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[Discussion] How to Unlock/Lock Bootloader Without Erasing Data

2020-08-23 18:58:21
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For those, who don't know, there's how to unlock/lock bootloader without erasing data:

1. Turn off the phone

2.Hold power & volume down, keep the volume down button pressed!

3.Connect phone to PC, on PC fastboot type:

Code:
fastboot oem unlock
still keep the volume down pressed

4.Type:
Code:
fastboot reboot

when phone starts to reboot, release volume down(when black screen appear), for me, when it starts to reboot, I disconnect the phone too

5. Now phone should be unlocked without deleting data partition.

Tested, for me worked 100%, but you need to be careful, or you will lose data!

Full Credit goes to Ondraczsk from XDA.
2020-08-23 18:58:21
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even if this works, you still need to fully wipe/format to install a custom rom for the first time. (or you need to if you want it to work)
2020-08-24 17:29:06
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