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[Q] Would a Sim-unlock set the "Bootloader unlock allowed" to Yes??

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By Xperia_Z1_Compact, Junior Member on 22nd August 2014, 09:57 AM
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I have a question about unlocking!

If i unlock the Sim-lock on a smartphone (by a code), does this also set the bootloader settings from:
"Bootloader unlock allowed: No" => to: "Bootloader unlock allowed: Yes" ??

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22nd August 2014, 02:42 PM |#2  
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You have nothing to lose from trying, if it works you have phone without Simlock nor bootloader lock and if it doesn't work you'd still have a Simlock-free phone. I don't even know why you haven't tried yet...
22nd August 2014, 03:23 PM |#3  
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Bootloader and SIM locks have nothing to do with each other.
22nd August 2014, 03:31 PM |#4  
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Thanks for the expressive one answer !?

I cannot try it, becaus the phone is not my phone, i want to buy the phone! So, if i could unlock the bootloader with a Sim-unlock,
then i buy the phone & buy the sim-unlock(code). If i could not unlock the bootloader, i am not interesting to buy this locked-phone!!

My consideration is: Buy a cheap locked-phone & unlock it by my self (+pay the unlock-code) OR buy a expensive unlocked-phone!!
... or don't pay for the damn unlock-code an hack the damn bootloader, so that i could change the "bootloader unlock allowed" to YES!

22nd August 2014, 03:39 PM |#5  
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"Bootloader and SIM locks have nothing to do with each other. "

... OK, i understand - Thanks!
23rd August 2014, 01:32 AM |#6  
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If you sim unlock your phone you will be able to use any sim card, but unlocking your phone in that way does nothing to allow unsigned or non-officially signed bootloaders, recoveries, or roms to be loaded on the device in the same way that unlocking the bootloader does not sim unlock the phone.
23rd August 2014, 09:37 AM |#7  
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OK, Thanks!! - this is a very important information for me!!

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