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[SCRIPT] ROM Cleaner v5.0r3 | Remove Bloatware | Backup Apps | Add Custom Apps/Mods

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26th August 2011, 09:51 PM   |  #1  
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  • All Scripts in a unique AROMA Installer
  • Rosie does not get removed, so you will still have the HTC App Launcher! - this is the best way to come close to a no-sense ROM and still use HTC Sense
  • Fully compatible with Sense 3.0, 3.5, 3.6, 4.0 and AOSP ROMs with ICS
  • Everything is rebuilt from ground and this much more simple than before
  • ROMCleaner app-list in a user friendly format
  • Backup Tool will make your flashing like "a walk in the park"
  • Follow our "Quick Guide" in the AROMA Installer under "How-to-use" and you will know when and how to run the scripts
  • For more details read the guide in second post
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  • very nice, simple and fast way to delete stuff from your device
  • takes less then 5 seconds to delete all the listed applications and files in the list
  • no trash left behind as it will be if you delete files manually using RootExplorer
  • more free RAM for apps that you are actually using
  • users have reported better battery life and device speed improvements with ROM Cleaner
If you find this tool good, great, awesome or maybe even the best thing you ever tried, then please send us a beer or hit the "Thanks Button" or leave some feedback

Before and after pictures.
In this example, Desire HD loaded with ARHD 5.2.5 - Sense 2.1.

Before ROM Cleaner | After default ROM Cleaner



Please always respect our work and be friendly and helpful to other members in this thread.

This is an example of how the ROMCleaner text file looks like. (3.0>) Many, Many more Apps in the real list.
Code:
#
#   Widgets
#
FusionStockWidget.apk                               Stocks Widget
GenieWidget.apk                                     Google News and Weather Widget
HtcAutoRotateWidget.apk                             HTC Standalone Widget for Auto Rotate
htcbookmarkwidget3d.apk                             HTC Internet Bookmarks Widget
HtcCalculatorWidget.apk                             HTC Calculator Widget
#
#   HTC Skins & Themes
#
BlueSky.apk                                         Blue Sky Theme
Burgundy.apk                                        Burgundy Theme
Olivine.apk                                         Olivine Theme
SkinPicker.apk                                      Skin Picker, app to pick your themes
Turquoise.apk                                       Turquosie Theme
#
#   HTC Wallpapers & Live Wallpapers
#
HTCLivewallpaperStreak.apk                          Streak
LiveWallpapers.apk                                  Google's Live Wallpapers
LiveWallpapersPicker.apk                            Live Wallpaper Picker
MagicSmokeWallpapers.apk                            Google's Magic Smoke Live Wallpapers
Mode10Wallpapers.apk                                HTC live wallpaper
VisualizationWallpapers.apk                         HTC live wallpaper
WeatherLiveWallpaper.apk                            HTC Weather Live Wallpaper
#
#   All Wallpapers, Scenes Preview's, Bookmarks Thumbnails.
#
"/system/customize/resource/*.jpg"
"/system/customize/resource/*.png"
#
If you get some kind of issues after flashing ROM Cleaner, re flash the ROM and check if the issue still exists.
Important: Don't spam ROM development threads about issues caused by this script. You must always report problems in this thread and we will most likely help you as fast as we can.

If you want to report a problem with ROM Cleaner or any of the other scripts!
Open ROM Cleaner - AROMA and run "Log Collection".
In "/sdcard/ROMCleaner" you will find RC_LogCollection.tar, please upload this file together with a description of your problem.
With this log we can in most cases solve your problem within minutes!






Code:
ROM Cleaner v5.0 r3 - 2012-08-28

-All scripts packed in unique AROMA Installer
-Almost all scripts are rewritten to work better in a AROMA environment

-Backup Tool
 * All backups are now stored in /sdcard/ROMCleaner/Backup
   That means "FirstBoot" folder is empty unless you add apps manually.

-New in ROM Cleaner:
 * You can decide if you want to restore your apps during ROM Cleaner install.
 * You can also decide if you want to install files located in "FirstBoot" folder.
 * And of course we added a "No Cleaning" option as well which will 
   let you restore apps and install files like normal!
 
