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How do I keep my TA keys with my Z2 if I unlock the bootloader?

30th May 2014, 12:11 AM |#1  
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I was just looking at how to root the Z2, and I noticed that to root it, you first have to unlock the bootloader and install a custom recovery, but unlocking the bootloader removes TA keys, so you first have to back them up, but backing them up requires root access. Am I missing something here or is it impossible to keep your TA keys to root?
 
 
30th May 2014, 12:14 AM |#2  
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I was just looking at how to root the Z2, and I noticed that to root it, you first have to unlock the bootloader and install a custom recovery, but unlocking the bootloader removes TA keys, so you first have to back them up, but backing them up requires root access. Am I missing something here or is it impossible to keep your TA keys to root?

may be possible down the track but not possible now and highly unlikely in the near future
30th May 2014, 01:20 AM |#4  
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may be possible down the track but not possible now and highly unlikely in the near future

So...why can other sony devices root without unlocking the bootloader?
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So...why can other sony devices root without unlocking the bootloader?

root exploits. doomlord is currently trying to finding an exploit in the firmware so we can back up ta keys
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root exploits. doomlord is currently trying to finding an exploit in the firmware so we can back up ta keys

Ah thanks for that
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