bootloader

To be able to know if our Xiaomi has the unlocked bootloader First we must activate the developer options. To do this, in this guide we will tell you step by step what these options or settings are and how to activate them on your Xiaomi. After that, we just have to perform the following steps:

  • Go to Settings > Additional settings > Developer options
  • Once inside, we will look for “Status My Unlock“. this will tell us if the bootloader is open or still locked.

In this simple way, we can know if our Xiaomi, whether it is a Mi Series, Redmi or POCO, it has the bootloader open and therefore we can proceed to install TWRP or any other custom ROM.