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[MOD] Windy Weather Live Wallpaper w/ No Watermark

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4th September 2012, 06:40 AM   |  #1  
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I liked the Windy Weather live wallpaper that came with the GSIII, but I didn't like the ever so noticeable watermark that is on it. I've also seen requests for versions without the watermark so, I took it out back and beat it senseless until it was gone. See the screenshots below for a preview. (I will add more screenshots later)


READ BEFORE INSTALLING
- I recommend making a back-up of the original WeatherWall.apk at /system/app BEFORE installing this.
- This only removes the AccuWeather watermark. The name of your current city will still be visible.
- This live wallpaper was pulled from a Verizon Samsung Galaxy S III. Although it should, I have not tested if this will work on other versions of the Galaxy S III. I don't think it will work on other phones (because of screen size issues), but it may!
- You must have root in order to install this.
- Install at YOUR OWN risk. While highly unlikely, I take no responsibility if this damages your phone in any way.


Installation:

Manually:
1. Download the WeatherWall.apk provided and put it on your SD card
2. Open up your favorite file manager application on your phone that has system read and write capability. I prefer Root Explorer
3. Navigate to wherever you placed the downloaded .apk and move it to "system/app" overwriting the unmodified "WeatherWall.apk"
4. Restart your phone and enjoy!

NEW! Flashable: (Easier!)
1. Download the WindyWeather-NoWM.zip provided and put it on your SD card
2. Re/boot to recovery and flash the .zip file
3. Restart your phone and enjoy!

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Last edited by Waffle265; 12th September 2012 at 04:45 PM. Reason: Added flashable zip + screenshots.
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4th September 2012, 04:52 PM   |  #2  
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nice!
5th September 2012, 11:42 PM   |  #3  
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Thanks for this! Just waiting for the flashable version.
6th September 2012, 01:56 AM   |  #4  
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Thanks for this! Just waiting for the flashable version.

I'm working on it. It's giving me some problems but hopefully I'll sort them out soon.
6th September 2012, 05:07 AM   |  #5  
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Foes this works on AOSP

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6th September 2012, 06:49 AM   |  #6  
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I'm working on it. It's giving me some problems but hopefully I'll sort them out soon.

Cool thanks for your hard work man
6th September 2012, 04:32 PM   |  #7  
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Originally Posted by Old MuckenMire

Thanks for this! Just waiting for the flashable version.

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Originally Posted by Waffle265

I'm working on it. It's giving me some problems but hopefully I'll sort them out soon.

I can throw one together for you real quick bro....Let me know, I'll PM you the link for it....
7th September 2012, 04:20 PM   |  #8  
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having trouble wit this....there wasnt a weatherwall in my system/app so I pasted anyway....rebooted and it shows in root explorer, but not under live wallpapers...any ideas?
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Originally Posted by itsmikeramsay

I can throw one together for you real quick bro....Let me know, I'll PM you the link for it....

If you could show me how you do it I would much appreciate seeing what I'm doing wrong.

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having trouble wit this....there wasnt a weatherwall in my system/app so I pasted anyway....rebooted and it shows in root explorer, but not under live wallpapers...any ideas?

If you have any phone other then a Galaxy S3 it may not work.
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7th September 2012, 05:39 PM   |  #10  
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Originally Posted by Waffle265

If you could show me how you do it I would much appreciate seeing what I'm doing wrong.



If you have any phone other then a Galaxy S3 it may not work.

i have a verizon S3....if I try to install it fails...

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