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How to change Boot logo, Boot Animation of Cherry Mobile Titan (w500)

by RnovinoNovember 10, 2012
WARNING: CHANGING SOME FILE ON YOUR PHONE MAY BRICK YOUR PHONE IF YOU MADE MISTAKES SO TRY IT ON YOUR OWN RISK AND ALWAYS BACKUP YOUR PHONE FOR SAFETY

Here is another tweak for users of cherry mobile titan (w500) if you want to add your own boot logo and change the boot animation and sound simply follow the instructions here.

REQUIRED: ROOTED PHONE
OPTIONAL: BACKUP YOUR PHONE

the Cherry Mobile Titan Has 3 Boot loading

  1. Cherry Mobile Boot Logo – as of the moment you cannot change this :(
  2. Custom Boot Logo – as a default you don’t have this so we will add this on this tutorial
  3. Boot Animation – Custom Boot Animations predefined on some apps.

CUSTOM BOOT LOGO

1. download the IMAGE SEARCH EDITOR this tool will be use to open the boot_logo file later.

2. download and install on your mobile phone either of the two ROM TOOLBOX LITE (free) or ROM TOOLBOX PRO (paid) version.

once you have installed this open it and goto

  1. click the ROOT BROWSER
  2. then SYSTEM
  3. goto MEDIA
  4. click the IMAGES
  5. you will see the boot_logo
  6. and copy the boot_logo 
  7. then click the home icon then select the SDCARD
  8. and paste it on the root directory

Now you can plug your usb cable to copy that file (boot_logo) onto your LOCAL DRIVE (PC) and rename it to boot_logo.bin, then open the IMAGE SEARCH EDITOR and find the boot_logo.bin that you have renamed.

 

QUICK TIP

as a default windows doesn’t show you filetype extension in order to show that you need to goto your menu bar > organize > folder and search options > view > uncheck the hide extensions for known file types

Next is to click the BMP button and then the 16bit button because the image that we are going to edit is a bitmap

goto size > then Set Image Size and we will change the actual size so you will see the actual logo image

 

you need to change it to 480 x 800 and press OK.

you must now see this image as a whole :) and now all you have to do is save it as .BMP file so we can edit it on a photo editing application ex.Photoshop but don’t close the image search editor we will still use it later.

I have added our logo and customize it the way I want it to show, you can freely edit this as long as you want and once you are satisfied you need to save it as .bmp

follow this settings FILE FORMAT = WINDOWS , DEPTH = 16bith and press ok , now you have save your file, let’s go back to the image search editor

and now goto edit > then click the replace by BMP and look for the file that you have save a while ago and open that.

it will now replace the old cherry mobile logo and click the apply to save changes

then save it as .bin again , now you can rename it back to boot_logo by removing the .bin filename, and then transfer it back again into your mobile phone using the ROM TOOLBOX root browser and overright the old boot_logo be sure to delete first the old one before pasting it again, when you reboot your phone you will see it now after the cherry mobile logo :)


BOOT ANIMATION

1. goto ROM TOOLBOX app and then swipe it to the right until you see the boot animations

click the boot animations and choose from the hundres/thousands of different animation that suits your taste :) simply download or even preview  and install then reboot again your phone you will see now the new boot animations on your phone pretty easy right :)

see it in action

special thanks to ji reyes of the Cherry Mobile Titan group on facebook for giving tips on the boot animation :)

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About The Author
Rnovino
Randolph, founder of Pinoyscreencast.net, started using YouTube as a medium to disseminate Filipino-spoken technical tutorials. He decided to embark on reviews focusing on affordable gadgets. As he kept sharing more content, his subscriber base grew and shared how his videos influenced them in making a product purchase.
  • April 9, 2013 at 1:29 PM

    kuya tut naman sa candy tv gusto ksi ng kapatid ko iroot tlad sa flare ko

  • glen
    May 1, 2013 at 9:56 PM

    bakit nung ino open ko sya ansabi it is not BMp file

    but sinave ko naman sya as a BMP file

  • bhebz
    May 2, 2013 at 4:09 PM

    anu dapat kong ipress para makita lahat ng open na application sa titan w500 kc dba sa iphone press lng ung home key ng 2 times then lalabas na ung runiing na application,,, help nman po dito,… thanks

  • Didn't work
    November 14, 2013 at 7:12 PM

    Ng pinaste ko yung boot_logo. OPERTION FAILED. WTFFFF why

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