LG will shut down its bootloader unlocking service on December 31

When LG officially announced its exit from the smartphone market earlier this year, it reassured LG smartphone users that it would continue to provide software updates for some devices. However, this software update commitment only applied to a few of LG’s recent smartphones. Users with older LG phones were left with no option but to install a custom ROM to get the latest Android releases on their devices. However, that option might not be available for long, as LG has now announced that it’s shutting down its bootloader unlock service next month.
A new notice from LG (via Liliputing) reveals that it plans to terminate the LG Mobile Developer website services on December 31 at 00:00 (KST, GMT +9). The notice states that following the termination, “all information provided on the website and issuing the bootloader unlock key will not be available,” making it difficult for users to unlock the bootloader of their devices to install a custom ROM. The notice further states that all perso…

Written By: Pranob Mehrotra

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