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[Q] AT&T Locked bootloader = WTF

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15th June 2014, 07:16 PM   |  #11  
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It is the easiest root I have seen. Download the apk, ensure install from unknown sources is checked, open the app and wait for the phone to reboot. BAM! DONE!

It's kind of like jailbreak.me. I wonder how many people are going to go to random stores and do this .

And it doesn't trip knox.
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16th June 2014, 08:50 AM   |  #12  
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Wow the timing on this...

OP might want to return it if you had an upgrade.

Yeah, exactly. I waited and waited and waited and as soon as I buy it for tmobile, it gets rooted. I was going to pay full price for AT&T. Would have saved me $50 on unlock code and I could have used work discount on the phone. lol. Oh well. Great to see both (verizon and at&t) finally rooted.
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2783157

Wow was I so wrong or what lol!!! I'm SOOOOO glad I was wrong and as soon as I seen this hit, I rooted my wifes AT&T S5 and it was the easiest root I have ever done. What a feeling it is when we are locked out for so long and someone comes along and jailbreaks us...no pun intended!

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Yeah, exactly. I waited and waited and waited and as soon as I buy it for tmobile, it gets rooted. I was going to pay full price for AT&T. Would have saved me $50 on unlock code and I could have used work discount on the phone. lol. Oh well. Great to see both (verizon and at&t) finally rooted.

Even tho we have root, Isn't the bootloader still locked down on the AT&T version? I have the T-Mobile, but I first had the AT&T version. So glad I made the switch to unlocked TMO on AT&T network.
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16th June 2014, 08:04 PM   |  #14  
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Wow was I so wrong or what lol!!! I'm SOOOOO glad I was wrong and as soon as I seen this hit, I rooted my wifes AT&T S5 and it was the easiest root I have ever done. What a feeling it is when we are locked out for so long and someone comes along and jailbreaks us...no pun intended!

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Even tho we have root, Isn't the bootloader still locked down on the AT&T version? I have the T-Mobile, but I first had the AT&T version. So glad I made the switch to unlocked TMO on AT&T network.

The bootloader is still locked. That is going to take another method to get unlocked. Having root is a big step though.
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