Gadgets How to

How to Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5

Written by Hassan Abbas

Realme shocked the competitors by launching a budget-friendly Realme 5 series smartphones. In our guide, we’ll unlock the bootloader of the Realme 5 RMX1911 smartphone.

It is an upgraded version of Realme 3 having a new camera, processors, as well as battery capacity. It comes with a bigger 6.5 inches of display with slim bezels and a dewdrop notch. Most important, it is the first smartphone from Realme with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC processor.


The amazing features are listed below:

  • It features a non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
  • Comes in three variants: Realme 5 32GB 3GB RAM, Realme 5 64GB 4GB RAM, and Realme 5 128GB 4GB RAM.
  • Sports quad camera setup of 12MP wide
  • Its selfie camera gives great ultra-wide-angle shots with auto-focus and Nightscape mode.
  • This phone runs the Android 9.0 Pie-based ColorOS 6 operating system.
  • It comes with heavy customization and tons of apps.


This process of unlocking the bootloader is quite risky. Kindly apply the steps given below carefully. We will not be responsible for any damage whatsoever.


  • Charge your device to at least 50% to avoid interruption.
  • This process will delete your complete phone data. Hence ensure to make a backup of your contacts, apps, messages, accounts, etc.
  • To recognize your phone, install the latest Realme USB drivers on PC. Refer our guide:

Download Realme 5 USB drivers.

  • Disable antivirus and firewall on your computer.

Steps to Unlock Bootloader of Realme 5:

Step 1: 

At first, Go to phone Settings.

Step 2: 

Open About Phone.

Step 3:

In this section, click 7 times on the Version info to unlock developer mode. Click on the Version until a message saying, ”You are now a developer” appears as shown below.

Note: This will enable the hidden developer’s option in your mobile settings.

Step 4:

Now go back and open Additional Settings.

Step 5:

On this page, scroll down and click on Developer options.

Step 6:

Then enable the OEM Unlocking option.

Step 7:

Similarly, scroll down and enable the USB debugging option.

Step 8:
Download In-Depth Test apk.

Step 9:

Install this application on your phone.

Step 10:

Now launch the app and click on Start applying option.

Step 11:

Read the disclaimer carefully, tick the checkbox, and click on the Submit application option.

Step 12:

Now click on Start the in-depth test option.

Step 13:
Download ADB drivers.

Step 14:

Now install these downloaded ADB drivers on your PC.

Step 15:

Connect your phone to PC through USB cable.

Step 16:

On your PC, open 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, select the Open command window here option.

Step 17:

In the cmd window, type the following command and press enter key:

fastboot devices

Step 18:

Let’s start the Realme 5 bootloader unlock process now type the below command:

fastboot flashing unlock

Step 19:

So using Volume keys go to Unlock the Bootloader option and select it using Power key.

After the process finishes, your mobile will automatically restart itself.


Finally! You’ve successfully unlocked the bootloader of Realme 5 RMX1911 smartphone. If you still have any questions in your mind then let us know in the comment section below.

Till then Spread Love and Keep Smiling!
Peace out! ✌

Also Read: How to Flash Havoc OS Android 10 For Nokia 7 Pro Custom ROM

About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

Leave a Comment