@kelly_clowers @swedneck @email@example.com on my BQ it was a breeze, as the manufacturer literally hasn't put any hurdles. Just `fastboot oem unlock && fastboot flash recovery` (for TWRP), followed by what I wrote before. So the only hurdle is to have the `fastboot` binary working with your device. Never was a problem for me on Linux – but lazy Windows needs a driver for everything or it does nothing…
@swedneck @kelly_clowers @firstname.lastname@example.org THAT is the real culprit. I never buy devices that are either unlockable (as your Lenovo, or newer Huaweis) – or require me to "subscribe" for an unlock code (Xiaomi, Motorola and some others).
If you have such a device, it can become difficult to impossible. Hence rather support manufacturers who make it easier, for their doing so. Like BQ. Big thumbs-up to them 👍
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