How to Unlock Bootloader on Realme X


This post was last updated on August 29th, 2019 at 05:21 pm

Earlier this month, Oppo sub-brand launched its latest flagship smartphone in Realme series, called Realme X (RMX1901). If you looking for guide or tutorial that helps you to unlock bootloader of Realme X, then you are at the right place.

This article, guides you the step-by-step procedure and provides the necessary download and the required files needed to unlock bootloader of Realme X. Let’s take a look at Realme X specs and features.

Realme X featured with a glass panel on the front side which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 along with the plastic body. It’s a Dual SIM 4 G LTE connectivity smartphone and weighs 191 grams. The phone comes with a 6.53-AMOLED display panel that supports 1080 x 2340 pixels of resolutions and offers 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie operating system out of the box along with ColorOS 6 running on top.

Realme flagship smartphone powered by Octa0-Core Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm) processor inside along with Adreno 616 GPU for graphics process. It’s available in 4 GB and 6 GB of RAM options with 64 GB internal storage. There is a top-end model also available that comes with 8 Gb of RAM and 128 GB internal storage. In terms of camera, it has dual camera sensors on the backside along with LED flash. There is a 48-megapixel main camera with f/1.7 aperture, 26mm (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm and PDAF and a 5-megapixel depth sensor secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture.

For selfies, it comes with Motorized pop-up 16-megapixel camera. The phone packed with Non-removable Li-Po 3765 mAh battery inside and supports Fast battery charging 20W and can charge phone up to 55% in just 30 minutes. There is a fingerprint scanner present under the display.

Before going to unlock bootloader on Realme X you may want to know the many advantages of the unlocking bootloader like:

  • you can install custom recoveries like TWRP, RWRP etc.
  • You can root your phone.
  • You can flash any custom ROMs on your phone such as LineageOS, Resurrection Remix ROM etc.

One thing to note is that unlocking your bootloader will void the warranty of your device. So, make sure that you are out of the warranty period or you are sure about what you are doing to your device. we will not responsible if anything happens to your device during or after the process.

Prerequisites to Unlock Bootloader of Realme X:

  • Make sure you have installed ADB and Fastboot on your PC/Laptop for this procedure.
  • Before starting this procedure, make sure to take a full backup of your phone. unlocking bootloader will wipe your all phone data and media.
  • Make sure that your phone charged up to 60%.
  • Make sure you Realme X USB drivers on your PC/Laptop.
  • Enable Developer Options: Go to Settings>> About device. Tap 7 times on Build number to enable Developer options.
  • Enable OEM Unlock and USB debugging options: Settings>>Developer options

How to Unlock Bootloader of Realme X:

  • First thing you need to do, download the Unlock Tool APK on your phone.
  • Now install the download APK file, go to the Settings > Security and enable Unknown Sources.
  • Now launch the app.
  • Now, tap on the start applying button and accept all the terms and conditions.

How to unlock Realme X Bootloader 1

  • Tap on the submit application.

How to unlock Realme X Bootloader 2

  • If everything goes well, you will get a message “Review successful”.
  • Now, tap on the start the in-depth test.

How to unlock Realme X Bootloader 3

  • This will reboot your phone into Fastboot mode.
  • Now connect your phone to Windows PC or Laptop via USB cable.
  • Now go to the ADB and Fastboot folder and open command prompt window by holding the shift button and click right button of the mouse then select the right option.


  •   Now, write the following command, this will show you if your phone recognized by the terminal or not

fastboot devices

  • If your phone connected properly, you will your phone connected with a serial number beside it.
  • Now write the following command to boot your phone into bootloader mode.

adb reboot bootloader

  • once, your phone rebooted in Bootloader mode, write the following command.

fastboot flashing unlock

  • Now, you will get a warning message pop up on your phone screen, select the ok option by using volume up key and press power button.

That’s it, you have successfully unlock bootloader of Realme X. You can install custom recoveries, flash custom ROMs and you can also root your device. If you faced any problem or issue during the procedure, feel free to contact us via comment section.

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This is Munendra Rathore, a tech enthusiast. I love keeping myself updated with the latest technologies, mainly smartphone and software. I also have a keen interest in Photography, Fitness, and Knowledge Sharing.


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