-App restore changes:
 * When you choose to restore your apps a script will check if you use one of
   the supported ROMs. If you use any of the listed ROMs below all pre-installed
   apps will be removed before all other apps are copied to your /data/app.
   This is to prevent old/double apps from being installed.
   
   Supported ROMs at the moment:
   * Android Revolution HD
   * Nik Project X
   
   more to come...please let us know what ROMs we should add...

_______________________________________________________________________________________________


ROM Cleaner v3.5 - 2012-03-29
New ROMCleaner program:
-Wildcards for apps is now possible. ex. AdobeReader*.apk (AdobeReader-1.apk etc.)
-Support for SD-EXT
-The script will now search for apps in:
 /system/app/
 /data/app/
 /system/app_s/
 /data/app_s/
 /sd-ext/app/
 /sd-ext/app_s/
 
-Many improvements to the updater-script. ROM Cleaner is much faster now!
-Removed /etc folder (/system/etc is still left)
-ROMCleaner.txt is totally reworked and shouldn't contain any unnecessary apps 
 for Sense 3.0-3.6 ROMs
 It's highly recommended to update to v3.5
 ROM Cleaner v3.5 will support Sense 3.0-3.6 ROMs + AOSP ROMs
 For Sense 4.0+ ROMs we will release ROM Cleaner v4.0 once it's tested enough
 
Backup Tool v1.6
-Improvements to the updater-script. The backup process should now be faster and safer.
-Added support for SmartBeat Supremacy XL ROMs

_______________________________________________________________________________________________


Backup Tool v1.5 - 2012-02-08
-Added a command to remove encrypted apps from backup dir. Encrypted apps can't be installed like normal apk's

_______________________________________________________________________________________________


Backup Tool v1.4 - 2012-01-27
-The script is totally rebuilt
-Found a much better way to backup Mail settings (HTC Mail and Android Email only) 
-Added Backup for "Accounts", since it's needed to get a fully working sync of your mail accounts after restore. 
Before you needed to activate all syncs manually.
(We still recommend you to log in at Google in HTC Setup Wizard so Google can restore other settings and missing apps etc.) 
-Added support for ER3BUS ROMs

Backup tool, will now backup: Apps located in /data/app, Accounts, Saved Bluetooth devices, HTC Mail or Android Email and saved networks.


Settings Restorer 1.1
-This script is also totally rebuilt
-Corrected Mail restore - Thanks to fyase for all the testing and also for helping us to fix exchange sync issue.
In our tests we managed to restore mail settings between ROMs and even with different bases... But heads up for issues that might occur!

Settings restorer, will now restore:
Accounts, Saved Bluetooth devices, HTC Mail or Android Email and saved networks.

_______________________________________________________________________________________________


ROM Cleaner v3.4 - 2012-01-09
-Full support for HTC Sense ROMs with ICS.
-Support for AOSP ROMs!
-Many new Apps added.

_______________________________________________________________________________________________


ROM Cleaner v3.3 - 2011-12-17
-Added more application names because ARHD ROMs will have different App names in the future.

Backup Tool v1.3
-Same changes as above ^^

Highly recommended update for ARHD users.

_______________________________________________________________________________________________


ROM Cleaner v3.2 - 2011-12-09
-Added more apps... User requests... ;) 

_______________________________________________________________________________________________


ROM Cleaner v3.1 - 2011-11-13
-Removed all Sense 2.1 Apps and Widgets to get a better overview. 
Sorry all Sense 2.1 users, ROM Cleaner v3.01< will still support Sense 2.1 like before.
-Some other changes to ROMCleaner.txt to get a better overview.
-Added a section for new added apk's.

HTC Setup Wizard Remover
-Now it deletes Dalvik-cache only for Setup Wizard related files.
-Much faster boot time after flashing this tool because dalvik-cache doesn't need to be rebuilt again.
-Removed version name because I hate v4.0, I can't even remember why it ended up like that. So from now on it's only HtcSetupWizard_Remover ;)

_______________________________________________________________________________________________


Backup Tool v1.2 - 2011-10-24
-Added RCMix3D ROMs as a supported ROM
-Minor changes to the updater-script

_______________________________________________________________________________________________


ROM Cleaner v3.01 - 2011-10-21
-Removed HTC Settings Widget from the script.
 *This was the Reason for FC on HTC Launcher when locations via Wireless networks were disabled and in some cases even when it was enabled.

