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Please read this if you considering unlocking the boot loader or rooting your phone.

Important information

Please note that you may void the warranty of your phone and/or any warranty from your operator if you unlock the boot loader. You should only unlock the boot loader of your phone if you are an advanced user with good knowledge of the technology and risks involved.

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Please also note

The Sony Xperia support team will not be able provide any support, related to unlocking the boot loader or rooting your phone.

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OEM unlocking option greyed out (G8141)

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OEM unlocking option greyed out (G8141)

I am unable to enable the OEM unlocking options. See screenshot below.

All the requirements as per are fine


Xperia XZ Premium G8141

Android 9

Build No: 47.2.A.2.33


Service info > Configuration > Rooting Status == YES

Checked with Carrier (Vodafone AU - no carrier lock)

Phone purchased outright

Developer options enabled 
Have unlock code from SONY from my IMEI



fastboot -i 0x0fce oem unlock 0x<insert your unlock code> 

Returns failed not allowed because I am unable to change the OEM unlocking option as it is greyed out.

I have AOSP from Sony Open Devices compiled and ready to flash. Need this urgently for development puposes.


I have tried to send an email via SONY Developer contact us a few days ago but not even a reply.


Best regards,