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2nd September 2014, 01:42 PM   |  #11  
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That is only one way to root, and always works, if you are allowed to unlock the boot
But it is not often the only way or the best way or even possible (as some devices can not unlock the boot)

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I wish I could have rooted my moto e without unlocking boot loader
warranty would have been saved.
2nd September 2014, 02:47 PM   |  #12  
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You follow the one of the several guides in the development section.
Unlocking the bootloader is not the only way to root and since a lot of Xperia devices can not unlock the boot there are lots of ways to root with out touching the boot loader

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Yup. I am rooted but my bootloader is still locked. The only other device I had where I was rooted but my bootloader locked down tight was my Motorola Droid X. But still was able to flash custom Roms through Bootstrap recovery.

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I wish I could have rooted my moto e without unlocking boot loader
warranty would have been saved.

But its always, to me, nice to have the boot loader unlocked because you can do a lot more in the hacking sense with no worries. All of my other devices that have the BL unlocked are all easy to save if you some how bricked it. No need for rsd lite / sbf your Moto device. Plus all of my devices where I unlocked the BL, I had long after the warranty expired.

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But its always, to me, nice to have the boot loader unlocked because you can do a lot more in the hacking sense with no worries. All of my other devices that have the BL unlocked are all easy to save if you some how bricked it. No need for rsd lite / sbf your Moto device. Plus all of my devices where I unlocked the BL, I had long after the warranty expired.

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ya unlocking gives full access to user.
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