Google Ears Widget (closed, market app)General


  1. K Rize

    K Rize Well-Known Member

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    Google Ears Music Widget:

    http://db.tt/5a12S9rK

    1. Download Google_Ears.zip (not flashable)
    2. Move .zip to sdcard (skip this step if downloading to phone)
    3. Use Root Explorer, ES or any other Root file Browser to unzip folder
    4. Move GoolgeEars.apk to system/app and fix permissions to (rw-r--r--)
    5. Move libvorbisencoder.so to system/lib and fix permissions to (rw-r--r--)
    6. Reboot & Enjoy

    To Remove Google Ears:
    1. Delete GoogleEars.apk from system/app
    2. Delete libvorbisencoder.so from system/lib
    3. Reboot

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  2. db2

    db2 Well-Known Member

    I did this about the end of last week, but didn't use the libvorbisencoder.so library, still worked. Do you know what advantage there is to vorbis encoding, or if GoogleEars.apk definitely uses it?
  3. K Rize

    K Rize Well-Known Member

    yeah it uses the lib, i tried Ears from a gapps package and it wouldn't start up, kept forcing close until i used it.
    after it worked for about a week i updated the apk, and left the .lib
    still haven't had any problems, or feed back
    but yes the lib was needed for the first in stall.
    i have not tested the update without the lib file as of yet

    if it works for you without the lib, that great
  4. dibblebill

    dibblebill Well-Known Member

    I actually got this widget straight through the App Store... Not sure how, but it seems to be related to the fact I had to download an update for it on my modified Acer tablet. Sometimes, the widget just never seems to fail OR succeed, though, simply cycling through the busy indicator.
  5. db2

    db2 Well-Known Member

    it worked for me, try installing it to /system/app like in the OP.
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  6. dibblebill

    dibblebill Well-Known Member

    I'll give it a shot. It does succeed at times, but its mostly just inconsistent.

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