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AROMA-Based Toolkit for the Samsung Infuse 4G
With numerous tool kits available for a plethora of HTC devices, some Samsung users may feel a little left out. Toolkits are often an integral part of a new user’s experience because they provide easy access to otherwise complex development work.
Samsung Infuse 4G users now have such a toolkit thanks to XDA Recognized Contributor Zen Arcade. The toolkit is unique as it doesn’t run on the PC or while the phone is physically booted, but rather in recovery using the popular AROMA installer. It can flash ROMs and kernels, wipe your device in preparation for a flash, perform backups, and much more. As Zen Arcade explains:
My goal with this project was to see what could be done with the Aroma Installer without relying on the traditional ROM installer capability provided by recovery mode. The result is this “Swiss Army Knife” of capabilities called the Infuse Toolkit.
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