How to Root OnePlus Nord CE 5G and Unlock Bootloader

Among all the smartphone brands out there, OnePlus is that one which has become quite prominent and is well known for introducing some really amazing models. One of the recent one is OnePlus Nord CE 5G which from its Nord series. Here today we are going to tell you that how you can root OnePlus Nord CE 5G & Unlock Bootloader.

In order to root your device, the first step will be to unlock the Bootloader because, without this, you won’t be able to root your device. It is a security feature that has been included in most Android phones.

Steps to Unlock the bootloader on your OnePlus Nord CE 5G

Here are the steps of how you can unlock the bootloader on your OnePlus Nord CE 5G–

  1. The first thing that you need to do here is backing up your device. You need to take the full backup of your device before unlocking the bootloader so that you do not loose any of your important data.
  2. After this, you need to install ADB & Fastboot Driver on your PC/laptop.
  3. Now from the settings of your OnePlus Nord CE 5G, you will find “Build Number” in the “About Phone” section and you are required to tap on that build number for 7-8 times. It will show you “you are now a developer” on the display.
  4. Once you have become the developer, you need to go to the “Developer Option” from the settings and there tap on “enable OEM unlocking & USB Debugging” and “Advance Reboot” options to enable them.
  5. Now long press the power button and there you will see three dots, tap on that. Once you tap on it, you will see “bootloader” option, click on that.
  6. Once this is done, connect you phone to your computer and in the command window, enter “fastboot device” and after this, enter “fastboot oem unlock”. Now among all the options you need to select “unlock the bootloader” and then press the power button and you are all set!

Steps to Unlock the bootloader on your OnePlus Nord CE 5G

Above were the steps to unlock bootloader on your device, now comes the steps through which you can root your OnePlus Nord CE 5G –

  1. Here your first step will be to take out Nord CE firmware and then copy the boot.img on to your phone.
  2. After this, you have to install Magisk app on your device as the process will be done through this only. Once you tap on the install option, you will have to choose one option. Here you need to tap on “select and patch a file” option.
  3. Now you need to find boot.img file and select it, it will automatically start patching the boot image. Once it is done, you need to copy the patched boot image to your computer and rename it “boot.img”.
  4. After this, you are required to reboot your device into the Fastboot mode and then connect it to your computer.
  5. In the folder, where you have copied the patched boot image, you need to press “Shift + Right Click” and from the menu, select “Open PowerShell Window here” or “Open Command Window here”.
  6. In the command window, enter “fastboot devices” and after this, enter “fastboot flash boot boot.img”. Once it is done, you have to reboot your device to the computer. Now open the Magisk app and your OnePlus Nord CE 5G will automatically reboot into the system.

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