How to Unbrick Realme 6 Pro via Fastboot Commands

In this guide, we will show you the steps to unbrick your Realme 6 Pro device via Fastboot Commands. The devices from this OEM have always known to offer great value for money. And the sixth addition to its family further justified this statement. With an underlying Snapdragon 720G  chipset, Adreno 618 GPU, and Realme UI based on Android 10 out of the box, it managed to check-mark most of the prerequisites.

Likewise, its Fast charging 30W with VOOC 4.0 support is also worth commendable. Along the same lines, the device is quite an active participant in custom development. Right from unlocking the bootloader to flashing custom binaries and rooting the device via Magisk, the possibilities stand endless. But all this comes with an asterisk.

If you end up flashing an incorrect file or execute the wrong set of commands, then your device might end up in a bricked, bootloop state. And this is perhaps the last entry in the list for every user’s nightmare. But all is not lost yet. You could easily bring your device back to life, and in this guide, we will show you the steps for just that. So without further ado, here are the required instructions to unbrick your Realme 6 Pro device via Fastboot Commands.

How to Unbrick Realme 6 Pro via Fastboot Commands

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We are listing out the below instructions under separate sections for ease of understanding. Make sure to follow in the exact same sequence as mentioned. Furthermore, the below instructions could also be used in case you just wish to manually flash the stock firmware onto your device via Fastboot Commands. But for that, make sure to unlock your device’s bootloader.

As far as the bricked device is concerned, the bootloader might already be unlocked. With that said, let’s now turn our attention to unbrick your Realme 6 Pro device via Fastboot Commands. Droidwin and its members wouldn’t be held responsible in case of a thermonuclear war, your alarm doesn’t wake you up, or if anything happens to your device and data by performing the below steps.

Install Android SDK

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First and foremost, you will have to install the Android SDK Platform Tools on your PC. This is the official ADB and Fastboot binary provided by Google and is the only recommended one. So download it and then extract it to any convenient location on your PC. Doing so will give you the platform tools folder, which will be used throughout this guide.



Boot Bricked Realme 6 Pro to Fastboot Mode

Since your device is in a bootloop/soft-brick state, you cannot use the adb reboot bootloader command. Hence you will have to opt for the hardware key combinations. Here’s how it could be done:

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  1. To begin with, power off your device (if you can’t do so via the Power key then let the battery drain out).
  2. Once it turns off, press and hold the Power and Volume Down keys for a few seconds,
  3. Your device will be booted to Fastboot Mode. Now connect it to the PC via USB cable.

Covert Realme 6 Pro OZIP to Fastboot ROM

Realme packs its firmware package in an OZIP format. And we cannot flash this format via Fastboot Commands. For that. we would have to convert this OZIP firmware into Fastboot Flashable format. Fortunately, XDA Recognized Developer acervenky has already done this task. He has uploaded the Firmware version A29 Indian build of this firmware, which you could download from here:

Realme 6 ProRegion: INFirmware Version: A29Download

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However, if it’s a different firmware and not matching your criteria/build number, then you will have to take another route and manually convert OZIP to Fastboot ROM. For that, please refer to our guide to Extract Fastboot Images from Realme/Oppo OZIP Firmware.

Transfer Realme 6 Pro Fastboot ROM to ADB

Once you have got hold of the Fastboot ROM file, transfer its content to the platform-tools folder on your PC.  Make sure you transfer all the four IMG files, i.e. boot.img, system.img, vbmeta.img, and vendor.img.

Open CMD Window inside ADB

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  1. Head over to the platform-tools folder.
  2. Then type in CMD in the address bar, and hit Enter.
  3. This will launch the Command Prompt inside the ADB directory.

Flash Realme 6 Pro Stock Firmware via Fastboot Commands and Unbrick It

It’s now time to flash all these four files to the Realme 6 Pro device’s respective partitions and hence unbrick it. So type in the following commands in the CMD window that is opened inside the platform-tools folder:

  1. First off, flash the boot.img to the boot partition:
    fastboot flash boot boot.img
  2. After this, flash the system.img to the system partition:
    fastboot flash system system.img
  3. Next up, flash vbmeta.img file:
    fastboot flash vbmeta vbmeta.img
  4. Finally, flash the vendor.img file to the vendor partition:
    fastboot flash vendor vendor.img
  5. Once done, you may now reboot your device to the OS via the below command:
    fastboot reboot

That’s it. This wall all from this guide to unbrick Realme 6 Pro via Fastboot Commands. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.

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