i tried to install calyxos on my fp4. The install went through alright, but the OEM unlock was greyed out in the settings menue, stating that the device is unlocked.
So I entered fastboot mode again and locked the bootloader.
But now i’m stuck in the fastboot mode. Any way I turn on the Phone, it ends up in fastbootmode, and I can’t reach recovery mode either.
fastboot flashing lock results in ‘flashing unlock is not allowed’.
Any help is greatly apreciated. Or did I brick the phone?
Welcome to the Fairphone community.
I’m afraid, yes:
After installing the custom ROM /e/ I locked the bootloader and unfortunately disabled “OEM unlocking” in the development settings. Then I restarted my device and always got in the fastboot mode (see attached image). I can’t even go to the recovery anymore. So I have no access to anything (not even adb) except to the restricted (because OEM is locked) fastboot command.
Is there a possibility to reset back to stock ROM or unlock the OEM bootloader from fastboot mode with some secret code?
But probably, someone more skillful with these things can look into your case and find the magic spell.
I second that, this doesn’t look good.
Could you check the output of
fastboot flashing get_unlock_ability && fastboot oem device-info please
And I’d recommend to
# as soon as possible, they can take some time to respond. contactsupport
thank you very much. the output of the command is te following:
(bootloader) get_unlock_ability: 0
OKAY [ 0.002s]
Finished. Total time: 0.003s
(bootloader) Verity mode: true
(bootloader) Device unlocked: false
(bootloader) Device critical unlocked: true
(bootloader) Charger screen enabled: false
OKAY [ 0.005s]
Finished. Total time: 0.005s
Nothing we can do here, sorry.
You’ll have to contact support and send your phone in to get repaired.
it dawned on me that that would be the case…
Anyway, thank you very much for taking the time looking into this. it’s greatly apreciated!
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