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Realme X2 Pro powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon is a killer smartphone. Being bootloader unlockable the device opens a lot of potential in the custom development sector. Let’s dive in and see how the device can be bootloader unlocked.

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The method we’ve given below makes use of the official Realme unlock tool for the device. So, it’s foolproof and safe, but you’ve to consider the following factors before you make up your mind to unlock the bootloader.

  • After unlocking your phone ALL OF YOUR DATA WILL BE ERASED! Backup before you Proceed.
  • The in-depth test may have unforeseeable impacts on your phone.
  • Some functions may not operate Properly because of third-party firmware, such as the photo-taking function of the camera. It may also cause device damage.
  • Personal and confidential information on the phone may leak, and security may be compromised.
  • The in-depth test may modify some of the system functions, and prevent you from updating the system version to enjoy the latest Realme UI.
  • After unlocking Widevine L1 will be replaced by Widevine L3.

Once you’re ok with the consequences of unlocking bootloader. The next step you can do is to prepare for the bootloader.

Pre-Requisites

  • Realme X2 Pro with at least 60% battery remaining
  • USB Cable
  • PC with ADB and Fastboot installed.
  • Make sure you have backed up your data, unlocking your phone will erase all of your data.
  • Make sure your system version is the official and latest one.
  • Download and install the unlock tool APK given below on your Realme X2 Pro

Downloads

Realme X2 Pro In-depth Test tool: Download

Unlock Bootloader of Realme X2 Pro

  1. Open the unlock tool app and apply for the bootloader unlock.
  2. Read the disclaimer in detail, select the checkbox if you’re ready, and submit your application.
  3. The application will be authenticated by Realme servers.
  4. Within approximately 15 minutes, the unlock tool app will show the status of the unlock request – if it shows the unlocking is successful, proceed to the following step.
  5. You can now click “Start the in-depth test” and the device will reboot automatically. The following string will display on the screen: fast boot_unlock_verify ok
  6. Now, you have to connect your device to the PC via USB cable. Given you’ve installed the ADB and Fastboot on your PC, input the following command on a command prompt or terminal.
  7. Enter the command:
    adb reboot bootloader
  8. Hit “Enter” on your keyboard
  9. Then, enter the command:
    fastboot flashing unlock
  10. Hit “Enter” on your keyboard
  11. On your phone press the Volume Up key to select “UNLOCK THE BOOTLOADER” (or press the Volume Down key if you have changed your mind to select “DO NOT UNLOCK THE BOOTLOADER”).

When you click the Volume Up, your phone will reboot and enter the in-depth test mode – data on the phone will be erased, we recommend you perform a data backup prior to applying.

That’s how the bootloader is unlocked on Realme X2 Pro. To relock;

Relock the Bootloader

  1. “Apply to exit in-depth test” on the app.
  2. Shit down your device
  3. Reboot to Fastboot mode by pressing both the Volume down button and the Power button simultaneously
  4. In the Fastboot mode, use the engineering command below on your PC to re-lock the bootloader.
  5. Enter the command: adb reboot bootloader
  6. Press “Enter” on your keyboard
  7. Enter the command: fastboot flashing lock
  8. Press “Enter” on your keyboard
  9. Press the Volume Up button to select the “Lock bootloader” option (or press the Volume Down button to select “Do not lock bootloader” and keep it unlocked).

Then enter command fastboot reboot. The phone will reboot and exit the in-depth test mode. All user data on the phone will be erased – we recommend you perform a data backup prior to applying. Once rebooted, your phone will be in a bootloader locked state.

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