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Default Any Reason To NOT Bootloader Unlock via Firewater and Use HTCDev Instead?

Getting my M8 in day or so, and will be unlocking the bootloader right away. Basically, is there any reason to NOT use firewater? If I request a token to unlock my BL on HTCDev they will have a record of this and will refuse warranty on everything. Basically, will using firewater to unlock hinder any future updates or cause any problems down the road? The method that is not tracked is always the better method so..
 
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Getting my M8 in day or so, and will be unlocking the bootloader right away. Basically, is there any reason to NOT use firewater? If I request a token to unlock my BL on HTCDev they will have a record of this and will refuse warranty on everything. Basically, will using firewater to unlock hinder any future updates or cause any problems down the road? The method that is not tracked is always the better method so..
Firewater requires root to run. Most temp root scenarios do not work on at&t phone. You can try them, but I haven't seen any work. If they don't work, you have to unlock boot loader to root, then run firewater.
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Yup only reason I was able to firewater without HTC dev was via buying gpe version. Factbook oem unlock instead

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Firewater requires root to run. Most temp root scenarios do not work on at&t phone. You can try them, but I haven't seen any work. If they don't work, you have to unlock boot loader to root, then run firewater.
 
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Firewater requires root to run. Most temp root scenarios do not work on at&t phone. You can try them, but I haven't seen any work. If they don't work, you have to unlock boot loader to root, then run firewater.
Do you still get OTA updates from AT&T if you unlock and root the M8?
 
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Firewater requires root to run. Most temp root scenarios do not work on at&t phone. You can try them, but I haven't seen any work. If they don't work, you have to unlock boot loader to root, then run firewater.
I wonder the same I always read conflicting comments

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