More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
Windows Phone 7 Boot Animation for Android
Perhaps you are one of those members who would love to have a bit of Windows Phone 7 on your Android device. If so, then XDA member abhi0n0nakul gives you the WP7 boot screen animation. The boot screen is presented in three different options: With Android engraved, basic, and original one for WVGA (HDPI) screen resolutions. Moreover, you will find a QVGA (LDPI) version but this one only comes as the original one.
You will need your device to be rooted in order to get it working and the developer also places an easy how-to in case you want to revert back to your previous boot screen. Please leave your feedback.
Originally posted by abhi0n0nakul
it plays just like windows phone7 but repeats it over and over..
its for hdpi and ldpi devices…
for wvga screens: 1. normal: bootanimation2.zip
2. with dots: http://db.tt/NHDJong
for qvga screens: wp7 bootanimqvga.zip
how to apply?:::::
option1: place it to data/local via root explorer and give all permissions(if s-off) and reboot
option 2: place to data/local via adb:
Installing custom boot animations (Credit to jcase from XDA):
1.) Download the desired animation, rename the zip file to “bootanimation” and move into your Android SDK/Tools folder.
2.) Run the following adb command to push the animation into the proper place:
adb push bootanimation.zip /data/local/
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