Realme 5 Pro is the successor to the Realme 3 Pro in terms of hardware and cameras. This new Realme smartphone covers all the drawbacks of earlier Realme 3 Pro. Some of which includes heating issues, camera quality issues, lagging etc. The most eye catchy Realme 5 Pro specs are its quad camera setup and premium flagship design. On the contrary, Realme 5 Pro price in India starts at Rs 13,999. In this guide, we’ll unlock bootloader of Realme 5 Pro using ADB and fastboot commands.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro
To be honest, Realme 3 Pro had various drawbacks. The phone used to get heated during photography in sunlight. Moreover, the device used to even get heated during gaming. This heating problem is completely fixed in Realme 5 Pro. Furthermore, Realme 3 Pro camera did not click clear quality pictures. Rather the image would be blur. In order to solve this problem, Realme 5 Pro comes with brand new quad core camera sensors which captures good quality pictures.

Are you looking for the best android phone under 15000? then Realme 5 Pro is the one. Looking at the Realme 5 Pro features, it sports 6.3 inches of display with 1080 x 2340 pixels of resolution. Furthermore, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC processor. Besides, it is available in two variants: Realme 5 Pro 4GB RAM 64GB storage and Realme 5 Pro 8GB RAM 128GB storage. Talking about the Realme 5 Pro cameras, it sports quad camera setup of 48 + 8 + 2 + 2 MP on the rear.

Whereas on the front, it comes with 16 megapixel selfie camera. Besides, if you compare Realme 5 Pro vs Realme XT or Realme 5 Pro vs Realme X, then the 5 Pro wins in all aspects. Overall, Realme 5 Pro features a powerful processor, better camera, and attractive design. Meanwhile, the price of Realme 5 Pro is decreased to make it a more interesting purchase for users with a limited budget. For a more detailed Realme 5 Pro review, you may visit YouTube.

Do you want to root Realme 5 Pro? Do you want to install custom ROM on Realme 5 Pro? If yes, then you must unlock bootloader of your phone first. In this easy steps guide, we’ll unlock bootloader on Realme 5 Pro using In-Depth Test app. This is an official bootloader unlock process from Realme. After you unlock bootloader of Realme 5 Pro, you can root Android phone without PC, flash TWRP, install custom ROM like LineageOS etc. Interested users may move ahead to our actual guide on how to unlock bootloader of Realme 5 Pro RMX1971 mentioned below.

Disclaimer:

Bootloader unlocking process will void your phone warranty. Neither we at Droid Thunder nor the Realme community will be held liable for any damage.

Pre-Requisites:

  • Charge your phone to at least 50% to avoid interruption.
  • Backup your contacts, apps, messages, call logs, notes etc. for safety.
  • Install latest Realme USB drivers on PC in order to detect your phone. Refer our guide:
  1. Download Realme 5 Pro USB drivers.
  • (Optional) Temporary disable antivirus and firewall on your computer.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Steps to Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro:

Step 1: Open Settings.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Step 2: Then open About Phone.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Step 3: Under About Phone, click on Version 7 times to unlock developer mode. It’ll show you countdown message saying, “You’re 4,3,2,1 steps away from being a Developer”.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Tap on it until a message saying, ”You are now a developer” appears.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Note: This will enable hidden developers option in your settings.

Step 4: Go back to Settings and open Additional Settings.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Step 5: On the next screen, scroll down and click on Developer options.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Step 6: Next, enable OEM Unlocking option.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro
Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Step 7: Also enable USB debugging option.
Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro
Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Step 8: Download In-Depth Test apk.

Step 9: Install this app on your Realme 5 Pro.

Step 10: Launch the app.

Step 11: From the app main menu, click on Start applying option.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

On the next screen, a disclaimer will appear.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Step 12: Read the disclaimer, select checkbox, and Submit application.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Your application will now be submitted to the Realme servers.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Note: It will take 1 hour approximately to get the status of the submitted application.

After 1 hour, the In-depth test app will show Review successful message.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Step 13: Now click on Start the in-depth test option.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

This will restart your Realme 5 Pro into Fastboot mode as shown below:

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Note: The following string will also appear on the screen: fast boot_unlock_verify ok

Step 14: Download ADB setup.

Step 15: Install the downloaded ADB and fastboot drivers on your PC.

Step 16: Keeping your device into Fastboot mode, connect it to computer via USB cable.

Step 17: On PC, go to the location C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder (where you’ve installed the ADB and fastboot). Then by holding shift button of your keyboard, right click on empty space. From the list, choose Open command window here option. This will launch the command prompt window as shown below:

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Step 18: In the cmd window, type the following command and press enter key:

fastboot devices

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

As soon as you press enter, some random numbers will appear. This will confirm that your Realme 5 Pro is successfully connected to PC.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Note: If such thing doesn’t happen then re-install USB drivers from the Pre-requisites section. If the problem still persists, change USB cable or port.

Step 19: Let’s begin the Realme 5 Pro bootloader unlock process now. For that, type the following command and press enter:

fastboot flashing unlock

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Note: Especially for Windows 10, type the following command and hit enter:

./fastboot flashing unlock ”

As soon as you press enter, the Realme 5 Pro bootloader unlocking process will begin.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Besides, a message will popup on your Realme 5 Pro phone as given below:

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

Note: On this screen, use Volume keys for navigation and Power key for selection.

Step 20: So using Volume keys navigate to Unlock the Bootloader option and select it using Power key.

Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5 Pro

This will start the actual Realme 5 Pro bootloader unlocking process. It will hardly last for few minutes.

Note: This step will wipe out complete data. Hence make sure to backup everything before doing this step.

As soon as the process completes, your Realme 5 Pro device will restart automatically.

Note: The first boot will take more time to load.

Finally! This is how you can unlock bootloader on Realme 5 Pro RMX1971 smartphone. Go ahead and root Realme 5 Pro, flash TWRP recovery as well as install custom ROM etc. For any difficulty related to this guide, do contact us using the comments section.

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