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<h3>Does rooting your device (e.g. an Android phone) and replacing its operating system with something else void your statutory warranty, if you are a consumer?</h3>
<h3>Does flashing your device (e.g. an Android phone) and replacing its operating system void your statutory warranty, if you are a consumer located in the European Union?</h3>
<strong>In short: No.</strong>
<strong>In general terms, no.</strong> The statutory warranty
does not become void by replacing the OS on an Android phone.
Just the fact that you modified or changed the software of your
device is not a sufficient reason to void your statutory
warranty. Vendors should provide a warranty for a period of 2
years. as long as you have bought the device as a consumer in
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<p>Statutory warranty should not become void by replacing the OS on an android phone. Vendors should provide a warranty as long as you have bought the device as a consumer in the European Union, unless the trader proves that the consumer's digital environment is not compatible with the technical requirements of the digital content or services supplied and provided that the trader has informed the consumer about such requirements in a clear and comprehensible manner before the conclusion of the contract.
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