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Question Can I update from Global Rom to Indonesian ROM WITHOUT unlocking bootloader

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Dr. Maxforte

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My Phone (Poco F3) comes With Global ROM Firmare (Alioth Global R-KH-MI-XM 12.0.3)
Can I update its firmare To Indonesian ROM Firmware (Alioth Global R-KH-ID-XM 12.5.1)
Using Regular recovery Image *.zip
Without unlocking bootloader!
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And What Will Happen If I do So ?
Will The phone be bricked!
 

RollDload

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Samsung Galaxy S5
Huawei P9 Lite
Are you sure relocking is safe?
Please see my thread:
forum.xda-developers.com/t/safe-to-relock-after-flashing-different-region-stock.4333133/

my phone came with global 12.0.3
i want to flash indonesian 12.5.3 with clear all and lock.
do i risk brick?
as far as I know you can not block the bootloader of a stock with a different region from the original, it goes into brick.
 
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    Are you sure relocking is safe?
    Please see my thread:
    forum.xda-developers.com/t/safe-to-relock-after-flashing-different-region-stock.4333133/

    my phone came with global 12.0.3
    i want to flash indonesian 12.5.3 with clear all and lock.
    do i risk brick?
    as far as I know you can not block the bootloader of a stock with a different region from the original, it goes into brick.
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    of course no lol. It will not even install. If you wish to do it, unlock bootloader then use mi flash
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    Unlock your bootloader for flashing rom, after that you can lock it again.
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    Are you sure relocking is safe?
    Please see my thread:
    forum.xda-developers.com/t/safe-to-relock-after-flashing-different-region-stock.4333133/

    my phone came with global 12.0.3
    i want to flash indonesian 12.5.3 with clear all and lock.
    do i risk brick?
    as far as I know you can not block the bootloader of a stock with a different region from the original, it goes into brick.