How to Disable Boot Animation in Android

In this post, you’ll see:

  • How to Disable Boot Animation in Android
  • How to Change Boot Animation in Android

Notes:

  • Please note that you need a rooted Android device to follow this guide.
  • Take a Nandroid backup before proceeding.

Let’s start.

How to Disable Boot Animation in Android

Method #1

Install and open the File Explorer Root Browser app. Provide root permission and “Storage” permission. You are now in the “Root Directory.”

Tap system > media. Long-press the “bootanimation.zip.” Tap on the three vertical dots > Rename.

In the pop-up, add .bak to the end. The results may look like bootanimation.zip.bak. Tap the Ok.

Press the Back button and then tap the “bin” folder. Find and long-press the “bootanimation” file. Now tap the three vertical dots at the top and then the option “Rename.”

Add .bak at the end. The results look like bootanimation.bak. Tap OK.

Restart your Android phone to see the changes.

Note: If you want to get the boot animation back, rename the bootanimation.zip.bak to bootanimation.zip and the bootanimation.bak to bootanimation.

Method #2

Install and open the File Explorer Root Browser app. Provide root permission and “Storage” permission. You are now in the “Root Directory.”

Tap on the “system” folder. You will now see the “build.prop” file. Tap on it and press the “Text Editor” option.

Go to the end of the file and add the following code in a new line: debug.sf.nobootanimation=1

Tap the “Save” icon at the top and then click the “Save & exit” option. Restart your phone to see the changes.

Note: To retrieve the boot animation, remove the added line of code or replace the 1 with the 0 in the code.

How to Change Boot Animation in Android

Method #1

Install and open Boot Animations for Superuser app. Click the “X” at the top. Now you will see boot animations. Tap the one you want.

Click the “Play” icon at the top to preview the boot animation. If you agree with the boot animation, press the “+” icon. Tap “Install” in the pop-up.

After some time, you will be prompted to provide root permission for the app. Provide it. Once the installation is complete, you will be notified by notification. Restart your mobile.

That’s all. You can now see the changes.

To get your default boot animation back, follow the steps below:

Open the “Boot Animations for Superuser” app and press the three vertical dots above > Backups.

Find your default boot animation and tap the three vertical dots in it. You will see the “Restore” option. Hit it.

Restart your phone and you will see the change.

Method #2

Here we see how to change the boot animation manually.

Install and open the File Explorer Root Browser app. Provide root permission and “Storage” permission. You are now in the “Root Directory.”

Go to system > media. Now you will see the bootanimation.zip. Rename it to bootanimation.zip.bak.

Now go to the folder that contains the boot animation you want to use. Rename the boot animation file as bootanimation.zip.

Copy this file and paste it into the “media” folder, which you will find in the “system” folder.

Now, long-press the bootanimation.zip and then press the three vertical dots at the top, and tap Properties > Permissions.

Select “R” of “Others.” Press the “Apply” button. Restart your phone.

That’s it. You can now see the changes.

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