How to Unlock Bootloader on OnePlus 3

OnePlus 3 is the flagship device of Chinese company well known for its quality smartphones. OnePlus 3 was released in 2016, June, it comes with 5.5-inch display with 1080 x 1920 pixels at 401 PPI. OnePlus 3 is powered by Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 with 6 Gigs of RAM, 64 GB of storage options and a 16 MP rear camera. It is powered by  Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box. But this is obviously not a full specification sheet but this is enough to prove that this device is indeed a flagship with at great quality.

Unlock Bootloader on OnePlus 3

Smartphones have high security when it comes to Android system. In order to temper with the ROMs and MODs, you need to root your device. The rooting could be done by many recovery apps but only if the phones have successfully unlocked the bootloader. Unlocking of the bootloaders would allow the user to use the recovery apps for controlling the booting process and also for inserting new directories or files via booting process at any time.

Why you should Unlock Bootloader on OnePlus 3? By unlocking the bootloader on your OnePlus 3 device, Unlocking of the bootloaders would allow the user to use the recovery apps for controlling the booting process and also for inserting new directories or files via booting process at any time.

  • Install Stock Firmware via Fastboot.
  • Install a Custom Recovery.
  • Root OnePlus 3 with SuperSU zip or Magisk.
  • Install Custom ROMs and other stuff.
  • Recover the device from soft-brick.

After bootloader, the phones are supposed to be installed with recovery apps to continue further usage of the system file. Thus, the guide below shows the steps for unlocking the bootloader of the OnePlus 3 using simple ADB and fastboot commands. The main thing is this could be done only via Windows system thus, availability of Windows PC or laptop is a must.

Steps to Unlock Bootloader on OnePlus 3

Part – 1

Enable “USB Debugging” and “OEM Unlock” on OnePlus 3

How To Enable USB Debugging on Android Smartphones

Part – 2

Install ADB and Fastboot On Your Windows PC

Part – 3

Unlock Bootloader on OnePlus 3 Using Fastboot commands

Step 1. Open the ADB folder and launch the Command prompt window there. (shift + right click anywhere empty space within that folder and click on open command prompt here).

Step 2. Power off your device and boot your device into fastboot mode. To do this, press and hold Volume up + Power at the same time to boot into fastboot mode.


You can execute the following command to boot into fastboot mode

adb reboot bootloader

Step 3. Now connect your device to your PC via USB cable and execute the following command. (This command will confirm that your device is connected to PC)

adb devices

Step 4. If your device is successfully connected, execute the following command to unlock your device bootloader.

fastboot oem unlock

OEM Unlock

Step 5. You will see an Unlock Bootloader Warning screen, press the Volume button to select Yes (Turns Blue) and Press the Power Button to Unlock.

Done!!! unlocked bootloader on OnePlus 3.

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