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How to make a flashable zip

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10th February 2013, 06:47 PM   |  #1  
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After you made the rom, update, theme, ect. You select all of the stuff in the main folder then
(For Windows: right click and click send to them compressed zip file)
(for android with any root browser: select all of the stuff in the main folder and in the bottom you will see zip or something)

Sorry if you have linux or mac but I don't have those. :what:

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10th February 2013, 09:30 PM   |  #2  
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Re: How to make a flashable zip
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Originally Posted by S_sWaY

After you made the rom, update, theme, ect. You select all of the stuff in the main folder then
(For Windows: right click and click send to them compressed zip file)
(for android with any root browser: select all of the stuff in the main folder and in the bottom you will see zip or something)

Sorry if you have linux or mac but I don't have those. :what:

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Is this a question, a guide, or a joke?

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10th February 2013, 10:12 PM   |  #3  
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Re: How to make a flashable zip
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Is this a question, a guide, or a joke?

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My friend asked for this so I posted this guide but it is one you made the things you want to put in a flashable

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Re: How to make a flashable zip
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My friend asked for this so I posted this guide but it is one you made the things you want to put in a flashable

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Well, you also need the proper folder structure (system/app/someapp.apk, for example), and a META-INF folder with a proper updater-script and update-binary.. And zip those folders together.. And possibly sign the zip (unless sig checks are disabled in your custom recovery). I bet there are other guides around...

And sorry about the joke comment - no offense meant. I later thought you might be posting it for someone else... but searches and/or PM's are great too..

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10th February 2013, 10:37 PM   |  #5  
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Re: How to make a flashable zip
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Well, you also need the proper folder structure (system/app/someapp.apk, for example), and a META-INF folder with a proper updater-script and update-binary.. And zip those folders together.. And possibly sign the zip (unless sig checks are disabled in your custom recovery). I bet there are other guides around...

And sorry about the joke comment - no offense meant. I later thought you might be posting it for someone else... but searches and/or PM's are great too..

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Ok but this thread is for after you have the stuff

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This link can get you started with writing the actual updater-script. There are several threads here with tools that also build the scripts and zips like you were asking.
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13th February 2013, 01:46 PM   |  #7  
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If you just want to flash apps to system/app, you can use this (works smoothly )

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