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How to Easily Unlock Realme X Bootloader [Official Working Method]

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How to Easily Unlock Bootloader of Realme X: If you are the user of Realme X then here we have very good news for you, now you guys can Unlock the bootloader of your device very easily. Today, In this article we gonna show you How to Unlock Realme X Bootloader. This method is 100% working and tested by our team.

If you Unlock the bootloader of Realme X then you can do a lot of things with your smartphone, you can install TWRP recovery and then you can root your device as well by flashing the SuperSU. You can basically say that after unlocking the bootloader on your Realme X, you can enjoy so many things. 

So basically Unlocking bootloader is very important nowadays but it does have some advantages and disadvantages which you should know. We have shared some Advantage and Disadvantage of unlocking bootloader below, make sure to carefully read them if you don’t know the outcomes of unlocking bootloader.

About Realme X

Realme X is a budget-oriented smartphone. It is having 6.53 inches, 1080 * 2340 pixels Screen resolution. It is running on Android 9.0 Pie and has Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 360 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver) processor. It is having internal storage of 128 GB which is quite big to store apps, games, photos, etc. And 8GB RAM which makes the device super fast. It also has a 16MP pop-up Secondary camera with 8x digital zoom which clicks amazing selfies and 48 +5MP primary camera which also clicks some amazing shots

What is mean by Unlocking Bootloader on Realme X?

The bootloader is a code which is present in every operating system. If you unlock the bootloader of any device then you can do all the things which required an unlocked bootloader. If you want to root your device then unlocking bootloader will be the first step and after then you can install TWRP recovery and you can root your device, and you can install custom ROM also. Once you Unlock the bootloader of Realme X you can perform so many things.

Advantages of Unlocking Bootloader

  • Once you will unlock the bootloader you will be granted to install the custom recovery like TWRP or CWM
  • You can root your device and can install custom ROM.

Disadvantages of Unlocking Bootloader

The disadvantage of unlocking the bootloader of any Android device is that the warranty will be void. However, if your intention is to root your device after unlocking the bootloader then you have to read all the cons of it because rooting has lots of cons. I would recommend you to not to unlock your Bootloader of Realme X if your device still comes under warranty.

Another disadvantage is that you will not receive the OTA update from Oppo If you unlock the bootloader of your device so think twice before unlocking the bootloader of your device.

Now let’s move to our guide but before that please read the Disclaimer and Pre-requirement section as it is very important. 

Disclaimer

Androidleaker.com will not take any responsibility for any kind of problem to occur in your device at the time of unlocking bootloader. We are 100% sure that this article is well written without any errors. But, if you don’t follow it correctly then you will end up bricking your device. So, FOLLOW THIS GUIDE CAREFULLY!

Pre-Requirements

  • This guide is only for Realme X.
  • Your device’s battery must be 50% charged or above.
  • You must need a working PC or Laptop along with USB cable.
  • Take the backup of your important files, photos, etc.
  • Download and Install ADB and Fastboot Driver
  • Follow all the steps very carefully and don’t skip any step.

How to Unlock the Bootloader of Realme X?

Unlock Realme X Bootloader

If you want to unlock the bootloader of your device then you have to follow the ADB and Fastboot method. It is the only method working right now to unlock the bootloader of Realme X. Oppo won’t recommend unlocking the bootloader of any Oppo device because after unlocking the bootloader you will not receive the OTA update from Oppo. But if you still want to unlock the bootloader of your device then you have to follow this guide very carefully.

We have divided the process into two parts so, you have to first follow Part I and then you can jump to Part II.

PART I Download and Install Unlock tool on your Realme X

  • The first thing which you have to do in your Realme X to unlock its bootloader is download Unlock Tool APK.
  • Now, you have to enable the unknown sources from the setting of your device, if you don’t know how then follow the below steps.
    1). Go to the setting of your device and then click on Apps and notification> select the Unlock tool app from there and enable the allow from this source.
  • Now install the APK on your device.
  • Once the installation is done, open the Unlock tool app. (You’ll see the screen something like this)
  • Now click on Start Applying.
  • Tick on “I have read and agreed to aforesaid content” and then tap on Submit Application.
  • Now by doing this all, your application will be submitted to the Realme server and now you have to wait for some hour. (Usually 1-2 hours).
  • Once your application is approved you will see the screen something like shown above.
  • Now follow Part II to continue the bootloader unlocking process.

Image source(Realme forum)

PART II Steps to Unlock Realme X Bootloader with ADB and Fastboot

  • First of all, set up ADB and Fastboot on your computer, you can refer to this XDA thread.
  • Take a full backup of your device, incase, if you get your device bricked (It won’t happen if you follow these steps carefully).
  • Now make sure your phone battery is more than 50%.
  • Now connect your Realme X to your PC with the help of USB cable and install all the drivers of your Xiaomi in your PC.
  • Now switch off your device and go to a fastboot option by pressing Power + Volume Down Simultaneously.
  • Now, you have to open the command prompt window in the same folder where you have installed the ADB and fastboot by holding the shift button and clicking on the right button of your mouse.
  • Connect your device to the PC with the help of USB cable and let the PC to detect your device so that it can install all the necessary drivers itself.
  • Now type this command in Command Prompt/Powershell window
adb devices

This command will let you know whether your device is connected properly or not. If it is not showing your device name in the window then you have to reconnect your device and install the drivers manually.

  • Now type this command:-
fastboot device
  • Now type this one:-
fastboot Oem unlock
  • Again hit enter and now write this one:-
fastboot reboot
  • Now hit enter and your phone will automatically reboot.
  • Once it is restarted disconnect it from your PC.

If you want to Root and install TWP recovery on your device then you can go to this guide ⇒ How to Root and Install TWRP recovery on Realme X

Congratulations! you have successfully Unlocked the bootloader of Realme X with help of ADB and Fastboot commands. If you have any doubts then you can ask in the comment section.

 

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