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Can I root my phone even if it is locked to my carrier?

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BojanV03

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I just want to make sure i don't mess up my ZTE Skate, i'm planning on rooting it and upgrading to jellybean but i just want to make sure i can do it even if it is locked to my carrier (Telenor). A friend of mine had some troubles with it and i'm not sure if it is because it's locked or if he did something wrong.

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Yes, rooting (specifically unlocking the bootloader) has nothing to do with the SIM lock. My phone is still locked to VIP, and I could root it just fine.

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