Jimmy McGee · Jul 4, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Your Warranty is Not Void – XDA TV

XDA-Developers is a site dedicated to phone development and customization. Sometimes carriers and device manufactures lock down their devices. Sometimes this is done to cover devious practices. Other times, it’s done to try and ensure that you will buy the next device they release. Why would anyone buy the Galaxy S III when they can put Ice Cream Sandwich on their Galaxy S II?

Here at XDA we port things to other things, and we create new things. Our developers figure out ways to get the lastest Android on older devices and the latest features on all devices. Currently to do this, you have to root your device. Some people—even some manufacturers—think that rooting your device violates your warranty. XDA Elite Recognized Developer  AdamOutler talks your the freedom to root your device in the United State of America. This right is granted with any full warranty with a device. Check out this video to understand your rights.

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