Realme, a sub-brand of Oppo has slowly set its mark as a fully independent brand in India. Recently the company launched its third-generation Realme 3 smartphone. This handset which is an upgraded version of Realme 2 Pro is released to give tough competition to its rival: Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro. With Realme 3 Pro, the company has introduced Snapdragon 710 in a mid-range segment. On the contrary, this is the first UK handset from Realme.
Realme 3 Pro price in India is Rs. 13,999 onward. You can easily buy Realme 3 Pro from Amazon for exclusive offers. Talking about its features, it offers a 6.3-inch full HD + IPS display with 1080 x 2340 pixels of resolution. Moreover, it sports Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 processor, which gives a smooth gaming experience. Besides, it comes in two variants: Realme 3 Pro 6GB RAM and Realme 3 Pro 4GB RAM.
Realme 3 Pro comes with a locked bootloader, which can be unlocked officially in order to get root access and experience customization. Additionally, after you unlock the bootloader of Realme 3 Pro, you can even flash TWRP and CWM custom recovery, install custom ROMs, kernels, take Nandroid backup, increase internal memory, remove bloatware and much more. In this easy s guide, we’ll discuss the procedure on how to unlock the bootloader of Realme 3 Pro.
Implement the s mentioned below at your own risk. We will not be held liable for any damage caused to your device after following this guide. Most important, this bootloader unlocking process will void your phone warranty.
Procedure to Unlock Bootloader of Realme 3 Pro:
1: Open your phone Settings.
2: Then click on About Phone section.
3: Under About Phone, search for Version, and tap on it 7 times to unlock developer mode. It’ll show you countdown message saying, “You’re 4,3,2,1 s away from being a Developer”. Tap on it until a message saying, ”You are now a developer” pops up.
Note: This will enable the hidden developer’s option in the settings.
4: Now Go back to Settings and open Additional Settings.
5: Additional settings, scroll down and click on Developer options.
6: On the next page, enable the OEM Unlocking option.
7: Scroll down and enable the USB debugging option as well.
8: Download In-Depth Test apk.
9: Install the app on your Realme 3 Pro.
10: Launch the app.
11: From the main screen, click on the Start applying option.
12: So read the disclaimer in detail, select the checkbox, and click on the Submit application option. This will submit the application to the Realme servers.
Note: It will take approximately 1 hour to get the status of the submitted application. Hence be patient and wait. After 1 hour, the In-depth test app will show Review successful message.
13: Simply click on Start the in-depth test option. This will automatically restart your Realme 3 Pro into Fastboot mode.
Note: The following string will appear on the screen: fast boot_unlock_verify ok
15: Install the downloaded ADB setup on your PC.
16: Keeping your Realme 3 Pro device into Fastboot mode, connect it to PC using a standard USB cable.
17: Go to the location C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder. Then by holding the shift button of your keyboard, right-click on empty space. From the list, choose the Open command window here option. This will launch the command window.
18: In the cmd window, type the following command and press enter key:
As soon as you hit enter key, some random numbers will appear. This will confirm that your Realme 3 Pro is successfully connected to PC.
Note: If such a thing doesn’t happen then re-install USB drivers. If the problem still persists, try changing USB cable or port.
19: Let’s start the actual Realme 3 Pro bootloader unlocking process. For that, type the following command and press enter key:
fastboot flashing unlock
Note: Especially for Windows 10, type the following command and hit enter:
./fastboot flashing unlock ”
When you press enter, the bootloader unlocking process will start.
Note: On this screen, use Volume keys for navigation and Power key for selection.
20: So using Volume keys navigate to Unlock the Bootloader option and select it by Power key.
This will start the actual bootloader unlocking process.
Note: This will wipe out data from your device. Hence ensure that you’ve backed up everything before doing this.
As soon as the process completes, your Realme 3 Pro will reboot itself automatically.
Finally! You’ve successfully unlocked the bootloader of your Realme 3 Pro smartphone. Now you are free to get root access, install TWRP, flash custom ROMs and much more. If you face any difficulty, then do comment below.
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