In this Article, You will be able to learn How to Unblock Bootloader of Vivo V15 Pro. We have shared 4 methods to unlock bootloader.
An Android device consists of several pieces of software, which include the bootloader, radio, recovery, and system. The bootloader is the first piece of software that is run when your device turns on. It decides whether to load the recovery or load Android and the radio. It packages the instructions to boot operating system kernel and most of them are specifically designed to run their own debugging or modification environment. And so does Vivo V15 Pro.
People who want to get rid of third party OS add-ons like HTC’s Sence and Samsung’s TouchWiz normally prefer to install a pure form of OS. Fortunately, there are a number of developers are developing the most user-friendly OS like CyanogenMod, etc. So if you are among those who wish to root your device, unlocking bootloader is an essential step for you to perform. And here we are! to help you with that. in this article today, we have mentioned for you four different methods through which you can unlock bootloader in Vivo V15 Pro.
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Pre-Requisite for Unlocking Bootloaders on your Vivo V15 Pro:
- Laptop or a PC.
- Fully or nearly fully charged phone.
- Working and latest USB Cable.
- Download ADB Fastboot Tools.
- Backup your Vivo V15 Pro so as to not lose any data just in case.
- Download Mediatek VCOM Drivers.
Before you proceed to unlock the bootloader of your device, you should do a complete back-up of the system. The unlocking process will sweep all the data of Android. So it is important to backup any photos, videos, app data or other files on your device to a computer, an SD card or the online cloud. Backup everything you want to keep, then continue to the next step.
Unlocking the bootloader will trigger a factory reset that erases all device settings, user data, third-party applications and associated data from the device’s hardware storage. If your Vivo V15 Pro, or part of it, is encrypted, the keys used for decryption might also be erased, leaving contents cryptographically inaccessible. Pre-installed applications and data stored on removable storage (such as a micro SD card) will not be affected. The factory reset will return the device to the condition it was in when shipped from the factory.
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How to Unlock Bootloader of Vivo V15 Pro Using PC / Computer?
For this method, you will need the unlock code that you will get by contacting the manufacturer. Some of them do not provide the code so it isn’t even worth a try, you can rather look for another option. However, if you get the code, here is the further procedure to follow:
Step 1. To begin with, you will need the unlock code which you can get by contacting the manufacturer as I said earlier. Once that you got it, Enable the developer option. You can do that by:
Go to Settings> About> Software Information> More> Tap on the Build Number 7-8 Times until you see a toast message- “Developer Option Enabled”.
Step 2. Now go back to settings and enable the OEM Unlock. You can do this by-
Settings> Developer Options and Enable OEM Unlock and USB debugging.
Step 3. Nextly, Download and Extract the Download ADB Fastboot Zip file on your Windows PC.
Step 4. Through the USB Cables, connect your phone to the PC.
Step 5. Once you have connected your Vivo V15 Pro to the computer, wait until the drivers get installed.
Step 6. In the ADB Fastboot folder, open a command prompt Window by pressing Shift Key+ Right Mouse Click.
Step 7. Type the following command in your Window:
Step 8. If you come across one pop up to allow USB Debugging on your phone, Click OK. And then, type the command given below:
adb reboot bootlader
Step 9. Now that your Phone reboots into bootloader, check if your phone shows the bootloader locked and then type the command given below so as to know that the fastboot drivers are installed properly.
Step 10. With this command, you will see a list of the connected devices. If the serial number of your phone shows up, you are on the right way and ready for the next step. If your phone is not listed this shows that the drivers are not installed. For a further process, you will have to continue fixing your drivers then your phone may be listed in the list.
Step 11. Once that your phone is recognized by the command above, get back to unlocking the bootloader with the following command:
Note: This will wipe everything from your phone.😢
fastboot oem unlock
Step 12. Once the above command finishes executing, run the below command:
Step 13. Now your Phone will reboot. Wait until it’s booted completely. Once it’s done, you are good to go and have fun.
How to Unlock Bootloader of Vivo V15 Pro Via PC?
Step 1. To Begin with, Setup ADB and fastboot on your PC.
Step 2. Now Enable the USB Debugging and OEM Unlock on your Vivo V15 Pro.
Step 3. Through the USB Cables, connect your Vivo V15 Pro to the PC.
Step 4. Nextly, open the command window on your PC.
Step 5. Now is the time to boot your device into bootloader mode with the help of the command given below.
adb reboot bootloader
Now you may receive a request to authorize USB Debugging on your Vivo V15 Pro, all you have to do is, accept it.
Step 6. So we can say that now your Vivo V15 Pro is in the bootloader mode. For unlocking the bootloader, issue the command mentioned below.
Step 7. This is quite an optional step. If you get a confirmation screen on your device, Press the Volume Up button to highlight YES and press the Power button to select it. This initiates the bootloader unlocking process. This would take no more than a couple of minutes.
Step 8. Now that the bootloader is unlocked, Vivo V15 Pro will reboot into the bootloader mode. You will have to boot it into your system by using the given command:
Step 9. While the process of a reboot, your device will be going through a factory reset and gradually boot into a system of it.
And you are done! Your device has bootloader is now unlocked!
How to Unlock Bootloader on Oppo Device Using Tool?
At times, a 3rd Party Developer or Manufacturer itself will release a tool to unlock bootloader on their device. Check if the manufacturers of your Vivo V15 Pro have them released.
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How to Unlock Bootloader of Vivo V15 Pro Without PC
Now in some of the MT6580 SoC devices, you get an option of unlocking bootloader. For this purpose, all you got to do is, Go to Settings> Developer Options or in Settings> About Phone and Turn Off the “OEM Lock”.
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Specifications of Vivo V15 Pro
The VivoV15 Pro comes with 6.39 inches display size and 1080 x 2316 pixels resolution.
The display type is Super AMOLED Capacitative touchscreen with 16 M Colors.
The OS is Android 9.0 Pie with Octa Core CPU and Adreno 612 GPU.
The Internal storage is 128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM. And microSD up to 256 GB.
The rear camera is of 48 MP, 8 MP, 5 MP and the front camera is of 32 MP.
The battery is non-removable Li-Po 3700 mAh battery and the price is about 28,000.
By unlocking the bootloader, it’s possible to put custom ROMs on your Vivo V15 Pro device. However, it is not as much essential to unlock bootloader, as you know its future consequences, the choice is all yours. We are proud to deliver great software experiences through our rigorously tested and official software releases. If you are not familiar with the risks involved, you should not proceed further.
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