Originally Posted by MattMJB0188 View Post
Wow! Thanks for the info. I am shocked T-Mobile locked theirs down too. I would just love to ask, why? I wonder what changed T-Mobile's mind on bootloaders. The Note 3 shipped with an unlocked bootloader.

Anyway, as long as I have root I am fine. If TW is smoother this time around, I'll have no plans to eventually root. Still shocked on T-Mobile's move. See, they're growing and getting bigger and perhaps more greedier now.
Look at the source. It explains "their reasoning" behind locking it down.