Nexus 6P is relatively a new device on the market and it seems to be liked by lot of people. This because it is the first Nexus device with a premium aluminium body that fit perfect on the hand and for lot of other features also.
However the most important is that the brand new Nexus 6P is powered by Android so you can do a lot of customization on the device. But to begin your journey into Android world you have to unlock the bootloader first. A locked bootloader means that you can’t access some part of the firmware so you can’t modify the system.
Even though the bootloader is locked, Google still made it easy for users to unlock it. With an unlocked bootloader you can do everything. You can start to install a Custom Recovery and then begin flashing mods, Kernels and ROMs to customize your device.
To unlock Nexus 6P bootloader is not difficult. We have prepared a simple guide for you to unlock bootloader on Nexus 6 in a few simple steps. Be careful to follow everything as described below.
- Download and install the proper USB Drivers.
- Download and install ADB & Fastboot Drivers.
- Enable Developer Options and then USB Debugging and click on Enable OEM Unlock.
Guide To Unlock Bootloader On Nexus 6P
- Connect your phone to your computer using USB Cable and make sure it’s connected otherwise you may experience issues during the procedure.
- After you verify that your computer has recognized the phone go in the ADB folder and press Shift and Right Click on a blank space.
- Select Command Window and enter the following code:
- If any number is shown up it means that your phone is already connected to PC.
- Now turn the phone off and press Volume Down + Power Button.
- Your device will enter in fastboot mode.
- In the Command Window enter the following command:
fastboot oem unlock
- Just accept anything that will appear on your device and in the end bootloader on your Nexus 6P will be unlocked.
- In the Command Window enter the following code:
Your phone will reboot and the bootloader on Nexus 6 will be unlocked. This is the first step to begin the journey into the Android world. Now you can install a Custom Recovery which allows you to flash different zip files like mods, ROMs, Kernels and more.