By unlocking the bootloader on the Acer A701, you will be able to install custom CWM (clock work mod) recoveries and install custom firmwares on the tablet. For this, you will first have to download and install Android SDK. After doing that, go to the ‘platform-tools’ folder and launch the terminal from there. Type in these commands:
This will reboot the tablet. Then type,
fastboot oem unlock
Now, press the + Volume button to select Unlock then – Volume Button to confirm.
The last command will unlock the bootloader of your Acer A701 tablet.