Tinkers who own or planned to own the Moto X Pure Edition, be careful in taking the steps towards unlocking the phone’s bootloader. According to Motorola, doing so will void the phone’s warranty because the phone “is not a developer edition.”
We were looking for an official statement on this situation a week or so ago, but had not yet heard back. Thankfully, Motorola’s forums manager took care of it for us in a post this morning. Matt, Motorola’s forum manager, says that unlocking the bootloader will void the warranty of the Moto X Pure Edition, but that “unrelated physical material failure” will still be covered. Basically, as long as a “problem can’t be traced to software or abuse,” you can still get your phone fixed or whatever the need be. “These same principles apply to MotoCare” as well.
Here is a screenshot of his post:
So, if you decide to unlock the phone’s bootloader, understand the situation.
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