How to get Project Phones if you're a Beginner
When your just starting out you may find it challenging to find a variety of smartphones or tablets to work on. Here are some tips to help you get started.
1. Experiment on your own device. Android is Android and Apple is Apple.
2. Shop on E-Bay, Craigslist, and propertyroom.com for deals on phones that you can repair and resale.
3. Ask friends or family if they would like a free firmware update, root, jailbreak or other service. Be confident and treat this as a service call. Make sure you feel comfortable and ready to do the job.
4. Ask local smartphone shops if you can moonlight or start part time support for a discount.