How to Unlock Bootloader On Google Pixel C

In this step by step guide, you will learn How To safely Unlock Bootloader On Google Pixel C.This guide is applicable for all Nexus devices.It is a very simple and easy process.Just follow the given steps carefully to Unlock Bootloader On Google Pixel C

You have to Unlock Bootloader On Google Pixel C first if you want to root your device or want to install custom ROM.You can Flash modified system, boot, kernel, custom recovery(TWRP/CWM) or other .img files on your device.

Here we will be using a windows computer, so make sure you have one.Unlocking Bootloader is now a very simple process.Companies like Sony, Motorola, Huawei and other OEMs officially allow users to unlock the bootloader on their devices. You can easily unlock the bootloader by issuing few ADB & Fastboot command.

Note: Unlocking bootloader will completely wipe your device’s data(Everything like music, photos, videos & apps).So we highly recommend taking backup of your important data.

Warning: will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Pixel C while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.

Important & Pre-Requirements

*Make sure there is at least 60% battery left on your smartphone before begin started this process

  • Install USB Drivers on your computer (Pixel C drivers)
  • Open Settings> Developer options and enable USB Debugging on your device.
  • Setup ADB and Fastboot on your PC.

→ Unlock Bootloader On Google Pixel C

How To Unlock Bootloader On Google Pixel C

Step By Step Guide

Unlock Bootloader On Google Pixel C

→ First read the Pre-Requirement section carefully.

  • Connect your Pixel C device to the PC with a USB-C cable.(Give it required permission)
  • Boot your Google device into bootloader mode using the following command:
adb reboot bootloader
  • Once your device is in bootloader mode, issue the following command to unlock bootloader:
fastboot oem unlock
  • Then a confirmation will pop up on your Pixel C. Press Volume Up button to highlight Yes and press Power button to select it. Now the unlocking process will begin automatically. (It may take up to 2min)
  • Once the process is finished, your device will reboot.

→ If you have any question related to this post then feel free to leave that in the comment section below.

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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  1. I get as far as the fastboot oem unlock stage but nothing happens. I dont get the conformation pop up screen on my device.


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