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I was wandering if there is a way to relock the bootloader, so if my phone bricks, or presents any sort of problems in the future, i can still get the warranty support
 
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If you request an unlock code from Motorola then no, even relocking won't help. If you unlock the bootloader on a non Developer Edition you void your warranty.

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If you request an unlock code from Motorola then no, even relocking won't help. If you unlock the bootloader on a non Developer Edition you void your warranty.

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but what if i requested the code and didn't unlocked would it still voided my warranty?
 
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but what if i requested the code and didn't unlocked would it still voided my warranty?
Yes, requesting the code voids the warranty.
 
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****, now that everything its ****ed up, i might as well as unlocking this piece
 
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Even if you do/can relock the bootloader it has a separate flag to indicate the warranty is void in the phone.
 
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****, now that everything its ****ed up, i might as well as unlocking this piece
You didn't take 5 minutes and read that on the page you got the unlock code from? Wow

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I was wandering if there is a way to relock the bootloader, so if my phone bricks, or presents any sort of problems in the future, i can still get the warranty support
You can relock your bootloader by running fastboot oem lock but this would not restore your warranty. The phone would still show as re-locked instead of locked, so they would still know that it has been unlocked and re-locked. Afaik, it would also still show the Bootloader Unlocked Warning Message even if u re-lock it.

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Yes, requesting the code voids the warranty.
I don't think just requesting the code would void your warranty.
XT1058 16GB: 139.7.26.AM.PR > 139.12.35.AM.PR OTA > Unlocked Bootloader > 139.12.57.Retail.US > 140.44.3.Retail.US OTA > 161.44.25.Retail.US OTA
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Afaik, it would also still show the Bootloader Unlocked Warning Message even if u re-lock it.

did you try that yourself? I am exchanging my moto x and i unlocked my bootloader. Im afraid that they wont take it
 
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did you try that yourself? I am exchanging my moto x and i unlocked my bootloader. Im afraid that they wont take it
I haven't tried it myself, but i have read about people who have.
XT1058 16GB: 139.7.26.AM.PR > 139.12.35.AM.PR OTA > Unlocked Bootloader > 139.12.57.Retail.US > 140.44.3.Retail.US OTA > 161.44.25.Retail.US OTA
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