How to silence the start-up sound?General

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  1. GalaxyS2Kent

    GalaxyS2Kent Well-Known Member

    Is there a way on the Samsung Galaxy S4 to silence the sound that plays when I power on the phone? I've tried turning the volume way down, but it only affects the ringtones, etc.


  2. Rukbat

    Rukbat Well-Known Member

    You'd have to root the phone, then replace the startup sound file with one that has no sound. (Something like a file of 1 second of silence.)
  3. gbsa

    gbsa Well-Known Member

    I'm not rooted and I use the app silent boot in conjunction with smart volume free. You have to put the system volume on zero with smart volume then enable the silent boot. No sound on boot up, a rainbow light show but no sound.
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  4. sreum

    sreum Well-Known Member

    Before restarting the phone have the ringer set to silent.
  5. lotus49

    lotus49 Well-Known Member

    Plug the earphones in.
  6. Mr. Lucky

    Mr. Lucky Well-Known Member Contributor

    Startup Manager will do what you want, and no root required.
    shmn likes this.
  7. GalaxyS2Kent

    GalaxyS2Kent Well-Known Member

    Thanks everyone. I have now installed the app Silent Boot as suggested by GBSA. It works like a charm.
  8. gbsa

    gbsa Well-Known Member

    Now if we could just do something about the rainbow light show without having to root the phone. It hurts my eyes.

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