OnePlus X has a 5.1in AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080. It is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor with a flagship-bothering 3GB of RAM, plus 16GB of expandable storage, a 13-megapixel rear camera, support for two SIM cards, and a large battery.

OnePlus X is one of the best mid-rangers. You might want to further enhance it by installing custom MODs and custom ROMs. But before doing that, you will have to unlock the bootloader of OnePlus X. In this tutorial, we will see how to unlock the bootloader of OnePlus X.


Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. The writer cannot be held responsible for any bricked or unusable devices. Even though the chances of your device getting bricked are negligible, the owner of the device must take full responsibility of it!

Pre-requisites and Backing up your OnePlus X:


  • OnePlus X drivers installed on the computer
  • Android SDK installed on the computer
  • ADB and Fastboot installed on the computer


  1. Make sure ADB and fastboot files are placed in the same folder.
  2. Go to Settings >> About phone. Tap on Build Number 7 times to become a developer.
  3. Now go to Developer options and enable the OEM unlock.
  4. Connect your device to the PC.
  5. Enter the phone in fastboot/bootloader mode by pressing and holding Power + Volume Up
  6. Go to the folder where ADB and fastboot are present. Open command prompt in this folder.
  7. Type the following command and press enter
    fastboot devices
  8. Now use the following command and press enter
    fastboot oem unlock
  9. You will see a screen appearing on your OnePlus X. Select the “Yes” option.
  10. Your phone will reboot automatically. Done!

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