How To Unlock Bootloader of Iconia One 8 B1-860

Key Specification of Iconia One 8 B1-860

Acer Iconia One 8 B1-860 comes with 16GB memory with 1GB RAM, 10.1 inches display, resolution is 1280 x 800 Pixels and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.

Acer Iconia One 8 B1-860 comes with delicious various colors, powerful battery,Non-removable Li-Po 4600 mAh battery with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, bluetooth 4.0 A2DP and A-GPS for best route.

How To Unlock Bootloader of Iconia One 8 B1-860

But, before we head-on with the step by step guide on how to unlock the bootloader of Iconia One 8 B1-860 device, let us take a look at what is unlock bootloader and what advantages and disadvantages are there if you unlock the bootloader?

What is Bootloader and the Advantages of unlocking it? As in all of my post which is based on unlocking the bootloader, I give out information to you, so that, you should be aware of what is a bootloader and what are the advantages or the benefits you get after unlocking it.

A bootloader is a piece of software that, will automatically run, every time you starts up your phone or device. Moreover, the bootloader commands the phone, what programs to load in order to make your phone run. Besides, it is very important to have a functioning bootloader as it the one that starts up your device. This is the reason why bootloaders are stored in a stable memory away from your reach on your device. But, there are methods and solution for every smartphone that can help you to unlock your bootloader. However, you need to follow the steps very carefully in order to avoid any permanent damage caused to your device.

One thing to note is that unlocking your bootloader will void the warranty of your device. So, make sure that you are out of the warranty period or you are sure about what you are doing to your device.

However, there are some disadvantages with unlocking the bootloader;
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 of your choice such as Lineage OS, Resurrection Remix ROM, etc. Moreover, you can root your device. You can flash TWRP. Pre-requisites You need a Windows Laptop/Desktop Make sure that you charge your device to at least 60% or more Take a complete backup of your device This method is only for the Iconia One 8 B1-860 and should be used for any other smartphone Steps to Unlock Bootloader of Iconia One 8 B1-860As already mentioned above, you need to have an unlocked bootloader in order to install custom ROMs, restricted apps, etc on your device. Please follow the below steps to unlock the bootloader of the device;

1. Enable Developer Options: Go to Settings>> About device. Tap 7 times on Build number to enable Developer options.
2. Now, go back to the Developer Options.
3. Enable OEM Unlock.
. To enable it, go to Settings>>Developer options>> Enable OEM Unlock
4. You will be asked for a full factory reset of your smartphone before the unlocking of your device. Make sure that you have backed-up all your data before proceeding with the steps.
5. After the bootloader is unlocked, your Iconia One 8 B1-860 will reboot into system.
6. Again go to Developer Options and verify that the OEM Unlocking option is greyed out.
7. That’s it! Now you have successfully unlocked the bootloader of the Iconia One 8 B1-860.

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 Iconia One 8 B1-860 device. Note that this is method is only for unlocking the Iconia One 8 B1-860 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.


We always recommend you to create a backup of your device, such as images, video and all your files stored on safe location. We advice you that you must backup of your device on Google Drive or Dropbox. Unlocking of bootloader will wipe off the entire data on your device. We must read the following the steps very carefully becuase it will effect or avoid permanent damage or bricking of your device. If anything goes wrong the author or are not responsible for it.

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