Unlock Bootloader On OnePlus 8 & 8 Pro? ADB & Fastboot!

Do you want to know How To Unlock Bootloader Of OnePlus 8 Pro, then you are at the right place? Today in this article, I will guide you step-by-step on How To Unlock Bootloader On OnePlus 8.

I have shown you the easiest method to unlock the Bootloader. This method will work on both OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro.

About OnePlus 8 Pro

This OnePlus 8 Pro is the newly launched device by OnePlus. It has some great features, Here is some Key Specification of OnePlus 8 Pro:

  • This phone comes with a 6.7 Inches Full HD+ Fluid AMOLED Display.
  • OnePlus 8 Pro is powered by Snapdragon 865, which is an Octa-Core CPU.
  • It has 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of Internal Storage, which can be expanded Up to 512 GB.
  • Moving to the OS, this device runs on OxygenOS top of Android 10.0.
  • Camera – It has a Quad Rear-Facing Camera of 48 MP + 8 MP + 48 MP + 5 MP, and the Front-Facing camera is a 16 MP shooter.
  • Moving to the battery, it has a Non-removable Li-Po 4510 mAh battery, and it also supports Fast battery charging.
  • Sensors: It has all the required sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass sensor.

Why Unlock Bootloader

The Bootloader is usually locked on an Android device the manufacturer wants you to stick to their Android Version, OS Version specifically designed for your phone.

Once you Unlock Bootloader of your phone, you can Customize Your Phone, Install Custom ROM, Custom Kernel for your Android Device.

But before we proceed to the Unlocking process. Let me explain to you the Advantages & Disadvantages of Unlocking the Bootloader.

Related Article: Install Custom ROM On OnePlus 8 Pro

Advantages Of Unlocking Bootloader

  1. Install Custom ROM’s Once You Unlock The Bootloader
  2. After Unlocking Bootloader You Can Root OnePlus 8 Pro
  3. You Can Easily Install TWRP Recovery On OnePlus 8 Pro
  4. Increase Your Phone Performance

Disadvantages Of Unlocking Bootloader

  1. Once You Unlock Your Phone Warranty Will Be Void
  2. You Might Face Problems With OTA Updates
  3. While Rooting Or Installing Custom ROM You Might Get Stuck Into Boot Loop

Pre-Requirements Before Your Unlock The Bootloader

  • You Need A PC/ Laptop To Unlock The Bootloader
  • Make Sure To Setup ADB And Fastboot On Windows (Important Step)
  • Charge Your Phone To 100% Or Minimum 75%
  • Easily Take Complete Backup Of Your Android
  • This Guide Is Only OnePlus 8 Pro Do Not Try This Method On Other Devices
MyPhoneUpdate Is Not Liable For Any Loss Or Damage To Your Smartphone. The Methods Shown In This Site Are Not Tested For Every smartphone. So, Try It With Your Own Risk.

Steps To Unlock Bootloader of OnePlus 8 Pro

1.) First Of All Enable USB Debugging & OEM Unlock

  • Go to Settings >> Developer Options >> And Enable Both USB debugging & OEM Unlock
  • Remove All Pattern Or Security Locks From OnePlus 8 Pro

2.) Now Open Platform Tools Folder That You Just Downloaded From The Above Requirement Section

3.) After that Type “cmd” In The Address Bar & Press Enter To Open Command Prompt

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Unlock Bootloader of OnePlus 8 Pro

4.) Now Power Off Your Phone >> Next Boot Your Phone Into Fastboot Mode (To Do That Press & Hold Volume Up + Power Button Together)

5.) Once Your Phone Boot Into Fastboot Mode, Connect Your Phone To PC/Laptop

  • Now Enter The Following Commands
fastboot devices
  • Hit Enter & Type
fastboot oem unlock
  • Hit Enter, Now Your Phone Bootloader Will Be Successfully Unlocked

6.) That’s It 🙂 You Have Successfully Unlock Bootloader Of OnePlus 8 Pro.

Now you can Flash SuperSu, Custom ROM, TWRP Recovery, & Custom Kernel

Related Article: How To Unroot OnePlus 8 Pro

Final Words

So, this is all about How To Unlock Bootloader On OnePlus 8 Pro. I hope this method worked on your OnePlus 8 Pro smartphone.

If you want to ask any questions related to Unlock Bootloader, then make sure to comment down below. We would love to hear from you!

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