Xperia Pro/Neo/V/L :: Unlock Bootloader Failed?

May 2, 2012

For some time I'm trying to make the process of unlockbootloader lamentablemnte this does not work, I'm doing in windows xp with PC Companion installed and operating adb follow all the steps but when Fastboot recognize that the phone is stuck and does not recognize this, I thought at first it was the virtual machine and how he was making the USB connection but probe in a native windows machine and not turned. Would like the possibility that perform differently

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Xperia Ray :: How To Unlock The Bootloader

Nov 17, 2012

i've a Xperia Ray with the bootloader locked, my question is, how i can unlock the bootloader, if say "Bootloader unlock allowed: No"?

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Xperia Ray :: Unlock Bootloader But Having No Success?

Dec 17, 2011

I've been trying to unlock my bootloader but having no success. I've downloaded the android sdk but when trying to run fastboot, the command prompt says <waiting for device> and then nothing happens.

This is the command I am using: C:UsersJonnyAndroidandroid-sdk ools>fastboot.exe -i 0x0fce getvar version

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Xperia Ray :: Unlock Bootloader To Run CyanogenMod To My Device?

Mar 27, 2012

Do i need to unlock the bootloader to run cyanogenMod to my device...?

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Xperia X8 :: Bootloader Unlock For 2010 Devices

Aug 28, 2012

Sony has provided Unlock bootloader for 2011. Why don't they provide it to 2010 devices? There are many X8 users that can't unlock bootloader

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Xperia Mini/pro :: Updates After Bootloader Unlock?

Sep 23, 2012

I'm running android 2.3.4(official), If I unlock my xperia mini bootloader, can I update/repair my phone software through Sony PC Companion or Sony Update service??

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Motorola Atrix 4G :: Manufacture Unlock Vs Bootloader Unlock?

Nov 23, 2011

I was searching for topics related to this topic, describing the diference beetwen manufacture unlock vs bootloader unlock. I bought an unlocked Atrix in AT&T, so I could use it at any company or overseas. Is this mean the bootloader is also unlocked? Or these are diferent things?

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Motorola Droid 2 :: OTA Update Failed To Bootloader?

Apr 18, 2012

I have a droid2, bought used but stock to my knowledge. Has received many OTA updates previously no issues. Accepted an OTA update this morning (verizon, not sure what code it was, I didn't look closely enough). Update failed and phone now only boots to bootloader. I have tried the power up while holding X key, and that gets me to triangle and droid guy, but from the search key does nothing, I cannot get the menu up to reset the phone.

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Xperia X10 :: Screen Unlock Failed, Phone Locked Password Does Not Work

Oct 22, 2011

Screen unlock pattern failed 20 times, phone is now locked pending google username and password, which I have enter hundreds of times with no success, I know the username and password is correct as I can log in via PC and view latest downloads on my phone etc.

Have tried to repair the phone via PC companion, everytime the download begins an error message comes up "unable to start update"

Have been to the optus shop and contacted sony over the phone, being told by optus that my phone is 7 days over its warranty and it will cost me to unlock, Sony helpdesk advised that it was "Easy" to fix and i just needed to repair the phone via PC companion, which clearly is not as easy as stated. I am left without a phone which is badly affecting my work, I have been told it will take at least 2 weeks for the phone to be unlocked if it is done by the provider, google password is not working.

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Motorola Atrix 4G :: Does Not Unlock The Bootloader

Jun 13, 2011

If Moto does not unlock the bootloader shortly for my Atrix I will be selling the phone and moving to a Samsung Galaxy S II as soon as it's available. Moto, provide a date as to when you will provide an unlocked bootloader. I know this is a hot topic, but if you can not keep up with Development then allow me as the owner of the phone to do as I wish. Take samsungs lead and send your phones to CyanogenMod

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Motorola Droid 3 :: Unlock Bootloader On D3

Sep 6, 2011

Unlock the Bootloader on the D3!

HTC is unlocking their phones.

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Motorola Defy :: Unlock The Bootloader?

