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LG developer website shuts down on December 31st, unlocking keys and making them inaccessible to boot loaders

LG has announced that it will close its developer website on December 31st. The Korean company states that after the service ends, the option to issue website information and boot loader unlock key will not be available. In April, the company announced that it would shrink its mobile division to focus on growth areas such as electric vehicle components, connected devices and smart homes. LG has also promised to repeat the Android operating system update three times for premium smartphones.

according to Presentation On the website itself, the personal information collected to provide services and issue boot loader unlock keys will no longer be available after December 31st. “However, personal information will be retained for a period of time as required by relevant laws and regulations.” LG Said in the notice.

You need the bootloader unlock key to root / unlock your smartphone and install the custom ROM. In this case, the boot loader unlock key provided by LG to the root LG phone to install the custom ROM is not available. These keys are essential for anyone who wants to keep their LG phone for a long time. This is because the phone will stop receiving updates in the future.

After terminating the mobile business by Pull the plug LG is in the red about the mobile sector Offer Three Android operating system updates for premium smartphones released in 2019. These smartphones include LG G series smartphones, LG V series, LG velvet, And the latest LG Wing.. Mobile phones belonging to the LG K series will receive two OS updates when they are launched in 2020.

Also, LG Presentation Despite withdrawing from the smartphone business, we plan to roll out Android 12 OS updates to some mobile phones. The rollout also states that it depends on Google’s distribution schedule and the performance of individual models running new software during testing. The Korean company has not disclosed which phone will get the update.


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LG developer website shuts down on December 31st, unlocking keys and making them inaccessible to boot loaders

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