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[TUTORIAL][S-ON] Unlock Bootloader using HTCDEV.com

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Hello,

for every new one out there I decided to write a little tutorial and explain the steps needed to unlock the WFS bootloader.

This process is made of 3 steps

1. Update HBOOT to support generating device tokens
2. Getting unlocking key from HTC-Dev
3. Unlock bootloader

PLEASE DO A FULL PHONE BACKUP, DURING THIS PROCESS A L L DATA WILL BE ERASED, FULL WIPE, FACTORY RESET

STEP 1 - Update HBOOT to support generating device tokens

* Go to http://htcdev.com/
* Click "unlock bootloader" and then "get started"
* On the right, chose HTC Wildfire S from the dropdown
* Click begin unlock bootloader
* Login, or register first, then login
* Confirm the 2 nasty boxes and agree all stuff
* Scroll down, choose your phone version, download RUU
* Run RUU.exe and flash new HBOOT
* Click proceed
* Remove battery, re-insert, boot into bootloader (Power + Vol-)
* Click proceed
* get those 3 files: adb.exe, AdbWinApi.dll, fastboot.exe, read how to get them if you do not have them
* open a terminal as it is done on the site
* enter the command: fastboot oem get_identifier_token
* Copy the identifier token and
* paste it at the bottom of the page
* submit

STEP 2 + 3: Getting unlocking key from HTC-Dev
* check your e-mails, click on the link in it
* download attachment
* in the terminal execute: fastboot flash unlocktoken Unlock_code.bin
* with Vol +/- choose to confirm or abort unlocking
* press power to apply

NOW THE DEVICE WILL BE FACTORY RESET AND REBOOT


Check your HBOOT, first line should show "UNLOCKED", if you did all right.


OPTIONAL STEP: Re-Lock bootloader
execute command: fastboot oem lock


Please read below how to root your WFS now:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1432074
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7th January 2012, 03:32 AM |#2  
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Thanks for the tut

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7th January 2012, 03:51 AM |#3  
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OMG! HTC unlocked WFS's bootloader!!
Thanks for the tut!
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7th January 2012, 04:45 AM |#4  
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Thanks for the tut, But I encountered error

"ERROR [191]: ROM IS NOT SUPPORTED

Your ROM Version is not currently supported, but there will be an update soon that will be supported. You will receive a notification to update your phone to the latest ROM code."

How to solve it!
7th January 2012, 05:00 AM |#5  
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Hello i have the tmobile US wildfire s i cant find any RUU on HTCDEV website. If someone can guide me on what to do or is it impossible for now
7th January 2012, 05:03 AM |#6  
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Apparently it requires 2.3.5 (I still have 2.3.3). I got the same message as makhongmat above:
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Your ROM Version is not currently supported, but there will be an update soon that will be supported. You will receive a notification to update your phone to the latest ROM code.

UPDATE:
Apparently the problem isn't that I have a 2.3.3 ROM. I just got through the HBOOT update using the tip at [HBOOT] HBOOT update for EU users who's having problem with RUU. Now I can proceed to finish the process at htcdev.com.
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Originally Posted by erail1213

Hello i have the tmobile US wildfire s i cant find any RUU on HTCDEV website. If someone can guide me on what to do or is it impossible for now

same here I dont know what to do any one know
7th January 2012, 05:10 AM |#8  
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I have got the update to 2.3.5 but it sucks since i cant install horse****
7th January 2012, 05:49 AM |#9  
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No s-off
Ok ive done all this reboot the bootloader and my wfs still says s-on

***UNLOCKED***
MARVEL PVT SHIP S-ON RL
HBOOT-1.08.0099
MICROP-0451
RADIO-7.53.39.03M
Nov 28 2011,19:09:21
7th January 2012, 06:07 AM |#10  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by stevie67

Ok ive done all this reboot the bootloader and my wfs still says s-on

***UNLOCKED***
MARVEL PVT SHIP S-ON RL
HBOOT-1.08.0099
MICROP-0451
RADIO-7.53.39.03M
Nov 28 2011,19:09:21

It will still say s-on but the blocks for boot/system and recovery have been removed so therefore you can now flash clockwork mod to install custom roms check out my auto installer in the dev section

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Originally Posted by eoghan2t7

It will still say s-on but the blocks for boot/system and recovery have been removed so therefore you can now flash clockwork mod to install custom roms check out my auto installer in the dev section

Sent from my HTC Wildfire S using xda premium

Did you flash this on yours yet E?
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