Bootloader for AT&T Branded HTC One is unlocked

Bootloader for AT&T Branded HTC One is unlocked
For those that might have been able to get their hands on an HTC One from AT&T a little early, it looks like a few of those new owners have been fast at work digging into the devices.

The HTC Dev site will unlock your bootloader and the process to do it is basically the same as it is for the international version of the HTC One.

Thankfully, for those that like to dig deep into their gadgets, you will not have to look too hard to get into your phone (unlike the work that has gone into some Motorola products). A couple of side-effects of getting into the bootloader is that all the data on your device will be erased, and a couple included apps are removed as well, like Calculator, Flashlight, Sound Recorder and Ringtone Trimmer.

The only tangible consequence of that is that the HTC One will no longer be able to receive OTA updates. However, for most that like to do this kind of tinkering with their devices, this will not pose much of an issue.

sources: XDA Developers via Android Central


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20 Comments

1. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Cool... Will the At&t One work with T-mobile?

3. Luisit0

Posts: 73; Member since: Feb 18, 2013

only on 2G/3G/H+

2. techguy22

Posts: 227; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

OMG yes yes. nerdgasm. i just post my S3 on ebay. i cant wait now.

4. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

5. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

whats your problem, if someone wants a HTC let them. stop trying to shove samsung down everyones throat you fanboy

7. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

I used an HTC One, its a good looking phone with disappointing software. Not a fanboy, I just go with the best specs don't like the s4 (international) is more powerful by enough to choose it over the HTC One. The only problem with the s4 is its Samsung didn't spend a few extra $ to make it metal. Aluminium is not a "premium" metal it is cheap just like the polycarbonate used on the s4, except its easier to scratch, dent and aluminium is a great way to make your phone overheat.

8. BiN4RY

Posts: 83; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

Cool story bro

9. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

You people do understand that the HTC One runs very hot right? I used one, after 5 minutes of playing Dead Trigger, it than became to hot to hold in my hand comfortably and the game started lagging from thorttling. Thanks Aluminium, one of the best heat conductors/insulators around. The phone was on max brightness and running out of powersaving mode. Also poor battery life when playing 3d games.

10. BiN4RY

Posts: 83; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

Real cool story bro.

11. Hemlocke unregistered

That's terrible, and it sounds like EVERY other phone on the market. You know what else gets hot after 5-10 minutes of hard usage? Consoles, laptops, towers, cars, and horses. You should either A: Avoid everything, or B: Don't buy a phone expecting a full-on gaming rig.

17. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

The only other phone I know of with overheating problems is the nexus 4. The one was overheating so bad originally that the final had to have a copper layer added to help delay the overheating. The software also force closes stuff you back ground so the cpu stays at minimal usage. They should of not used aluminum for the body, stupid idea, they were just too cheap to actually use something else.

18. BiN4RY

Posts: 83; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

A++ quality post would read again

20. yudi.nemesis unregistered

HDshatter qualcomm make the coolest processor just check this allthingsd.com/20120622/qualcomms-latest-chip-is-l​ike-butter-butter-that-doesnt-melt/

13. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

that's a total lie.

15. BadAssAbe

Posts: 508; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

Thanks for the info on the sgs4

6. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

he didn't have to change the CID or anything? i know the Droid DNA is currently completely locked down if you're on the current software with no root or anything. at least with Motorola devices development can proceed and root access attained even with the devices being locked down but since the DNA was able to be unlocked so soon development went full force with that knowledge and if you're someone that took the OTA, who got a replacement or just recently got a DNA then you're completely blocked out. hope that doesn't happen here.

16. true1984

Posts: 870; Member since: May 23, 2012

Well since the One isn't coming out on Verizon, I doubt it

12. Hemlocke unregistered

I preordered mine today because nobody is selling them yet in my town.

14. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2362; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Awesome!!!! Now the wait, till they start selling them :-D

19. shahulvm

Posts: 124; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

How about S-OFF as well ;)

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