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#31 +djdanster

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 15:10

The PSD is attached to the post of the bootanimation. If you can correct it, please do so. If you want to add to it, please do so. 

 

Cracking, I'll look at it later :)




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Posted 15 August 2013 - 15:11

I'll take a look when home.  Is the resolution the same for wallpapers?

 

Yep, 1080x1920 for portrait wallpapers, and 1920x1080 for scrolling papers I think! - Edit, nope the landscape one can't make sense, IDK what it would be!



#33 Haggis

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 15:19

If its the same as my S3 the home screen wallpaper does not scroll

 

either that or i set it on mine not to scroll i cant remember lol

 

I cant help with flashing and testing the actual rom because i dont have an S4 but i can help with code/graphcis/icons/ideas etc :D



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Posted 15 August 2013 - 15:41

Can someone explain to me the difference between ROM and Jailbreaking?

 

When I bought a used Note to see if I'd like Android, I never understood how to ROM. I did hate alot of the bloatware that came with the Note though.



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Posted 15 August 2013 - 16:05

Can someone explain to me the difference between ROM and Jailbreaking?

 

When I bought a used Note to see if I'd like Android, I never understood how to ROM. I did hate alot of the bloatware that came with the Note though.

ROM = Phone OS Basically

Jailbreaking = Gaining root access on an iPhone

Root = Gaining root access on an Android 

 

To flash a rom, you need to first root your phone, then install a custom recovery. I recommend Clockwork Mod. After you root your phone, just install Rom Manager from the play store and it will install a custom recovery for you. After that, pick your favorite ROM for you phone, boot into recovery, wipe data (factory reset), wipe cache, and then install zip. 

 

Are you using a American Note or an International Note. 



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Posted 15 August 2013 - 16:12

ROM = Phone OS Basically

Jailbreaking = Gaining root access on an iPhone

Root = Gaining root access on an Android 

 

To flash a rom, you need to first root your phone, then install a custom recovery. I recommend Clockwork Mod. After you root your phone, just install Rom Manager from the play store and it will install a custom recovery for you. After that, pick your favorite ROM for you phone, boot into recovery, wipe data (factory reset), wipe cache, and then install zip. 

 

Are you using a American Note or an International Note. 

I know I'm being overly technical, but root isn't required to flash a ROM. An unlocked bootloader is required to flash a ROM. You can have an unlocked bootloader without having rooted the device. The inverse is also true.



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Posted 15 August 2013 - 16:50

I know I'm being overly technical, but root isn't required to flash a ROM. An unlocked bootloader is required to flash a ROM. You can have an unlocked bootloader without having rooted the device. The inverse is also true.

Don't you have to have root to install the custom recovery? If you want to flash a CUSTOM rom, wouldn't you need a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM?  And to do that, wouldn't you need root?  I am just asking to make sure I am clear on everything.. 

 

Also, the AT&T S4 has a locked bootloader and there are ROMs for that.. You can flash Loki which bypasses it, but not unlocks it. 



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Posted 15 August 2013 - 16:56

Don't you have to have root to install the custom recovery? If you want to flash a CUSTOM rom, wouldn't you need a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM?  And to do that, wouldn't you need root?  I am just asking to make sure I am clear on everything.. 

 

Also, the AT&T S4 has a locked bootloader and there are ROMs for that.. You can flash Loki which bypasses it, but not unlocks it. 

Depends on device and how much access to the bootloader you have.

If you have fastboot access, then you simply fastboot the recovery in.



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Posted 15 August 2013 - 18:08

ROM = Phone OS Basically

Jailbreaking = Gaining root access on an iPhone

Root = Gaining root access on an Android 

 

To flash a rom, you need to first root your phone, then install a custom recovery. I recommend Clockwork Mod. After you root your phone, just install Rom Manager from the play store and it will install a custom recovery for you. After that, pick your favorite ROM for you phone, boot into recovery, wipe data (factory reset), wipe cache, and then install zip. 

 

Are you using a American Note or an International Note. 

 

I don't have the Note anymore, I didn't want to try and adjust to Android. Dumb reason, I know.

 

How do you know what ROM you'd like? Are they customized or could do you get a ROM like as if the phone came from Google?



#40 Haggis

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 18:16

had another go on Gimp

 

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 18:17

^ much cleaner looking Haggis. well done :)



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Posted 15 August 2013 - 18:39

had another go on Gimp

 

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Awesome work! I've been trying to make a bootanimation.zip for the past few hours.. I only get a blank screen for the boot logo.. 



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Posted 15 August 2013 - 22:21

Very Rough but you get the Idea lol

 

Clock Skin

 

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 10:25

Awesome work! I've been trying to make a bootanimation.zip for the past few hours.. I only get a blank screen for the boot logo.. 

 

 

You tried this guide?

 

http://forum.xda-dev...12#post30691312



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Posted 16 August 2013 - 12:40

Very Rough but you get the Idea lol

 

Clock Skin

 

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Awesome work bro!