2013/Mod your Android
Take control of your hardware by installing an open build of Android. Learn about what is involved in installing a third-party OS on your phone or tablet. Bring your own device to hack on in a supportive environment.
Speaker: Jesse Hallett
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“If you can’t get root, you don’t own it.” A primary reason to mod your Android is to prolong the life of a device that is no longer receiving updates.
Better to do this with phones from manufacturers that provide tools; with other phones, tools can be less reliable. You can brick your phone if the power or connection fails during installation.