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By AlphaCureButt, Junior Member on 3rd August 2014, 04:25 AM
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I need some help. As in the title, I went dabbling in the root of my Galaxy S4's files and deleted it's stock texting application. I tried to reinstall it and it wouldn't. I'm a newb when it comes to rooting and modding and what not so any help is loved. I'm using a current 4.4.2 Galaxy S4 on Verizon. No custom ROMs or anything of that nature. It's pretty much stock. I don't want to reflash the stock firmware because I have some sentimental pictures of my girlfriend and me on there and I have apps for Chromecast and stuff like that. I can answer whatever you guys want. Please get back to me to get my stock messenger back on my phone. Hangouts and Textra won't cut it for me. I would love to use my Gear 2 with my phone to text, I can't now. So please help me, guys, the genuineness of XDA!! I beg you!
 
 
3rd August 2014, 06:24 AM |#2  
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Go here

Get the odex download.
Open zip, go to system>priv-app. Get Secmms.APk & secmms.odex.
Go into root explorer on phone, to system>priv-app, copy.
Set permissions to both as
Rw-rxx-rxx. Reboot, should be good to go.

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Rw-r--r--. Sorry
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3rd August 2014, 08:21 AM |#3  
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Thanks, but...
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Originally Posted by IlluminaTimmy

Go here
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2292707
Get the odex download.
Open zip, go to system>priv-app. Get Secmms.APk & secmms.odex.
Go into root explorer on phone, to system>priv-app, copy.
Set permissions to both as
Rw-rxx-rxx. Reboot, should be good to go.

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Rw-r--r--. Sorry

I really appreciate this. I can't wait to try it, except that's my only problem. My internet is so slow. I've downloading it for the past 4 hours almost and it still has 17 to go. Do you think you could post just the files I need?? I feel that will be the only way I'd be able to get this fix. Thanks in advance.
3rd August 2014, 10:11 AM |#4  
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https://mega.co.nz/#!SN5ykaBD!mIcQZt...-s4Jlp4pANsh5o

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https://mega.co.nz/#!CZQDiDzD!VpLIYs...-6BPTvyjjO2qe0
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3rd August 2014, 03:49 PM |#5  
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Thanks so much.
[QUOTE=IlluminaTimmy;54579389]Pm me a email. Don't really know how to send files already saved to memory[COLOR="Silver"]

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I did everything you said and it worked. I had tried every variation of that on my own I guess having the odex file was the key. I'm glad you helped me. Life saver.
3rd August 2014, 07:06 PM |#6  
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[QUOTE=AlphaCureButt;54584952]
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Originally Posted by IlluminaTimmy

Pm me a email. Don't really know how to send files already saved to memory[COLOR="Silver"]

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I did everything you said and it worked. I had tried every variation of that on my own I guess having the odex file was the key. I'm glad you helped me. Life saver.

Happy to help. Noticed I gave you the wrong link in my first reply. Glad my two files helped out.
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