How to Unlock Bootloader on OnePlus 2 [Complete Tutorial]

This tutorial shows how to unlock Bootloader on OnePlus 2 Android Smartphone – Complete Guide

OnePlus 2 is official launched and here in this guide we are going to show you how to unlock Bootloader on OnePlus 2 Android Smartphone. This guide will come in handy to the users who are looking to Root and install Custom Recovery and Custom ROM on OnePlus 2. So unlocking Bootloader on OnePlus 2 will open gates to Rooting and stuff. Make a note that unlocking Bootloader on OnePlus 2 voids its warranty and should be carried out with extreme care to avoid bricking or any other damage to your device.

Unlock Bootloader on OnePlus 2 Boot OnePlus 2 into Recovery Mode and Fastboot Mode

So without any further ado, let’s prepare OnePlus 2 for Bootloader unlocking procedure and then proceed with the actual unlocking process.

Early Preparations:

  1. As unlocking Bootloader wipes all of your data and settings it is advised you to take a complete backup of your data.

Backup and Restore SMS

Backup and Restore Contacts

Backup and Restore Call Logs

Backup files stored on Internal Storage to PC

  1. Enable USB Debugging on OnePlus 2 from Developer Options.
  2. Charge your device to at least 65%.
  3. Download and install the OnePlus USB Drivers on PC.
  4. Setup ADB and Fastboot drivers on PC.

Disclaimer: We are not responsible for any damage to your OnePlus 2 Android Smartphone. So proceed with the below steps at your own risk.

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How to Unlock Bootloader on OnePlus 2:

Step 1: Boot OnePlus 2 into Bootloader / Fastboot Mode.

Step 2: Connect OnePlus 2 to PC using OEM Cable.

Step 3: Open the Fastboot folder and press and hold shift key and right click inside the Fastboot folder at the empty space and choose open command window here.

Step 4: Now in CMD Type:

fastboot devices

This command shows list of devices connected to PC in Fastboot mode. This is to confirm that OnePlus 2 is connected to PC properly.

fastboot oem unlock

This command unlocks bootloader on OnePlus 2 and wipes all of your data and settings.

fastboot oem device-info

This command shows the status of OnePlus 2, whether it is unlocked or not? This is just to confirm whether the bootloader on OnePlus 2 is successfully unlocked or not.

fastboot reboot

This command reboots OnePlus 2 into normal mode.

That’s all now you have successfully unlocked Bootloader on OnePlus 2. Do share this tutorial with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus and help your friends in Unlocking Bootloader on OnePlus 2.

If you have any questions then do post them in the comment section below.

Written by Alpesh

Tech Lover, Gadget Freak and the founder of Gizmo Advices who loves to play with Custom ROM's, Kernel's etc.

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