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Default Starting with what firmware is bootloader locked?

I got a phone from craigslist. Status shows L710VPUCMK3. Is the bootloader locked on this? How do I tell if it is?
 
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I got a phone from craigslist. Status shows L710VPUCMK3. Is the bootloader locked on this? How do I tell if it is?
boot into bootloader, if it has warranty bits in the list, then it has knox.


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are you trying to flash to different carrier? or worried about knox boot loader?

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boot into bootloader, if it has warranty bits in the list, then it has knox.


[SIZE=1]---------- Post added at 09:54 PM ---------- Previous post was at 09:43
are you trying to flash to different carrier? or worried about knox boot loader?

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MK3 is the last JB update before the KK. If you are on stock, chances are you have Knox. But I don't believe that's what you're asking. Sprint does not lock their bootloaders, which makes them much easier to root. As far as Knox, like @joeyhdownsouth said, just reboot into download mode and check the warranty bit counter.

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