How to unlock bootloader of OnePlus X

Updated on June 16, 2020

These are the instructions to unlock bootloader on OnePlus X smartphone using the fastboot tools on windows computer.

Requirements: Your device should have at least 20 percent or above battery to perform the unlocking process.

Unlock Bootloader of OnePlus X

  1. Download and install OnePlus X USB driver on your computer. If OnePlus X USB driver is already installed then skip this step. USB Logo
  2. Now, you have to Enable USB Debugging on Your Nexus 6P. To enable Developer Options: Open Settings > About Phone > Tap on the Built Number for 6-8 times until developers option is enabled.
  3. Now, Again Go Back to the Settings > Developer Options > Enable OEM unlocking and USB Debugging. USB Debugging on OnePlus X
  4. Now, power off your device. Power Off
  5. Now, you need to boot into the Fastboot Mode. To Boot into fastboot mode, press and hold the Volume UP and Power Key (for 4-5 seconds) and release all the the buttons when you are able to see the fastboot logo on the screen. oneplus fastboot mode
  6. Connect your OnePlus X smartphone to the computer. Connect Android Device with Computer
  7. Download and install Minimal ADB and fastboot tools on your computer. Minimal ADB Fastboot Setup
  8. Once, installation is completed launch the Minimal ADB and fastboot tools. Minimal ADB Fastboot Setup Finish
  9. Now, you will be able to see the following command window. minimal adb command window
  10. Now, in the command window type and press enter: fastboot devices minimal adb command fastboot device

    (from the above command you will be abe to see the list of devices attached to the computer)

  11. Now, give another command: fastboot oem unlock minimal adb command oem unlock
  12. Now, you will be able to see the verification screen on your device. Simply choose Yes by using the volume down button and press power button to confirm it. oneplus x unlock erase data
  13. Now, your device will reboot automatically.

    Congratulations, You have successfully unlocked the bootloader of your OnePlus X smartphone.

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    [*] Caution: Unlocking the bootloader will delete your personal data, pictures, apps etc from your device. So, take a backup of your personal data before following the above tutorial.

    [*] Root OnePlus X: If you want to root your OnePlus X smartphone then follow How to root OnePlus X smartphone.

    [*] OnePlus Stock Firmware: If you are looking for the original firmware for your device, then head over to Download OnePlus Stock Firmware page.

    [*] OnePlus USB Driver: If you are looking for the original USB Driver for your device, then head over to Download OnePlus USB Driver page.

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