Nov 25, 2011

I'm writing to ask for your favor - Please provide us, some enterprising Defy (MB525) owners, a way to unlock the bootloader.Rationale:1. You are providing means to unlock the bootloader on many newer devices already, and it shouldn't cost you much to provide us a mean to unlock the Defy as well.2. The warranty of many of our Defy devices is expiring, so even if we brick our device, we couldn't file a warranty claim anyway.3. The Defy is the 2nd most popular devices running CyanogenMod according to, so we have a huge following.4. If you allow us to unlock the bootloader, we will consider it as a gesture of goodwill and will be more willing to recommend our families and friends to buy Motorola devices in future.

5. Many other manufacturers have started to unlock their bootloaders and by comparison, Motorola is doing very poorly and has a bad image in our mind.6. Many of us bought the Defy without any carrier subsidy.7. Come on! Give us a Christmas gift, okay

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Motorola Atrix 4G :: Unable To Unlock Bootloader?

May 26, 2011

HTC has just announced that from now on, all of their devices will have unlocked bootloaders... will Moto follow suit?

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Google Nexus 6 :: Is It Required To Unlock Bootloader To Root?

Aug 29, 2015

To unlock the bootloader in order to root the Nexus 6?

I don't really care about custom ROMs, but there are a few root apps I would like to use.

For example, I'd like to enable touch to wake. That would make the phone perfect for me.

But I just do not want to brick the phone.

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Motorola Atrix HD :: Incorrect Information In Unlock Bootloader FAQS?

Aug 20, 2012

THE STRING "fastboot oem get_unlock_data" DOES NOT RETURN ANY DEVICE ID. WHY?The bootloader on Motorola devices released before August 2012 is not unlockable. This fastboot command will not return a device ID or unlock data for these Motorola devices. At this point, only the devices on our Supported Devices list are eligible for the unlockable bootloader program.HOW DO I TELL IF MY DEVICE HAS AN UNLOCKABLE/RE-LOCKABLE BOOTLOADER?This depends on a few factors. First is whether the device ships with a bootloader that is capable of being unlocked or re-locked. Second is whether the wireless carrier that sells the device allows the bootloader to be unlocked, as each of our operator partners has their own policy. As new devices are released, please check the bootloader introduction page. You will be able to check whether your device shipped with an unlockable bootloader. We will be adding devices to this list regularly.As of August 2012, the only Motorola devices which can be unlocked are:

Photon Q 4G LTE (Sprint)
RAZR Developer Edition (Europe Only)

Now above what I have bolded are my areas of concern. In particular, the second quote:First is whether the device ships with a bootloader that is capable of being unlocked or re-locked.The Motorola Atrix HD has indeed shipped with a bootloader that is capable of being unlocked or re-locked. It supports the exact same commands as the Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE does, the commands of:

fastboot oem unlock
fastboot oem get_unlock_data
fastboot oem lock

This device fits that exact definition. Running a strings.exe runthrough of the bootloader from the Atrix HD shows that it indeed supports these commands, and anyone with this device and the android-sdk can run these commands themselves. The part where the unlocking process is stuck is the Motorola "Unlock My Device" webkit, where the results of "fastboot oem get_unlock_data" were pasted into the box to get the emailed UNIQUE_KEY to put into "fastboot oem unlock [ unlock code ] " as the same process is the Photon Q 4G LTE. The site comes up with this error:As you can see, we can assume the second half of the "few factors" as the faq pointed out:Second is whether the wireless carrier that sells the device allows the bootloader to be unlocked, as each of our operator partners has their own policy.Assuming this, it is then AT&T's decision that the Motorola Atrix HD has a locked bootloader, but the device DOES support unlocking and re-locking, contrary to the first quote in this post from their faq about devices before August 2012 NOT supporting these functions.The bootloader on Motorola devices released before August 2012 is not unlockable.So my question is, will this information be able to get corrected, or is Motorola planning to make an announcement that the Motorola Atrix HD will not be unlocked because of AT&T, but that the hardware and software actually support unlocking and re-locking?

