LG is shutting down its developer website, last chance to unlock your bootloader

Ro, 06 December 2021

After LG announced that it's exiting the smartphone business, the company promised three years OS updates to its most recent flagship phones in order to extend their life cycle and make sure loyal users aren't left disappointed. But starting next month, the Korean tech giant will no longer provide keys to unlocking bootloaders.

LG is shutting down its developer website, last chance to unlock your bootloader

There's a notice on the developer website saying that the company will terminate it and "all information provided on the website and issuing the bootloader unlock key will not be available" after December 31, 2021.

So if you plan on keeping your LG phone a bit more and you would like to root it or install a custom ROM, now is your chance to get the key for the bootloader. After all, if you are a diehard LG fan, this is probably your best bet at keeping your handset relevant for longer.

Source


Related

Reader comments

Update from my previous comment: I'm doomed. It's already the 31st and my LG G7 still has not arrived yet. So ridiculous considering it's been well over a month, and standard shipping is supposed to take only 15-30 days. Funnily e...

Why so hurry? What is making them to close the site? Are those bootloader key clogging up terabytes of storage in their server? 😑

I've owned three and never had them bootloop. The only problem might be thermal issues, where it'll heat up until you get like a yellow screen of death.

Popular articles

More

Popular devices