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Tuesday, 6 May 2008

Hack Symbian to take control of your phone: install unsigned programs, change icons, program names, menus, ...

The newer flavors of Symbian, S60 v3 (Nokia) and UIQ (Sony Ericsson), seem like Fort Knox: they won't let you see all the interesting stuff in the system folders, you can't install programs unless they've passed the censors at Symbian Signed, and even then the capabilities of your programs are limited to what's good for you according to the powers that be at Symbian HQ.

But Symbian has been hacked! With a few modifications you can give yourself full access to the system folders on your phone, install unsigned programs, change icons and menus, etcetera.

To hack your copy of Symbian so that you tell your phone what to do (instead of the other way 'round) just follow the instructions on

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