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How to Unlock Bootloader on Moto G5 Plus

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Unlock Bootloader on Moto G5 Plus

This article features a step-by-step guide on how to unlock bootloader on Moto G5 Plus without facing any difficulties.

The Moto G5 Plus was just announced a few days back in India, and similar to its predecessors, the Moto G5 Plus also focusses primarily in bringing the best hardware and software experience possible without asking the customers to pay a lot.

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The Moto G5 Plus is one among the most customizable Android devices out there when compared to the lots of Android devices out there that disables the user to customise their Android devices and take full benefit of the hardware present in their devices.

As a result, within just days of being announced, we now have a working method to unlock bootloader on Moto G5 Plus. So today we have listed out the procedures to unlock bootloader on Moto G5 Plus in a step-by-step manner so that you can easily follow them and unlock bootloader on Moto G5 Plus.

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Unlock Bootloader on Moto G5 Plus

Before we take you through the guide to unlock bootloader on Moto G5 Plus, below is a quick run-down of the hardware specifications of the Moto G5 Plus:

Moto G5 Plus Hardware Specifications:

  • 5.2inch Full-HD display.
  • Snapdragon 625 processor clocked at 2.0GHz.
  • Either 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage or 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.
  • Android version 7.0 Nougat operating system.
  • 12MP resolution rear facing camera.
  • 5MP resolution front facing camera.
  • non-removable 3000mAh battery.
  • Fingerprint scanner.
  • 4G LTE connectivity and VoLTE support.
  • Hybrid Dual SIM functionality.

Prerequisites:

  • Make sure that your Moto G5 Plus has at least 60% battery backup.
  • Backup all the data stored in the internal storage of your Moto G5 Plus, so that in case something goes wrong, your valuable data is not lost.

Warnings:

  • The guide written below is on how to unlock bootloader on Moto G5 Plus. This guide should only be followed on Moto G5 Plus.
  • We are not to be held responsible for any sort of damage that may occur on your Moto G5 Plus before, after or even during following the guide below.
  • Please proceed with the tutorial below at your own will and risk.

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Steps to Unlock Bootloader on Moto G5 Plus:

  • From your Windows PC, navigate to the folder where the ADB and Fastboot tool is installed.
  • On any empty space of the folder, hold on to the Shift key on your keyboard and press the right button on your mouse.
  • From the drop-down menu that appears, click on the “Open Command Window here” option.moto-g5-plus-unlock-bootloader
  • Connect your Moto G5 Plus to the PC using a MicroUSB cable.
  • Now in the Command Window, type the command and press Enter.
adb reboot bootloader
  • Then type the command and hit the Enter key.
fastboot oem get_unlock_data

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  • Copy all the codes now displayed (demo in above image) to a notepad.
  • Now, log on to Motorola’s official website to unlock bootloader by clicking here to request the unlock key.
  • Sign in using your Google account credentials if asked.
  • Click on the “Can My Mobile be Unlocked” option and enter the code you copied in Step 7 above.
  • You will be receiving the Unlock ID to your registered mail account shortly.
  • Now in the command window, type the command and Replace UNLOCKKEY with the key you received via mail.
fastboot oem unlock UNLOCKKEY
  • That’s it! You’re done!

And the bootloader on your Moto G5 Plus has now successfully been unlocked. Hope you enjoyed this guide post, do share it with your friends!

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