19-09-13, 01:11 am
unlocking your phone’s bootloader is one of the first few steps to flashing custom roms. some phones’ bootloaders are almost impenetrable, while others are very easy to unlock. whatever the case, software development can only happen when a device’s bootloader can be unlocked. this why many developers burn the midnight oil to unlock the secrets to a phone’s bootloader. thanks to google and the spirit of open source, nexus devices’ bootloaders, including the popular lg nexus 4 e960, are not very difficult to unlock.
while there are plenty of toolkits ready to do most of the work for you, it never hurts to learn how to do things manually. xda developers member thedarkdefender shows how simple unlocking your nexus 4′s bootloader really is. remember to make a backup before you proceed to the steps below.
this guide shows you how to unlock or relock the bootloader of the nexus 4 e960.
- the instructions in this guide are intended for use with the lg nexus 4, model number e960. applying these instructions on another device or model may produce undesired outcomes.
- the information in this guide is provided for instructional and educational purposes only. there is no guarantee that these instructions will work under your specific and unique circumstances.
- use these instructions at your own risk. we shall not hold any responsibility or liability for whatever happens to you or your device arising from your use of the info in this guide.
- read and understand the whole guide first before actually performing the instructions