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By bboi26, Member on 6th May 2014, 12:43 AM
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hey has anyone bought the z2 from either the sony store online or in person, and if so does it come with an unlocked bootloader = yes option or is the bootloader locked?, sorry if this is the wrong thread to be posted if it is please tell me i will delete.
 
 
6th May 2014, 03:03 AM |#2  
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Usually unlocked from Sony and locked from carriers.

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6th May 2014, 03:45 AM |#3  
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Usually unlocked from Sony and locked from carriers.

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SIM unlocked, yes. The bootloader should be locked when you purchase the phone.

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6th May 2014, 04:00 AM |#4  
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Sony will allow bootloader unlock if bought from sony. carrier usually does not allow unlock bootloader .

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6th May 2014, 06:38 AM |#5  
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SIM free but Vodafone Germany firmware (based on .55) has unlockable bootloader allowed: YES (probably bought contract free drom Vodafone Germany). Though I don't know about phone on contracts from Vodafone Germany (SIM locked) if they have allowed on not unlockable bootloaders.
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9th May 2014, 09:59 AM |#6  
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Got mine from sony store online. The boot loader has unlock allowed

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9th May 2014, 02:44 PM |#7  
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Got mine from sony store online. The boot loader has unlock allowed

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sweet thanks eric i just pre ordered mine from the sony store just waiting on getting it now .
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