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HMD announces Bootloader unlock for Nokia 8. Warranty & other details

A great news for those who have been waiting impatiently for the capability to unlock their Nokia smartphones. HMD CPO Juho just took to twitter to make the announcement that Nokia 8 bootloader can be unlocked now.

For unlocking the bootloader of your Nokia 8 you need to follow below steps.

  • Go to the official page by clicking here
  • Sign-in with a Facebook/Google account
  • Follow the instructions shown on the page

As one can read on the official page bootloader unlock will be available for other Nokia smartphones in due time.

HMD Global will allow the bootloader on certain Nokia phones to be unlocked, allowing for customizations. This feature is intended for developers only. If you unfamiliar with the concept of unlocking a phone’s bootloader, please do not proceed to follow these instructions.

But one must understand unlocking bootloader will void your warranty, so proceed with caution.

  • Once your phone is unlocked, it will no longer be covered by manufacturer’s limited warranty provide by HMD Global.
  • Once a device is unlocked, it cannot be undone.
  • Unlocking a device means you may lose some of its functionalities, including – but not limit to – telephone, radio, audio, video, payment, encryption and DRM.
  • After unlocking, all media and content on the device will be erased, and you will need to reinstall all applications.
  • Applications may not work anymore.
  • You could cause permanent/physical damage to your device.
  • Your device may become unsafe to the point of causing you harm.
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