Tips to Unlock the Boot Loader of HTC Amaze 4G

Sanjana December 16, 2011 0

HTC Amaze 4G smartphone users can make merry as they can now unlock the bootloader of this phone thereby open the gateways to install custom firmwares. This procedure is applicable to all unlocked HTC Amaze 4G users irrespective of the network they are running on. It is to be noted that unlocking the bootloader will lead to void in warranty and the only way to claim back the warranty is to restore the original Stock ROM.

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Pre-Requisites:

Backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup can help you replace the lost data if any damage occurs.

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Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

 

Must Have:

Android SDKJava Runtime Tool for WindowsHTC SyncPrevious version of Android SDK 

Steps to unlock Boot loader of HTC Amaze 4G:

Step-1: Download and install Android SDK, Java Runtime Tool for Windows and HTC Sync to your computer. Turn off your phone press Volume Down key and Power On the button to start HTC Amaze 4G in bootloader mode. Choose “Fast boot” option using Volume button then press Power button.

Step-2: Connect your phone to computer via USB Cable and run the “SDK Manager” executable file present in Android SDK folder or in the path “\android-sdk-windows\tools”.

Step-3: After installing Android SDK Platform and SDK Tools, create a new folder in C Drive such as “C:\Android”. Then copy fastboot.exe from the path of  ”\android-sdk-windows\tools”  to “C:\Android” folder. If you are not able to find the fastboot.exe folder, extract the previous version of Android SDK from the Must Have section.

Step-4: Open command prompt in computer from the path of “Start > Run” then type “CMD” and tap on enter. In command prompt type in the command as “cd\Android” then type the command as “fastboot oem get_identifier_token”.

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Step-5: A long list of blocks will be displayed and you need to right click and copy the text content. Be sure to copy the text that begins with the one as shown below.

<<<< Identifier Token Start >>>>

and ends with..

<<<< Identifier Token End >>>>>

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Step-6: Navigate to HTC Developer page to register then advance to bootloader unlocking instructions. Paste the text block mentioned in the token field below and click on “Submit” button. Now you will receive the Unlock binary file from HTC so just proceed with the onscreen instructions to unlock the bootloader successfully.

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We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the updation procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. The updation procedure is only applicable to HTC Amaze 4G phones so do not try it in any other devices as it may not be reversible and harm the device by blocking it.

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