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By tniblo@hotmail.com, Junior Member on 20th July 2014, 11:00 AM
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Hi Ladies & Mentalmen

I have just bought my Sony Xperia Z2 from O2 and the issue I have is that the bootloader in the hidden menu is set to Bootloader allow unlock:NO. I had my network unlocked by O2 to accept all sims and was successful, so can anyone please help me to have it to Bootloader allow unlock:YES?

I have tried flashtool & sony official website but cannot proceed due to this situation...I tried contacting sony UK and they mentioned that I should report back to O2 and when I see O2 they refer me back to Sony

So any help would be highly appreciated

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20th July 2014, 12:50 PM |#2  
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Hi Ladies & Mentalmen

I have just bought my Sony Xperia Z2 from O2 and the issue I have is that the bootloader in the hidden menu is set to Bootloader allow unlock:NO. I had my network unlocked by O2 to accept all sims and was successful, so can anyone please help me to have it to Bootloader allow unlock:YES?

I have tried flashtool & sony official website but cannot proceed due to this situation...I tried contacting sony UK and they mentioned that I should report back to O2 and when I see O2 they refer me back to Sony

So any help would be highly appreciated

Best Retards

Terry

Simply put: you can't change that. You're bootloader is locked. I'm on Vodafone UK and mine is the same.

I would like to try flash a loader.sin from an FTF from a known unlocked bootloader, though it might be pointless.

I do hope someone manages to unlock the bootloader for the unlockable bootloaders.
20th July 2014, 01:02 PM |#3  
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Flashing the loader.sin only works sometimes

I dont recomend trying unless you want to risk bricking your device

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20th July 2014, 01:08 PM |#4  
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Please give me the procedure to do it and I will update you with the results
20th July 2014, 02:43 PM |#5  
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Please give me the procedure to do it and I will update you with the results

I don't think that's a great idea....
20th July 2014, 02:57 PM |#6  
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I don't think that's a great idea....

Well I will give it a try... Just need where to find that file and procedure to follow
9th December 2014, 05:33 PM |#7  
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Well I will give it a try... Just need where to find that file and procedure to follow

Hi, did you try the procedure?
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Okay so I'm in the same situation - is there any way to get the bootloader unlocked by Sony or by O2 (bought the phone used)
20th September 2015, 06:51 PM |#9  
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I don't know how it is on z2 and my xperia, but on some sony devices if you have my xperia activated you can't unlock bootloader
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