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[SoftKeyZ] HTC One M8 compatibility

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By janis605, Senior Member on 29th March 2014, 04:48 PM
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21st October 2014, 08:53 PM |#31  
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Originally Posted by operator_D

I do but when I pick the keys and then hit save it reboots my device but when it turns back on nothing is changed

Sounds like your device doesn't allow changes to the system. S-Off?

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19th November 2014, 10:25 PM |#32  
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I have a rooted m8 with busybox installed, i cannot get softkeyz to work, do i NEED s-off? i would like to have the lollipop keys
20th November 2014, 02:49 PM |#33  
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20th November 2014, 10:58 PM |#34  
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Just a tip:

If you guys went on customizing your navigational bar right after you activated SoftKeyZ without even saving a backup of your default/stock nav bar, you can never get your default/stock one if you decided to roll back and discard all your customizations. I experienced it myself. I didn't make a backup and when i wanted to roll back by clicking the "X" button, yes, it reverted back the look of the default M8 buttons, BUT way too large..

This hasn't mentioned in this thread, i just wanted to share what i did to fully return to stock without dirty flashing my ROM like the OP keeps on telling you guys. After all, there's only one apk file that SoftKeyZ mess up with. It's the SystemUI.apk.


- Extract from your SystemUI.apk. IIRC, it's located in /system/app or if it isn't there, try in /system/priv-app

- Place the extracted SystemUI.apk on your internal storage/external sd card.

- Copy the extracted SystemUI.apk then paste it on /system/app

- Set proper permissions (i personally use Root Explorer, so it's been automatic for me)

- Finally, reboot your phone, and voila! Profit. No need to reflash/dirty flash your whole ROM.

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22nd November 2014, 12:05 PM |#35  
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Will you be updating this to work on Lollipop 5?
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[QUOTE=janis605;51476402]Hey there,

I am the developer of the app "SoftKeyZ". It allows root users to quickly exchange the softbutton themes.

Original Thread:

Since the new ONE uses software navigation buttons, I would like to add support for the HTC one M8.

Since I don't own one, I need your help!

Please answer this Thread if you have A one (m8 and not the Google Edition) and are rooted with access to modify System files. Also please create a full backup of all system files on your device, we might end up in a bootloop.
Can't get the search button to change on my HTC one m8 Verizon. But everything else works great
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