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[INFO][EU] Rooting and Flashing don't void the warranty

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By Ilko, Senior Member on 17th November 2012, 11:50 PM
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25th March 2017, 12:24 AM |#61  
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In our country sellers are well protected against it.
The mobile operator refuses to sell the phone while you don't, sign conditions in Which it is stated that the guarantee does not apply when you do something with system.

Now i have Xperia XZ but i can't even use it. Everything usable needs root. (e.g. GLTools, Sixaxis enabler, Xposed...)


Article 7
Warranty does not cover defects telecommunications equipment and accessories that after takeover
a) caused by the buyer or another (third) person by mechanical or other damage or incurring
and regardless of their actions damage in situations of force majeure,
b) resulting from improper usage, unauthorized use for purposes other than those for which they are intended
their nature or their use in conjunction with other equipment that the manufacturer or seller
permitted or not recommended
c) incurred as a result
ca) Unauthorized modification and repairs carried out otherwise than under the complaint procedure warranty repairs
under the terms of the claims procedure or the other as a seller in the warranty
destination or other provable way the buyer notified authorized service
cb) other obvious improper interventions in these or any other handling that
It was contrary to the instructions thereto, warranty terms and in them the instructions and explicit
or notify the buyer if the defects were caused by buyer storage, use
aleb of storing in a damp, dusty, chemically aggressive or otherwise inappropriate environment or
the postponement or deposit in a place with such an environment,
d) in other cases specified in the warranty card and instruction of their manufacturer or seller.

29th May 2017, 01:30 AM |#62  
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The EU anticipated that sellers would try to dodge the law by making you sign law-evading small print, so they added a safety net.

EU directive 1999/44/CE says:

(22) Whereas the parties may not, by common consent, restrict or waive the rights granted to consumers, since otherwise the legal protection afforded would be thwarted...

So whatever contract you may have signed, you still keep the two year statutory warranty. You simply can't sign that right away.
18th August 2017, 12:09 AM |#63  
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This topic is pretty stupid. it quotes law that have nothing to do with title or this topic. Show me quote that says that installing firmware doesn't void warranty. Im unable to find.
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