HTC has delivered on its bootloader promise, all devices after September 2011 are unlockable

HTC has delivered on its bootloader promise, all devices after September 2011 are unlockable
HTC CEO Peter Chou promised that his company's smartphones will all be shipping with unlocked bootloaders, making it easier to tweak and improve on the devices, and he seems to have delivered on that. 

XDA member Nightwing was working some alchemy with his HTC Rezound phone, and found out that Peter Chou is a man of his word. When queried, HTCDev, the specialized site HTC set for all things developer and bootloader-y, posted the following comment:


The list of currently supported HTC devices is in the source link for HTCDev below, so you can check your gear, and apply the unlock if you are so inclined.

source: HTCDev via AndroidGuys

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3 Comments

1. superguy

Posts: 454; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

While I'm glad they unlocked the Rezound and other phones, it'd be nice if they'd just follow Samsung and LG and not encrypt them at all and make them easier to unlock.

2. beatsandmelody

Posts: 109; Member since: Nov 01, 2011

This is old news. Didn't PA post something about this last week? And before the Rezound was listed, someone on XDA already discovered that getting an unlock key for the Sensation also worked on the Rezound.

3. Muhannad

Posts: 455; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

Now all we need is ICS and Sense 4.0 on our current devices.

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