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Bootloader unlock tool *NOW* available for Transformer TF300T from Asus website.

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By maspro, Senior Member on 22nd May 2012, 05:52 PM
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Quote from the Asus Global website, on the tab "download" choose "Android" as OS, then browse to "Utilities" and download the bootloader unlock tool, it dates from 22 may 2012:

http://support.asus.com/download.asp...mzkQ4yoz5WzBrW

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Unlock Device App: Unlock boot loader.
Notice:
1. Only suitable for Andriod4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS version.
2. Before you download, install, and use the Unlock Device App you acknowledge and assume complete risk to the quality and performance of this App, including but not limited to the following: once you activate the App you will not be able to recover your ASUS product (“Original Product”) back to original locked conditions;the Original Product with the activated App will not be deemed the Original Product; the Revised Product will no longer be covered under the warranty of the Original Product; the software of Revised Product will no longer be deemed the software of the Original Product and can no longer receive ASUS software updates; your purchased digital content may also be affected.

You also acknowledge ASUS does not guarantee service satisfaction to any Revised Product, including events involving paid service requested by you to be performed to the Revised Product.
Furthermore, such repaired Revised Product will not be covered under the warranty of the Original Product; the software of the repaired Revised Product will not be deemed the software of the Original Product and will not receive ASUS software updates.

It is strongly advised that you avoid activating this App unless you fully understand and accept the risks that may arise.

This tool now only works with TF300T ICS of TW,US,WW SKU. It won’t work on other devices.

Download .apk file: Click here
Download Windows installer: Click here

SWEET!!
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22nd May 2012, 05:58 PM |#2  
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Yayyyyyyy!!!

Wait so it says you don't get the software updates with it?

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22nd May 2012, 06:00 PM |#3  
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the page host is so well- informed .
22nd May 2012, 06:07 PM |#4  
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Yayyyyyyy!!!

Wait so it says you don't get the software updates with it?

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Just like with the Prime, by unlocking you agree to the fact that you no longer have any warranty and are not eligible anymore for official Asus updates. Sad but true.

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the page host is so well- informed .

Whehehe
22nd May 2012, 06:13 PM |#5  
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So how do you get the updates then?

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22nd May 2012, 06:13 PM |#6  
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Thank u , but nope!!!

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22nd May 2012, 06:15 PM |#7  
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So how do you get the updates then?

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Well, I guess from Asus you don't. I assume Asus thinks that people who unlock there tablet are gonna install a custom ROM on it and are thus not in need of official updates..
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22nd May 2012, 06:19 PM |#8  
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Mine wont unlock yet!!!

Damn
22nd May 2012, 06:19 PM |#9  
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Well makes sense. But usually ROMs incorporate the updates.

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22nd May 2012, 06:25 PM |#10  
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Yup indeed, so there is no real use anymore from getting official Asus updates after unlocking it, since custom roms will most likely include the updates taken from the official Asus/Google source code.
22nd May 2012, 06:44 PM |#11  
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Nice! Thanks to everyone who signed the petition. Don't know if it helped or not but it couldn't have hurt.
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