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[Q] unlockable bootloader..can i upgrade 4.4.2 safe?

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By Musa95, Member on 18th May 2014, 02:06 AM
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hey guys..i have a question..i have an unlockable moto x .. the 58 variant..and i wanted to know if i can upgrade to 4.4.2 an then unlock my bootloader..because the phone is really new and i dont want to lose my garanty yet..but i want to upgrade to 4.4.2..it is possible to upgrade to 4.4.2 and then unlock the bootloader and root? thanks in advance
 
 
18th May 2014, 02:16 AM |#2  
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You mean to eventually pay for the unauthorized unlock & in the mean time be on 442. No problem but one, the Guy who has the codes may not last as long as your warranty!
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Nono.. My device is unlockable via motorola site.. I checked that.. But didnt unlock yet

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18th May 2014, 03:36 AM |#4  
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Yes, you can update to 4.4.2... and unlock anytime you wish.
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Yes, you can update to 4.4.2... and unlock anytime you wish.

Thanks for the answer!

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hey guys..i have a question..i have an unlockable moto x .. the 58 variant..and i wanted to know if i can upgrade to 4.4.2 an then unlock my bootloader..because the phone is really new and i dont want to lose my garanty yet..but i want to upgrade to 4.4.2..it is possible to upgrade to 4.4.2 and then unlock the bootloader and root? thanks in advance

yes. you can do it. just follow the guide in this video. this is what i used. itworks 1000000000000000000000000000% lol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MzKvXkq44o
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hey guys..i have a question..i have an unlockable moto x .. the 58 variant..and i wanted to know if i can upgrade to 4.4.2 an then unlock my bootloader..because the phone is really new and i dont want to lose my garanty yet..but i want to upgrade to 4.4.2..it is possible to upgrade to 4.4.2 and then unlock the bootloader and root? thanks in advance

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Nono.. My device is unlockable via motorola site.. I checked that.. But didnt unlock yet

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As long as you are sure you can get the unlock code from Moto directly, you can unlock the bootloader when you are ready. Once you do unlock, you can root any version rom that is on your phone.

Just keep in mind, if you want to root & disable write protection BEFORE you are ready to unlock the bootloader, the only options are SlapMyMoto/MotoWpNoMo which do NOT work with Android 4.4.2. (i.e. if you want root without unlocking bootloader, do not upgrade to 4.4.2).
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