Fastboot is a command line tool used in android development & modification processes, it users to communicate with the bootloader of their devices. On the other hand, running into a “unknown command” issue can be confusing and make flashing or customization more difficult. We will answer the riddles around the “Fastboot Unknown Command” error and offer solutions to identify and fix the problem in this troubleshooting guide.
Understanding the Error
The error message unknown command indicates that the specified command is not recognized by the bootloader or the fastboot.exe.
Common Causes of the Error
Incorrect Command Syntax:
Fastboot commands are sensitive, the “unknown command” issue may result from a simple typo or improper syntax. Verify the command you entered a second time against the appropriate syntax for the particular action.
Outdated Fastboot Version:
Asus has it won rebuilded fastboot.exe so make sure yo are using correct fastboot.exe
If the bootloader is still locked, then some commands, such as flashing firmware, might not function. Examine the bootloader on your smartphone and make sure it’s unlocked if required for the process.
if a command is working on old firmware but not working after update then indicate the abl partition of your device is patched and it will not allow the specific command anymore
- check command syntax
- unlock bootloader
- downgrade firmware version
- use latest fastboot.exe from asus raw firmware
Asus Oem Command List:
flash: erase: set_active flashing get_unlock_ability flashing unlock flashing lock flashing unlock_critical flashing lock_critical oem enable-charger-screen oem disable-charger-screen oem off-mode-charge oem select-display-panel oem device-info continue reboot-fastboot snapshot-update reboot-bootloader getvar: download: oem gpt-info oem adb_enable oem logcat-asdf-on oem logcat-asdf-off oem shutdown oem get-dtid oem get-socid oem get -hwid oem get -prjid oem get -skuid oem get- rfid oem get-featureid oem get-jtagid oem get-lgfid oem get-cpuidhash oem get-toolid oem isn-info oem ssn-info oem system-info oem get_build_version oem get-batcap oem get-batvol oem get -bootcount oem factory- reset oem factory-reset2 oem reboot-recovery oem set-permissive oem enter-dload oem check-s3 oem EnterShippingMode oem check-nrfuse oem check-fuse oem fuse-info oem show-barcode oem checksetupwizard oem asus-csc_lk oem rsa_test_ oem crc32_ oem hash_ oem gen-random oem auth-hash oem auth-hash_2 oem auth-hash_3 oem get-imeiauth oem slot_b_enable oem get-verify_vbmeta_ret oem update-cmdline_ oem backup-fac oem restore-fac oem asus-erase-asdf oem get-pmic- reg_ oem write-pmic-reg_ oem reset-boot_count oem reset-lock_count oem reset-a_retry_count oem reset-a_unbootable_count oem reset-b_retry_count oem reset-b_unbootable_count oem force-dtid_ oem reset-dev_info oem reset-auth2 oem reset-auth3 oem disable- verity oem enable-verity oem enable-vbmeta oem read-vbmeta oem read-rollback oem reset-rollback oem uart-on oem uart-off oem get-smid oem pm8010-test-on oem pm8010-test-off oem pm8010-test- clean oem pm8010-shutdown-test oem get-pm8010i oem get-pm8010j oem xts-unlock oem asus-lock oem check-avb