Motorola stuck a large number of flack once they introduced back in October that Marshmallow would soon be arriving to a handful of their handsets, whilst leaving out a couple of units many assumed have been a shoe-in. One of the ones used to be the Verizon version of the Moto X 2nd Gen (which we reviewed almost 2 years ago). Because the common, unlocked type, used to be incorporated within the Marshmallow declaration, we figured there used to be a few Verizon purple-tape preserving issues up. Not too unexpected, but given the truth that the Verizon Moto X (2nd Gen) was one of the first to receive Lollipop, it used to be disappointing to peer the telephone refrained from just a yr later.
While it’s not totally exceptional for Motorola to provide bootloader unlock codes for a few users, normally talking units on AT&T and Verizon were denied. Although AT&T users are nonetheless neglected within the chilly, out of nowhere, Motorola is now reportedly permitting Moto X 2nd Gen users on Verizon to unlock their units by means of their official on-line bootloader unlock device. Motorola hasn’t pop out and stated why, but we will be able to’t lend a hand but wonder whether this isn’t a nod to energy users taking a look to get Marshmallow on their units thru extra… unofficial way.
With a bootloader unlocked software, users be able to set up (flash) third birthday celebration ROMs like CyanogenMod or device intended for different versions. Although it’s not probably the most perfect option to get the up to date model of Android for your software, it’s a degree many users have resorted to after their units are now not supported by way of producers or providers. Motorola is aware of a few of you wish to have Marshmallow and for the ones prepared to take issues into their very own arms, you presently have some way.
[by the use of Motorola Forums]