Verizon can’t fight with Android community yet, as Verizon said that users can’t unlock the bootloader of Verizon Galaxy S3 but a recognized XDA developer member AdamOutler has released a method to unlock the bootloader of Verizon Galaxy S3, now you’re able to easily modify your Verizon Galaxy S3 and install custom ROMs, also thanks to RootzWiki developer member mmmeff who made a easy process to unlock the bootloader using an app named EZ-Unlock.
Read on how to unlock the bootloader on Verizon Galaxy S3 but first do keep in mind that after unlocking bootloader, don’t accept OTA update on phone or via KIES because that can brick your phone, you’ll have to install new firmware updates manually. Your device must be rooted, you should use GS3DebugFSRoot tool to root the device that can be downloaded from here (Note: Rooting and unlocking bootloader will void the warranty of your phone, so think carefully before you proceed).
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download and install VZW GS3 EZ-Unlock (Bootloader) app from Google Play store, or download it from here [Official Page], then place on your phone, then enable Unknown sources from Settings>Security, then use any file manager to locate the apk file and install it on your phone.
Step #2: Launch the EZ-Unlock app on the phone. The app may ask for root access, grant it.
Step #3: Now tap on the “Unlock” button in the app and it will unlock the bootloader of phone.
That’s it, once the bootloader is unlocked, you may close the app. Now you’re able to install custom ROMs and apply hacks.
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