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By KyronTaylor, Junior Member on 9th April 2014, 03:59 PM
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Soo, trying to unlock my C6603 bootloader via adb however I'm having some problems.

- I'm getting "Failed" and then if I try a second time "Okay" (connected properly, returned version 0.5)
- Then I'm stuck in a bootloop and cannot turn my phone back on and need to wipe my data.
- Note: Bootloader Unlock Allowed: Yes

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9th April 2014, 04:58 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by KyronTaylor

Soo, trying to unlock my C6603 bootloader via adb however I'm having some problems.

- I'm getting "Failed" and then if I try a second time "Okay" (connected properly, returned version 0.5)
- Then I'm stuck in a bootloop and cannot turn my phone back on and need to wipe my data.
- Note: Bootloader Unlock Allowed: Yes

Any ideas?...

Which operation system are you using? Did you follow the steps on the sony webpage?
9th April 2014, 05:49 PM |#3  
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4.3 Rooted (Using the steps on this forum.) I did try to unlock the bootloader previous to rooting the phone and still the same problem..

Here are screenshots of my settings and (cropped) service menu for reference.
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9th April 2014, 05:55 PM |#4  
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(Sorry for double post, the app will not let me edit...)

Yes, I followed all steps on the unlockbootloader Sony webpage, exactly.
9th April 2014, 05:56 PM |#5  
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4.3 Rooted (Using the steps on this forum.) I did try to unlock the bootloader previous to rooting the phone and still the same problem..

Here are screenshots of my settings and (cropped) service menu for reference.

I meant the os on your pc, if it is Windows 8 or 8.1 you have to do some tricks. I can't remember though what tricks, you'll have to search for it
9th April 2014, 06:17 PM |#6  
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I meant the os on your pc, if it is Windows 8 or 8.1 you have to do some tricks. I can't remember though what tricks, you'll have to search for it

Ahh. Yes, I'm running Windows 8.1, however, I'm in Test-Mode.. No idea what other "tricks" I'd need to do..
9th April 2014, 06:36 PM |#7  
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Ahh. Yes, I'm running Windows 8.1, however, I'm in Test-Mode.. No idea what other "tricks" I'd need to do..

Are fastboot drivers correctly installed?
Btw: I meant this:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2095087
9th April 2014, 07:26 PM |#8  
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Are fastboot drivers correctly installed?
Btw: I meant this:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2095087

Already did that, drivers installed fine. /:

I also tried the Flashtool's built-in Bootloader Unlocking Tool. Exact same deal..
9th April 2014, 07:40 PM |#9  
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What a bummer...
10th April 2014, 12:47 AM |#10  
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What a bummer...

Alright I have no idea how I did it, but I just put my phone in flashmode and kept disconnecting the USB and reconnecting it and messed with Flashtool.. Somehow I ended up unlocking it... I'm so angry but happy right now. I wish I could provide a solution.. But I can't... I think my bootloader was just corrupt or had an error..

Anyway, now I'm running the Pac-Man Nightly 4.4 KitKat ROM . Yaaay.

I was considering learning Java and just tinkering with this.. But.. This has been so frustrating... Taken days.. Gah..
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