Motorola Photon 4G Bootloader Unlocked


All of the news lately about unlocked bootloaders is just lovely. The latest to get one is the Motorola Photon 4G. The unlock has come courtesy of XDA member Yay 4 Juggs. All it requires are two files (a third one if you’re counting the extra step to regain root) and an ability to follow easy directions – no expensive $100 multimedia dock to free your device from its chains. Once unlocked, flash the included system.img file to gain root and get going. Don’t try to flash this file until you have confirmed that your bootloader is unlocked. Full downloads and instructions are available at XDA. [Thanks to everyone who sent this in!]

Quentyn Kennemer
The "Google Phone" sounded too awesome to pass up, so I bought a G1. The rest is history. And yes, I know my name isn't Wilson.

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  1. Motorola didn’t think this phone out to well.

    1. why do you say that?

      1. Yes do tell, as I have this phone and it is pretty incredible. I have been thoroughly impressed with the speed, processing power, call quality (including bluetooth) and overall build quality. I would like to know why you think it’s not a good phone.

  2. i saw this same comment on a different phandroid post

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  4. if you unlock the bootloader you will lose 4g

  5. Care to elaborate Robert.

  6. “if you unlock the bootloader you will lose 4g”

    Is this true??

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