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BootFlash – An App To Install Custom Splash Screens
If you’re the kind of person that like to change your splash screen on a regular basis and want to be able to do so on the fly, XDA forum member vinvinvinster has posted about SoCal Devs new application that lets you do so easily on your phone without that need for a computer.
Bootflash Lite lets you choose an image stored on your phone to install as your rooted phone’s splash screen. The screen sticks across different ROMs and you can change it as often as you desire. The app currently is compatible with the HTC Inspire 4G, Desire HD, Vision, Thunderbolt, G2, Desire Z, Droid Incredible and Evo 4G.
Please do not attempt to use the app on any phone that is not listed above!
For more information, take a look at the forum thread.
Bootflash Lite is available to download free in the Market.
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