There is no way you can unlock this phone with software. Period.
Would rerooting be an option
I don't see a root method in the forum that does not involve booting into a usable system.
Wait, you guys were able to flash the esprimg.zip right? Because in the guide when it says it requires root it's for flashin...
So you reach the screen where it asked you whether you want to install the update, you choose "yes" and it goes on to flash everything, radio, bootloader, yada yada, and it fails to boot? :eek:
Basically with S-OFF you can boot into fastboot an...
By doing the clear storage, would that change my device to s-on.
No. Only by flashing another bootloader will you get S-ON back. You probably did not have S-OFF before anyways but FYI Esprimg.zip does flash the bootloader so you're stuck on S...
Do you have S-OFF? If you do it should not be hard to recover.
If you don't I can't think of any other method now. But just to make sure which Esprimg.zip method did you tried? Because that should work in the first place.