HTC Bootloader Will Now be Unlocked

Peter Chou has officially announced that HTC will now open up bootloaders on HTC phones .Over on the official HTC Facebook page, The company will no longer lock bootloaders and in turn, allow easier access to each device.

HTC will apply this to all past isn’t clear At the moment . We are waiting for more details on this, but we suspect that HTC might, where possible, also unlock bootloaders of older devices.



According to the Peter Chou, CEO of HTC “There has been overwhelmingly customer feedback that people want access to open bootloaders on HTC phones. I want you to know that we’ve listened. Today, I’m confirming we will no longer be locking the bootloaders on our devices. Thanks for your passion, support and patience,”

We expect to hear more details soon on exactly how HTC will roll this out. It could be that it’s for new devices only, but we hope this will be pushed on to older devices too via an OTA update.

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