_______________________________________________________________________________________________


ROM Cleaner v3.0 - 2011-10-15
-We will in this version present you a totaly new ROM Cleaner.txt. Rebuilt from the ground up.
 No more messing with strange sections for different Sense versions etc.
-New ROM Cleaner program. 
 Will make it possible to add "Appname.apk" and description.
 The script will search in /system/app and /data/app. If the app exists it will be deleted.
 Now we can remove all Wallpapers and Previews with two commnads /../../*.jpg & /../../*.png. 
 This will save us huge amounts of time, and also give you a much cleaner list.
-Added a command in updater-script to show free space on System & Data partition before and after ROM Cleaner. (This can be found in ROMCleaner_Recovery.log)

Backup Tool v1.1
-Minor changes to the updater-script.
-Some clean up in the script to provide cleaner logs.

Mod and App Installer v1.4
-Minor changes to the updater-script.
-Some clean up in the script to provide cleaner logs.

Folder Creator v1.3
-Just cosmetics in updater-script.

_______________________________________________________________________________________________


ROM Cleaner v2.4r1 - 2011-10-03
-Due to a big security hole in Sense 3.0 and 3.5 ROMs we released this quick fix. Source http://tinyurl.com/68z8lse
-Added following apps.
 *HtcLoggers.apk
 *RamdumpEnabler.apk
 *NetLogger.apk
 *PowerLogCollector.apk
 *restartapp.apk
-Also included data folders and Lib's created by these apps.

_______________________________________________________________________________________________


ROM Cleaner v2.4 - 2011-09-25
-ROM Cleaner will execute a convert command to make sure your romcleaner_user.txt is in unix format.
 This means you can use many other text editors then just notepad++ (Still needs to be tested.)
-ROM Cleaner will now also set correct permissons. (For /system/app, /data/app, /system/framework.)
-ROM Cleaner will now let you know right after flashing if files were deleted or not.
 You must use ROM Cleaner v2.4> and new ROMCleaner_user.txt. 
 If you only use ROM Cleaner v2.4 and your old romcleaner_user.txt you will get an error message!
-Added new Apps.(See app list for changes.)
-Cosmetic Changes to Updater-script.
-All logs are now in /sdcard/ROMCleaner/Logs. No more mess in ROMCleaner folder.
-Removed auto reboot. (users asked for it)

Backup Tool v1.0 - 2011-09-25
 This is a modified Backup Apps to SD script with more features. 
 Still it will do the same as the old one.
-Backup: WiFi keys, Bluetooth settings and mail accounts including inbox etc.
-Backup: Apps from /data/app like old Backup apps to SD did.
-The script will let you know if your apps and settings were copied to your SDCard.
-Added more Apps to be deleted from you backup dir to prevent you from restore old backups.
 Still only Android Revolution HD ROMs is supported...
-All logs are now in /sdcard/ROMCleaner/Logs. No more mess in ROMCleaner folder.

Mods and App Installer v1.3 - 2011-09-25
-Mods and App Installer will now set correct permissons. (For /system/app, /data/app, /system/framework.)
-The script will let you know if your files were copied to your device or not.
-Cosmetic Changes to Updater-script.
-All logs are now in /sdcard/ROMCleaner/Logs. No more mess in ROMCleaner folder.
-Removed auto reboot. (users asked for it)

Settings Restorer v1.0 - 2011-09-25
-Restore WiFi. (Still needs to be tested.)
-Restore Bluetooth. (Still needs to be tested.)
-Restore Mail accounts including inbox etc. (Still needs to be tested.)
-The script will let you know if your settings were restored or not.

