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Download: Rule the Air Droid Life Boot Animation

One of our most righteous members and IRC Channel OPs Mr. Darkwing Duck, has graced us with this more than awesome Rule the Air Droid-Life boot animation. It’s extremely slick and only takes a couple minutes to install. (I know this is what I’ll be using for as long as I have my Droid!) We can’t thank everyone enough who comes up with all this custom stuff for us; it really is a super special (and may I say cult like) following we have here! Thanks everyone for making Droid-Life the place to be!

Instructions for installation after the jump….

This is for rooted Droid 1, X and 2 only…

Using Root Explorer…

1.  You have to be rooted in order to do this.  Rooting info HERE or HERE.
2.  Download Root Explorer from the market.
3.  Download the Droid Life boot animation:  bootanimation.zip
4.  If you downloaded via PC, mount your Droid and drop the .zip file onto your SD card.
5.  Unmount your Droid.
6.  Open Root Explorer, tap on “sdcard” and locate bootanimation.zip.
7.  Long press on bootanimation.zip and choose “Move”.
8.  Hit the back button once and locate the “data” folder.
9.  Tap and open “data” and then “local”.
10.  Hit “Paste” which should be an option at the bottom of your screen.
11.  If there is already a bootanimation.zip file, let Root Explorer overwrite it.
12.  Back out of Root Explorer, reboot your phone, and BAM!
13.  Enjoy your new Droid Life boot animation.

Using Terminal Emulator…

1. You have to be rooted in order to do this. Rooting info HERE or HERE.
2. Download the Droid Life boot animation: bootanimation.zip
3. Drop the file on the root of your SD card.
4. Open Terminal Emulator and type the following commands:

su
cp /sdcard/bootanimation.zip /data/local/
reboot

5. Your phone should reboot with the animation!

And there it is. Easy as pie. Let us know if you run into any trouble and one of the many staffers here in the the Droid-Life Mansion can help you out. Thanks again everyone for making this my favorite site on the web. Its a very unique and amazing place. Thanks again to Darkwing Duck! You’re the man!

-Tim-o-tato

Visit Darkwing Ducks site here or say, “Hi!” on the IRC Live Support!

  • crowd SPRING

    WOW! It’s extremely slick and only takes a couple minutes to install  also thanks for the written piece about Using Root Explorer…Using Terminal Emulator…

  • http://cindy-margott.com/ Cindy Margott

    This rule the air droid life boot animation is too good…Well Really it is a super special and only takes a couple minutes to install…Thanks

  • http://www.goodsearch.com/petcarerx/coupons PetCareRx Coupon

    Thanks for giving the Instructions for installation procedure..This will really helpful for us…

  • Internet Business Opportunity

    It’s extremely slick and only takes a couple minutes to install.WELL THIS POST IS VERY MUCH HELPFUL.came to knew how to use .Using Root Explorer,Using Terminal Emulator…KEEP BLOGGING..

  • Gatehouse Academy review

    Really it is a super special and only takes a couple minutes to install.Thanks droid life for boot animation.surely go for it..

  • http://www.theandysan.com/j-hass-group-debt-settlement J Hass Group

    Very nice!! Terminal emulator part was a little confusing cuz i didnt know i had to unmount my sd card for the commands to work but well worth it!!

  • http://bathroomliving.com/bathtubs/ Bathroom

    I downloaded it in hopes it would spin, but it just flashes like a beacon. Better than nothing I suppose (for now!)Thanks

  • http://www.OrganicBabyProducts101.com Organic Baby Products

    Terminal emulator part was a little confusing cuz i didnt know i had to unmount my sd card for the commands to work but well worth it.

  • http://www.OrganicBabyProducts101.com Organic Baby Products

    Terminal emulator part was a little confusing cuz i didnt know i had to unmount my sd card for the commands to work but well worth it.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NEOS2HO2ITOC6GKUN2Q4DZHZCA Daniel

    and….DONE! I love Droid-Life!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BQIW4BPFJV434LWQL4JBXWBLAE Curtis

    Very nice!! loving it!! terminal emulator part was a little confusing cuz i didnt know i had to unmount my sd card for the commands to work but well worth it. Thanks!

