How to Disable Boot Animation in Android

In this post, we’ll see:

Notes:

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

Let’s begin.

How to Disable Boot Animation in Android

Method #1

Install and open the File Explorer Root Browser app. Provide root permission and “Storage” permission. Now, you’ll be in the “Root Directory.”

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

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

Hit 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 “Rename” option.

Add .bak at the end. The result will look like bootanimation.bak. Tap the Ok.

Reboot your Android phone to see the change.

Note: if you want to get back boot animation, 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. Now, you’ll be in the “Root Directory.”

Tap the “system” folder. You can see the “build.prop” file now. Tap it. Hit 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 tap the “Save & exit” option. Restart your phone to see the change.

Note: if you want to get back the boot animation, remove the added line of code or replace the 1 with 0 in the code.


How to Change Boot Animation in Android

Method #1

Install and open the Boot Animations for Superuser app. Hit the “X” at the top. Now you can see boot animations. Tap the one you prefer.

Hit the “Play” icon at the top if you want to preview boot animation. If you’re okay with the boot animation, hit the “+” icon. In the pop-up, tap “Install.”

After some time, you’ll be asked to provide root permission for the app. Provide it. Once the installation is complete, you’ll be notified about it via notification. Restart your mobile.

That’s all. Now you can see the change.

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

Open the “Boot Animations for Superuser” app. Hit three vertical dots at the top > Backups.

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

Restart your mobile, and you can see the change.

Method #2

Here, we’ll see how to change boot animation manually.

Install and open the File Explorer Root Browser app. Provide root permission and “Storage” permission. Now, you’ll be in the “Root Directory.”

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

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

Copy that file and paste it in the “media” folder (which you can find within the “system” folder).

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

Select “R” of “Others.” Hit the “Apply” button. Reboot your phone.

That’s it. Now you can see the change.