_______________________________________________________________________________________________


ROM Cleaner v2.3 - 2011-09-09
-New ROM Cleaner program. (Now all delete commands is loaded from our BusyBox so even more devices is now supported.)
-Changed order in updater-script. Now it writes personal data first then delete files. 
-Added many new Apps for Sense 3.0 & 3.5 etc. (See app list for changes.)
-Cosmetic Changes to Updater-script

Backup Apps to SDCard v1.3 - 2011-09-09
-Some minor clean up

_______________________________________________________________________________________________


ROM Cleaner v2.2 - 2011-08-14
-Many new apps added to the list. (See App List).
 Should be 100% Sense 3.0 compatible now.
-The script will tell you if your user or the default list is used when flashing.
-Added more directories.
-Added a known working Busybox to the zip. It will be more compatible with diffrent ROMs now.
-Minor changes to updater-script.

Backup Apps to SDCard v1.2 - 2011-08-14
-Added more directories.
-Added a known working Busybox to the zip. It will be more compatible with diffrent ROMs now.
-Minor changes to updater-script.

Folder Creator v1.2 - 2011-08-14
-Added more directories.
-Added a known working Busybox to the zip. It will be more compatible with diffrent ROMs now.
-Minor changes to updater-script.

Mods and App Installer v.1.2 - 2011-08-14
-Added more directories.
-Added a known working Busybox to the zip. It will be more compatible with diffrent ROMs now.
-Minor changes to updater-script.

_______________________________________________________________________________________________


Backup Apps to SDCard v1.1 - 2011-08-09
- Now all old backups will be deleted before new backup is created
- Now Pre.Installed apps for supported ROMs will be removed from Backup location to
  prevent old apps is written to your device after ROM update.
- Currently supported ROMs
  Android Revolution HD - "All ROMs" (Incredible S, Sensation, DHD etc.)
  Honey3D and HoneySenseHD
- If you want a specific ROM to be supported send us a list with app's located
  in /data/app in ROM zip.




ROM Cleaner v5.0r3

ROMCleaner_user.txt use this with Sense 4.0 ROMs Right-Click and Save as...
>Follow instructions in second post how to edit this to fit your demands...

ROMCleaner_user.txt use this with Sense 3.0 - 3.6 ROMs Right-Click and Save as...
>Follow instructions in second post how to edit this to fit your demands...

For Sense 2.1 users... Remember this version is no longer supported and will for sure not have latest changes that you will find in the link above...
ROMCleaner_user.txt from ROM Cleaner v3.01

Also make sure to use Notepad++ when editing ROMCleaner_user.txt in Windows.
Requirements: 4EXT or CWM Recovery (>= 3.x.x.x / Must be an official version and support BusyBox)


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Yes, yes I know your thinking "Hmm this seems a pretty long long post so Im not gonna bother reading it."

It contains information for every aspect of the scripts, you wont need to read it all!

The majority of users will just need to read the Quick Start Section

You dont need to read the entire guide just to use this script!


Please dont quote this entire post!

Contents
  • A Complete N0oBs Guide
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Summary
  • Breakdown Of Zips
  • - Folder Creator
  • - ROMCleaner
  • - Backup Tool
  • - Settings Restorer
  • - HTCSetupRemover
  • - Mods & App Installer
  • How To Create Your Own List
  • Examples Of Usage
  • - Fresh ROM
  • - ROM Upgrade
  • - Full Backup & Restore
  • ROMCleaner Logs & Support
  • A Little About The Team


Quote:

A Complete N0oBs Guide

I cant make this any simpler for you.

TO HAVE A CLEAN ROM = JUST FLASH THE ZIP

TO USE YOUR OWN LIST PUT ROMCleaner_User.txt ON YOUR SDCARD IN

Code:
/sdcard/ROMCleaner

Quote:

Quick Start Guide
Ok, this is a quick start guide for those user who just want to flash and go.

The cleaner uses one of two text files located in the ROMCleaner folder on your SD card.

  • ROMCleaner.txt - This is the default cleaner list that the script will read from. This list will be placed on your card on the first run of the cleaner. It will be overwritten each time the cleaner is run to ensure the latest updates are applied.
Or
  • ROMCleaner_User.txt - This is your custom cleaner list. You can create this file at any time and the cleaner will automatically read from it.
File Locations:
Code:
/sdcard/ROMCleaner/ROMCleaner.txt   <--- This is the default list and will be created automatically
/sdcard/ROMCleaner/ROMCleaner_User.txt   <--- This is your personal list which you create.

