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By cstayton, Inactive Recognized Developer on 18th June 2014, 02:18 PM
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S5 Android KoolKit V1.0.1 RC2



Remove Bloatware based on custom text file
Enable init.d support

Apply several performance build.prop performance enhancements


Instructions:
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Extract the zip file to your PC, Make sure your device is connected via USB and that you have the appropriate USB drivers installed.For Bloatware removal look in the "bloat" folder and customize the nobloat.txt file to your needs (it has a set of default apks and odex files to remove you can modifiy this however you like (the files for knox removal are listed but are commented out in order to enable them just remove "#" from the beginning of the line (However, I have not tested the knox removal completely so use caution, i would suggest start by removing only those apks and odex files that exist in the system/priv-app folder and then go from there). init.d support is built into the code itself and needs no editing. the performance tweaks are a set of midrange enhancements for picture and video quality as well as connectivity and battery enhancement (these are hard coded and in the final release I will make them user customizable. More detailed instructions are displayed in the initial readme file displayed when starting up the application.

I recomend installing busybox from the playstore prior to running the tookit some components that are pushed to the device make use of busybox.


Changelog
V1.0.1 RC2
Removes annoying AT&T Startup sound
Fixed busybox install
tested and confirmed Samsung Knox removal works
enabled knox removal by default (comment out lines in nobloat.txt if you want to keep it)
removed some more bloatware
Can now edit the nobloat.txt from within the toolkit
Can now edit build.prop additions from within the toolkit
Can now edit sysctl.conf settings from within the toolkit
cleaned up more code

V1.0.1 RC1
Added CSC customizations (enable remove default bookmarks) Thanks to [email protected]
Added remote application install
Added busybox install
Cleaned up some more code
Fixed system read/write access
Fixed missing edits in nobloat.txt
Fixed custom bootanimation
Added initial README
Converted build.prop edits to user customizable state
Added proper device detection (displayed under title in application)
Added checks for customizations and allow for updates if already applied

V1.0.0 Beta
init.d support
performance enhancements
bloatware removal
reboot options (reboot, recovery, download)
device model detected on startup
Much more to come as I get a chance.

Bugs
odex file names missing from nobloat.txt defaults - (fixed in beta 1.0.0.1)
custom bootanimation - (fixed in beta 1.0.0.1)
system read/write access ocasionally fails - (fixed in beta 1.0.0.1
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AT&T Startup sound still active with custom bootanimation (Fixed in RC2)
busybox install fails (Fixed in RC2)




Attached to this post is an excel spreadsheet that shows all of the apps that are safe to disable/delete not all of these are included by default in the nobloat.txt, the file also includes all of the custom USSD Codes and the codes verified to work on our device.

Thanks
@pcidiot for the csc edits for default bookmarks
Google (For Android of course)
Samsung (For the Galaxy S5)
AT&T (For putting us thru a living H$!! for the last two months)
And mostly thanks @geohot for providing us with root, because lets face it without root This app would be meaningless!
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File Type: xlsx Safe_To_Remove_apks.xlsx - [Click for QR Code] (20.6 KB, 1929 views)
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18th June 2014, 02:47 PM |#2  
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Upcoming changes
This is a short list of the upcoming changes to KoolKit

Minor re-write to allow users more control over build.prop edits
fixed custom bootanimation issues
fixed system RW issues
some small changes to hopefully make this Android Version independent (work for any Device any OS Ver. )


!!!DO NOT ENABLE KNOX REMOVAL IN V1.0.1 RC1 IT WILL SOFT BRICK YOUR DEVICE!!!

!!!PLEASE WAIT FOR RC2 TO BE RELEASED BEFORE USING KNOX REMOVAL!!!

Removes annoying AT&T Startup sound
Fixed busybox install
tested and confirmed Samsung Knox removal works
enabled knox removal by default (comment out lines in nobloat.txt if you want to keep it)
removed some more bloatware
Can now edit the nobloat.txt from within the toolkit
Can now edit build.prop additions from within the toolkit
cleaned up more code

I ran this through on a clean install of the stock firmware after updating to and3 and rooting with towelroot and had no issues whatsoever.

More as i think of them
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one more just in case
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Think this is okay for the At&t Active s5? Thanks
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Think this is okay for the At&t Active s5? Thanks

Should work just fine on the S5 Active since the base hardware is identical, make sure to apply the patch from the attachments as well so that you can enable custom bootanimations.
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The zip file doesn't contain a Bloat folder, only a .exe and a bin folder with bootanimatoin file with no extension.

EDIT: Figured it out. the Tool is a download in the OP, the patch is what is attached along with the XLSX. Sorry, missed the link in the post.
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Originally Posted by michaelpule

The zip file doesn't contain a Bloat folder, only a .exe and a bin folder with bootanimatoin file with no extension.

EDIT: Figured it out. the Tool is a download in the OP, the patch is what is attached along with the XLSX. Sorry, missed the link in the post.

that's the patch file download the main toolkit first (the link is right above the note about the patch)
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Originally Posted by michaelpule

The zip file doesn't contain a Bloat folder, only a .exe and a bin folder with bootanimatoin file with no extension.

EDIT: Figured it out. the Tool is a download in the OP, the patch is what is attached along with the XLSX. Sorry, missed the link in the post.

remember this is a beta so i may be throwing patches at it frequently so check back once in a while
18th June 2014, 07:19 PM |#9  
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This look super kool tool kit Sir.....I managed to installed Safestrap ... I'm away from my Laptop ATM so I've to wait till I can goes to recovery or not just incase....but at least is good start.



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Oh shnit, did he say Safestrap!? That's a move in the right direction. Hope it's working for ya man!

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Originally Posted by ted77usa

This look super kool tool kit Sir.....I managed to installed Safestrap ... I'm away from my Laptop ATM so I've to wait till I can goes to recovery or not just incase....but at least is good start.



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well if we get safestrap recovery I have a ROM just waiting to be posted
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