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Hello friends,

This is a rather stupid question, I know, but I SCOURED the posts about this topic, and my phone is already SIM free [paid], yet bootloader is unlockable even by unofficial FlashMode, I read somewhere this can be fixed but it's not very specific how to.

Frankly, I dont even care for bootloader, All I want is to flash to ParanoidAndroid and have the phone rooted, But for that I need CWM from what I gathered, and so - I need root - And I can't get freaking root on my 4.3 official ROM [this phone is 6616 by the way).

I will consider giving donation to the fellow who finds me an proper solution! [if he/she accepts such]
 
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You cannot run PA on a locked bootloader. PA (or any other non-stock based custom rom such as CM, AOSP, AOKP etc) requires a custom kernel. A custom kernel will not run on a locked bootloader.

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im still wondering, now after the 4.4.2 update, if there are any ways to easily root this phone in its current bootloader status. i understand that custom roms are not [which is plain stupid sony!!!] but it'd be nice to even have just root

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Easiest way to get rooted on 4.4.2 on a locked bootloader is to roll back to 4.2.2, root 4.2.2, install a recovery manger such as XZR then flash the ROM, connect to a computer and use flash tool to flash the kernel. Boot and have fun!

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im still wondering, now after the 4.4.2 update, if there are any ways to easily root this phone in its current bootloader status. i understand that custom roms are not [which is plain stupid sony!!!] but it'd be nice to even have just root

thanks friends

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http://unlockbootloader.sonymobile.com/
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus: Paranoid Android
 
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He has a C6616, which has a permanently locked bootloader. It cannot be unlocked with that or any other method.

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He has a C6616, which has a permanently locked bootloader. It cannot be unlocked with that or any other method.

Sent from my C6603 using Tapatalk
Thanks kingvortex missed out on the model no
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Easiest way to get rooted on 4.4.2 on a locked bootloader is to roll back to 4.2.2, root 4.2.2, install a recovery manger such as XZR then flash the ROM, connect to a computer and use flash tool to flash the kernel. Boot and have fun!

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seems simple, where can I find detailed guide how to? if no such guide available, can you link me to the several guides needed neccesary to do this?
 
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Post #10 may help you out, you can ignore the other stuff about t-mobile. http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=51210070

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