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HTC One V: How to unlock bootloader

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The HTC One V already carries Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with a dose of HTC Sense 4.0, which is more than perfect for some users. But, if you are not satisfied with the performance of the phone’s stock ROM, or want to have a Sense-less ROM, you should try installing tweaked and optimized custom ROMs to your mobile phone. But, before we tackle how to improve the performance of the HTC One V, you will need to unlock its bootloader for you to flash custom ROMs. For the price of voiding your phone’s warranty and the risk of bricking…

No official bootloader unlocking for AT&T’s HTC One X

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Just when we thought manufacturers have made peace with devs and others who want to have the freedom to create their own smartphone experience with the Android OS on their phones, it is sadly appearing that HTC’s One X on AT&T is exempted from it, as  the bootloader of the phone is locked and HTC’s official unlocking tool reportedly not working. The Verge got in touch with a representative of the company, and here’s what HTC has to say on the matter: “HTC is committed to listening to users and delivering customer satisfaction. Since announcing our commitment to unlockable bootloaders,…

Motorola Droid Razr GSM and CDMA: How to bypass your phone’s bootloader

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Unlocking the bootloader on the Motorola Droid Razr might have been impossible before, but now it is literally a dream come true. You read that right; there is a now a way to bypass the bootloader of your device which means that installing full custom ROMs is now possible. Read on to learn how to unlock it. The Motorola Droid Razr is definitely among the most powerful and durable devices that you can find on the market. Its durability is no exaggeration because developers have had a hard time unlocking its locked bootloader. Many have criticized Motorola for this, as…

HTC Unlocks the Bootloaders on 7 more Devices

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For those of you that own the HTC Desire Z, HTC ChaCha, HTC Aria, Droid Incredible, HTC Status, or the T-Mobile G2, it’s time to head over to HTC’s Developer website and unlock the bootloader on these phones. Yesterday afternoon HTC added those seven devices to their bootloader unlock tool and to the HTCDev website. If you own any of these devices and want to get the bootloader unlocked, hit up the source link below and get the process started. It’s actually pretty easy as long as you follow the directions HTC gives you on their Developer Portal. If you…

Motorola RAZR May Come with Unlocked Bootloader, But Not Verizon’s DROID RAZR

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Motorola has come up with a working solution for locking or unlocking the bootloader on its devices, and the first one to carry the software solution will be the Motorola RAZR, which will be announced in Australia later this month. Christy Wyatt, vice-president and general manager for enterprise mobile devices at Motorola, told Irwin Proud that the Motorola team has been working on a locked/unlock bootloader software that will be first incorporated in Motorola RAZR. Proud posted about his chit-chat with Wyatt.  However, the final decision about whether to lock or unlock a Motorola device’s bootloader still relies entirely on…

HTC Tool Now Unlocks More HTC Phones

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The bootloader unlocking section on the recently launched HTC Dev site has been updated yet again, and 4 variants of the HTC Sensation have been added to the list; namely, the T-Mobile USA, Turkish, Arabic, and Bouygues Telecom versions. Sprint’s HTC EVO 3D has also been marked as unlockable using the HTC-provided unlocking tool. Unlocking the bootloader simply means that the owner of the device can customize the software on the device, or in simpler terms, install custom/modified Android software on the phone. The bootloader basically controls which applications must run during the boot process. The official bootloader unlocking process…