How to Unlock Bootloader on VIVO IQOO – Easy OEM Unlocking!


In this article, I will demonstrate how to unlock the bootloader on the VIVO IQOO 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 VIVO IQOO

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched VIVO IQOO smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has a 6.41 inches display with a resolution of 1080 by 2340 pixels. A total of 402 pixels per inch.
  • And VIVO IQOO also comes with Android 9 Pie.
  • And under the hood, the phone has a Snapdragon 855 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 6GB/8GB/12GB Ram and 128GB/256GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor is – 12MP + 13MP + 2MP triple rear camera and 12MP front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the phone is a non-removable 4000 mAh.

MUST READVarious Issues on the VIVO IQOO & How to Fix Them. 


What is Unlock Bootloader? Unlocking bootloader on VIVO IQOO?

Unlocking Bootloader on the VIVO IQOO 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 need to unlock it before proceeding.  So, Unlocking bootloader is the first step before one can further customize their smartphone.


Pro’s or Advantages of Unlocking Bootloader on VIVO IQOO?

Here are some benefits of unlocking the bootloader on the VIVO IQOO:

  • 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 VIVO IQOO smartphone, the warranty will be void.

Related Article. Root VIVO IQOO.

Let’s unlock the bootloader on the VIVO IQOO

Unlock Bootloader VIVO IQOO

  • First of all, charge the phone fully.
  • Next, enable USB Debugging on VIVO IQOO 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.
  • Finally, you have successfully unlocked the bootloader on the VIVO IQOO.
  • UPDATE – VIVO has high security on their smartphone & therefore needs additional development in order to successfully unlock the bootloader on this device. This article will be updated as soon as the development arises.

Related.How to Install Custom ROM on VIVO IQOO(Custom ROM File May Or May Not Be available as per the development)

In conclusion, Android versions later than lollipop come with an option of OEM Unlock in the developer options. So, its quite easy to unlock the bootloader on any latest smartphone devices. And Still, some of the 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 VIVO IQOO and go back to stock ROM.

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


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