Chapter 18. Rooting Your NOOK

At the beginning this book, I mentioned that B&N used Google’s Android operating system in your NOOK. Choosing Android makes business sense because it’s an open-source operating system, and B&N didn’t have to pay a small fortune to use it. However, the most exciting thing about Android for you is that it lets you easily root the NOOK and add new and exciting features.


To complete the steps in this chapter, you must have at least a 128MB microSD card installed in your NOOK.


B&N released later versions of the NOOK that altered the hardware configuration. If your NOOK has a serial number 10030 and above (tap Settings, Device, and go to the second page for Device Information to see the serial number ...

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