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An "odexed" app is an Android application that has the compiled byte-code (dex) for the classes bundled with it.

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What is the difference between odexed and deodexed ROMs?

What is the difference between odexed and deodexed ROMs? Which is the standard (stock) ROMs that ship use?
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Is deleting /system/bin/dex2oat file safe?

I was looking into a couple of Android tombstones files of an old Samsung phone running Marshmallow. Found a crash in every single one with the same culprit, dex2oat. From my limited understanding it ...
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When extactly does the hangouts_video_call.ogg extracted from hangout.apk?

Two ringtones are extracted from Hangout.apk to /storage/ringtones folder during some system setup phase. To analyze that, I manually deleted the ringtone files from my_files >> Ringtone. Now, no ...
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How to re-run the "app optimization" process after upgrading to a higher version of Android?

After each OTA Android upgrade, I get a message saying "Optimizing app x of xxx" that takes a while. The last time I upgraded, the battery ran out during the optimization process (not during the ...
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