Can you install new boot animation without rooting on the Thunderbolt?Tips


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  1. WA_Bob

    WA_Bob VIP Member VIP Member

    Time to ask a "Newbie" question and pull back the veil of my ignorance a bit more........

    I've read of and seen allot of cool boot animations that rooted users can install and I've never been too fond of the "Thunder Bolt" animation that I sit through when I boot up. I'm just not adventurous enough with my TB and the Android OS to try and root my phone yet. My question is, are there any ways to change the boot animation without rooting or am I SOL until I want to take that leap and root?

    Enquiring minds want to know! :confused:

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  2. slimjoe

    slimjoe Well-Known Member

    I haven't tried but if it's anything like on the Droid 1, you need SU rights to access the proper directories to save the new animation in.
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  3. ardchoille

    ardchoille Well-Known Member

    The same goes for the Samsung Vibrant and htc Evo 4G. I think this is an Android limitation.
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