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USER-910743
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎11-12-2012
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Bootloader Unlock

Hi!

As we know a lot of android based phones and tablets have the possibility to unlock the bootloader and install custom roms, etc.
Will the Sony Tablet S have this possibility?
Thanks for the answer.

Best Regards
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Dan_OMara
Posts: 1,281
Registered: ‎11-12-2012

Re: Bootloader Unlock

USER-910743: thank you for posting.

Bootloader: this is not supported by Sony at this time. No information regarding access to the kernel for “bootloader” functionality has been released.
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lorenzo9112
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎11-12-2012

Re: Bootloader Unlock

It's a little bit weird because Sony mobile lets you unlock the bootloader of your smatphone (http://unlockbootloader.sonymobile.com/) and also gives you an official tool, whereas with Sony Talets you can't do anything. I'll never understand great companies' choices.
Anyway I hope it will be soon possible. That's the only thing we can do, to have hope, other than risk to brick our devices.
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lorenzo9112
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎11-12-2012

Re: Bootloader Unlock

Thank you your quick answer :\
I suppose it still means "no".
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KimberlyS
Posts: 3,847
Registered: ‎11-12-2012

Re: Bootloader Unlock

Hello Lorenzo,
Welcome to the User Discussion Forums.
If you ever need an immediate answer from Tech support we have chat support available here: https://www.docs.sony.com/startchat.asp For a prompt and live response.

If you have an urgent matter that requires technical support, That support is available 24/7 to help answer any questions or assistance you may need.
http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/suppor ... ype_id=110

Our Forums here are a way for the community to connect, share and help each other. We as moderators do our best to step in when the community has not responded. As stated by my colleague Dan in January. Rooting your tablet (bootloader) is still not recommended nor supported . If your tablet is no longer booting to the operating system please contact service for repair options.
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lorenzo9112
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎11-12-2012

Re: Bootloader Unlock

Thanks, my tablet works perfectly, I just only needed a clarification, an answer more recent than the previous, on internet there are so many rumors, I'm sorry, I also knew my second post wasn't polite.
Thank you again for your patience and assistance.
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