If you have previously unlocked the bootloader of the Essential Phone then you’ll want to follow this tutorial if you ever want to lock it again.
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If you have systemless root installed on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, and no other system modifications, then follow these steps to install an OTA update.
You’ll want to boot the Essential Phone into Safe Mode if you ever want to troubleshoot overheating, poor performance, or bad battery life issues.
Android has a few special boot modes that offer a number of features and this tutorial shows you how to boot the Essential Phone into Recovery Mode.
Today’s tutorial walks you through how to boot the Essential Phone into Fastboot Mode (which is also commonly referred to as Bootloader Mode).
You can follow this detailed tutorial guide below to fully unlock the bootloader of the Essential Phone PH-1 from start to finish.
Google’s phones tend to have a lot of developer support, but if the Pixel 2 gets stuck during boot, or bootloops, then you can unbrick it with this guide.
As long as you follow these steps outlined below, you can gain systemless root access to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL so you can still accept OTA updates.
As long as you have previously created a Nandroid backup using TWRP, you can follow this guide to restore that backup on the Pixel 2 or the Pixel 2 XL.
The only way to fully create a backup on Android is with TWRP and this guide shows you how to create a Nandroid backup on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.