Tag: bootloader

ASUS finally launches official bootloader unlock utility for ZenFone 2

It took a while, but it’s finally here for all of you who own an ASUS ZenFone 2, an app to officially unlock your...

Motorola clarifies bootloader unlocking policy for Moto X Pure 2015

There has been a bit of confusion on whether unlocking the bootloader on the new Moto X Pure will void the phone’s warranty. The...

Enabling ‘My Xperia Theft Protection’ may brick your Sony Xperia device

“My Xperia Theft Protection” (MXTP) is one of the new features found in the more recent devices of the Sony Xperia line – namely...

MXTP puts Xperia in lockdown mode under suspicious circumstances

While features like Android Device Manager and Sony's own My Xperia are helpful in trying to locate, ring, or lock your missing smartphone, it...

LG to start unlocking bootloaders, coming first to EU LG G4s

If you like to tweak your Android devices and you happen to own an LG device, you would most likely be familiar with the...

Sony now allows custom recovery on select Xperia devices

Sony has always been a standard apart when it comes to helping their smartphone users customize their devices to the way they want it....

Special bootloaders from Sony to allow recovery access

If there’s probably just one thing you’d hate about owning a Sony Xperia device, it’s probably the bootloaders that prohibit booting into a recovery...

Workaround allows DRM functions on unlocked Sony Xperia devices

There are a lot of good reasons for you to unlock the bootloader of your Sony Xperia device, as there are a lot of...

Sony releases tutorial vid for unlocking Xperia bootloaders

Unlocking the bootloader is, more often than not, the gateway to squeezing out every bit of functionality from your Android device, specifically via rooting...

LG G3 locked bootloader workaround now available

The LG G3 is truly a flagship device in all senses of the term. It’s stylish and elegant, and the Korean manufacturer spared no...

Unlocked Xperia Z3 Bootloader affects camera quality

Sony is one of the few Android OEMs that officially advertise support for unlocking their devices' bootloaders, with the usual warnings, of course. It...

Sony updates bootloader unlock program

There are apparently two ways to swing when it comes to device manufacturers and the “tweaking” element of Android – a facet of the...