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This is the first episode of our new series, Android Power User, where we’ll talk about technology, definitions, and concepts to help regular Android users become Android Power Users!
The bootloader, in almost any computing environment (not just Android), is executable code that runs before the operating system loads and starts to run. Distilled down to its most basic function, the bootloader contains instructions to boot the operating system.
Why is the Bootloader Locked?
Why Would Anyone Want to Unlock the Bootloader?
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