Guide to Unlock Bootloader on Oneplus X

OnePlus X is the latest phone from OnePlus. Now most of the users are already using the new phone and want to unlock the bootloader of the phone. One the bootloader is unlocked you can do lots of thing on your Oneplus X. You can install TWRP, Rooted the phone and lots more. But most of the users don’t know how to do that and whats steps to follow to Unlock Bootloader on Oneplus X. Here is the complete step by step tutorial which helps you to do the same in simple steps.

Guide to Unlock Bootloader on Oneplus X

WARNING!

Your warranty is void if you follow the given instruction in this guide. We the Howtorootmobile.com team or the developers are not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards. Read all the instruction very carefully and Perform everything at your own risk.

CHECK PHONE MODEL

This guide is only for the Oneplus X android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.

PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS

Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.

1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA

Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important step that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.

BACKUP ANDROID APPS, SMS, CONTACTS, CALL LOGS, & BOOKMARKS
BACKUP ANDROID DEVICE WITH THESE FREE APPS
BACKUP AND RESTORE WHATSAPP MESSAGES

2. INSTALL Oneplus X DRIVERS

First you need to Setup ADB and Fastboot Drivers on windows PC. This will help you to sendbasic linux commands, and a variety Android specific commands from PC to connected Android devices.

SETUP ADB & FASTBOOT DRIVERS ON PC

Now you need to install the USB drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide. Without these USB drivers you can’t connect your device to the PC, first download and install these drivers on your system.

DOWNLOAD ANDROID USB DRIVERS

3. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE

Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.

HOW TO ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE ON ANDROID DEVICES

Enable-USB-Debugging

4. CHARGE YOUR ANDROID

If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.

After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.

Unlock Bootloader on Oneplus X

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Step 1. Set up ADB and Fastboot on your computer. To do this checkout link above in section SETUP ADB & FASTBOOT DRIVERS ON PC. Once the Files are installed on your PC you will see the ADB folder on your Windows C DRIVE (C:/ADB)

Step 2. Now enable USB debugging mode on your Oneplus X

Step 3. Now boot your phone in Fastboot mode. TO do this Turn off your phone and hold volume down and the power button simultaneously for 5-6 seconds. When you see the bootloader screen, connect your device to the PC using a USB cable.

OR

Open the ADB Folder that you created in Step and open a command prompt or terminal window. Do this by holding shift key on your keyboard and right-click on an empty space and select “Open command window here” option to launch a command prompt window.

Now connect your phone to the PC and enter the following command.

adb reboot bootloader

Now your phone boots in fastboot mode.

Step 4. Now check if fastboot is working correctly. It should provide the serial number of your device.

fastboot devices

Step 5. Now to unlock the bootloader enter the following command.

fastboot oem unlock

Step 6. Now Bootloader on your device should now be unlocked. Reboot your device normally with this command

fastboot reboot

Enjoy!

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