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Boot screen – GingerBread Anatomy for Android
Are you bored with your actual boot screen? What about something fresh and new? XDA member Nottach presents a great looking boot screen animation for your Android device. The animated screen shows a moving Gingerbread figure with a cut view exposing the green guy’s bones, muscles and arteries. According to the developer, instalation is quite simple. Just rename the file as bootanimation.zip and overwrite the one in your /system/media directory, and then set permissions.
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Originally posted by Nottach
[BOOT ANIMATION] GingerBread Anatomy
Here’s a cool animation I was holding on to in case I did a GingerBread theme. But I don’t think I will so…
I forget where I got the gif file. It was a while back.
Just rename to bootanimation.zip and overwrite the one in your /system/media directory. Set permissions to match original.
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