February 20th, 2013, 11:59 PM
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Re: why lock bootloaders?
Originally Posted by TheAtheistReverend
Wow. Good info!
What the heck?! Verizon again?!
Yep, only reason they unlocked the Verizon gs3 was because some Samsung employee leaked a compatible bootloader that was already cracked. The note 2 got unlocked by using a method that tricks it into thinking it's a gs3 and using a modified version of that leak.
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