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Xperia Pro/Neo/V/L :: How To Check If Bootloader Unlocked

Jan 5, 2012

I just want to ask if there's a way to find out if my bootloader is unlocked? My TrackID stopped working when my friend borrowed my phone and upon searching here the only possible root cause it by having the bootloader to be unlocked but when I checked if I can update my phone via PC Companion it works fine loading and updating my FW/SW and now I really don't know what happened to this phone. I'm afraid that my friend did something to it and maybe he really unlocked my bootloader.

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Xperia Ray :: Upgrade To ICS With Unlocked Bootloader

Apr 13, 2012

What I know is that the phone can upgrade into ICS using PC Companion, but what I would like to know is whether it's possible to upgrade my phone using the PC companion even if I have its bootloader unlocked. Since if I accept OTA upgrade, it might result to bricking it.

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Xperia Pro/Neo/V/L :: Unlocking And Re-locking Bootloader?

May 10, 2012

i want to unlock Sony Ericson xperia pro (mk16i) to install custom roms But i m worried about warranty issue...Is relocking boot loader of my device Mk16i recovers warranty?

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Xperia Pro/Neo/V/L :: How To Update OTA With Unlocked Bootloader

Jul 11, 2012

I have rooted my phone with .42 firmware. The problem is that it seems like I have an unlocked bootloader so, when I update OTA to .62 the phone turns into a brick!nothing works. I have no idea how to upgrade to .62 while keeping the roo

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Xperia X8 :: Why Won't Boot After Relocked Bootloader

Jul 16, 2012

I have installed custom ROM of gingerbread v27 on my x8. I followed correctly all the guides and instruction and was able to succesfully run the custom ROM on my phone. All the requirements are met. (baseband is xxx015, and manuf. code is 11w28). After 1 week of succesful usage, suddenly a weird thing happens to my x8. When i tried to insert a different sim, it will reboot itself automatically and would do this cycle continually. If i removed the sim, it would just boot perfectly.

So i decided to factory reset my x8 on CWM and reinstall the custom ROM but the same thing happened after that.

Then i decided that i would relock bootloader and that made the whole thing worse. My x8 won't boot at all and won't even charge. If i connect it to my PC it would just stay under flash mode (green light goes on for 10 secs and the off for 5 secs and then recycled).

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Xperia Pro/Neo/V/L :: ICS Update After Unlocking Bootloader?

May 9, 2012

Is it possible to get official ICS update after unlocking bootloader of Xperia Pro MK16i?

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Xperia PLAY :: How To Root It Even With A Locked Bootloader

Apr 11, 2011

Rooting (or Jailbreaking if you're used to the iPhone) is pretty awesome - it enables you to use a whole bunch of apps that are previously offlimits (such as Titanium Backup - a piece of software that will back up all of your .apks. It also enables you to remove some of the built-in bloat that Sony stuffed onto the Xperia Play which frees up a bit more space for new apps (Who honestly needs the Chinese keyboard on their phone?!)The classic way to root a phone is to first unlock the boatloader and then through that, install a version of your ROM that allows root access. However, although SE are providing a way to unlock the bootloader on a Play, this is not ideal because:Unlocking the bootloader automatically invalidates your warrantyWhen you have unlocked your bootloader, the software update function on your phone stops working as SE consider your phone to be "modified"Most phones are SIM-locked to a particular network and are therefore not even candidates to be bootloader unlocked The solution is to root your phone without unlocking the bootloader. How? A new application called Gingerbreak does it all for you! Literally, all you need to do is download the Gingerbreak .apk, run it and enjoy your new rooted Play. I can confirm that it is 100% working and took about 5 minutes from start to finish.

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Xperia Pro/Neo/V/L :: Update To Android 4 In A Unlocked Bootloader?

May 6, 2012

I'm trying to update my xperia pro using SUS but I get a message "the phone software has been modified" and refuse to check updates. I unlocked the bootloader a few weeks ago. What should I do?

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Xperia Pro/Neo/V/L :: Rooted And Unlocked Bootloader Can't Turn On

Oct 18, 2012

I have rooted and unlocked bootloader xperia neo v. I can't turn on it.I'm using custom rom and kernel. It doesn't respond to power button, you can hold power button as long as want and no vibrate or red led blink. I tried to repair via update service, but it can't find my phone... Phone looks bricked..

