How To Unlock Bootloader On Google Pixel 3 XL In Just 2 Min

Here you are going to learn the easiest method to Unlock Bootloader On Google Pixel 3 XL. The process is very simple and easy to understand. We will go through all the steps which are required to unlock the bootloader on Pixel 3 XL. Like most of the Android devices, Google Pixel 3 XL also comes with a locked bootloader but Google allows users to unlock it.

The Pixel 3 XL has been launched by Google along with its little brother The Google Pixel 3. The Pixel 3 Xl has been in the new for the huge notch it comes with. If we ignore the notch, the Pixel 3 is the best Android smartphone available right now. It comes with 6.3-inch Full HD AMOLED display. This time users have 3 colours to choose from. The new Pixel devices have all the high end specs and features. The Pixel 3 XL is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with 4GB RAM and 64/128GB of non-expandable internal storage.

The Pixel 3 XL sport 12.2-megapixel rear camera and a dual camera setup for selfies. As it is a Google device it runs latest Android 9.0 Pie out of the box and will be the first device to get upcoming Google updates for 2 years. The Google Pixel 3 XL houses a 3430mAh non-removable battery. It also has the fingerprint scanner on the rear side.

If you are new to rooting, then you should know that Unlocking bootloader of an android device is the first and most important step in android rooting process. First users have to unlock the bootloader, then they can install TWRP recovery via Commands. Once TWRP is installed, root can be gained by flashing the supersu or magisk via TWRP recovery.

Steps To Unlock Bootloader On Google Pixel 3 XL

Unlock Bootloader On Google Pixel 3 XL

  • First, enable Developers Options on your device
  • Now, setup ADB and fastboot on your PC.
  • Now go to ADB and Fastboot Folder then do Shift + Right Click to select Open Command Prompt / Window’s new power shell window Here.
  • Connect your device to PC using provided USB
  • Boot your Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL to bootloader mode using this:
    • adb reboot bootloader
  • Now to unlock your phone enter this command in terminal:
    • fastboot flashing unlock
  • On your phone allow the device to be unlocked (use vol keys to navigate and power key to select)
  • Once the Google Pixel 3 XL or Google Pixel 3 XL XL is unlocked, they will restart to Bootloader mode again.
  • Now enter this to restart your phone normally:
    • fastboot reboot
  • Make sure to backup all your data as unlocking bootloader process will delete all your data.

If you have any question regarding this guide, feel free to leave that in the comment section down below 🙂

An NIT Rourkela Graduate in CS, Blogger, Android Geek, and a Tennis Fanatic. I have been writing about Android OS for Last 8 years.

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