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If you relocked and ran a ruu, and decided you want to unlock your boot loader again do you have to use your unlock token? Or with s-off can you just unlock in fast boot (fastboot oem unlock)?

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S-off bypasses bootloader lock. There is no reason you would need to unlock bootloader for anything.

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S-off bypasses bootloader lock. There is no reason you would need to unlock bootloader for anything.

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Damn i wish i wouod have kniwn this last night lol... Wanted everything 100% fresh, so i relocked, ran the ruu, then got the unlock token from htcdev lol... I couod have shaved some time from the whoke process

Whats the best method redpoint? I tried to fastboot twrp while i was locked after ruu and i kept failing.... Would i be able to simply "fastboot oem unlock"?

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S-off bypasses bootloader lock. There is no reason you would need to unlock bootloader for anything.

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So I can just ruu to whatever I want now...not locking back?

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I'm sure fastboot oem unlock would work... You should be failing to install twrp there is no need of the bootloadrr unlocking...what's the process your taking to install twrp

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Damn i wish i wouod have kniwn this last night lol... Wanted everything 100% fresh, so i relocked, ran the ruu, then got the unlock token from htcdev lol... I couod have shaved some time from the whoke process

Whats the best method redpoint? I tried to fastboot twrp while i was locked after ruu and i kept failing.... Would i be able to simply "fastboot oem unlock"?

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I know you're quite intelligent and I'm not trying to step on your intelligence..but are you sure your putting in the right commands for twrp?
 
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Fastboot flash recovery openrecoveryblahblahblah

I know the commands... Once I unlocked through htcdev it was success the first time I fastbooted it... I'm just trying to learn about the advantages of s-off lol.

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S-off bypasses bootloader lock. There is no reason you would need to unlock bootloader for anything.

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Weird.
I had RUU'd my phone (to remove tampered flag) and left it s-off
At this point it says ***RELOCKED*** AND s-off

Attempted to "fastboot flash recovery twrp.img"
Error: remote not allowed

Didn't work until I unlocked my bootloader again. :s
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Weird.
I had RUU'd my phone (to remove tampered flag) and left it s-off
At this point it says ***RELOCKED*** AND s-off

Attempted to "fastboot flash recovery twrp.img"
Error: remote not allowed

Didn't work until I unlocked my bootloader again. :s
Did you lock your boot loader prior to ruuing?

And could you unlock by just fastboot OEM unlock?

Or did you have to do the whole token thing?

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Did you lock your boot loader prior to ruuing?

And could you unlock by just fastboot OEM unlock?

Or did you have to do the whole token thing?

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i think i left it unlocked.. and no, I had my unlock token on a USB from the first time.
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If you guys just want it to say locked and are s off I'll post up a unsigned hboot you can just flash......I'll need a quick tester but it should be fine

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