Hi, This is a guide to unlock Nexus 5 bootloader and it is an easy and safe guide to unlock Nexus 5 bootloader. If you want to root your phone or use custom recovery like CWM and TWRP recovery on your Nexus 5, then you must be unlock your Nexus 5 bootloader.
Preparation of unlock Nexus 5 bootloader:
1. In this process wipe your data, so take a backup of your phone.
2. Your phone battery should charge 50%-80% minimum.
3. Make sure proper power backup of your PC.
Follow the easy steps to unlock Nexus 5 bootloader:
Step 1: Download and install Nexus 5 USB driver on your PC and enable USB debugging mode on your Nexus 5 Smartphone by this guide . Now download and extract Fast-boot tool then press and hold shift key in the keyboard and right click on extracted Fast boot tool folder and select “Open command window here”. See in this image.
Step 2: Now connect your Nexus 5 Smartphone with PC via USB cable and type adb reboot bootloader to boot your phone in the bootloader or fastboot mode. Now your phone in the bootloader or fastboot mode, here you type fastboot devices in the command window then press enter key.
Note: This command show connected device in the command window and you can see your Smartphone serial number. If command window is not show your device serial number, then install USB driver correctly or change your USB port of the PC.
Step 3: If your Nexus 5 connected, then type fastboot oem unlock command in the command window and press enter key to unlocked your bootloader. Now you will see a popup message in the your Nexus 5 screen and select Yes by Volume button then press power button to enter.
I hope you like this unlock Nexus 5 bootloader guide from which you will be able to easily unlock Nexus 5 bootloader without any extra efforts. If feel any problem in this guide then please use comment box. Thanks to all.