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[Q] Unlockable Bootloader

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25th August 2014, 05:54 PM   |  #1  
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Is there any way currently to unlock an unlockable bootloader?
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no

If it says no, then you cant do it.
25th August 2014, 06:08 PM   |  #3  
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no

If it says no, then you cant do it.

Thanks. Was hoping that there might be a way.
25th August 2014, 06:20 PM   |  #4  
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no

If it says no, then you cant do it.

he is asking about unlock an unlockable
bootloader?

so if I read it correct it says unlockable boot loader.

then yes it can be unlocked.

see the site
http://developer.sonymobile.com/unlo...urboot-loader/
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Originally Posted by @SidDev

he is asking about unlock an unlockable
bootloader?

so if I read it correct it says unlockable boot loader.

then yes it can be unlocked.

Yes, but I looked past the obvious incorrect grammar and undertood what he meant.

unlockable does mean that it is able to be unlocked
However, the user menat "un" is can not be unlocked.

The best bet is goto to
*#*#7378423#*#*
then goto service info / configuration
If the last line says
Bootloader unlock allowed: NO then it CAN NOT BE UNLOCKED
or
Bootloader unlock allwed: YES then IT CAN BE UNLOCKED
or
Bootloader unlocked: YES Then it has already been unlocked

I hope this clears it up
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Yes, but I looked past the obvious incorrect grammar and undertood what he meant.

unlockable does mean that it is able to be unlocked
However, the user menat "un" is can not be unlocked.

The best bet is goto to
*#*#7378423#*#*
then goto service info / configuration
If the last line says
Bootloader unlock allowed: NO then it CAN NOT BE UNLOCKED
or
Bootloader unlock allwed: YES then IT CAN BE UNLOCKED
or
Bootloader unlocked: YES Then it has already been unlocked

I hope this clears it up

I saw xperia z1 is unlockable

BTW the op didn't mention if its retail or contract based
25th August 2014, 06:37 PM   |  #7  
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I saw xperia z1 is unlockable

Some are some are not
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BTW the op didn't mention if its retail or contract based

That makes no difference, mine is on contract and I have unlocked it
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Some are some are notThat makes no difference, mine is on contract and I have unlocked it

not all carriers allow the boot loader to be unlocked
that's why I said so.
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not all carriers allow the boot loader to be unlocked
that's why I said so.

That's true, but since I have a contract phone from Vodafone (UK) and they do allow it, just saying so makes no difference.

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