The Barnes & Noble Nook Touch is a new hardware variation of the popular e-reader which comes with a black and white 6 inches touch screen and an amazing battery life: up to 2 months on one single charge. While it is not as powerful and big as the Nook Color it still runs Android and guess what it can also be rooted. Let’s find out how.
Disclaimer: Please note that we will not be responsible if you end up bricking your device. Rooting or customizing your phone or tablet can be risky, if you follow the instructions you should be fine!
Rooting your Nook Touch will extend its capabilities like accessing the Android Market for example. xboxexpert @ XDA released the procedure describing how to root the Barnes and Noble Nook Touch, once rooted you will have access to the following:
Full Superuser Access
Updates are permanently blocked!
Unknown sources Enabled (install non-Market applications)
adb debugging is active [mostly for developers]
Ability to replace the Authors shitty pictures
Ability to remap the left buttons to Menu & Back
Market Installed & Working! Login to YouTube with your GMAIL!
AdFree (Block those nasty ad's) [Wi-Fi needed]
Button Savior (Displays Softkeys)
gTab simi Clock (really awesome clock for your desktop)
Kindle (read your Kindle books on Nook, lol) [Wi-Fi needed]
LauncherPro (default launcher instead of Nook base launcher)
Superuser (provides a list of applications that use superuser access)
You can find all the instructions regarding how to root the Barnes and Noble Nook Touch @ [NST] Root/Market & Setup Script Kit.
You can also follow the step by step instructions in the YouTube video below:
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