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By mannyvinny, Recognized Contributor on 4th September 2014, 08:32 AM
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I'd love the phone, but I'd miss having an unlocked bootloader.
 
 
9th September 2014, 03:55 AM |#12  
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I'd love the phone, but I'd miss having an unlocked bootloader.

Someone told me that if you get the TMO version it won't have a locked bootloader, and can be usedon ATT. I'm not sure if this is true, but considering going that route.
9th September 2014, 04:03 AM |#13  
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Someone told me that if you get the TMO version it won't have a locked bootloader, and can be usedon ATT. I'm not sure if this is true, but considering going that route.

Verizon :/ I really am getting tired of it from them tbh. I buy the phone, why should they lock the bootloader. (Yes, I know there are reasons, but still) they are not leasing the phone to me, You buy the device and use it on their network.I am paying for a service. That's just how I look at it.
12th September 2014, 07:51 PM |#14  
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Verizon :/ I really am getting tired of it from them tbh. I buy the phone, why should they lock the bootloader. (Yes, I know there are reasons, but still) they are not leasing the phone to me, You buy the device and use it on their network.I am paying for a service. That's just how I look at it.

I sure understand that thought. But I also understand the carriers not wanting to warranty phones that we hose trying to mess with them.

It's probably too much effort to position themselves to offer an unlock code for the bootloader, which would cost 'loss of warranty'. If they don't have to warranty them, then why should they care?
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I sure understand that thought. But I also understand the carriers not wanting to warranty phones that we hose trying to mess with them.

It's probably too much effort to position themselves to offer an unlock code for the bootloader, which would cost 'loss of warranty'. If they don't have to warranty them, then why should they care?

probably because so many people lie when they call for warranty service, saying they dont know why their phone suddenly "stopped" working..

Now, what could be done, is to sell an unlocked phone/boot loader, NO WARRANTY AT ALL, and see how many folks buy that model...

Not many I bet..
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how straightforward to root flash samsung notes please?
8th October 2014, 10:03 AM |#17  
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I hope Skipsoft Android toolkit will be updated and work with note 4 ^^
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Did anyone try towelroot yet?

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Did anyone try towelroot yet?

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The vulnerability of towelroot was patched on all kernels deployed after 6th June.
It has very less chances of working.

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Looking forward to be using this forum.
very sad to see so many people talking s**t about the note 4.
It might not be a huge difference from note 3 but is definitely a big upgrade from my note 2.
I think everyone expect to have extreme changes in the devices every year and that is not possible anymore.
I think now the upgrade should be every 2 years.

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im upgrading from my note 1
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