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One of the best thing about Android is that it's open source and many with low information about Unix can modify the ROM easily, but there is a barrier here, UNLOCKING BOOTLOADER is the first thing that you must do to start the whole developing process.
For doing that you need to use the MiUNLOCK tool, but when you start the process you will annoy with a simple info: WAIT 360h(15 DAYS)!!!!!!!!
When somebody ask and want to unlock the bootloader, that means he/she knows about the risks and yet want to do that!
So, what does that mean? Why Xiaomi force you to wait? why so long?????
What do you think about this???
I Know that Xiaomi don't care about customers opinion (Prooved it many times) But let's get a vote about it!
What do you think about the waiting time of request for unlocking bootloader!?!?!?
Let's INFORM MI that the waiting time is really bad!!!!
Its really ridiculous! i'm agree with you, Xiaomi has been proofed many times that doesn't care about customers opinion! But in this case i just want to know what's their problem!
Hey, Xiaomi, I know the risks and i want to unlock my phone, the device that i paid for and that's none of your business that i might wreck my phone!
Just reduce the damn time, i prefer to eliminate the waiting period!
Its really ridiculous! i'm agree with you, Xiaomi has been proofed many times that doesn't care abo ...
It's not your risk but xiaomi's risk they are thinking about. People buy their phones today and what happens if they have unlocked bootloader tomorrow? It means they will try all the techniques available to get rid of the ads the next day. That means xiaomi will fall short of revenues. I'm sure there's "more to it" than just that.
I have no problem with waiting time .
I think of it as a cooling of period to change one's mind .
I'm amazed at the amount of daft users who ask " how unlock bootloader " just because they've seen some gcam night mode photo & suddenly think they can unlock ,install custom ,root & mod with zero research .
They earn profit by selling phones! Unlocking bootloader is better for them because they get rid of guarantee!
We Can eliminate Ads and bloatware without rooting!
Having a phone with locked bootloader for developers is just like a chef with a locked fridge!
When somebody tries to unlock bootloader, increasing the waiting time period won't change the idea!
For specifying the pro with noobies, Xiaomi easily can check the past activity or their past request, if they have been done that once, it means they know about the risks as well!
So, Xiaomi reduce the time or even unlock at once!
I know there is an issue in China with unscrupulous merchants installing modded OS and malware on phones but since it's necessary to bind the phone to a valid Xiaomi account in order to request unlock permission the waiting time shouldn't be necessary. Just creating a mechanism to verify the identity of anyone who is opening or using a Xiaomi account should be enough to prevent fraud.