Friday, 2 November 2012

A Guide to Unlock Samsung Galaxy S III I535

Samsung Galaxy S III I535 which made for Verizon comes with locked Bootloader, and this tutorial will guide you how to unlock the Boot loader to get some benefits from the device. But, by unlocking the device will void the warranty and sometimes bricking the phone. But if you follow this instructions carefully, you can avoid it and you can also re-lock the boot loader to it's original condition and you will get the warranty again.

This software is a creation of one of XDA forum member, his name AdamOutler, He create a simple application called VZWGS3 EZ-Unlock (Boot loader) which will help you to unlock the boot loader with easy steps.

Before we begin this tutorial, once again we remind you that this action has risks, so please follow the instructions carefully. Anything happen is your own risk.

Something important:
  • This unlocking app will only works on Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 I535 model. Don’t use this app on other Verizon galaxy variants.
  • Backup the data, apps, SMS, contacts and call log
  • Disable antivirus in the mobile
  • Charge the battery more than 70%
  • Change setting on your device, go to "Setting" => "Security" => tick the "Unknown sources" option.
Before starting this tutorial, make sure that the device must be rooted in order to use bootloader app. Follow my tutorial to Root Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 I535.

Here are the unlocking process steps:
  1. Download the VZWGS3 EZ-Unlock (Bootloader) directly from Google Play here, or you can download to your computer here.
  2. Install and launch the application in your device
  3. Click on "Unlock" option and the process will begin
  4. The process will take about 2 or 3 minutes, wait until finished. You can see the unlocked notification with green color, look at the picture.
Samsung I535 unlock

If you want to re-lock the boot loader, you can click the "Lock" option and it will going to locked.