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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by acidbath5546, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. acidbath5546

    acidbath5546 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Hey all, just thought this would help out any noobs or inexperienced users that want to change their Incredible's Splash Screen and boot animation.
    I take no credit for developing any of this, just wrote up a little guide for noobs.
    All credit goes to App developers of Boot animation changer lite, touchpro247 for his xda thread.

    Go Here :

    How to includes how to:
    Add your own splash screen.
    Add custom boot animations and sounds.
    Links to some cool apps and animations and splash screens.

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  2. jasperwill

    jasperwill Android Enthusiast

    what is the difference between a splash screen and a boot animation?
    i have changed my boot animation already...
    is the splash screen the white screen that says something like "HTC... " right before the boot animation?
  3. andreezy

    andreezy Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the how to.. however I have to ask... how to change the splash screen to an image I want? Now that would be a great how to...
  4. ruggerxpunk

    ruggerxpunk Member

  5. acidbath5546

    acidbath5546 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    You're right...Luckily for us that has already been done!
    Added link to article for HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN CUSTOM SPLASH SCREEN.
    Thanks for pointing that out...can't believe I forgot that...lol
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  6. JC2

    JC2 Newbie

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  7. andreezy

    andreezy Well-Known Member

    Youse guys Rock!
  8. Dex

    Dex Android Enthusiast

    I still cannot get my boot animation to change.

    I have pushed to both /data/local and /system/customize/resource. I have tried both VZW_bootanimation.zip and bootanimation.zip. I have tried several methods. I have tried using mounting data and/or system and pushing it. I have tried the mount -a method and neither has worked.

    I now have a splash screen that I like, but I just can't seem to get the boot animation to change at all. =(

    I am running Adrynalyne's Third Wave ROM.
  9. Thanks a lot I really needed it !
  10. syrguy1969

    syrguy1969 Well-Known Member

    Great link, but did I miss it or are there instructions on creating your own boot animation somewhere?
  11. acidbath5546

    acidbath5546 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I don't see how its not working for u...hmmmm...try asking whomever created ur boot animation ur trying to push...or adrynlne maybe its ROM related...although I doubt that.
  12. acidbath5546

    acidbath5546 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Haven't had time to write one up....and xda wiki is still reformatting and what not...so k can't find link to one....let me know if u find one :)
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  13. syrguy1969

    syrguy1969 Well-Known Member

    Can do....thanks for the reply!!
    (haven't found one yet) :D
  14. acidbath5546

    acidbath5546 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Nevermind...I added a write up on HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN CUSTOM BOOT ANIMATION in the article :)
  15. contagous

    contagous Android Expert

    Thanks for that, I'll give it another whirl :0, where can i get a stock bootani, as the new VZW one is setup totally different to how you explain.

  16. acidbath5546

    acidbath5546 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I don't have it on my 4shared anymore...I know its on XDA ..chk there..

  17. JC2

    JC2 Newbie

    I believe Adrynalyne moved the bootanimation.zip file to /system/media

    That's where it's located on his "One rom to rule them all"

    Try pushing your new one there.
  18. contagous

    contagous Android Expert

    Finally got this working thanks, my images was being saved as indexed, as my computer was setup to print out quality from my designing, forgot all about it.

    So quick note for everyone trying this, make sure you images (.png's) are saved in RGB mode :)
  19. Jakaro

    Jakaro Android Enthusiast

    Ho about a how to apply themes? im new to android. just getting the hang of this stuff.
  20. Two_cents

    Two_cents Well-Known Member

    it moved again... my advice to you is to use rootexplorer to find it... its under /system/media now... and the name has changed back to android_audo and Bootanimation... no more VZW_bootanimation and VZW_Droid.mp3 it took me a minute to find it again too
  21. acidbath5546

    acidbath5546 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Glad ya got it working ...it is always something simple isn't it? I do that a lot...lol

  22. stoney1

    stoney1 Lurker

  23. andreezy

    andreezy Well-Known Member

  24. acidbath5546

    acidbath5546 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Lol...yeah I was gonna tell ya that but ya beat me to it...lol
  25. SirKronan

    SirKronan Android Expert

    The instructions say:

    "Type in the following command: nbimg -F splash1.bmp -w 480 -h 800"

    Do we need to change it to 480 by 854 for the Droid X, as well as the original image size?

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