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Default Bootloader Unlocked- Discussion

How To Unlock:
Best way to unlock: Play Store app that does it automatically

Visit Adam's original announcement post:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=317

Huge thanks to everyone in the Research thread spending countless hours to get the job done and the person that made the leak possible!



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Here's how to do it manually without CASUAL. All credits to Adam.

From a computer with adb on a rooted device:

Code:
adb push aboot.img /sdcard/aboot.img

adb shell

su

dd if=/sdcard/aboot.img of=/dev/block/mmcblk0p5
Verify you got a good flash:
Code:
dd if=/dev/block/mmcblk0p5 of=/sdcard/abootTEST.img
Now, check the MD5 of abootTEST.img BEFORE you turn your phone off. If it is wrong, reflash again until it is correct. It should be the same as the original aboot.img you already checked the MD5 of.

Also can be done via downloading the attachment, putting at root of /sdcard/ and doing these commands in terminal on a rooted device:

Code:
su

dd if=/sdcard/aboot.img of=/dev/block/mmcblk0p5

Verify you got a good flash:
Code:
dd if=/dev/block/mmcblk0p5 of=/sdcard/abootTEST.img
Now, check the MD5 of abootTEST.img BEFORE you turn your phone off. If it is wrong, reflash again until it is correct. It should be the same as the original aboot.img you already checked the MD5 of.


MD5 (aboot.img) = 0ba9ad45fc15cf3d62af7dd363686b3f
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So who am I buying a beer or three for, do they wish to remain anonymous for the time being? Maybe I just missed the reference in the research thread.

Limitations on my newbie account are killing me.

Thanks for all the hard work everyone who was involved in the research, I enjoyed following the process over the last few weeks!
 
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So who am I buying a beer or three for, do they wish to remain anonymous for the time being? Maybe I just missed the reference in the research thread.
I'd look in the bounty thread. I think the info of who gets the bounty will be posted in there.
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Thank you to all the people that made this happen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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im on synergy..do i have to be stock to do this?
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Nice,,,I won't get to excited,until its implemented for the end ROM user.
 
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Works for CM10 from Linux
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Verizon, when the f*ck will you learn that you will never win? This is such good news!
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Sweet, I am in the process of ordering 3 S3's.

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