What is difference between Odexed and Deodexed?

Edit: Since I just realized that I was not very explicit about the difference here – an “odexed” ROM is one where the apps have been precompiled, and thus contain associated . odex files which are external to the . apk files. A “deodexed” ROM is one where data that would be optimized in the .

What is the meaning of Deodexed?

A deodexed or . dex file contains the cache used by this virtual machine (referred to as Dalvik-cache) for a program, and it is stored inside the APK. An . odex file, on the other hand, is an optimized version of this same . dex file that is stored next to the APK as opposed to inside it.

How do I know if my ROM is Deodexed?

If your ROM is Odexed you can see the*. apkand*. odex*file in the app directory. If your ROM is Deodexed you will not see any*.

What is Android Deodex?

Deodexing is basically repackaging of these APKs in a certain way, such that they are reassembled into classes. dex files. In summary, Deodexed ROMs (or APKs) have all their application packages put back together in one place, allowing for easy modification such as theming.

What is odex patcher?

odex file is an Optimized . dex file (hence the ‘o’), meaning that it has been optimized for a specific platform. This means that when an app is launched, the system will use the odex file, not the original dex file inside the apk. Thus, we can directly modify the odex file to patch the app, without re-installation.

How do I know if my ROM is odex or Deodex?

look in the folder /system/app if you see any files that say . odex and . apk then you are still odexed. if you only see files that say .

How do I modify a stock ROM?

Enter in Recovery Mode(for Samsung device hold power+volume up+home). Swipe slider to allow modification on system partition. Tap on install and find zip file from SuperSU flashable zip and swipe slider to install zip. Wait to installation complete and reboot phone (your phone can reboot some times to complete.

How do I Deodex my Samsung ROM?

custom ROMs or APKs are always deodexed to ensure integrity….

  1. open zip given as archive. (use 7. zip but DO NOT EXTRACT.)
  2. go to system/app folder & paste here all your deodexed apk’s.
  3. same for for system/framework to paste framework files.
  4. done, paste it in your SD-Card & flash through CWM.

What is meant by Odex?

Stock Android implements an odex file structure, with odex meaning “optimized” dalvik executable file. As your likely aware, Android apps on your device are packaged as . apk files. That all being said, what this means is that for pretty much all of your apks there is a corresponding odex file.

What is odex patcher in APK Editor Pro?

Can I modify Android OS?

Customization. Now that you have Android up and running, you can start to customize it and make your own specialist ROM. This is actually where things get hard. You are about to tinker with a guts of the Android operating system and the problem is that Android is huge.

How do I get META INF folder from stock ROM?

META-INF can be found in a flashable zip by extracting the whole zip and you’ll see the META-INF. If you’re trying to port a ROM and the guide you’re following mentions META-INF then that guide is probably for porting preexisting custom ROMs and not for porting a stock ROM.