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AIO Captivate Toolbox: Everything in One Place, Great Tool for both Beginners and Advanced Users
This is a perfect example of a program that just works and does its job. This desktop program made by XDA member bay_wolf gathers all basic utilities and puts them in one place, including all steps from root to installing custom ROMs. So, if you’re a beginner Samsung Captivate user and would like to get more out of your phone, simply download this tool and follow every step. You can also sideload apps from this program. You don’t have to use more than 6 programs to do all of this – everything is now available in one place.
Originally posted by bay_wolf
Most of the instructions are given to you by the program and are not needed to be written out here. If you find any part confusing, please comment in this thread and I’ll try to implement it in the next release and I’ll tell you what it means as a temporary solution.
More information and the program itself can be found in the AIO Captivate Toolbox thread.
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