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How to Unbrick Realme X50/ X50 Pro via Fastboot Commands

In this guide, we will show you the steps to unbrick the Realme X50/ X50 Pro devices via Fastboot Commands. Among the newest entries to the Realme family, both of them managed to grab the attention of the masses, right when it was announced. And once they got released, they seemed to have every ounce of justice to the hype that was being generated all around. With the powerful octa-core Snapdragon 865 5G chipset, up to 12GB RAM, upgradable to Realme UI 2.0, and an amazing 65W Fast charging, there’s not much left to ask.

At the same time, it managed to checkmark the prerequisites of the tech community as well. There are a plethora of mods and tweaks waiting to become a permanent abode onto your device. Once you have bypassed the sole restriction of locked bootloader via In-Depth Test APK, there’s no limit to the customizations that you could try. Installing custom ROMs, flashing TWRP, Rooting via Magisk, flashing Magisk Modules, Substratum Themes, Xposed Frameworks are just the tip of the iceberg.

However, these tweaks aren’t free from their fair share of issues as well. If you flash an incorrect binary or even the correct binary but to an incorrect slot, then things might take a turn for the worse. In other words, a bricked or boot-looped device is usually on the cards. But fret not, as there’s a handy way out. And this guide shall make you aware of just that. So without further ado, here are the required instructions to unbrick the Realme X50/ X50 Pro devices via Fastboot Commands.

How to Unbrick Realme X50/ X50 Pro via Fastboot Commands


The below steps are listed under separate sections for ease of understanding. Make sure to follow in the exact same sequence as mentioned. Moreover, these instructions could also be used if you are planning to manually flash the stock firmware onto your ‘working device’ via Fastboot Commands. But before doing so, make sure that you unlock the device’s bootloader.

Anyways, moving on, let’s shift our attention towards the instructions to unbrick your Realme X50/ X50 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

install adb platform tools windows

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 X50/ X50 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:


  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.

Download Realme X50/ X50 Pro Fastboot ROM

As opposed to other OEMs, Realme uploads its firmware files under an OZIP package. This format could not be flashed directly via the Fastboot Commands. We would first have to convert it to Fastboot Flashable IMG files for the flashing to take place.

Fortunately, XDA Recognized Developer acervenky has already done this task. He has uploaded the X50 firmware for the CN region and with firmware version A08. Likewise, for the Pro build, the Indian and Europe firmware with A29 and A28 version numbers respective have been uploaded.

DevicesRegionFirmware VersionDownload
Realme X50CNA08AFH
Realme X50 ProINA29AFH
Realme X50 ProEUA28AFH

unbrick-Realme-X50-Pro-flash-fastboot-romSo if your device belongs to this region and more importantly it matches the firmware version currently installed on your device, then you could directly pick up the Fastboot ROM file from above. However, if it’s a different firmware build, then you will have to manually convert this OZIP to Fastboot ROM. To do so, please refer to our guide to Extract Fastboot Images from Realme/Oppo OZIP Firmware.


Convert Realme X50/ X50 Pro OZIP Firmware to Fastboot ROM

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


  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 X50/ X50 Pro Stock ROM via Fastboot Commands and Unbrick It

It’s now time to flash all these four files to the Realme X50/ X50 Pro 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 X50/ X50 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.