Motorola unveils Android bootloader unlocking tool with limited device support

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Starting with the Photon Q, Motorola claimed it had “finally found a solution” for customers that want to unlock the bootloaders on their phones. Today the company took the wraps off of “Unlock My Device,” a webpage that will guide you through the process of unlocking your Motorola Android phone as long as you’re willing to agree to the company’s terms. The process is quite similar to HTC’s unlocking process, but Motorola currently only supports the Photon Q, RAZR developer edition, and XOOM tablets versus HTC’s long list of supported phones. Before getting started, Motorola “recommend[s] you DO NOT unlock your device” because doing so will allow you to run software that could “damage it irreparably.”

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