Originally Posted by wolfboy1984
Because most of us CAN be bothered to restore our favorite/ preferred file manager app.
Not a fair comment that. Its something that has annoyed me to. I was on a 4 hour train journey the other day and decided to do a full wipe and reinstall CM10 on my TF101 and because I had no access to wifi, couldn't download titanium nor a file manager. Stuck in a catch 22.
In the end I had to Google (using my phones 3G, and as I was using this ROM tethering wasn't working and I kept losing my signal every two minutes anyway) Linux commands every time I got a signal, to figure out how to navigate through Terminal Emulator to my SD Cards to find an old apk of ES File Explorer then figure out how to install it.
By the time I did all that, I was bloody home!
I usually keep the ES File Explorer apk in my Download folder so I can install it by clicking on the Download link in the app drawer, but that doesn't seem to work all the time, probably because some metadata file is deleted when I do a full wipe.
So in short, it's a fair comment in my opinion, to ask why a simple file explorer isn't included with every custom ROM as this wasn't the first time I've been stuck in this situation, and I bet I'm not alone.
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