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Summary

In short, all you have to do is add text to a file and put apks into a folder.

Yes yes that simple.

You can even edit the text files and copy apks using just your device.

While we still recommend you use http://notepad-plus-plus.org/ to edit your list on a PC to maintain the UNIX encoding the cleaner will also double check and convert the file if it finds it has been converted to a windows format.

EVERYTHING BELOW THIS RED LINE YOU DONT NEED TO KNOW.
ITS A COMPLETE REFERENCE GUIDE FOR THE ENTIRE TOOLSET


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<- The Red Line


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Simple Breakdown

  • Folder Creator - Creates all nesercery folders automatically for you on SDCard
  • ROMCleaner - Will clean your rom using either default list or user list
  • Backup Tool - Will backup all your apps to SD for you
  • SettingsRestorer - Restores backups made with backup Tool
  • HTCSetupRemover - Removes setup wizards
  • Mods & App Installer - Installs using the SecondBoot folders

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Folder Creator

We have created this small flashable zip to aid you in getting the cleaners directory structure setup.

It should only need to be run once before using but can be run at any time to completely recreate the structure. Any files or folders in place will not be harmed if flashing again.

The script contains a small reboot to workround a very small bug in some recoveries. This bug will not update the sdcards file view to show new folders.

This is to help us avoid the obligatory "I flashed the zip but it didnt create the folders" posts.

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ROMCleaner

On flashing, the RC zip will do the following things:
  1. Install our script and related files to /tmp
  2. Check if the folder is present on the SD card, if not then it will create it.
  3. Install the default cleaner list (ROMCleaner.txt) overwriting any older versions.
  4. Check to see if a custom list is present (ROMCleaner_User.txt).
  5. If it is then it will check for Windows encoding and convert to UNIX if needed.
  6. If it is not then it will use the default.
  7. Proceed to read the list and delete all the files and folders.
  8. Copy any backuped up apps back to /data/app
  9. Create Logs on the SD Card.

Note that the time it takes for the apps to be copied will vary dependent on the number of apps you have installed/are installing as will the first boot of the rom as most roms these days will automatically zipalign the data partition. On 200+ apps it takes under a minute to install and adds roughly 4-6mins to your boot time.

Due to the naming convention of apks when updated (they are appended with -1, -2 etc) please ensure you check for duplicates to avoid doubling up and wasting space. We will leave the organisation of your apps in this folder to you

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Backup Tool

Now to save time and bandwidth when installing a rom it is possible to have your apps 'pre-installed' before first boot.

On flashing, the zip will copy all apks located in
Code:
data/app
to
Code:
sdcard/ROMCleaner/FirstBoot/data/app
as well as several system files to your SD card in preperation for your new rom.

When the ROMCleaner is run it will copy these apks back to data/app for you before booting the rom.

We are slowly adding support for apps that are provided by the rom devs to make sure that these apps are not copied across to ensure you will always receive the uptodate version included with your rom.

If you feel support for your rom should be included as default please contact us in the thread.

When flashed this zip will do the following:
  1. Install our script and related files to /tmp
  2. Check if the folder is present on the SD card, if not then it will create it.
  3. Backup WiFi APs keys, Bluetooth pairings and Mail accounts (including Inbox)
  4. Copy all apks found in /data/app/
  5. Create Logs on the SD Card.

Wifi, BT and Mail accounts can only be restored using the Settings Restorer.

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Settings Restorer

This script will attempt to restore any files backed up by the backup tool.

These settings are stored by the Android system and are usually lost when flashing a rom. This can be annoying if you have a lot of wifi passwords sotred or a few BT pairings which you dont want to lose.

It is important to note that in the majority of cases these settings will be correctly applied but sometimes for an unknown reason they dont and may cause errors. We are still trying to track these down. If you do encounter them PLEASE post in the thread so we can gather some information from you to aid in this process.

This tool also has limitations when it comes to moving rom base. Please do not attempt to restore these settings as it will more than likely cause errors.

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HTCSetupRemover

The setup remover is a small additional zip that will remove the setup wizards which run at first boot.

Once these wizards have been run they become absolutely useless and as such can be removed safely.

