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[Q]When we need copy file/folder from original apk after modified?

28th May 2014, 02:30 AM   |  #1  
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Sometime in mod guide.. we need to copy file/folder in original apk after modified... like androidmanifest.xml/classes.dex/etc.. so my question is when we need to copy it?
28th May 2014, 04:39 AM   |  #2  
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I only copy meta-inf and androidmanifest to the build folder (you need to compile the folder to get the build folder and then recompile again after placing files there) if im not resigning the apk
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I only copy meta-inf and androidmanifest to the build folder (you need to compile the folder to get the build folder and then recompile again after placing files there) if im not resigning the apk

so you want to say that if copy meta-inf and androidmanifest to modded apk, we dont need sign apk.. that what you mean?
28th May 2014, 12:26 PM   |  #4  
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so you want to say that if copy meta-inf and androidmanifest to modded apk, we dont need sign apk.. that what you mean?

you only have to resign an apk if you edit the adroidmanifest
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you only have to resign an apk if you edit the adroidmanifest

But in this guide forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2018688 the additional instruction said copy classes.dex from original unmodified apk and paste it in modified apk.. when this step is necessary?
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But in this guide forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2018688 the additional instruction said copy classes.dex from original unmodified apk and paste it in modified apk.. when this step is necessary?

its not with apktool - iv never touched classes.dex

just resign the apk if it doesnt install
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