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[Boot Animation] 24.12.2011 Android Bios Boot animation | New: GALAXY NEXUS!

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By frysee, Senior Member on 18th March 2010, 09:17 PM
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Hi at all,
saw that nice BIOS boot screen on a friends Hero(someone told me it was the "Villain ROM") and made something similar for our Nexus One (edit: list of device specific versions at the bottom) (should be working on other WVGA devices as well):

How to install:
  • Download the version of your choice.
  • Take a look at the archive with 7Zip or similar.
  • 1. There is a "desc.txt" and two folders.
    ADB push it to bootanimation path (*):
    adb devices
    adb remount
    adb push <bootanimation_path>
    Now to test if it worked:
    adb shell bootanimation
    <press ctrl+c to quit>
    store on root of SD card
    open root explorer make sure to make R/W
    go to SDCard and copy file
    navigate to bootanimation path (*) 
    rename to something else (
    paste file and rename to, if necessary
    exit root explorer 
    reboot phone
    Profit = Enjoy Bios boot animation!
    The right path for your bootanimation differs between devices and even ROMs, so it is hard to list the right one for every setup. 
    However, you should be able to track down the right one by looking for an existing using Root Explorer or ADB. 
    Most likely it will be one of the following:
    /system/media (try this first)
    /system/customize (some Evo ROMS seem to use this one)
    /data/local (should work an nearly all ROMs, as long as there is no bootanimation on /system)
  • 2. There are one or more zip files inside.
    Choose the one you want to install and see 1.
  • 3. I see two folders, one is named META-INF.
    Just flash via recovery or extract the and see 1.
  • 4. I am using MIUI and downloaded a .mtz file.
    Just install via MIUI theme manager.

Tell me what you think

Available Devices:
To-Do (requested):
  • Legend
  • Liquid
  • mTS/Espresso
  • Huawei Ideos U8150
  • Cliq MB200
  • Optimus V
  • Viewsonic gTablet
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab

Known Issues:
  • animation duration depends on ROM boot time, so I can't guarantee it is running to the final screen on all devices.

2012/03/20 - added TF101 ICS version
2011/12/25 - added Galaxy Nexus version
2011/06/16 - added transformer version
           - added transformer version by Curtisbeef, thanks!
2011/06/01 - added desire MIUI 2.3.x version
           - added Droid X version
           - added ZTE Blade version
           - added Vibrant version
           - added Thunderbolt version
           - added Inspire version
           - added Atrix version
           - added Epic version
           - added Optimus 2X version
           - added Evo Shift version
           - added Fascinate versions by protonus, thanks!
           - added Xperia X8 versions by LuisDias, thanks!
           - added Xperia X10 versions by ve6ay, thanks!
2011/03/26 - added nexus one miui gingerbread version
           - added mt3g/magic 32A version
2011/03/25 - added desire hd version by yazayad, thanks!
2011/03/23 - added hero honeycomb version
           - added samsung galaxy s (i9000) version
2011/03/20 - added samsung captivate version
2011/03/14 - added desire & nexus one MIUI flashable theme files
           - added desire MIUI version
2011/03/13 - added desire HD versions by gimj01, thanks!
           - added desire "vanilla" version
2011/03/12 - updated installation guide
           - added nexus one cm7 version by luc1fer, thanks!
           - added Evo version
           - added Nexus S, 'classic' and 'honeycomb' style versions
2011/03/08 - added nook color version
2010/07/14 - added dream version by alongenemylines, thanks!
2010/07/12 - fixed Hero version
2010/07/05 - added dream version by ctbeiser, thanks!
2010/07/01 - added desire version  by nivstein, thanks!
2010/06/27 - added dream version  by rob.turner, thanks!
2010/05/09 - added magic/mt3g version by titsmaster, thanks!
           - added droid incredible version by FierceDeityLink1, thanks!
           - added hero version
           - files now uploaded to mediafire due to exceeding file limit and ease of access from other forums
2010/04/08 - added 'innovative apple' version ;)
2010/04/02 - added Milestone version by RinTinTigger, thanks!
2010/03/28 - new droid version by RinTinTigger, thanks!
2010/03/18 - moved the discussion from Nexus one to general theming
           - added Droid version
           - fixed last screen skipping
2010/03/14 - added Liquid version
2010/03/13 - added signed for flashing from recovery mode
           - added a second, shorter version for ROMs with faster boot times (nexus-bios-boot-fixed)

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Last edited by frysee; 20th March 2012 at 01:34 AM. Reason: *new versions added
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18th March 2010, 10:22 PM |#2  
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too bad this doesnt run on a 1.6. im running super d 1.93 and it would be nice to have. good work
19th March 2010, 06:54 AM |#3  
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It runs too fast on Droid! CyanogenMod for Droid's kernel only boots at 550 Mhz even though my droid is overclocked to 1200 Mhz. It ends about 7 seconds to early!
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lol this is awesome
i like
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20th March 2010, 07:34 PM |#5  
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After all my comments previously about it being too slow (not getting to the end) on previous CM rom, on the new one CM5.0.5 it is running too fast and going black for a good few seconds at the end. If you just made it stay on the android final screen for ages that would be fine to be honest
28th March 2010, 03:43 PM |#6  
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New droid/milestone version added

29th March 2010, 10:14 AM |#7  
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hrhrhrh ...Adapt your signature
29th March 2010, 04:31 PM |#8  
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Hi, you can do the Animation with features of the HTC Dream. Thanks
29th March 2010, 05:50 PM |#9  
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Originally Posted by ciuino

Hi, you can do the Animation with features of the HTC Dream. Thanks

Yes, I'm pretty sure I can
No, I will not search for the specifications myself as I'm pretty busy @work atm and I'm getting more and more requests for other devices

Hope this doesn't sound too harsh, just give me a little more input and this should be NP

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Milestone version added


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