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[Q] If I unlock my SIM does that unlock my bootloader?

5th March 2012, 09:32 AM |#1  
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The title says it all :P
I didn't see any good anwsers at the forum, so I thougt that I'd just ask =)
So if I pay a sum of money, to unlock my SIM. Does that unlock my bootloader aswell?
 
 
5th March 2012, 10:14 AM |#2  
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No. Officially only sim-free phones can be unlocked(e.g. if you buy it sim-free or if it's on contract with some providers) but there are ways round it. Don't know myself, mines was sim-free, but there's a few threads...
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No. Officially only sim-free phones can be unlocked(e.g. if you buy it sim-free or if it's on contract with some providers) but there are ways round it. Don't know myself, mines was sim-free, but there's a few threads...

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5th March 2012, 02:08 PM |#4  
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Setools will unlock bootloader and sim.
It is a paid for service,search forum.

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5th March 2012, 08:10 PM |#5  
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Depends how you sim unlock...
If you unlock by IMEI then no!
If you unlock with setool remotely then yes. (and will also enable fastboot)
Other programs like octupus sim unlock but do not unlock the bootloader so make sure you know what you are getting before you part with money


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5th March 2012, 09:00 PM |#6  
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Contact jinx13 I did with similar locked phone, he will unlock it and bootloader using test point method and se tool remotely


Doh just seen jinx is here

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9th March 2012, 04:37 PM |#7  
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FAQs about the bootloader:

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10th March 2012, 10:38 AM |#8  
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Use wotanserver. Really cheap and easy process

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