Samsung gets serious at blocking modding with the Galaxy Z Fold 3

Samsung has taken an unusual and dramatic step to put buyers off modding their brand new Galaxy Z Fold 3 smartphones. 

As spotted by XDA Developers’ users, if you attempt to unlock the bootloader – the first step towards modifying the phone’s OS – you’ll be greeted with a warning that your cameras will no longer work. 

“Doing so [unlocking the bootloader] will cause the camera to be disabled and may cause your phone or apps to stop working correctly,” the warning reads, before explaining that all data will also be erased if you decide to go ahead.

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