Unlock Bootloader, Root and Install Custom ROM on Oppo A52

Oppo added one more smartphone to its mid-range segment in India. Oppo A52 may be a direct competitor to smartphones like the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max and the Realme 6 Pro. It although features some good features like a quad-camera setup, 5000 mAh of battery with 18-watt fast charging, and much more. The device came out of the box with an Android 10 (ColorOS 7.1) update.

These days Android device users are prone to gain full control over the device subsystem to customize look & performance. If you’re one of the Oppo A52 users then you may be wondering whether you can unlock the bootloaderroot, or install the custom ROM on Oppo A52.

Well, due to the open-source nature of Android OS, and its wide range of customizability options, it’ll quite easy for both developers & advanced users to unlock the device bootloader, flash custom recovery, flash custom firmware apart from rooting or flashing modules, etc. There are plenty of tools available in the market for MTK devices that can also do the job for you but there are specific limitations too.

Oppo A52

Oppo A52 Device Overview

Oppo A52 features a 6.5-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) resolution display with a punch-hole cutout within the top corner, which provides the screen a 20:9 aspect ratio, with minimal bezels on three sides. The phone measures 8.9mm at its thickest point and weighs around 192 grams.

In terms of camera, it includes a quad-camera layout at the rear comprising of a 12-Megapixel primary camera with an f/1.7 aperture, an 8-Megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with 119-degree field-of-view alongside twin 2-Megapixel sensors for depth mapping and macro shooting respectively. The rear cameras can record in 4K at up to 30FPS with support for electronic image stabilization (EIS). The front gets an 8-Megapixel camera for selfie shots or video chatting.

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Under the hood, it is equipped with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC paired with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB of onboard storage. Two other variants will have 4 GB and eight GB of RAM alongside an equivalent 128 GB of storage, which is impressive considering that the majority of manufacturers usually start with a 64 GB storage option with the entry-level model.

Oppo A52 has fueled with a 5000 mAh battery, which again is backed by an 18 W fast charger. The phone runs the newest ColorOS 7.1 supported Android 10. There are stereo speakers also backed by Dirac 2.0 tech while the fingerprint sensor is embedded within the side-mounted power button. Connectivity options include the standard set of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth. 4G VoLTE and GPS. A USB-C port performs charging and data transfer roles. Color options include Twilight Black and Stream White.

1. Can I Unlock Bootloader on Oppo A52?

Bootloader comes with a locked condition on each device and so the Oppo models need to be unlocked first to become able to get into the Android customization world.

It seems that you’re not being able to unlock the bootloader quite easily on your Oppo A52 because Oppo has blocked the bootloader unlocking process due to security measurements related to the device system and the user data.

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An improper method or incompatible file can seriously damage your handset internally that means leads to bootloop or bricked status. However, if you’re using the Chinese variant then you can unlock the bootloader with Oppo’s official Deep Test apk.

2. Is There Any Rooting Method on Oppo A52?

Again the answer will be NO because without unlocking the bootloader on your Android device, you won’t be able to flash root or gain superuser access whatsoever.

3. Can I Install Custom ROM on Oppo A52?

Unfortunately, as of now, you won’t be able to install any custom or modified firmware on your Oppo A52 because you are neither able to unlock the bootloader nor gain root access. In that scenario, it’s impossible to flash a Custom ROM on your Oppo A52 until custom firmware developers come up with a compatible build apart from a proper flashing method.

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It’s highly recommended to keep checking this article periodically to be updated with this info as whenever there will be a custom firmware or bootloader unlocking or rooting method available, we’ll update here. Do not fall into other casual bootloader unlocking or custom firmware flashing guides unless you’re not sure.

That’s it, guys. We assume this article was helpful to you. For further queries, you can comment below.

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