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Default [Q] Ion - no fastboot, no blue light

I picked up an Ion the other day and I'm trying to put CM9 on it.
However, I cannot for the life of me get fastboot mode to work.

Flash mode works fine (turn off, hold Volume Down and plug in USB). I just flashed the generic/international firmware with Flashtool.
However, if I do Volume Up + plug USB, I get the sony logo, then the charge icon. I have never once seen a blue LED on boot while trying to do this.

What am I doing wrong?
 
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I picked up an Ion the other day and I'm trying to put CM9 on it.
However, I cannot for the life of me get fastboot mode to work.

Flash mode works fine (turn off, hold Volume Down and plug in USB). I just flashed the generic/international firmware with Flashtool.
However, if I do Volume Up + plug USB, I get the sony logo, then the charge icon. I have never once seen a blue LED on boot while trying to do this.

What am I doing wrong?
Not providing enough info about the type of ion? Not all ions are able to have their bootloaders unlocked read the forums before you ask or you wont last along here

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I picked up an Ion the other day and I'm trying to put CM9 on it.
However, I cannot for the life of me get fastboot mode to work.

Flash mode works fine (turn off, hold Volume Down and plug in USB). I just flashed the generic/international firmware with Flashtool.
However, if I do Volume Up + plug USB, I get the sony logo, then the charge icon. I have never once seen a blue LED on boot while trying to do this.

What am I doing wrong?
type on the phone keypad *#*#7378423#*#* then choose Service info\Configuration. If you see there "bootloader unlock allowed:No" then you don't have a fastboot mode because your BL cannot be unlocked
 
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type on the phone keypad *#*#7378423#*#* then choose Service info\Configuration. If you see there "bootloader unlock allowed:No" then you don't have a fastboot mode because your BL cannot be unlocked
Oh! well that explains it then. In all my research I didnt see that mentioned anywhere. I have the LT28at model.
Thank you for clarifying that

Does this mean I have no options for cyanogenmod? or is there a way around the locked bootloader
 
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Oh! well that explains it then. In all my research I didnt see that mentioned anywhere. I have the LT28at model.
Thank you for clarifying that

Does this mean I have no options for cyanogenmod? or is there a way around the locked bootloader
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Nope. There is currently no way around the locked bootloader of the LT28at
Thank you. Guess I'll be selling this phone.
 
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Heres The Link For Cyanogenmod 10 For Locked Bootloader: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2597877

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