Unboxing of the Meizu MX Android phone and gaining root access with the Bus Pirate

Posted on Friday, July 13th, 2012 in Android, Bus Pirate by DP

Adam unboxes the Meizu Mx and gets root access using the Bus Pirate. The phone is torn down to the main-board to gain access to the UART test points on the board. After that it was a simple matter of connecting the Bus Pirate to the phones UART lines. Also check out Adam’s rant on how gaining root access on your phone will not void your warranty below.

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