July 23rd, 2013, 08:51 PM
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Originally Posted by jikhead
If you were to buy the developer edition, would you still be prone to OTA by Verizon that would render the bootloader locked/useless (like the regular Verizon versions of S4)? Or would you be safe from Verizon Vader's death grip?
I believe it would be on its own update path. This is why someone can't simply copy the bootloader from this version to patch the locked version.
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