[Quick Tip] Unlock Bootloader on Vivo z5

Are you a user of Vivo z5? and do you want to unlock bootloader on your Vivo z5 smartphone? So you are in the right place. In this article, I am going to teach how can you unlock bootloader in vivo z5

About Vivo z5

Vivo v5 is a very attractive smartphone powered by MediaTek MT6750 with processor octa-core eight Cortex-A53 cores. It has a 5.5-inch LCD display with 720×1280 pixels. It came with 4GB Ram And 32 GB inner storage. Overall It looks awesome and quite rears.

What is bootloader? & Why do need to unlock bootloader?

Get solution: What is bootloader? & Why do need to unlock bootloader?

Pre-Requisite for Unlocking Bootloaders on your Vivo Z5

• You should have a Laptop or a PC.
• Your smartphone Fully or nearly fully charged phone.
• You should have Working  USB Cable.
• You need to Download ADB Fastboot Tools.
• Backup your Vivo Z5. So you will not lose any data just in case.
• You need to Download Mediatek VCOM Drivers.
• You have to Register on the Vivo Z5 Website to get the Unlock Code.

Note the IMEI number of your Vivo Z5 by dialing *#06 # and make a note of the Product ID as well by dialing #*#1357946#*#* on the dial pad.

Download ADB and Fastboot Drivers

Download ADB and Fastboot Drivers
File NameADB Driver Setup. Zip
Size9 MB
Made onMarch 9, 2017
Last UpdatedNovember 24,2018

ADB Driver for Windows:-  ADB and Fastboot

ADB Driver for Linux:-  Download ADB and Fastboot Driver for Mac

ADB Driver for Mac OS:-  Download ADB and Fastboot Driver for Linux

How to Unlock Bootloader in Vivo z5?

Unlock Bootloader in vivo z5
Unlock Bootloader in vivo z5

Before we start, you need the unlock code that you will get by contacting the manufacturer. Some manufacturer does not provide the code. So it is not even worth a try, when you got the code, here is the procedure which you have to follow.

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Step 1. To begin with, you need the unlock code which you can get by contacting the manufacturer as I told earlier. Once if you got it. You need to open the developer’s option.

developer's option
developer’s option

Step 2. Now-Again goes back to the settings and enables the OEM Unlock.

Step 3. Then Download and Extract the  ADB Fastboot Zip file on your Windows PC.

Step 4. Connect your phone to the PC through the USB cables.

Step 5. You have to connect your computer with Vivo Z5, wait until the drivers get installed.
Open a command prompt in ADB Fastboot folder by pressing Shift Key+ Right Mouse Click.

Step 6. Then you have to type “ADB devices” in your command prompt window:

Step 7. If you see one pop up you should allow USB Debugging on your phone, Click OK. And then, you have to type “ADB reboot bootloader” in command.

Step 8. Now your Vivo Z5 reboots into bootloader, Check if your phone locked the bootloader then type “Fastboot devices” in command prompt. Using the command you are able to see a list of the connected devices.

Step 9. If the serial number of your phone show in the list. It means your fastboot drivers are installed properly.

Step 10. And you are on the right way but If your phone is not listed in the list so it means drivers are not installed. Simply you have to install drivers again.

Step 11. After that, you have to type “fastboot OEM unlock” in command prompt. It will take some time to execute. After executing you have to type “fastboot reboot” 

Step 12. Now finally your phone will reboot you have to wait until It’s booted completely.

Enjoy your phone is rebooted.


Hope you guys like this article unlocking the bootloader in vivo z5. If you ask any question related to this article or if you are confused at any step given above please don’t hesitate to ask. I would be very happy to help you all.

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