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Root apk Question

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jxnrxy, May 14, 2010.

  1. jxnrxy

    jxnrxy Well-Known Member
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    ok so i wanted to edit some .png files in an app so i unzipped it, edited the png files and now i'm stuck. How do i convert everything back to an apk?

    i'm using a mac

    this may be a noob question but i'm trying to teach myself a lot of this, sorry:D
     

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  2. andrizoid

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    select alll the files in the folder, ctrl+click and choose compress. that will make it a zip ziple. resign it, and then rename to .apk.
     
  3. jxnrxy

    jxnrxy Well-Known Member
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    how do i resign it? that's where i'm getting stuck i guess...:/
     
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  5. jxnrxy

    jxnrxy Well-Known Member
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    when i go to install it i get an error:

    Parse error: there is a problem parsing the package
     
  6. jxnrxy

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    thanks for all your help so far
     
  7. jxnrxy

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    nm got it figured out

    i zip zipled it then changed it to .apk and then resigned it instead of

    zip zippling it then signing then changing to .apk

    if you catch my drift haha thanks andrizoid!
     
  8. andrizoid

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    no problem.
    sometimes its easier to rename it to apk with root explorer on your phone
     

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