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[Q] Need helping finishing my Photon 2.3.5... I'm really lost....

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By neoGoomba, Junior Member on 8th January 2014, 03:12 AM
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Okay. I have a Motorola Photon on the sprint service. luckily l was able to successfully root it, but since my version is 2.3.5 (I'm guessing that's the problem) is there NO way to downgrade /unlock bootloader/ install a custom rom? I've googled and read all the guides and I don't really understand if I'm screwed or what.... some clarification would be helpful!

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8th January 2014, 11:53 PM |#2  
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Yes at 2.3.5, u cannot unlock the bootloader. It is tightly shut by motorola. U either can flash safestrap or wait for kexec development to finish. Apparently this phone is collecting dust as i am following the kexec thread. I have japanese photon though. Isw11m

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9th January 2014, 03:45 AM |#3  
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Well, I downloaded and installed a bootstrap program on this phone. (Called System Recovery ) and it gives me access to a CWM recovery screen.

does that mean I can finally install roms or will it brick my phone if I attempt?
9th January 2014, 05:41 AM |#4  
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Be carefull, only flash rooms for locked bootloader.

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9th January 2014, 05:13 PM |#5  
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Alright. thank you for the help. =]
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