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[MOD] Webtop Via HDMI Without a Dock

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29th September 2011, 04:10 AM   |  #1  
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I have enough confirmations that I can now confirm this is working, and have made a flashable zip install method for those less technical of us.

What this mod does:
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It removes the device ID string check from PortalApp, and enables the webtop option in DockService. Replacing these two apk files effectively allows the webtop to launch without proprietary hardware.

What this means to you:
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Webtop mode over any HDMI without an expensive dock.

Installation:

Method 1: Flashable ZIP
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Flash THIS zip.

Method 2: ADB install
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Download the package here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/atta...5&d=1317262181
First Get the files to the device and remount /system as rw:

Code:
adb push DockService.apk /mnt/sdcard/
adb push PortalApp.apk /mnt/sdcard/
adb shell
su
mount -o remount,rw -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock3 /system
Backup the original files:
Code:
mv /system/app/DockService.odex /system/app/DockService.odex.bak
mv /system/app/PortalApp.odex /system/app/PortalApp.odex.bak
cp /system/app/DockService.apk /system/app/DockService.apk.bak
cp /system/app/PortalApp.apk /system/app/PortalApp.apk.bak
Copy the modded files over fix permissions and reboot:
Code:
cp /mnt/sdcard/DockService.apk /system/app
cp /mnt/sdcard/PortalApp.apk /system/app
chmod 644 /system/app/DockService.apk
chmod 644 /system/app/PortalApp.apk
reboot

Thanks to:
TopazAaron - For catching a typo in my install script.


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Attached Files
File Type: rar BionicWebtop.rar - [Click for QR Code] (974.9 KB, 2222 views)
File Type: zip WebtopMod-bionic.zip - [Click for QR Code] (1.11 MB, 8374 views)
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I did this.

waiting for my bro to let me use the hdmi cable.

btw i couldnt get system to mount with tho command.
mount -o rw,remount /system
i had to use
mount -o remount,rw -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock3 /system
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29th September 2011, 04:58 AM   |  #5  
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Thanks Fenny for answering my call, it worked like a charm
29th September 2011, 05:06 AM   |  #6  
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Make a flashable zip now

Also, don't try to do this with root explorer. You'll get force closes without "Portal.apk"
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29th September 2011, 05:39 AM   |  #7  
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Awesome, bookmarked for when I update my buddies phone tomorrow! You guys are on the ball!
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Works great! I noticed when dialing a number from the mobile view on the webtop it goes to a blank screen after every number dialed.
29th September 2011, 05:50 AM   |  #9  
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Works Great.

Camera doesn't work. I didn't try the dialer.
29th September 2011, 06:45 AM   |  #10  
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Works great! Thanks buddy

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