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In preparation for CM/AOSP that is due soon I wonder if unlocking bootloader on XL erases the phone ?
 
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In preparation for CM/AOSP that is due soon I wonder if unlocking bootloader on XL erases the phone ?
No, but there is a change that you'll get a bootloop thus you need to reflash an ftf file.
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i did not had any prob like bootloap or erase.bt wen my frnd unlocked his xperia sp's booloader his internal storage got wiped and also a factory reset.dont know why that happened
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Thank you both for your reply, that is the reason I asked in first place. Have heard both versions before, some have had no issues whatsoever some had to re-flash their FTF while some had their internal storage wiped and phone reset.
I will post my results in this thread when I'm done with unlocking. Mind you that may take a while since I really have phone setup perfectly with no bugs and good battery time. Rooted and still on 15.0.A.2.17 but as I said everything works like a charm and I am one of those people that subscribe to "if it's not broken then don't fix it" theory. Thanks again.
 
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I have unlocked my xperia L bootloader without taking the backup of TA files. Can I use TA files from other's ?
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I have unlocked my xperia L bootloader without taking the backup of TA files. Can I use TA files from other's ?
No, you can't, i have readed somewhere that all phones have specific TA.Sorry mate.
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I have unlocked my xperia L bootloader without taking the backup of TA files. Can I use TA files from other's ?
You will brick your device if you use the TA backup of another device

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