Unlock Bootloader on Motorola One 5G – Step by Step GUIDE!

In this article, I will demonstrate how to unlock the bootloader on the Motorola One 5G smartphone. So, the company launched this smartphone and we are going to demonstrate this tutorial guide. Now, let us directly jump to step by step guide on how to unlock the bootloader.


About Motorola One 5G

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched Motorola One 5G smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has a 6.7 inches display with a resolution of 1080 by 2520 pixels.
  • And Motorola One 5G also comes with Android 10 OREO.
  • And under the hood, the phone has a Snapdragon 765 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 4 GB Ram and 128GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor is – 48 + 8 + 5 + 2 rear camera and 16MP front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the phone is a non-removable 5000 mAh.

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What is Unlock Bootloader? Unlocking bootloader on Motorola One 5G?

Unlocking Bootloader on the Motorola One 5G smartphone means accessing the way for installing custom recoveries such as TWRP recovery. Also, rooting your device and installing custom ROMS. Many manufacturers provide smartphones with a locked bootloader and as a result, one needs to unlock it before proceeding.  So, Unlocking the bootloader is the first step before one can further customize their smartphone.


Pro’s or Advantages of Unlocking Bootloader on Motorola One 5G?

Here are some benefits of unlocking the bootloader on the Motorola One 5G:

  • Firstly, one can root the smartphone after unlocking the bootloader.
  • And you can install TWRP or CWM Recovery on the phone.
  • Also, you will be able to install various custom Roms on the phone.
  • Finally, if you unlock the bootloader on your Motorola One 5G smartphone, the warranty will be void.

Related Article. Root Motorola One 5G

Let’s unlock the bootloader on the Motorola One 5G

Unlock Bootloader Motorola One 5G

  • First of all, charge the phone fully.
  • Next, enable USB Debugging on Motorola One 5G by going to Setting>About>Software>Build Number and Tap on the build number repeatedly so that the Developer mode will turn on.
  • And then go back and click on Developer options.
  • In the developer options, there is an OEM unlock option then enable that option.
  • Furthermore, you will be asked for a full factory reset of your smartphone before unlocking, so make sure to back up your data before proceeding.
  • Tech Droid Tips is not responsible if anything goes wrong with the device. Please do it at your own risk.
    • Firstly, Setup ADB and Fastboot on your PC. To do that download ADB here.
    • Install procedure For ADB Fastboot :
      1. Launch it That Require administrator privileges.
      2. Click Yes to install ADB and Fastboot or No to not.
      3. Press Yes to install ADB system wide or No for the current user only
      4. Click Yes to install Drivers or No to skip
      5. Continue the Driver installation
      6. 15 seconds passed – it will finish the process                                    Source – XDA 

    • Furthermore, make sure about the drivers, install properly on the computer. Also, take a backup of the necessary data because it will wipe your data.
    • Also, now connect your Motorola One 5G phone to the PC.

    Furthermore, Unlock Procedure

    • Also, power off Motorola One 5G and then press the power and volume down button simultaneously. This will take your Motorola One 5G to the bootloader.
    • Firstly, open the command prompt on the PC in the Fastboot folder  (Win + R & then type cmd, click enter).

    fastboot oem get_unlock_data

    • Furthermore, the Fastboot will return the following message. Example:

    $ fastboot oem device id

    ( bootloader )—————————————————

    ( bootloader ) Device ID.

    ( bootloader ) CJM58B679A38P6B613ED918F27D05E013

    ( bootloader ) F93190ND558261DBAC4484E8EF8789B1

    ( bootloader )—————————————————

    • Also, the above Device ID is needed to get the unique unlock ID for the Motorola One 5G Android phone.
    • Furthermore, combine & paste the ID above similarly –

    CJM58B679A38P6B613ED918F27D05E013F93190ND558261DBAC4484E8EF8789B1

    • Also, copy the Device ID and also your phone’s IMEI number and paste it on the developer website. Head on to this webpage > scroll all the way down > Also, copy the unlock string without space > Click on Can my device be unlocked? > thereafter, and then click on REQUEST UNLOCK KEY > Agree to the popups.
    • Finally, hit the confirm button and you will get an email from the company also containing the unlock code. (UNIQUE KEY)
    • And also remember, the process will wipe the data on the Motorola One 5G phone.
    • Furthermore, also type the following in the command prompt, furthermore, this will factory Reset the Motorola One 5G device.

    fastboot oem unlock UNIQUE_KEY

    • Also, replace the above UNIQUE_KEY with the unlock code you received via mail.
    • Finally, almost done, also to reboot the phone by entering the following code:

    fastboot reboot

  • Finally, you have successfully unlocked the bootloader on the Motorola One 5G.

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In conclusion, Android versions later than lollipop come with an option of OEM Unlock in the developer options. So, it’s quite easy to unlock the bootloader on any latest smartphone device. And Still, some smartphones may not come with this option. Hence, in order to unlock the bootloader, you need to manually do it via PC.

Related article. Unroot Motorola One 5G and go back to stock ROM

If you are encountering any issues regarding bootloader unlocking on Motorola One 5G then do let me know in the comment section below. Furthermore, I will be happy to assist you 😀