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By xxMAGICxx, Senior Member on 18th April 2011, 03:13 AM
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How do I flash my bootanimation.zip file through terminal emulator?

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18th April 2011, 03:18 AM |#2  
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Just use root explorer or any other file manager with root rights and copy it. No need to flash.

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18th April 2011, 03:32 AM |#3  
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What of I want to revert? How would I do that through terminal emulator?

18th April 2011, 03:54 AM |#4  
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what rom are you using? Depending on the ROM, you navigate to where it is with a file explorer, rename the stock to whatever, copy the animation .zip that you want to the same folder (renaming it what the stock was, exactly) and you're done.
18th April 2011, 03:55 AM |#5  
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So I download the stock boot animation and put the files into the bootanimation.zip file I already have?

18th April 2011, 08:24 AM |#6  
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I'm assuming you've downloaded a zip file from somewhere. Do not unzip it, just rename it to "bootanimation.zip" and place it in the directory that holds the original bootanimation.zip file. You can always make a backup of the original first.

This may depend on the rom, but usually you can put your new bootanimation.zip file in the /data/local/ directory, and the phone will use that without you having to disturb the original.
18th April 2011, 12:59 PM |#7  
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Originally Posted by jdkoren


This may depend on the rom, but usually you can put your new bootanimation.zip file in the /data/local/ directory, and the phone will use that without you having to disturb the original.

It belongs in System/media, you must delete the original though or you wont get an animation

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30th September 2011, 12:17 AM |#8  
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It belongs in System/media, you must delete the original though or you wont get an animation

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I'm trying to change my boot animation also. I changed the zipped file to bootanimation.zip. How do I access System/media ? When I mount, it just opens the sd drive on my computer.
30th September 2011, 12:44 AM |#9  
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I'm trying to change my boot animation also. I changed the zipped file to bootanimation.zip. How do I access System/media ? When I mount, it just opens the sd drive on my computer.

You need to be rooted and you need to do it with your device with some kind of file manager like root explorer.

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30th September 2011, 01:37 AM |#10  
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Once ur rooted u could just go into recovery and install the zip manually that's usually how I do it or download the bootloader changer app either requires root

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21st February 2012, 05:36 PM |#11  
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wtf, i can't change the bootanimation... whats wrong?

I used the OTA app to chance the bootanimation, nothing...
I've tried to replace the bootanimation in system/media .. nothing still the "S"
Then I copied the bootanimation.zip into date/local ... nothing
I've deleted the bootanimation in system/media ... STILL the S..

Where is the bootanimation?? Ive installed SpeedMod kernel K2-21 ..
With supercore, I had no problems.

Please help

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