Tag: bootloader

Xiaomi MIUI Unlock bootloader

Xiaomi MIUI bootloader unlocking is still available, no fake news please

Fake news has already crept inside the mobile industry as there are rumors Xiaomi is ending bootloader unlocking. Well, describing a story as fake...
Google Pixel 3 MAGISK Bootloader

Google Pixel 3 now rooted with Magisk

A bootloader will always be present. You can't completely eradicate the idea because mobile users and consumers will always want a way to root...
Nokia HMD Global

Bootloader unlock method blocked on Nokia phones

Some of the latest Nokia phones are receiving the latest security update. It should be a welcome addition but the August update delivers one...
OnePlus 6 Bootloader Protection

OnePlus 6 vulnerability: bootloader protection can be bypassed

After months of anticipation, the OnePlus 6, OnePlus' fifth-gen flagship smartphone, has officially entered the market. It is one popular subject because the company...

HOW TO: Installing a factory image or OTA image on your Pixel, Nexus device

There will be instances when you would want to flash a factory image on your Pixel or Nexus device. This is either when you...

Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra now part of Sony Open Devices Program

Sony is a bit different from other smartphone manufacturers when it comes to allowing their users to use software based on AOSP (Android Open...

Updated bootloader of Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, Note8 prevents flashing of ‘out of region’...

One of the tweaks that Samsung flagship users do on their devices if they got them from US mobile carriers is to unlock the...

SunShine tool now supports Android Oreo in HTC U11

Modding and tweaking HTC smartphones is always bound to be a chore since the Taiwan-based manufacturer uses its infamous S-ON/S-OFF feature. Bootloader unlocking will...

LG V30 gets official bootloader unlock, a boost for aftermarket developers

LG recently launched and brought to market their flagship phablet, the LG V30. The phablet has been released in the US and in Europe,...

LG V30 UK variants now support unlocking the bootloader

The LG V30 first came to our senses back in February when we heard it would run 6GB RAM and a Snapdragon 835 chipset....

HMD initially refuses to unlock Nokia bootloaders, changes their minds

As we all know, HMD Global Oy holds the license to produce Nokia smartphones, and produce them they did. The latest of the gang...

XDA user may have unlocked Amazon Fire Phone’s bootloader

The Amazon Fire Phone was a pretty robust phone for its time, if we talk about the hardware. But then Amazon had to put...