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Xperia PLAY :: How To Relock Bootloader With ICS Beta?

Aug 8, 2012

I install on my phone ics beta and i cant relock bootloader. I use this method [URL] but after flash phone dont open ... After this i flashed again ics 4 beta on xperia play ... How can i relock bootloader on xperia play with ics beta?

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Xperia Ray :: Rooted With Locked Bootloader - Deleted OS (Gingerbread)

Jun 12, 2012

I accidentally deleted os of my ray. It is rooted with a locked bootloader, what can I do to boot it again. It was running on gingerbread.

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Xperia Mini/pro :: Bootloader Locking/Unlocking/Bricking

Apr 15, 2012

confirm if my phone would 'brick' or not if I used official Sony software to repair...I used the online service Da Vinci to unlock my if I use SEUS or PC Companion now...will it brick? How do I relock bootloader safely if I need to repair via SEUS? Would it be better for me to relock the bootloader then unlock properly via Sony? I did pay for the Da Vinci service, so I'm not in a rush to make a mistake! I'm planning ahead for the ICS update and just in case I want to reverse to 2.3.

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Xperia Pro/Neo/V/L :: ICS Update Via PC Companion On Unlocked Bootloader & Custom Kernel?

Apr 15, 2012

I have unlocked bootloader with custom kernel (nightelf) on my phone. Can I update neo V via PC Companion without consequences?

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Xperia X10 :: Bootloader Encryption Key Released, Boot-loader Fully Unlocked?

Feb 1, 2011

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There is the encryption key. This is not anything groundbreaking for the average user at this very second, but what it does mean to the average user, eventually, is that after Sony Ericsson stops releasing full version updates for our device (which is VERY likely to happen after the GB update scheduled for next month) The great people over at XDA developers will be able to provide us with full version updates that do not lack any features like they have to date. For example, when the 2.1 update was released, the devs at XDA got their hands on the code and released 2.2 for x10. However, the camera driver needed to be re-written for it to run at all...and even then it was not HD until recently because of a bootloader workaround. Now that the bootloader is wide opened we will see more updates, native wifi tethering, and if the hardware can handle it, we will see updates to full 4-point multitouch and 16million color displays.This also means we will be able to get full MIUI and CyanogenMOD support, and if you are really daring, you may even be able to make your x10 run WP7.Good things will come from this....development is still in the infant stages as this was just reported yesterday.

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Xperia Pro/Neo/V/L :: Unlock Screen Takes Multiple Attempts To Unlock Phone?

Oct 24, 2011

When ever I try to unlock (dragging lock button from left to right) , I am unable to unlock in one go. It is taking multiple attemts to unlock my phone.I also observed that when I get to call, to cancel dragging the icon from right to left this is required multiple attempts.i.e many time dragging icon from right to left.

I don't know whether it is software problem or hardware. I have tried the repair operation also. my xperia neo is uptodate and running 2.3.4 os.I also tried to un install apps but I couldn't find any difference.Also once I unlock, those 5 screens, I can scroll inbetween and can touch home button. But when I long press on the screen to add widget/folder I am unable to do it as soon as I unlock phone. It is taking some time to respond.

As I purchased this phone in UK and using it in India, I am not sure how much service I can get in india from SE.I have bill for the mobile other posts somebody told me to remove yahoo and i did the same but didn't find any short the touch scence is not responsive during unlock and for a while once get the home screen. I also installed andvance task killer app and killing apps frequently that also not making any help.

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Xperia Mini/pro :: Use Keyboard To Unlock The Phone Instead Of "slide To Unlock"?

Jun 26, 2012

my touch screen cracked after I droppet my Xperia Mini Pro on the pavement. I can still see everything on the screen, but when I try to unlock the phone by sliding the touch screen, there's no reply. The keyboard however works fine, so what I'm wondering is if there's any way for me to use the keyboard to unlock my phone?

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