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By jco897j, Member on 28th April 2014, 01:02 AM
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I've been trying to push some AOSP style apps to system/app but I keep getting force closes on them.

Examples include calculator.apk and mms.ask. Any idea why these apps won't work?

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28th April 2014, 01:49 AM |#2  
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I've been trying to push some AOSP style apps to system/app but I keep getting force closes on them.

Examples include calculator.apk and mms.ask. Any idea why these apps won't work?

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The S4 is a TouchWiz phone, not AOSP. The AOSP framework isn't there, so many AOSP apps won't work. That's probably true for most of them, actually.

What you're doing is kind of close to taking an iPad application and trying to flash it, then asking why it doesn't work.
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The S4 is a TouchWiz phone, not AOSP. The AOSP framework isn't there, so many AOSP apps won't work. That's probably true for most of them, actually.

What you're doing is kind of close to taking an iPad application and trying to flash it, then asking why it doesn't work.

Also, Samsung apps are in system/priv-app, not system/app. Some may work, some may not. Generally fixing permissions and ensuring file name matches should help.
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I tried that too. Oh well. Guess I'll just settle with freezing stock apps and installing AOSP versions the regular way. Thanks for the help.

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I tried that too. Oh well. Guess I'll just settle with freezing stock apps and installing AOSP versions the regular way. Thanks for the help.

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good luck...but like it was said, tw doesn't have ASOP framework as part of it
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I've found a few apks that have been repackaged that I can simply install. Just trying to create the illusion of AOSP.

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