FORUMS

What Are the Best Looking Apps on Android?

As more developers are updating their apps with Material Design elements, we’re … more

Cyngn Explained: Who’s Cyanogen, What’s Cyanogen OS?

While Cyanogen, Inc has been the source of many headlines lately, there … more

Verizon Moto X 2014 Receives Root On Kitkat 4.4.4

The Verizon Moto X 2014 has finally received root, albeit only on Kitkat 4.4.4 … more

Android 5.1.1 Released, Google Cell Service – XDA TV

Android Lollipop 5.1.1 has been released. That and much more news is covered … more
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread

A question

17th August 2014, 08:28 AM |#1  
username249's Avatar
OP Member
Flag Uranus
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
I asked the same question in another forum but no one answerd me

Does unbranding void warranty in DE

And does changing firmware region void warranty in DE
 
 
17th August 2014, 09:18 AM |#2  
@SidDev's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Kolkata
Thanks Meter: 274
 
More
yup
Quote:
Originally Posted by username249

I asked the same question in another forum but no one answerd me

Does unbranding void warranty in DE

And does changing firmware region void warranty in DE

yes it does.
17th August 2014, 09:34 AM |#3  
St.Jimmy90's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Frankfurt
Thanks Meter: 147
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by username249

I asked the same question in another forum but no one answerd me

Does unbranding void warranty in DE

And does changing firmware region void warranty in DE

No it doesn't
The Following User Says Thank You to St.Jimmy90 For This Useful Post: [ View ]
17th August 2014, 09:53 AM |#4  
username249's Avatar
OP Member
Flag Uranus
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
Right now I'm using Beanstalk ROM but I want to go back to stock due to battery issues but I can't use flashmode anymore.

If I flashed a stock based ROM will it void warranty in DE
17th August 2014, 10:59 AM |#5  
kingvortex's Avatar
Recognized Contributor
Flag Nottingham
Thanks Meter: 3,454
 
More
You already invalidated your warranty when you unlocked your bootloader.
17th August 2014, 11:07 AM |#6  
username249's Avatar
OP Member
Flag Uranus
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by kingvortex

You already invalidated your warranty when you unlocked your bootloader.

Unlocking bootloader doesn't void warranty in EU and I can restore the DRM keys
https://fsfe.org/campaigns/android/liberate.en.html
And UK isn't in the European Union
Last edited by username249; 17th August 2014 at 11:15 AM.
The Following User Says Thank You to username249 For This Useful Post: [ View ]
17th August 2014, 11:16 AM |#7  
kingvortex's Avatar
Recognized Contributor
Flag Nottingham
Thanks Meter: 3,454
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by username249

Unlocking bootloader doesn't void warranty in EU
https://fsfe.org/campaigns/android/liberate.en.html
And UK isn't in the European Union

That's an interesting page. Thanks. It's useful to me, as the UK actually is part of the European Union and has been since 1973.

I have to ask, though, if you're already aware of this stuff, then why are you asking here?

The thing is, Sony would probably argue that it's overridden by the fact that you agreed at least 3 times that unlocking your bootloader may invalidate your warranty during the process of retrieving the unlock key from their website. Even though statutory rights cannot be overridden in this way, that hasn't stopped warranties being denied for no good reason before. This is a moot point though, as long as you restore your TA partition before taking your phone for warranty repairs.
Last edited by kingvortex; 17th August 2014 at 11:27 AM.
17th August 2014, 11:37 AM |#8  
username249's Avatar
OP Member
Flag Uranus
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
What happens if I flashed a stock based ROM and relocked the bootloader and tried to install an OTA update from Sony
17th August 2014, 11:40 AM |#9  
kingvortex's Avatar
Recognized Contributor
Flag Nottingham
Thanks Meter: 3,454
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by username249

What happens if I flashed a stock based ROM and relocked the bootloader and tried to install an OTA update from Sony

The OTA will almost certainly fail, as most OTA updates perform a check to see if /system has been modified in any way. If this check fails, then the OTA update will not go ahead.
The Following User Says Thank You to kingvortex For This Useful Post: [ View ]
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes