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Can someone xplain me what is a bootloader and how do we unlock it ..?


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Can someone xplain me what is a bootloader and how do we unlock it ..?


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Let me google that for you.

How do you unlock it? That depends on the manufacturer of your device, the device itself, and the carrier you've purchased the device from (if applicable).
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I've already installed a custom rom and I don't think that I unlocked any bootloader soft of thing ???

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I've already installed a custom rom and I don't think that I unlocked any bootloader soft of thing ???

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it is not always necessary, it depends on your phone and the available methods to install roms.
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