dePixel 8 Unlocks The Verizon and EE Pixel Bootloader!

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  1. DroidModderX

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    As you all know by now "You can only get a Pixel on Verizon". Actually that isn't true at all, but Verizon would love for you to think that. You can actually get the PIxel unlocked which works with any other carrier directly from Google. The unlocked version from Google allows you to unlock your bootloader out of the box. The Verizon version on the other hand was meant to have it's bootloader locked down tight.

    HTC has had a past of being pretty loose when it comes to security and locking down bootloaders. Beaups and Jcase of theroot.ninja, the team behind Sunshine S-Off method, has already released their method of bootloader unlocking for the Verizon Pixel and Pixel XL. Everything Everywhere is a UK based carrier who has also decided to lock down their bootloader. This method will work on that version of the Pixel as well. You can find full instructions and file downloads at the link below.

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    Does the Google Store device also work on Verizon or does that one have to be from Verizon?

    I'm not going to use it on Verizon but my coworker has one and is giving Project Fi a try and would go back to Verizon if it doesn't work out well (which it is actually).
     
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    It does work on Verizon
     
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    Works on all providers.

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    dePixel8 works like a charm... The first time I ran it it said sorry didn't work this time. Did it again immediately after and bam, unlocked bootloader.

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