Post Reply

[Q] If I relock the bootloader of my Moto G, will my warranty be still void?

6th August 2014, 09:17 AM   |  #1  
OP Junior Member
Flag Mumbai
Thanks Meter: 0
 
1 posts
Join Date:Joined: May 2014
More
I have the Moto G Dual SIM XT-1033 and I want to unlock the bootloader to give full access to security app Cerberus. If my phn gets some hardware issues and i relock the bootloader again, would the Service Center guys be able to recognise it?
If yes, is there a way to sneak it?
Thanks in advance.
Last edited by vipindahiya; 6th August 2014 at 09:22 AM. Reason: Typing Error
6th August 2014, 09:54 AM   |  #2  
adizz4's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Bangalore
Thanks Meter: 134
 
425 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2011
More
They will be able to make out that the BL is relocked.

You could try your luck. YMMV
6th August 2014, 03:29 PM   |  #3  
snehil93's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Kolkata
Thanks Meter: 29
 
117 posts
Join Date:Joined: Oct 2012
More
You can try..... 9 times out of 10 they would not pay attention.... I have heard of people availing warranty even with an unlocked bootloader.... Though There are ways to determine wether your bootloader has been relocked..... You can always try your luck. Make sure to unroot ur phone before giving it to the service center though.....

Sent from my XT1033 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
6th August 2014, 08:15 PM   |  #4  
Darkshado's Avatar
Senior Member
Montréal
Thanks Meter: 461
 
990 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2011
Donate to Me
More
Fastboot mode will tell a trained eye that it's been relocked.

Status:
0 - locked, untouched
3 - unlocked
2 - locked, has been previously unlocked

The boot logo will also say that its been unlocked, but I'll leave taking care of that part as an exercise to you.
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Top Threads in Moto G Q&A, Help & Troubleshooting by ThreadRank