They absolutely have a clue. We dontMy point exactly. It doesn't make sense. I'm starting to question whether or not Google has a clue as to what exactly they are doing.
If you ARE unlocked already, the ota update shouldn't lock it. But If you aren't unlocked already and you take the update, then no you won't be able to unlock itOka noob questions here so please bare with me.... The new update for the Pixel came out today which I did not take yet. I want to know if I unlock my phone can I still take OTA updates? If not, how can I update my device and is there a tutorial or a brief explanation on how to otherwise?
Oka noob questions here so please bare with me.... The new update for the Pixel came out today which I did not take yet. I want to know if I unlock my phone can I still take OTA updates? If not, how can I update my device and is there a tutorial or a brief explanation on how to otherwise?
It still seems it doesn't matter which you use and they are using the same firmwares on Google Store and Verizon devices. I just talked to my buddy from work to be positive I'm not mistaken and he says his is the NDE63P version which is the same as I have on Verizon and his has a T-Mobile sim. I for one don't care either way as many Verizon users have tried flashing all available firmwares with the same results. Literally no difference from one to the other. If you have a Verizon preinstalled sim in your Pixel or Pixel XL the bootloader still requires dePixel8 to unlock and you receive the 3 bloat apps from Verizon. These Pixel devices have been by far the most confusing as far as firware, bootloaders etc to date. Stupid Google and their games. Just make them all the same with the same firmware. Boom, problem solved.
Is your device a vzw BL unlocked, or google version?
I've read many post about the different models/firmware and they don't line up exactly... I have a Verizon 128gb. The moment I received my pixel in the mail, I've never had one ounce of bloatware. I removed the pre installed sim card, unlocked bootloader, flashed Google Verizon firmware, flashed elemental kernel, rooted, and put in my old Verizon sim from my note 7. I just received an update and the version was v not Verizon x.
You need to have the file in your adb folder and put the phone into fastboot and enter "fastboot flash boot_a EX-PXL-0.05.img"I'm trying to flash the X factory image to my Verizon pixel with unlocked bootloader and elemental kernel using the flash all batch script. It fails each time. I've update the android sdk. Anyone else have problems?
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How did you flash the X factory image? Did you use the flash all script? I get error messages.
Download minimal adb and fastboot version1.4.1Ok so I have unlocked my VZW Pixel bootloader with the depixel8 and have rooted and installed elemental X kernel. I have just downloaded the X Factory Image and extracted in the platform-tools folder. My android SDK is up to date. When I run the flash-all script it starts to go along well and then fails. See screenshot. I get a message: FAILED (remote: partition [bootb] doesn't exist) . When I'm in the bootloader is does say Boot-slot: b. Any thoughts as to why this is failing? Is there another way to flash the factory image without using the script.
download minimal adb and fastboot version1.4.1
once you install 1.4.1, put the factory image in the folder with minimal adb and fastboot. Boot into the bootloader and double click on flash-all.bat.
Edit... Look at the picture i uploaded, copy all of the files on the right and paste them in the folder on the left or just drag and drop them. Then double click flash-all.bat. This will work for sure
sent from my pixel xl using xda-developers mobile app
Check out @TheRootNinja's Tweet: https://twitter.com/TheRootNinja/status/795745576801292288?s=09I had read that it was confirmed not to have worked? You tried it?
Awesome. Maybe I should return mine and order the 128 then lol. Bought the 32 because I didn't want to risk waiting.Check out @TheRootNinja's Tweet: https://twitter.com/TheRootNinja/status/795745576801292288?s=09
Wonder if Darth or MTM share this sentiment. Hell Jcase who is a senior moderator is the one who cracks them. Thoroughly confused. Are we being punked?
They must have been threatened by Google or Verizon.