How to unlock bootloader OnePlus 5

A easy step by step guide to unlock bootloader OnePlus 5 with image. Root your phone or use custom recovery like CWM and TWRP recovery on OnePlus 5.

Hi, This is a guide to Unlock bootloader OnePlus 5. It is an easy and safe guide to unlock bootloader OnePlus 5. If you want to root your phone or use custom recovery like CWM and TWRP recovery on your OnePlus 5, then you must be unlock OnePlus 5 bootloader.

The OnePlus 5 Smartphone is powered by Octa-core Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processor and this phone comes with 64GB/128GB of internal storage and 6GB/8GB of RAM. This phone comes with good camera quality, The OnePlus 5 has a Dual 16 megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 16 megapixel front for selfies.

Preparation of unlock bootloader 

1. In this process wipe your data, so take a backup of your phone.
2. Your phone battery should charged 50%-80% minimum.
3. Make sure proper power backup of your PC.

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Follow the easy steps to unlock bootloader OnePlus 5:

Step 1: Download and install OnePlus 5 USB driver on your PC. And enable USB debugging mode on your OnePlus 5 Smartphone by this guide and OEM unlocking in developer option . Now download and extract Fast-boot tool then press and hold shift key in the keyboard and right click on extracted Fast boot tool folder and select “Open command window here”. See in this image.

Open fastboot command window for OnePlus 5

Step 2: Now connect OnePlus 5 with PC via USB cable. And type adb reboot bootloader to boot your phone in the bootloader or fastboot mode. If this CMD command is not work for reboot bootloader or fastboot mode, then switch off your OnePlus 5 and press volume down and power button. You will get a vibration and your device will boot in recovery mode, then you select Reboot to Bootloader.

Manually reboot bootloader or fastboot mode

Step 3: Now your OnePlus 5 in the bootloader or fastboot mode, So you type fastboot devices in the command window then press enter key. This command show connected device in the command window and you can see your Smartphone serial number.  If command window is not show your device serial number. Then install USB driver correctly or change your USB port of the PC.

Unlock bootloader OnePlus 5 by fastboot

Step 4: If your OnePlus 5 connected, then type fastboot oem unlock command in the command window and press enter key to unlocked your bootloader. Now your device will be reboot automatically that means your device bootloader is successfully unlocked. Now you can root OnePlus 5.

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I hope you like this unlock bootloader OnePlus 5 guide from which you will be able to easily unlock OnePlus 5 without any extra efforts. If feel any problem in this guide then please use comment box. Thanks to all.

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