How To Install Apktool In Termux
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If you are using Android then you have to follow some steps to install APK tool in termux. APK tool is used for reverse engineering or compiling or decompiling any APK file.
You can also make Android application through the termux using APK tool .
Requirements : An Android device with Termux installed.
Basic knowledge of working with a terminal.
What is Termux?
Termux is a free and open-source Android app that provides a full Linux terminal emulator environment on your smartphone or tablet. It allows you to run a wide range of Linux commands, access your device’s file system, and install various packages and tools. Termux essentially turns your Android device into a portable advance linux based platform.
Steps To Install Apktool In Termux :
Step 1: Install Termux from f droid
Don’t use Play Store to install termux because the update of termux discontinued in Play Store. It will install old version of termux
Step 2: Update Termux Packages
If you are using termuc for the first time then you have to follow some basic command to update and upgrade some packages in Termux. bashCopy code
pkg update && apt upgrade -y
Step 3: Install APKTool in Termux
Now you can’t install APK tool directly in termux you need to install some tools to install APK tool in termux and it will install without any error and in just second.
- pkg install git
- git clone https://github.com/h4ck3r0/Apktool-termux
- cd Apktool-termux
- bash setup.sh
- bash apktool.sh
Step 4: Verify APKTool Installation
To verify that APKTool has been installed successfully, you can use the following command to check its version
- apktool –version
If the installation was successful, you will see the version number displayed on the screen.
Step 5: Some Basics Usage
After installing APKtool in the termux , you can use many command like to decompile APK or to recompile the APKTo decompile an APK, use the following command
- apktool d your_app.apk
This command will decompile the APK and create a new folder with the app’s contents.
To recompile the decompiled APK back into a working APK, use:
- apktool b your_app_folder
Remember that modifying apps without the necessary permissions may violate the app’s terms of service or even local laws. Always ensure you have the right to modify the app and respect the developer’s efforts and intentions.
Framework Files (Optional)
Some APKs may rely on custom framework files. To decode and build these APKs successfully, you need to specify the framework files using the
-f option when running Apktool.
apktool if framework-res.apk
To view the available commands and options along with their descriptions, use the following command:
These are some of the basic commands for working with Apktool. Keep in mind that Apktool is a versatile tool with many features, so you may need to explore its documentation and online resources for more advanced usage and troubleshooting. Additionally, always respect the legal and ethical guidelines when using Apktool for modifying APKs.
In this blog, we walked you through the process of installing APKTool in Termux, without any error and now you can use apktool in termux freely and you can also use all the features of apktool. Make sure the knowledge about apktool command because some command wipe your storage.