OnePlus has recently and officially launched its successor OnePlus 2. Technically OnePlus 2 is a fantastic device with almost all high-end specifications. The smartphone is packed with 5.5-inch QHD screen, a Snapdragon 810 processor, 4GB of RAM, and a 3300 mAh battery. In this tutorial, you can learn how to unlock bootloader/fastboot yo easily run ADB commands. Unlocking bootloader will let you do experiment on the device like rooting, installing custom ROM’s etc.
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Entering into Fastboot mode of OnePlus 2 is pretty simple, you can do this process using hardware buttons or by running ADB commands on your PC.
Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. Thetechhacker will not be responsible if your device gets damaged during the process.
Unlocking OnePlus 2 Bootloader Using Hardware Buttons
Using phone hardware for entering into bootloader/fastboot is a very simple and easy process. To get started, first turn off your device. Now press the Volume up + Power button together to enter into fastboot mode.
Using ADB Commands
This process involves some commands and a PC to boot OnePlus 2.
1.First you need to download ADB and Fastboot drivers on your PC.
2.Now enable the USB debugging mode on your phone, to enable go to Settings > About phone, and then tap ‘Build number’ 7 times or until you see the message ‘You’re now a developer!’. Next enable USB Debugging in the Developer Options Menu.
3.Now open the ADB folder and run command window.
4.Now connect your OnePlus 2 to the PC with USB cable and run the following command on the ADB Folder command prompt window.
adb reboot bootloader
5.After entering this command, your OnePlus 2 will reboot and enters into fastboot.