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[Q] Froze velvet.apk

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18th April 2014, 05:15 PM   |  #11  
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You don't need the terminal in twrp. You just needed a recovery that allows you to use adb commands from your computer. Leave your device in twrp and then open a command window on your pc. Run the commands from there

Sent from my Nexus 5

Drivers for "AOSP on Hammerhead"?

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Scratch that. I found them and I am about to try the commands

EDIT 2:
Grrrr, I get a /sbin/sh: pm: not found
I tried downloading the Android SDK manager but can't get over this...
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18th April 2014, 07:09 PM   |  #12  
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Well, I finally fixed it! Thank you jd1639, you've been VERY helpful.

To sum it up, after failing with the adb commands, I used the file browser at the recovery to copy the frozen velvet.apk to system/app. Then I booted my phone and while it was stuck at the booting animation, I called my phone and that gave me access to the taskbar. Then I unfroze the original velvet.apk in /system/priv-app and deleted the one in /system/app

I'll be sure to double-check what I freeze next time!
18th April 2014, 07:11 PM   |  #13  
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Well, I finally fixed it! Thank you jd1639, you've been VERY helpful.

To sum it up, after failing with the adb commands, I used the file browser at the recovery to copy the frozen velvet.apk to system/app. Then I booted my phone and while it was stuck at the booting animation, I called my phone and that gave me access to the taskbar. Then I unfroze the original velvet.apk in /system/priv-app and deleted the one in /system/app

I'll be sure to double-check what I freeze next time!

Glad you got it fixed. Pretty clever way to do it

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18th April 2014, 10:20 PM   |  #14  
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Glad you got it fixed. Pretty clever way to do it

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Well I am told to be resourceful when needed! But I couldn't have done it without your help!
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