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|05-02-2012, 12:39 PM||#1|
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Interesting Article on HTC's Unlock Process (Not Really Unlocked)
Here is an interesting article about HTC's unlock process of a phone, where you think you are gaining access to do things like remove bloatware apps, flash custom recoveries so you can flash kernels, ROMs, and mods.
Key thing I read...
You cannot remove the bloat from your phone, you cannot replace the recovery and you sure cannot replace the boot image while booted in Android/Sense.
And another good point...
An excellent point, and most of you will probably agree with his bomb of logic. At the end of the day, he is right; the unlock method is crap and we find it more of a hinderance and crippling intent rather than a compliance to the developer community who has made them the number one development device for so long. Recently Samsung has taken the torch and led its dedicated developers with fulfilled promises and standards.
Moral of the story, if you really want to unlock your Android HTC device so you can flash ROMs/kernels, and more. Or even remove bloatware apps...I wouldn't use HTC's method.
Or maybe consider Samsung in the future?
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|05-02-2012, 09:22 PM||#2|
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You void the warranty anyway using HTC's own method, you might as well use another root method and get actual full use of your phone.
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