Goodbye to the facilities provided by Huawei facing the custom ROM developers Y tweaks . And is that the manufacturer has just recorded that will stop the service by which users can unlock the bootloader of Huawei smartphones through a code.
In a way, the manufacturers of Android smartphones they look askance Scene , practices that allow modifying and optimizing phone software and even i Install custom ROM . In this sense, Huawei was one of the few that did not put too many obstacles to these practices. So much so that he had a service to provide his clients with the bootloader unlock codes of Huawei smartphones.
However, the manufacturer has just ended the service dramatically. So we have been able to know through one of the most prominent personalities in the Scene of Android, the creator of MoDaCo. And is that Paul O’Brien has recorded the news in his profile on Twitter, which has published a screenshot with a notice of Huawei.
This is bad news. Huawei will soon no longer offer bootloader unlocks for their devices! pic.twitter.com/GZec6x8XGz
– Paul O’Brien (@PaulOBrien) May 24, 2018
In the same, the manufacturer indicates that it stops offering support for the unlocking of the bootloader of their smartphones from this same day, May 24. Likewise, it confers a 60-day margin to those users who wish to unlock their previously acquired devices.
However, it is the countdown to stop a service much appreciated by those who are interested in the Scene Android. And is that the unlocking of the Bootloader is essential for the installation of a recovery and the subsequent installation of custom ROMs.
It is striking that this announcement is produced in a somewhat silent, shortly after the brand itself removed the downloads page of the official firmwares for their smartphones. It is clear that Huawei now stands on the side of preventing users from “touching” the software of their products.