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ZIP is a file compression format. A .zip file may contain one or more files or folders that may have been compressed.

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How to quickly extract archives on android?

After spending a few hours on annoying file management apps and the various archival apps. I can't find a quick way to do this. Most of these are built like users are supposed to use them for the PC. ...
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Has android inbuilt support for zip files?

Please try to understand this question carefully before marking this as duplicate. Do the Android OS has inbuilt support for .zip and .rar files ? I am not asking about any third-party software, ...
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Does LineageOS provide “Zip Signature Verification”

TWRP provides an option on boot for "Zip signature verification". Is that option part of Android ROM packaging and would LineageOS support it? For me, that option does Checking for Digest file... ...
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Working with Security Metadata in APK file

According to this Blog post, Google has added a Security Metadata on top of an APK to verify that it was originally distributed by Google Play. More specifically it adds APK Signing Block to the APK ...
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Changing App Installer to Flashable Installer?

Hello There Everyone!, To clarify the title... Is there a way to change, modify, convert, etc... an App Installer (.apk) to a Flashable Installer (.zip). I'm not referring to just creating a zip ...
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Problems installing Lineage on Moto G5 w TWRP

TWRP is fine. I have lineage-15.1-20180415-UNOFFICIAL-cedric.zip in the Downloads folder on the 'phone. On attempting to flash this, TWRP fails with: "Updater process ended with ERROR: 255". Advice ...
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How to get adb access to recovery mode

My phone is stuck in boot loop, but I rooted it before. I want to get adb access to push some files which I deleted causing the loop. I tried Power + Volume up. But I can't grant adb access there. I ...
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How to extract ZIP files on SD card via MTP from Linux?

I need to copy 200,000 files from my computer running Debian to the SD card on my Moto E running Lollipop. I have installed mtp-tools and can mount the SD card in Thunar via MTP. I attempted to copy ...
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Can I make a flashable ZIP containing one or more APKs

Is it possible to make a ZIP that can be flashed onto a device to add a bundle of applications (.apk files) to the /system/app directory such that it can be flashed after the OS (e.g. CyanogenMod) in ...
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To move data like videos media picture etc from internal memory of Lyf wind. 1 to external 32 GB SD card.?

I bought a new Lyf ls-5010 on 15 Aug 2016 . in it all setting of picture camera browser are set to internal 4gb it shows no space while capture photo or download something. No I inserted a 32 GB ...
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On android, how can I unzip more than one zip files at once?

In PC you can choose more than one separate zip files and extract to "zipname" folder all by selecting at once, how can I do the same in Android. I've tried ES file explorer, Z Archiver etc but they ...
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How can I install flashable zips in Android-x86

I have recently started running Android-x86 version 6.0-RC1 on my iMac, and I am considering making it on of my several daily drivers. There is one major issue however that is casting some doubt: I ...
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A way to automate the creation of flashable ZIPs

So, my question is: is there a way to automate the creation of flashable ZIP archives, in order to avoid having to write the updater-script and update-binary by myself each and every time I want a ZIP ...
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Delete system app using zip file

I have rooted my Huawei P8-Lite ALE-L21 with superuser.zip. After successful root I tried to change superuser app. So, I have installed KingoUser.apk and after that I have clicked on superSu app -> ...
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Unable to flash zip made by ZIPme app

Device details: YU Yuphoria Android 6.0 Marshmallow (AOSP custom firmware) Root Access: Not yet Bootloader: Unlocked Recovery: TWRP v2.8.7.0 I made a flashable zip of my apps along with their ...
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Root SGS3 with stock recovery

I'm going to stay on topic and make the long story short. My phone (International Galaxy S3) has its USB port broken and can't replace it because I messed it up when I was on it. Since then I use an ...
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Adding Stock image as secondary rom in multirom?

I have a nexus 5, and root. I also use multirom application. I want to create a secondary rom from stock. However I cannot flash factory images hence need to make flashable zip out of it. How do I do ...
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Is it possible to install packages in a zip file without recovery?

I have downloaded "Google Apps" for my device (using CyanogenMod) from this link: Google Apps for CyanogenMod It is a zip file which includes some folders and files: Archive: gapps-kk-20140606-...
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Unzipping without an app?

This is a somewhat old phone running Android 2.3.6. My phone is not an English phone, so the below may not be exactly what an English phone would say. I've downloaded a zip file to my phone that I ...
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zip file signature verification?

In the custom recovery TWRP, what does the option "zip file signature verification" do? How do I know if it should be checked when installing something?
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Installing SuperSU — I found a binary problem

Hi I am following Android Central's guide to root my HTC One Mini. I got to this part: After installing the Custom Recovery, Your phone is now ready to get root access! Step 1: Connect your ...
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Zipalign Issue with -f Flag

I'm attempting to sift through a folder of .apks, and zipalign them I have the latest ADT My command lies in a bash script, that loops through the folder and my zipalign command is: zipalign -f 4 ...
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Why custom roms are .zip filed than made as .ftf

I am asking about Sony Xperia devices and I dont know this suites other brands or not. The custom roms provided by the ROM cooks were .zip files where we need to flash the kernel and then the rom zip ...
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updater-script for flashing raw partition image

I created the image with the following commands dd if=/dev/block/mmcblk0p1 of=/mnt/sdcard/modem.img dd if=/dev/block/mmcblk0p5 of=/mnt/sdcard/aboot.img Now I want to create a flashable zip to flash ...
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Cannot find unzipped files from WinZip Android app

I have installed WinZip for Android and unzipped a file. However, I cannot find the extracted files anywhere on my SD card. I always have to open the WinZip app and go to the last zip option to view ...
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SD card full bricks Android 2.2: In fsckdelay end. Kill dosfsck, ret=-1

I downloaded this 80 MB ZIP file containing 27000 files to my SD card and unzipped it using this code. A no space left error occurred before all files could be extracted. I couldn't remove the ...
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What does 'extract exception, please check files' mean?

I've been trying to open a .zip file on my Android device, and whenever I try it tells me the same thing over and over again: Extract exception, please check files What does this mean? I went ...
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Can Android extract zip files?

Can Android extract zip files? If so, could you please explain the process of downloading and extracting a zip file?
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Download Zip file attached on gmail

I recieved an email with a zip file. But I'm not able to download even having some installed apps that can open zip files. Is there any way to enable the zip file download? I'm trying to do this on ...
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How to uncompress a password protected zip file?

I have a password protected zip file, but ASTRO does not let me enter a password. What should I do?
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How can I zip a folder into a zip file in Android to send over the Internet?

I have root, and I tried running the zip command from shell, but zip is not found. I think Android doesn't come with zip. How can I install zip on Android?