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Hi thanks for the guides, must have taken ages. I am not lucky enough to unlock my bootloader but can you tell me if you know of anyone who is trying to byepass so we can get CWM and start banging some custom roms on our fantastic phones?
Really sorry if this has been answered somewhere, but I am a Farmer and limited time for trawling....thats not to say I havnt btw.
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CWM recovery is already available...

u need to unlock bootloader for it though...
 
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Yes I know you need to unlock the bootloader but am I right in thinking that on the Xperia 10 that you could bypass the bootloader to install CWM and then install whatever ROM you wanted.....this meathod was used untill the bootloader was hacked, I may be wrong?


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Yes I know you need to unlock the bootloader but am I right in thinking that on the Xperia 10 that you could bypass the bootloader to install CWM and then install whatever ROM you wanted.....this meathod was used untill the bootloader was hacked, I may be wrong?
for all that the primary requirement is that we should be able to get root on LOCKED bootloader... which, at the moment, there is NO WAY getting...
 
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Sorry if it has been asked before but, when will it/will it ever be possible to unlock the bootloader and root your phone without wiping the /data partition?
 
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Sorry for the question but why we need to lock our bootloader again ??

and why do I have to make a recovery file ?? I' ve update to .76 and I'm new ..read 122 topics and my mind is confudes @-)
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Sorry for the question but why we need to lock our bootloader again ??

and why do I have to make a recovery file ?? I' ve update to .76 and I'm new ..read 122 topics and my mind is confudes @-)
regarding bootloader locking/unlocking refer to:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1527159


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for all that the primary requirement is that we should be able to get root on LOCKED bootloader... which, at the moment, there is NO WAY getting...
Still no root option for ICS? current methods work only to GB right? or have i missed something
 
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Sony ICS kernel sources released today:

http://developer.sonymobile.com/wpor.../61a0452tarbz2
 
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for all that the primary requirement is that we should be able to get root on LOCKED bootloader... which, at the moment, there is NO WAY getting...
Hi!
what about this:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1742992 ??

I have locked bootloader and thanks to this tutorial I've got root on ICS
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Quick question...When flashing using Flashtool, we need to reboot the phone in FLASHMODE (Volume DOWN + USB) and not FASTBOOT(Volume UP + USB ???

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