Unfortunately they are tied into several aspects of the system and removing them before the roms first boot can cause some weird errors and FC's


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Creating Your Own List

While the default list should be enough for most users, we have included the ability to define your own custom list for the cleaner to remove.

Creating your own list is as simple as adding files to a text file! This can be done a variety of ways, from an editor on your PC or via an editor on your Phone!

The easiest way to start your own list is to use the one attached to the first post.

Run the folder creator or create the following structure on you sdcard
Code:
/sdcard/ROMCleaner/ROMCleaner_User.txt
As long as this file is present, the cleaner will read from it instead of the default ROMCleaner.txt.

To add to it all you have to do is add the apk file or folder you would like removed during cleaning.

Single apk files should just be listed while folders should be encased in quotes (" ")

Any item with a # in front of it will be ignored by the cleaner.

The cleaner will check BOTH the /system and /data partitions for any apk file named in the list and remove it if it finds it

Examples:

To add files:
Code:
UselessApp.apk
Simple as that

To add folders:
Code:
"/system/app/UselessFolder"
Ignored example:
Here, both the empty folder and UselessApp2 will be deleted while UselessApp1 will be ignored.
Code:
"/system/app/EmptyFolder"
#UselessApp1.apk
UselessApp2.apk
We have also included the ability to batch delete a certain filetype by using the following syntax -
Code:
"/path/to/folder/*.fileextension"
Heres an example from the default list to remove all .png images from the resources folder:
Code:
"/system/customize/resource/*.png"
The default ROMCleaner.txt also includes these instructions to help you start your own list.

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Examples Of Usage


Heres a couple of example flashing procedures for the most common ways of flashing a rom and using the ROMCleaner toolset.

Before doing anything you should first flash the folder creator zip to create the folder structure for you.

Flash'n'Go - Full Wipe - Clean System

So this is your typical flashing procedure for a ROM starting with a full wipe, clean system, and no apps or settings backed up.
  1. SuperWipe
  2. Flash ROM
  3. Flash ROMCleaner
  4. First Boot
  5. Setup Phone
  6. Flash HTCSetupRemover
  7. Use Phone as Normal

ROM Upgrade

Obviously using the 'upgrade' method to install a rom will replace any files you have removed with the cleaner the first time round.

You can use the cleaner again straight after flashing a rom upgrade.

Be warned, using the upgrade method and cleaner will no doubt leave artifacts and residue from the previous install. Most notably within the 'Add Widget' section of Rosie.

The only way to remove these artifacts is to clear data from HTC Sense
Code:
Settings > Applications > All > HTC Sense > Clear Data
WARNING - THIS WILL RESET YOUR HOMESCREEN LAYOUTS

This is not our fault. This is the design by HTC. Please do not complain to us, we hate it too.

We have added the ability to clear this data automatically while flashing to save you this trouble but have # it out by default to avoid all the whining posts blaming us about why peoples homescreens have been reset.

We highly recommend you use a custom list if you are performing upgrades and un# the appropriately marked section found in the default ROMCleaner.txt

This would be your ideal flashing method when using the cleaner on a rom upgrade.
  1. Flash ROM
  2. Flash ROMCleaner using custom list with Sense data cleared
  3. Boot
  4. Setup Phone
  5. Flash HTCSetupRemover
  6. Use Phone as Normal

Patric, craack and I do not officially endorse the use of rom upgrades and as such will not be hold accountable for any problems that arise from them.

With the use of this cleaner script and the backup/install apps option alongside other data backup tools such as Titanium backup (Data only) should negate the need to use the upgrade method.

Full Backup & Restore

This is the daddy. A full on backup of apps, wifi, bt and mail settings, wipe and reinstall of a cleaned rom.

This is usefull when you have been playing around too much and fooked somethig up but dont have a nandroid or just want the feeling of a freshly installed rom but dont want to lose some settings.
  1. Flash Backup Tool
  2. SuperWipe
  3. Flash Rom
  4. Flash Cleaner which will also install apps
  5. First Boot
  6. Setup Phone
  7. Flash HTCSetupRemover
  8. Flash Mods & App Installer
  9. Flash Settings Restoer
  10. Use Phone

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ROMCleaner Logs & Support


To make troubleshooting easier for us we have included a logging feature into the toolset to aid in trouble shooting.

