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OK...found s bunch of old threads and others but I need the proper order for rooting. Do I root, then unlock boatloader,or vice versa.
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I suppose you could try and unlock the bootloader without rooting. However, if you install a custom recovery without root, you may not be able to rename the stock recovery in order to have the custom recovery load.

I followed all instructions on this forum in order to minimize the possibility of a bricked phone.

I rooted first (, unlocked the bootloader, and loaded a custom recovery.
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