on a device does exactly what the name implies.
Steps to root Sony Xperia Z running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with locked/unlocked bootloader
5) To install the Jelly Bean update the Xperia Z should have an unlocked bootloader
Sony Xperia Z with locked/unlocked bootloaders
is now rooted successfully.
CyanogenMod for Galaxy S4: What About Bootloader
If the phone has an unlocked bootloader
, after applying the rooting method the bootloader
status will turn "Bootloader
unlock allowed: No" However, there is nothing to worry.
then the boot sequence is fragmented in such a way that even if someone is able to get access to the bootloader
, there is a two-factor authentication of the bootloader
It will also come with 16GB of internal storage and with LTE support, and it will will ship bootloader
unlocked and automatically receive system updates directly from Google.
With the Samsung Galaxy S4 Verizon variant is slated for release on Thursday, trusty developers are already hard at work cracking its bootloader
to allow tech savvy fans the ability to mod their S4 handsets as they wish.
Verizon's Galaxy S4 will reportedly sell with a (http://www.gottabemobile.com/2013/05/03/verizon-galaxy-s4-pre-orders-begin-at-radioshack/) locked bootloader
, which has been a concern as of late.
The presumed difficulty in installing CyanogenMod on the Samsung Galaxy S4 is a likely reference to how the (http://www.att.com/#fbid=ESYoF8_IUz-) AT&T model of the Galaxy S4 is sold with a locked bootloader
, making it more difficult, but not impossible, for the device to be rooted and modified with custom ROM.
Below are two different methods to install CWM recovery on Xperia Z: one for Xperia Z with locked bootloader
and the other for unlocked bootloader