How to Unlock Bootloader on Vivo X60/Pro/+

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In this guide, we will show you the steps to unlock bootloader on your Vivo X60/Pro/+. This device from Vivo sees an impressive spec sheet. Just take a look at this sheet and you will be able to catch its many remarkable features. Some of these include the Snapdragon 888 5G chipset under the hood, 120Hz refresh rate, up to 12GB of RAM, and 55W fast charging.

However, in custom development, not much was happening as the initial gateway to unlocking the bootloader was too complicated even for a tech enthusiast. But thanks to some great work by the developers, now you can easily unlock the bootloader on your Vivo X60/Pro/+ device. And in this guide, we’ll show you how to do just that. Follow the steps along.

How to Unlock Bootloader on Vivo X60/Pro/+

The instructions below will wipe all data from your device, so make a backup beforehand. Similarly, it may also void the warranty of the device. Pixelroms.com and its members will not be held responsible in the event of a thermonuclear war, your alarm does not wake you up, or if something happens to your device and data by performing the following steps.

STEP 1: Download Modified ADB & Fastboot

  1. To begin with, download and extract the modified ADB and Fastboot Tool.
  2. Then download the modified Fastboot Binary.
  3. Now extract it inside the same folder where you had extracted the above tool.
  4. It will now ask you to replace the AdbWinApi.dll and fastboot.exe files, reply YES

STEP 2: Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking

STEP 3: Downgrade Vivo X60/Pro/+ to Android 12

  • Download the 12.0.11.2 firmware and transfer it to your device’s Internal Storage, but not inside any folder
  • Now open CMD inside the ADB & Fastboot folder.
  • Then execute the below command to boot your device to recovery mode
adb reboot fastboot
  • Now performs local update using the 12.0.11.2 firmware and wait for the process to complete.
  • Once done, your device will boot to the Android 12 OS.

STEP4: Boot Vivo X60/Pro/+ to FastbootD Mode

  • Now connect your device to the PC via USB cable. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled.
  • Then head over to the ADB & Fastboot folder, type in CMD in the address bar, and hit Enter. This will launch the Command Prompt.command prompt
  • Type in the following command in the CMD window to boot your device to FastbootD Mode
adb reboot fastboot
  • After that, use the below command to reboot to the FastbootD Mode.
fastboot reboot fastboot

STEP 5: Unlock Bootloader on Vivo X60/Pro/+

  • To begin with, download any partition IMG file and transfer it to the ADB & Fastboot folder [Why? See FAQ below]. For this guide, we are using the vendor.img.
  • Likewise, make sure you have two CMD windows opened in the ADB & Fastboot folder.
  • Now execute the below command in the first CMD window to initiate the unlock process [it will fail as of now, not an issue]
fastboot vivo_bsp unlock_vivo
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  • Then switch over to the second command prompt window and execute the below command [Since your bootloader is currently locked, the flashing will give an error, that is completely normal]
fastboot flash vendor vendor.img
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  • Now switch back to the first CMD window and keep on executing the below unlock command until you get the Okay Finished message
fastboot vivo_bsp unlock_vivo
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  • Your device will undergo a data wipe, unlock the bootloader, and finally boot to the OS. You may also use the below command to boot the device to the OS
fastboot reboot

That’s it. These were the steps to unlock bootloader on your Vivo X60/Pro/+. We will contact you with a solution as soon as possible.