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Tutorial [Q] How to unlock if bootloader if bootloader unlock says NO?

Hi guys, I just got my hands on a Xperia ZL... it's quite neat! But I wish I could install CM or a custom rom on it. Ok, I tried to check the bootloader and it states:

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Bootloader unlock allowed: no
Is it really locked?? I wanted to unlock it to change to a diferent phone career (which now is not really a problem), but now it seems I won't be able to install a custom rom can it be done? Do I need to specify any other characteristic in here?
 
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Hi guys, I just got my hands on a Xperia ZL... it's quite neat! But I wish I could install CM or a custom rom on it. Ok, I tried to check the bootloader and it states:



Is it really locked?? I wanted to unlock it to change to a diferent phone career (which now is not really a problem), but now it seems I won't be able to install a custom rom can it be done? Do I need to specify any other characteristic in here?

Like 3 year olds say... " no means NO!" lol

Unfortunately you are S.O.L for unlocking the BL
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Damn, I haven't done anything to this device! I don't understand why it is locked like that Some guy wants to charge me for doing it (I bet he will try to get one of those unlock codes from unlocking sites), but then I think it will be impossible. Thanks for the help!
 
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Damn, I haven't done anything to this device! I don't understand why it is locked like that Some guy wants to charge me for doing it (I bet he will try to get one of those unlock codes from unlocking sites), but then I think it will be impossible. Thanks for the help!
Ya it's not.possible to unlock it. DO NOT give anyone money to do it.

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Thanks for your help, you saved me $30 US
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Thanks for your help, you saved me $30 US
No problem!

One good thing is that you can flash stock based Rom's, and we have one of the best out there in Niaboc's ExistenZ Rom.

Flash that Rom, and used the xposed modules, and you can manipulate it to your liking just as much as aosp or CM roms.

Especially xposed modules like "HK Themer" let you install CM themes to stock roms!

Give it a shot! ---> http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2385313
Phones: Motorola Atrix 4G ---> Samsung Galaxy Nexus (temporarily) ---> LG Optimus 3d ---> Samsung Galaxy SII LTE Skyrocket ---> LG Optimus G ---> Sony Xperia ZL ---> Motorola Moto G
My Roms/Ports: CarbonRom/CarbonClash (port): http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2181390
Thanks: XDA and all its members. Without you I'd still be an uneducated bumpkin complaining about my shi**y phone.

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