One of the best things about owning an Android device is that you can install custom ROMS on your device for any apps that you need. There’s of course the chance that you’ll want to still have access to all your custom ROMS if something were to happen.

One of the things that you can do is create a single, flash zip file where you can have all your apps and data together in one place. To do that, all you have to do is use ZIPme, which will solve all the problems that you have.

What is ZIPme?

ZIPme is a tool that you can use to create a flashable backup, which is memory that is nonvolatile and ideal for file transfer and storage transfer in device. You can use it for anything, such as accounts, fonts, or a ROM. ZIPme is available on the app store for a safe and easy download on your Android device. Here’s how you use it.

Using ZIPme to Create a Flashable Zip

create the zip

1. Before you create the zip you’ll have to add files or apps to it. In the bottom right corner of the screen is a plus (+) sign. A menu will appear.

flashable zip

2. On the menu, select whatever you want to put in your flashable zip. You can select apps, data, a system, file, or folder.

3. Tap all of the things that you want in the zip at the same time so you don’t have to go back and do it multiple times. What you selected will be highlighted, and that’s how you’ll know that you’ve selected it.

select “done”

4. In the upper right corner of the screen, select “done” and a menu will appear.

5. On the menu, you’ll have to check what aspect of the data that you selected do you want to include in the zip. For example, if you’re selecting an app, you’ll have to select if you want the app only, data only, or the data and the app included in the zip.

6. Once you do that, you’ll see it populated on the home page of the app.

7. At the bottom of the screen, select the “Create” button when you’ve selected everything that you want. A box will appear in the middle of the screen.

Directory

8. In that box, select where you want it to be saved on your device by tapping the three horizontal dots to the right of the box underneath the “Directory” header. You can navigate through your file folders and choose. Make sure you remember where you put it.

9. Then, beneath that, name the file whatever you’d like. You can elect to keep the file name they’ve given it, but make sure you can recognize what it is in your device.

10. Select OK in the bottom corner of the box.

Now, you’ll have the flashable zip that you want on your device. The app is still in beta, but it works pretty good and has a pretty high rating. If you have trouble with it, restart the app and you should be fine.