  • Chris Nimon

    there's a space after “cp” and “zip”. Mine didn't work until I put those in.

  • dandroid

    this boot is dope, i'm a fan. running it now! nice directions tato!

  • Jessecnyc

    Can someone help terminal way can't go past local/

  • Darkwing_Duck

    I got the wallpaper from another post on the site. Thank you for your artwork in that.

  • Darkwing_Duck

    This was done with meaning… My last job my Boss spelled it that way all the time. It was a joke when I sent him the boot animation.

  • dandroid

    this boot is dope, i'm a fan. running it now! nice directions tato!

  • Jessecnyc

    Can someone help terminal way can't go past local/

    • Chris Nimon

      there's a space after “cp” and “zip”. Mine didn't work until I put those in.

  • http://twitter.com/summerson Cameron Summerson

    By far the best boot animation I've ever seen. Thanks!

  • Jstrege34

    I love it. That is totally sick!!

  • http://twitter.com/CandaceHarrell Candace Harrell

    Running this right now, thank you!

  • Gobluefoot

    Can't we follow the instructions for non-rooted users like I did with the R2D2 boot animation – http://www.droid-life.com/2010/09/08/download-official-r2-d2-droid-2-boot-animation/ ??

  • Teabling

    hey Tim, those Terminal Emulator instructions are gold! well done.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_22Q7WFBRTJ6ZTOLGQWD2DN54LI Stanislav Alekseev

    LOL. “Kernel” is misspelled :)

    • http://www.myspace.com/abrielband Tim-o-tato

      Wow, I never even noticed….lol
      Good eye.
      Brownie points :)

    • Darkwing_Duck

      This was done with meaning… My last job my Boss spelled it that way all the time. It was a joke when I sent him the boot animation.

  • droidn

    This is sweet….thanks

  • Pog-Mo-Thoin

    I was so excited that DL was giving out more free goodies that I may have sharted. Thank you to Darkwing Duck and the Tato for supplying me with some more awesome stuff for my Droid OG and for indirectly helping to increase sales for Depends.

  • Donelam304

    Worked great for me. I done the Root Explorer route.

  • Coffee

    Hmmm… I indeed was the first with the Rule The Air Droid Life wallpapers… it seems this user took my wallpaper and built around it.

    But… whatever… *sips coffee*…

    • Darkwing_Duck

      I got the wallpaper from another post on the site. Thank you for your artwork in that.

  • Maizekid

    Great job. I love seeing these things come up for us to download and enjoy.

  • Nlson69

    Great work! Love it

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=705034 Jeff Simpson

    Lame fake boot. It's worse than most movies. Anybody remember “It's a UNIX system! I know this!” from Jurassic Park?

    You could at least make it LOOK like it's a linux boot.

    • http://www.myspace.com/abrielband Tim-o-tato

      Make it yourself then….

    • drathos

      Bad example. That was a real SGI file manager that was used in Jurassic Park. Should have gone for something like Hackers.

  • tbaybe

    haha Awesome!

  • http://syntakk.blogspot.com syntakk

    Sweet! Definitely using this!

  • http://twitter.com/storm34x Daniel Archibald

    THIRD!!!

  • bravoleader2

    That is pretty slick indeed

  • http://www.myspace.com/abrielband Tim-o-tato

    Everyone…..GET THIS! :P

    • Mrpicolas

      Lol…

      • http://www.myspace.com/abrielband Tim-o-tato

        This includes you……obviously. Or are you too cool with your big bad rooted Droid X??? :-)
        Just….do…..it….
        HAHA

        • Mrpicolas

          Already did :-)

  • Gabe

    First!!! looks like I beat Tim!!

    • http://www.myspace.com/abrielband Tim-o-tato

      Lucky!!! :P

      • Jdstell

        technically… Tim was first. He posted the article.

      • Gabe

        please, sir, I'm not a troll!

        • http://www.myspace.com/abrielband Tim-o-tato

          Anyone who get's a first on this site is Auto-Win in my book :)

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=647821179 Mike Story

      Long live the “First” Comment lol

    • kellex

      Hah on his own post too. +2