. With Proguard configured, run Ant in release mode and your code should be obfuscated on build. Sadly, things like this have killed many projects. We use reverse engineering process to get the source code. Use it at your own risk. So what can you do to better protect yourself? Now what can you do to better protect yourself? All the extracted files will be with in extracts directory within the folder name. It also makes working with an app easier because of the project like file structure and automation of some repetitive tasks like building apk, etc.
Extracting the source from a hybrid Android application The source code of hybrid applications are by far the easiest to extract. It makes possible to debug smali code step by step. This is an alternative description - just in case someone got stuck with the description above. At this stage you get the java source but the. I found the smali files that detect root but I am not sure what I need to change in order to make it work.
Select Apk from your external storage. It appears to me that the answers are off-topic, not the question. It is instead going to return whatever the compiler inlined, with variables given random names, as well as functions given random names. The other Decompiler named Jadx is a tool that decompiles. So, 1st - You have to rename the. Note that this option also provide smallii and other associated files. After decompilation process finished, click on Save button to download the source code.
You may use this website to extract and research assets and the manifest file. Would you like to answer one of these instead? It could be used for localizing, adding some features or support for custom platforms, analyzing applications and much more, but it is not intended for piracy and other non-legal uses. You now have the classes. Other files such as the icon and main. Note that plugins for Eclipse and Intellij are also provided.
There is also a new application on the with which it is possible to decompile an apk system applications too and view the source code right on your smartphone. If you want to uglify your code, I recommend you install since it is pretty much the standard as of now. The phrasing of the question does contain irrelevant life story tidbits and as such may be interpreted as recommend a tool. Comment below if you are facing any problem. Warning This Guide involves a lot of advanced stuff. Download always the latest version: The download of the binaries from any of the previous sources, should be a zip file.
It could take significantly more time to try to decompile and restore it into the code you had, than it will be to start over. You can however, obfuscate your code and make it more difficult for a malicious user to obtain your source code. Download always the latest version: With SourceForge You can download the zip with the binaries of jadx. DexDump DexDump is another app to reverse-engineering Android apps. There are several tools available on the internet like dex2jar, apktool, etc. Open a new command prompt with administrator rights and switch to the bin directory of jadx using the cd command e.
You can freely download the tool here :. You alone are responsible for any consequences that might occur during the process. So is there any way that how to do this? It is an Apk builder. This app runs only in command line mode. First of all go the below link. I say web based because any Java files used by Apache Cordova will have been compiled into class files.