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Hello,

I see that HTC One (M8) Developer Edition comes with bootloader unlocked as per:

blog.htc.com/2013/03/htc-one-developer-edition

Does HTC One (M8) Google Play Edition comes with bootloader unlocked as well?

The Google Play web page play.google.com/store/devices/details?id=htc_m8 only mentions that the phone is unlocked (vis-a-vis carrier), but does not reference bootloader at all.

I'm looking for a phone, that would be easier to root.

Thank you!
26th March 2014, 08:09 AM |#2  
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Originally Posted by 3f62011

Hello,

I see that HTC One (M8) Developer Edition comes with bootloader unlocked as per:

blog.htc.com/2013/03/htc-one-developer-edition

Does HTC One (M8) Google Play Edition comes with bootloader unlocked as well?

The Google Play web page play.google.com/store/devices/details?id=htc_m8 only mentions that the phone is unlocked (vis-a-vis carrier), but does not reference bootloader at all.

I'm looking for a phone, that would be easier to root.

Thank you!

I don't think so, only dev edition phones comes unlocked out of the box
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30th March 2014, 09:54 AM |#3  
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If it's like the other GPE's then you use fastboot like the Nexus devices IIRC. They are locked by default just like the Nexus devices.
30th March 2014, 02:30 PM |#4  
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Fastboot oem unlock

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30th March 2014, 03:47 PM |#5  
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you need to unlock the bootloader

htcdev.com
30th March 2014, 04:53 PM |#6  
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Will HTCdev.com's procedure work on the Google Play Edition? It didn't work on the M7.

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30th March 2014, 08:30 PM |#7  
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you unlock it like you would a Nexus
1st April 2014, 08:40 PM |#8  
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Does somebody have image from Google Play edition M8?
13th April 2014, 12:35 PM |#9  
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Is it possible to root an original Google Play Edition HTC one (M8)? If so how? I did not find anything then converting a standard ONE into a GPE.

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13th April 2014, 02:07 PM |#10  
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Does somebody have image from Google Play edition M8?

looks like the standard silver m8
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