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does the sticker on the back need to be readable?

31st January 2014, 11:02 PM |#1  
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for a warranty claim?

My sticker is still on but its almost 100% white now. And my bootloader is unlocked (but still on the factory ROM) so should I relock it?
 
 
31st January 2014, 11:16 PM |#2  
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You can take off that sticker btw.

I'd relock it just to be safe and reset the tamperflag with bootunlocker, but google said themselves that rooted phones don't void the warranty if it's a nexus.
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I'd relock it just to be safe and reset the tamperflag with bootunlocker

Keep in mind that if you need to unlock the bootloader again for any reason, it will wipe your data, but I guess you can do a backup and restore if you have a custom recovery installed. Definitely a wise idea though (especially in retrospect).

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google said themselves that rooted phones don't void the warranty if it's a nexus.

Can you point me to a reference to Google making this statement? It might come in handy if I run into warranty issues when I return my faulty device.
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....but google said themselves that rooted phones don't void the warranty if it's a nexus.

Really? Is there a link to that?
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Really? Is there a link to that?

Sorry, I ended up not being able to find a link. I guess it was all in my head.
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thanks for the replies.



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I'd relock it just to be safe and reset the tamperflag with bootunlocker, but google said themselves that rooted phones don't void the warranty if it's a nexus.


by bootunlocker do you mean this specific program: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...unlocker&hl=en
2nd February 2014, 08:33 PM |#7  
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thanks for the replies.






by bootunlocker do you mean this specific program: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...unlocker&hl=en

Yes, that's the one.
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