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By MICH_**, Senior Member on 8th May 2014, 12:03 PM
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My M8 is bootloader unlocked and S-OFF

Now i want to remove the "TAMPERED" flag in bootloader. How to do that?
Is it possible to "lock" the bootloader again? If the phone is "locked" but still S-OFF, is it possible to flash rom, recovery, firmware etc. ?

What if i want to get S-ON again? How to do that?
 
 
8th May 2014, 12:45 PM |#2  
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i succesfully removed the "TAMPERED" flag.

But what about locking the bootloader?
8th May 2014, 12:46 PM |#3  
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i succesfully removed the "TAMPERED" flag.

But what about locking the bootloader?

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8th May 2014, 12:57 PM |#4  
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Is it still possible to flash rom, recovery, firmware etc. with a "locked" bootloader? Can i get back to s-on with a locked bootloader?
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Is it still possible to flash rom, recovery, firmware etc. with a "locked" bootloader? Can i get back to s-on with a locked bootloader?

1. No, you need to be unlocked to use a custom recovery
2. Yes, but you don't ever have to go back to S-ON anyway
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1. No, you need to be unlocked to use a custom recovery

Are you sure? If my phone is S-OFF and the bootloader is locked?
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Are you sure? If my phone is S-OFF and the bootloader is locked?

Yes, as if it's locked you can't flash a custom recovery (well, there is a way but it's a ball ache to do)
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Yes, as if it's locked you can't flash a custom recovery (well, there is a way but it's a ball ache to do)

ok, thank you

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