Tag Archives | Hacking Symbian

Power Patch Mods (Joshlog, Theme effects, Kinetic scrolling etc) for Symbian Belle Refresh Phones

Independent Symbian developers have created some wonderful mods/patches to extend phone’s capabilities to the limits. Considering the fact that Symbian is destined to die soon, some die-hard Symbian devs are still busy to keep the modding scene alive. There are countless number of Symbian mods, some very useful, some for fun while many are almost […]

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Symbian Belle FP2 Hack (using Safe Manager) for Nokia 603, 700, 701 and 808PureView

Update (Feb. 2013) – From some reader’s feedback it appears that following method is not working anymore in Nokia 808PureView with firmware version 113.10.1507 onwards. I will cross check it with some of my friends having 808 and will update the post soon. Please do share your experience with the method to help the thread. […]

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[How to] Hack Symbian Belle/Belle Refresh Phones – Nokia N8, C7, E7, E6, C6-01, X7, 500

Update – The hacking method described in this post also works perfectly well in all older Symbian^3/Anna phones updated with Nokia Belle Refresh firmware With the official release of Belle update for all Symbian^3 (and Anna) phones yesterday, most of you will get your phones updated sooner or later (many have done it already). Now […]

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Some other Symbian Hacks Based on Antivirus Apps (Norton and Trend Micro)

In an earlier post I described Dr.Web method to hack Symbian phones. However that method requires a computer to work and is not working in Symbian Belle, so here are three other similar hacking methods (to hack Symbian S60v3, S60v5, S^3, Anna and Belle phones) that require no PC connectivity. Try, which one works for […]

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How does new Symbian Antivirus/Security-app hacks work?

Since the appearance of Dr.Web antivirus hack for Symbian a few days ago, a new similar hack is coming out every other day. Interestingly there is one thing that all these hacks have in common – they all use an Antivirus/Security app and ROMPatcher. So what is the mechanism behind all these simple workarounds that […]

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