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Hey guys.
I want to unlock Bootloader but i have a few questions.
What can i do when i unlocked Bootloader?
For example can i install any stock rom when phone bricked or anytime?
And What can't i do?
Last question is What shouldn't i do? i mean What i do my phone is bricked?
I'm so sorry for my bad english :/ Plz help me.
 
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With an unlocked bootloader you are able to install custom Kernels. CyanogenMod based ROMS require a diffrent kernel and this requires an unlocked bootloader.
You need to follow this tutorial: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2354721
AND REMEMBER TO BACKUP YOUR TA PARTITION!!!!!!
My Device:
Phone: Sony Xperia SP
Model: C5303
Firmware: 12.1.A.1.205 Android 4.3.x
Bootloaderstatus: Locked
Rootstatus: Enabled
SuperUserpatch: Installed


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With an unlocked bootloader you are able to install custom Kernels. CyanogenMod based ROMS require a diffrent kernel and this requires an unlocked bootloader.
You need to follow this tutorial: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2354721
AND REMEMBER TO BACKUP YOUR TA PARTITION!!!!!!
thank you.
so, we say my phone is bricked. can i install any ftf ?
by the way i examining this guide.
sorry for my bad english. :/
 
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Yes with an softbrick you can flash any ftf see my guide in signature bellow

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My Device:
Phone: Sony Xperia SP
Model: C5303
Firmware: 12.1.A.1.205 Android 4.3.x
Bootloaderstatus: Locked
Rootstatus: Enabled
SuperUserpatch: Installed


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With an unlocked bootloader you are able to install custom Kernels. CyanogenMod based ROMS require a diffrent kernel and this requires an unlocked bootloader.
You need to follow this tutorial: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2354721
AND REMEMBER TO BACKUP YOUR TA PARTITION!!!!!!
...Except you CAN get CM 10.2, CM 11, AOKP, PAC-Man Rom, SlimBean and SlimKit on Locked Bootloader thanks to @bagyusz. His roms have been featured on the XDA portal for allowing SPs with locked bootloader to have all that goodness. If you want one of those, and you can't unlock your bootloader, it's all good!
 
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...Except you CAN get CM 10.2, CM 11, AOKP, PAC-Man Rom, SlimBean and SlimKit on Locked Bootloader thanks to @bagyusz. His roms have been featured on the XDA portal for allowing SPs with locked bootloader to have all that goodness. If you want one of those, and you can't unlock your bootloader, it's all good!
True but not all the CM based ROMS are Lockedbootloader compatible (yet)..
My Device:
Phone: Sony Xperia SP
Model: C5303
Firmware: 12.1.A.1.205 Android 4.3.x
Bootloaderstatus: Locked
Rootstatus: Enabled
SuperUserpatch: Installed


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