Hello. Question about Apps... :)

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  1. Socratatus

    Socratatus New Member

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    Hello there. New member here.
    dancedroid
    I`m pretty new to the android type mobiles and have just bought an S2. My older phone was a Viewty (yes, old, but still good). Now one gimmick I liked about the Viewty was the ability to set up start-up and shut-down custom sounds on it. The S2 has none of this capability. I`ve searched around looking for an App that can do this for the Galaxy S2. There are a lot of apps on the Android market but none of them seem to do what I`m asking.

    So does anyone know of an App that allows you to set up start-up and shutdown custom sounds App for the S2?

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    In order to add any start up sound I believe (I may be mistaken) you need root. And the sound would be part of the bootanimation. Shutdown sound? Not sure if its even possible.
     
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    Root? i`ve heard of this `root`. Well, I`ll look deeper into this, a startup would be good enough, I guess. Thanks for the help and quick reply.
     
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    Just remember while your looking around to read some of peoples bad experiences with rooting too. Not saying root is bad but you do open yourself up to bricking your phone if you aren't careful. Fortunately the smart guys and gals on this forum seem to be able to help most people fix stuff. Just not sure I'd root for the sole purpose of installing a boot animation, how often are you really rebooting your phone anyway.

    Sent from 1976 utilizing 1.21 a gigawatt connection. Yes, bionics were around then, they were still just working things out.
     
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    How about install a nice widget to manipulate this functionality rather than totally root it? Yep, looked around but didn't find anything close. Hope deve.s can help.
     
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    Quite a few times actually...
    1. when I`m powering up the battery (it powers faster when off).
    2. And for the work I do. A few times the mobile must go off.
     
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    This would be nice.

    I have a Mechwarrior Startup and Shut down which was perfect on the old phone. Funny how some good stuff gets totally dropped with the next phone that comes out.
     
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    Apples and oranges. If you need root for something a widget isn't a substitute for root.