1. rnutter's Avatar
    When I rooted my Moto G, I had to unlock the bootloader. Once the phone has been rooted, do I need to keep the bootloader unlocked ? Havent seen this covered in any of the info I have found on this subject.

    Thanks,
    Ron
    08-31-2014 09:39 AM
  2. srkmagnus's Avatar
    When I rooted my Moto G, I had to unlock the bootloader. Once the phone has been rooted, do I need to keep the bootloader unlocked ? Havent seen this covered in any of the info I have found on this subject.

    Thanks,
    Ron
    Yes, keep it unlocked. If you want to restore it to stock then lock it.
    08-31-2014 09:55 AM
  3. rnutter's Avatar
    why do I need to keep the bootloader unlocked ? Wouldnt think i would need to after the rooting process had been done.
    09-01-2014 05:35 PM
  4. ffejjj's Avatar
    Rooting your phone gives you permissions (aka super user access) to files and functions that you don't normally have.

    If you then lock your phone again you lose these permissions again.

    Posted via Android Central App
    rnutter likes this.
    09-01-2014 05:42 PM
  5. rnutter's Avatar
    Appreciate your filling in the blanks. I am just getting started on my journey learning Android and have a lot to learn.

    Ron
    ffejjj likes this.
    09-01-2014 07:14 PM

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