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Does unlocking the phone remove the OTA kit kat Upgrade?

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By jinjin12, Senior Member on 3rd January 2014, 04:56 AM
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i just got the phone and upgraded OTA to kit kat. Now i want to unlock the bootloader. Would unlocking the bootloader remove kit kat and put the phone back to the default 4.3 OS?
 
 
3rd January 2014, 06:35 AM |#2  
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i just got the phone and upgraded OTA to kit kat. Now i want to unlock the bootloader. Would unlocking the bootloader remove kit kat and put the phone back to the default 4.3 OS?

From what I understand yes you will lose KitKat as bootloader unlocking wipes the data from your device.

To remedy this you need to create a back up, or start afresh and reinstall KitKat.
3rd January 2014, 07:17 AM |#3  
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Unlocking the BL usualy only wipes all user data and not sytem data, can`t imagine it works different on the Moto G.
3rd January 2014, 11:56 AM |#4  
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Unlocking your bootloader will not restore the phone to 4.3, it will remain on Kit Kat. You will however loose all user data such as apps, texts, contacts etc.
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