LG Working On Official Bootloader Unlock Solution


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HTC has htcdev and motorola has a developer tool to unlock their bootloaders. Neither Samsung or LG have similar solutions, but apparently LG is currently working on such a solution for their devices. An XDA user emailed LG about such a solution and received the below reply.

Dear *******

Thank you for your feedback regarding bootloader unlock and
we are sorry for any inconvenience and disappointment that have been caused by lack of support for bootloader unlock on the latest LG smartphones.

We are already aware of many developers’ requests and opinions on bootloader unlock.
So we have been preparing a server to provide safer bootloader unlock.
Also, we are internally discussing the target model and the time of providing bootloader unlock.
However, it will take some more time due to the technical restrictions, security issues, and the policy of mobile carriers.

We deeply apologize that we are unable to support bootloader unlock right now and would like to ask for your kind understanding.
We will let you know more specific information when the support policy for bootloader unlock is decided.

Best Regards,

It would be nice to see a developer tool from LG, but i imagine that carriers like AT&T and Verizon will still block such a tool. It should also be noted that this is not official, but rather a response from an LG agent so take this with a grain of salt.