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Many of my apps have annoying permissions and broadcast receivers i.e. internet access when it doesn't need it or loading during boot time or when my wifi is enabled.
I use Gemini App Manager to tweak broadcast receiver settings but I was thinking I could do the same thing editing the AndroidManifest.xml instead this would save me time in case I had to reinstall the apps again or install to another handset.
The file itself looks relatively easy but tedious to edit in notepad I would much prefer a Windows based GUI tool to parse the lines into something readable.

Does such a tool exist??

Richard S.

Edited by redhawkuk, 18 April 2012 - 11:49 AM.

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Many of my apps have annoying permissions and broadcast receivers i.e. internet access when it doesn't need it or loading during boot time or when my wifi is enabled.
I use Gemini App Manager to tweak broadcast receiver settings but I was thinking I could do the same thing editing the AndroidManifest.xml instead this would save me time in case I had to reinstall the apps again or install to another handset.
The file itself looks relatively easy but tedious to edit in notepad I would much prefer a Windows based GUI tool to parse the lines into something readable.

Does such a tool exist??

Richard S.



i use apktool to decompile my apps to readable format, i dont know if there is a gui for it but i just use it via command prompt and then edit files in notepad
you might need to add META-INF folder to the newly compiled apk when done editing, other than that, works ok for me

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I found a useful tool (Microsoft - XML Notepad 2007) although it's really just an XML editor but still useful for safely editing and deleting settings.
Now I need a smali debugging tool to show the call structures between functions although I somehow doubt that would ever happen. ;)

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Edited by redhawkuk, 19 April 2012 - 01:56 PM.

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I found a useful tool (Microsoft - XML Notepad 2007) although it's really just an XML editor but still useful for safely editing and deleting settings.
Now I need a smali debugging tool to show the call structures between functions although I somehow doubt that would ever happen. ;)

Richard S.


well i really dont know about smali debugger but i just decompile/edit/compie/push and if it doesnt work >>edit/compile/push etc etc p; i also prefer notepad :D

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