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Unlock Bootloader of Realme X2 Pro

Written by Hassan Abbas

Let’s talk about the first Realme smartphone with Snapdragon 855+ processor the all-new Realme X2 Pro RMX1931. This is the company’s first phone with premium features and true flagship. It’s price in India starts at Rs. 29,999 onward. Therefore this is currently the only cheapest phone with the Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset.

With the launch of Realme X2 Pro, the company is giving a tough competition to its rivals.  This handset does not come with the plastic back design. Instead, it sports glass-metal construction which makes it look more premium. The Realme company has indeed taken a challenging leap into the mid-range premium segment.

Realme X2 Pro Features:

Looking at the Realme X2 Pro features:

  • sports 6.5 inches of screen with 1080 x 2400 pixels of resolution.
  • it includes an Octa-core Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855+ processor.
  • it comes in three variants:
    • Realme X2 Pro 64GB 6GB RAM
    • Realme X2 Pro 128GB 8GB RAM
    • 256GB 12GB RAM

It runs the Android 9.0 Pie OS with a customized ColorOS 6.1 user interface.


It offers a quad-camera setup of the 64-megapixel primary wide camera, 13-megapixel telephoto, 8-megapixel ultra-wide and 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the other hand, it sports 16 megapixels of front camera for selfie.


Realme X2 features a 4,000 mAh battery with 50W fast charge support. If you compare Realme X2 Pro vs OnePlus 7T, then the X2 PRO wins in RAM size, camera as well as battery power.


Perform the following steps given below at your own risk. We are not responsible for any damage whatsoever.


  • Make sure charge your phone at least 60%.
  • Since the bootloader unlocking process will remove complete data on your phone, take a backup of your contacts, apps, messages, call logs and notes, etc.
  • Install the latest Realme USB drivers on PC to detect your phone when connected via USB cable. Refer our guide:

Download Realme X2 Pro USB drivers.

  • Temporarily disable antivirus and firewall on your computer.


Steps to Unlock Bootloader of Realme X2 Pro:

Step 1:

Open your device Settings.

Step 2: 

In Settings, open the About Phone section.

Step 3:

Under About Phone, Click on the Version 7 times to unlock developer mode. A countdown message will appear saying, “You’re 4,3,2,1 s away from being a Developer”.

Now click on the Version until a message appears saying,” You are now a developer”.

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

Step 4:

Now go back to Settings and open Additional Settings.

Step 5:

On the next screen, scroll down and open Developer options.

Step 6:

Then enable OEM Unlocking.

Step 7:

Similarly, scroll down and enable USB debugging option.

Step 8: 
Download In-Depth Test app.

Step 9:

Install this app on your Realme X2 Pro.

Step 10:

Now open the installed app.

Step 11:

In the app main screen, click on Start applying option.

Step 12:

Read the above disclaimer completely, tick the checkbox, and click on Submit application option. This will submit your application to Realme servers.

Note: After approximately 1 hour you’ll get the status of the submitted application. Hence wait and be patient. The In-depth test app will show Review successful message as shown below:

Step 13:

Click on Start the in-depth test option.

Note: The following string will also appear on the screen: fast boot_unlock_verify ok

Step 14:

Download ADB drivers.

Step 15:

Install the ADB and fastboot drivers on your PC.

Step 16:

Keeping your phone into Fastboot mode, connect it to PC via USB cable.

Step 17:

Go to the location C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder. Then by holding shift button of your keyboard, right click on empty space. From the list, choose Open command window here option.

Step 18:

In the cmd window, type the below command and hit enter key:

fastboot devices

Whenever you press enter, some random numbers will appear. The numbers confirm that your Realme X2 Pro is successfully connected to computer.

Step 19:

Let’s start Realme X2 Pro bootloader unlock process now. For that, enter the following command in the cmd window:

fastboot flashing unlock

Note: Make sure for Windows 10, type the following command and hit enter:

./fastboot flashing unlock ”

Whenever you hit enter, the unlock bootloader process will start.

Note: On this screen, use Volume keys for navigation and Power key for selection.

Step 20:

Hence using Volume keys navigate to Unlock the Bootloader option and select it using Power key. This will start the actual Realme X2 Pro bootloader unlocking process.

Note: This will wipe your complete phone data. Hence backup everything before implementing this.

After the process completes, your phone will automatically reboot itself.


Finally! You’ve successfully unlocked the bootloader of Realme X2 Pro RMX1931. If you still face any difficulty then drop your questions in the comment box below.

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Peace out! ✌

Also Read: Guide to Root Vivo iQOO (PD1824) With Magisk (No TWRP Required)

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

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