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2nd June 2014, 06:49 PM |#1  
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So I recently picked up a Moto G on Boost Mobile. I read that it is supported for unlocking the bootloader.
However, when I try I am presented with a error message telling me that my phone isn't supported.

I need this done in order to root.

Anyone got any ideas??

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Originally Posted by sgirard1991

So I recently picked up a Moto G on Boost Mobile. I read that it is supported for unlocking the bootloader.
However, when I try I am presented with a error message telling me that my phone isn't supported.

I need this done in order to root.

Anyone got any ideas??

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only the developers editions purchased from google or moto directly can be unlocked for the bootloader.
2nd June 2014, 07:05 PM |#3  
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Well that sucks.

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2nd June 2014, 07:12 PM |#4  
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only the developers editions purchased from google or moto directly can be unlocked for the bootloader.

Well that's not true, my tesco one can be unlocked and as far as I know so can Amazon's.
2nd June 2014, 09:32 PM |#5  
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I've unlocked a Boost Mobile Moto G. Make sure there are no spaces in the unlock data, and check the Motorola forums. They may be having server trouble.

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3rd June 2014, 01:17 AM |#6  
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Originally Posted by sgirard1991

So I recently picked up a Moto G on Boost Mobile. I read that it is supported for unlocking the bootloader.
However, when I try I am presented with a error message telling me that my phone isn't supported.

I need this done in order to root.

Anyone got any ideas??

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I had to wait a day to be able to unlock my boost Moto G and also I copy pasted the key into a text file and made sure it was correct and then copy pasted it to get the unlock key.
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3rd June 2014, 07:24 PM |#7  
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only the developers editions purchased from google or moto directly can be unlocked for the bootloader.

Untrue. Thousands of people by this point have unlocked Boost Moto G units. (Why Boost allows this is quite baffling, but nevertheless they do.)
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4th June 2014, 11:44 PM |#8  
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I copy/paste into notepad as well.

I'll try again later tonight, thanks!

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4th June 2014, 11:46 PM |#9  
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Now, after I unlock/root. Anyone wanna suggest a cool Rom? I don't want cyanogen or slim or anything like that. Something different & unique...

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If you aio can't unlock

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