HTC Dev unlock tool now supports five more devices

HTC Dev unlock tool now supports five more devices
The HTC Dev unlock tool is now expanded for more consumers.

HTC smartphone owners can use the tool to unlock the bootloaders on their device, legally, making it easier to add custom ROMs.

The new devices to be supported by the tool are the Wildfire S, Wildfire, Salsa, Merge and Desire. There are now 22 different devices that are supported, with more to be added into the future. Most of the devices on the list are newer devices but the company promises older devices will continue to be added.

CEO Peter Chou noted last year that all new devices would have unlocked bootloaders, following criticism from the developer community.

With unlocked bootloaders, users can install ROMs like CyanogenMod thanks to the ability to add custom recoveries.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 8 Jan 2012 18:06
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  • hearme0

    Jeez HTC......much love for you and all but how about hookin' a brother up with an unlock for my 1 year, 1 month old MyTouch 4G already???

    Get working on that please!

    9.1.2012 11:58 #1

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