HTC One Mini Bootloader Unlock Tutorial

HTC One Mini Bootloader Unlock Tutorial

In this Tutorial we will show you how you can unlock the bootloader of your htc one mini. The unlock deletes all files on your device so be sure to backup all your stuff. HTC allows its users to unlock the bootloader and also puts up a official guide and tools for it but remember that you still void your warranty. 

Google automatically saves your contacts but doesn’t sync other files on your device. Check the following tutorials to completely backup your device.

Backup Tutorials

HTC One Mini Bootloader Unlock

Things we will need

Important Informations

  • Always use a USB-Port from the backside of your PC
  • Always use the original USB cable
  • Always use a fully charged device
  • Always Backup your Device first

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Mac
  • Linux

HTC One Mini Bootloader Unlock Tutorial

  1. Download and install the HTC One Mini USB Drivers
  2. Create an Account on HTCs HTCDEV-Website and activate it
  3. Login with your new credentials
  4. Visit the HTC Bootloader Unlock Website 
  5. Select „All other Supported Models“ from the dropdown menu and hit „Begin Unlock Bootloader“
  6. Confirm all security Messages
  7. The HTC-Website now shows you the field (My Device Identifier Token“, leave the site opened and take your HTC One Mini
  8. Shutdown your HTC One Mini
  9. Power if back on while holding the Volume Down and Power-Key
  10. You should now see the bootloader, you can navigate with the Volume-Keys. Select „Fastboot“ and press the Power-Button to select
  11. Connect your HTC One Mini with the PC
  12. Create the folder Unlock directly on your C: Drive
  13. Extract the Contents of the HTC One Mini Bootloader Unlock Package into the „Unlock“-Folder
  14. Now use the Shortcut „Windowskey + R“ and type cmd into the textfield. Press OK to start the Shell.
  15. Now we will need to navigate into our „Unlock“-Folder using the command „cd c:/Unlock“ (without „“)
  16. First we will need to get our Identifier Token. To do that type in the command “ fastboot oem get_identifier_token“ (without „“) and press enter
  17. Copy the Code starting from „<<<< Identifier Token Start“ up until the end of „Identifier Token End >>>>“
  18. Paste the Code into the „My Device Identifier Token“-Field on the HTC Website and press the „Submit“-Button
  19. You should now recieve a E-Mail from HTC with an attachment named „Unlock_code.bin“.
  20. Copy that file directly into the „Unlock“ Folder on your Harddisk
  21. Switch back to the shell and enter the command „flash unlocktoken Unlock_code.bin“ (without „“) and press enter
  22. You should now see warning Messages that you need to confirm to start the bootloader unlock process.
  23. Your HTC One Mini is now unlocked

Importend Tutorials for the HTC One Mini


  1. Michael 8. März 2014 at 19:54 - Reply

    Step 21. Should read „fastboot flash unlocktoken Unlock_code.bin“

  2. Ganesh Jadhav 1. August 2014 at 18:26 - Reply

    HBOOT -2.21.0000
    eMMC-boot 1024MB
    Dec 3. 2013,21:02:25.0


    to previous item
    to next item
    to select item


    This appears on my HTC one mini
    After switching the mobile off and takes lots of time to on
    Have to do repeatedly REBOOT BOOTLOADER
    So plz help me
    I tried to unlock but it does not go from 21step. Plz help

  3. ganesh jadhav 2. August 2014 at 18:44 - Reply

    c:\unlock>fastboot flash unlocktokenUnlock_code.bin
    sending’unlocktoken‘ …
    OKEY [0.174s]
    writteng ‚unlocktoken’…
    unlock token check successfully
    fineshed.total time:0.219s

    this msg came and nothing happen while unlocking htc one mini so plz help me for this trouble

  4. Htc One 2. Juli 2015 at 20:52 - Reply

    C:\Users\utili_000\Desktop\htc\htc-one-mini-bootloader-unlock>fastboot flash unl
    ocktoken Unlock_code.bin
    sending ‚unlocktoken‘ (0 KB)…
    OKAY [ 0.156s]
    writing ‚unlocktoken’…
    (bootloader) unlock token check successfully
    OKAY [ 0.009s]
    finished. total time: 0.165s

    The message came and nothing happening !
    The bootloader from the HTC is still LOCKED !!!
    Please Help !!

  5. Dumi 9. April 2016 at 21:29 - Reply

    The message came and nothing happening !
    The bootloader from the HTC is still LOCKED !!!
    Please Help !!
    My problem ist message

  6. Ivan Dumi Dumitrovic 9. April 2016 at 21:31 - Reply

    The message came and nothing happening !
    The bootloader from the HTC is still LOCKED !!!
    Please Help !!
    Pomozite mi

  7. Koll 17. Juli 2016 at 18:21 - Reply

    Line 21 command should be:

    fastboot flash unlocktoken Unlock_code.bin


    flash unlocktoken Unlock_code.bin

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