Each script will create its own set of logs which will be stored in /sdcard/ROMCleaner/Logs

If you should run into problems, please attach these logs to your post in the thread to aid us in solving your issue.


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Mods & App Installer
!!! WARNING - ADVANCED USERS ONLY !!!

This tool has so far been successful in our tests and has been taken out of the experimental phase. Please note though the majority of mods we have tried have worked perfectly but some have caused bolops and black screens, usually heavy system apks such as framework-res and com.htc.resources.

For that reason it is for those users that know how to handle mod zips and understand the structure within them and can easily revert any changes made.

This script functions in a simialr way to the backup and installation of apps except it is used for mods which need to be flashed after the phone has had its first boot.

Such mods ,if flashed before the system has booted, have been know to cause errors such as bolops and black screens.

It was built to try and cut down on the recovery navigation of having to select each zip in turn. With this installer you will only need to flash one zip to have all your mods installed at once. It also allows you have finer control over the mods as you are dealing with normal folders and files rather than zips.

To Use

If you have flashed the folder creator you will find a folder within the sdcard/ROMCleaner folder on your SD called SecondBoot which in itself contains common system folders where mods are flashed to.

Take your mod zip, extract and place the files into these folders according to the structure in the zip.

Upon flashing the installer these files will be placed in the correct places and also have the correct permissions set to them.

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Patrics83 spent many months cursing HTCs decision to fill his precious device with crap he didnt want with no way to remove it. After hundreds of letters, emails and even stalking the CEO with no response he finally decided enough is enough and ROMCleaner was born. He spends his time plotting revenge against Sense roms and their bloat in the hope that one day, his message to HTC will get through.

Dude360 one day stumbled across a small post regarding removing crap from his lovely rom. Patric offered him a small taste of how clean a rom could be but it wasnt enough. Dude360 wanted more. He wanted it all, a Sense rom with the size and speed of a AOSP rom. It soon took him over, he began creating monsterous abomaonations which no man should ever flash. Patric decided Dude360 needed a mentor, someone to calm his addiction to cleaning and proceeded to teach him the zen of ROMCleaner.

craack was just a innocent young man when he was abducted by Patric and Dude. They forced days and days of flashing and reflashing roms to get the cleaner working the way they wanted. He tried to resist but the cleaner was too strong and he finally gave in and become one of them. craack now wonders the realm of XDA searching out roms and the unneeded crap they come with to try to fulfill his goal of creating the ULTIMATE CLEANER LIST!
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Hello Incredible S users, do u even use your device?

DHD + Sensation users (and small amount of other devices) downloaded the last version over 2000 times

go ahead and make your inc s even smoother
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Hello Incredible S users, do u even use your device?

DHD + Sensation users (and small amount of other devices) downloaded the last version over 2000 times

go ahead and make your inc s even smoother

I tried this but it removes all HTC widgets. So I had to restore my OS and unisnstalled this app

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I tried this but it removes all HTC widgets. So I had to restore my OS and unisnstalled this app

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It's all up to the user what is being removed or not... Just make your own user list and all is fine. Short explanation for every app or widget is in first post.
Just read some parts of the guide and you will know exactly how to edit your own personal user list.

This is not an app just a script.

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Am i missing something here? The list do not contain the car panel app?
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Am i missing something here? The list do not contain the car panel app?

Hmm, is car panel even in the ROM

Just add the line in your user list...
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Hmm..

What am I doing wrong?

- I edit the ROMCleaner_user.txt -> put it in ROMCleaner folder
- Superwipe
- Flash rom ARHD 1.1.7
- flash ROMcleaner
- Boot, setup, titanium backup
- flash HTCSetupRemover
- Nothing happens...

It doesn´t erase anything.

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Hmm..

What am I doing wrong?

- I edit the ROMCleaner_user.txt -> put it in ROMCleaner folder
- Superwipe
- Flash rom ARHD 1.1.7
- flash ROMcleaner
- Boot, setup, titanium backup
- flash HTCSetupRemover
- Nothing happens...

It doesn´t erase anything.

Thanks!!

You didn't use Notepad++

send me you ROMCleaner_user.txt file

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