Install Nexus One Animated Live Wallpapers on Motorola Droid

by Jeffry on December 22, 2009

Animated Livewallpapers on Google Nexus One phone running on Android 2.1 can be set easily as your phone’s background with its new built-in feature. If you have the right and compatible android device, you can enable this feature on a rooted Motorola Droid running on Android 2.1. As the hack works only on rooted android devices, make sure to root your Motorola Droid, if not yet. You can follow our step by step guide to Root Motorola Droid on Android 2.1.

 MotoDroid with Animated LiveWallpapers

How to Install Animated wallpapers on Rooted Android Phones

Step #1: Download the necessary lib files and the live wallpaper files.

Update #1 Use these lib files for activating animated Nexus Wallpapers and getting rid with force close of Nexus. If you have already done it with the above method (using lib files listed in Step #1), just restore back to a nandroid 2.1 backup with all current fixes. If you don’t have one, you can restore to this backup by thegeektern, which is the 2.1 update with the fixes for the carrier, live wallpapers, the VZW eri, and the 705 number text message removed: 

Step #2: Unzip both files and place on your SDCARD. (I created 2 folders one named libs and the other app). Place the four Live wallpaper files in the app folder and the lib files in the lib folder.

Step #3: Restart your phone in the recover console.

Step #4: Select mount sub-menu.

Step #5: Mount sdcard and system.

Step #6: Type

[shell]
busybox cp /sdcard/libs/* /system/lib
[/shell]

Step #7: Type

[shell]
busybox cp /sdcard/app/* /system/app
[/shell]

Step 8: Unmount both sdcard and system.

Step 9: Restart your phone.

Note: If you don’t have Busybox installed on your Droid phone, check out the step-by-step instructions on how to install busybox on rooted droid phone.

Watch live animated wallpapers in action on Droid with Android 2.1 ROM

 

A big & fat thanks to the guys over at DroidForums who have posted a hack to enable animated wallpaper feature on Motorola Droid, running Android 2.1 ROM.

Disclaimer: The hack might brick your phone. Gadgets DNA bear no responsibility for your actions.

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  • osvaljr2

    ” You can follow our step by step guide to Root Motorola Droid on Android 2.1.” << isn’t true at all… Android 2.1 can’t be rooted.. and the link is for 2.0.1..

  • osvaljr2

    " You can follow our step by step guide to Root Motorola Droid on Android 2.1." << isn't true at all… Android 2.1 can't be rooted.. and the link is for 2.0.1..

  • osvaljr2

    " You can follow our step by step guide to Root Motorola Droid on Android 2.1." << isn't true at all… Android 2.1 can't be rooted.. and the link is for 2.0.1..

  • avs101

    Can someone please make a step by step guide to everything i need to do to make this work if im using a Motorola Droid, straight out of the box. What do i need to download and install and all… need details… pleeeeeeeeeeease

  • nexusoneforum

    Does anyone know how to modify or even make your own animated / live wallpapers?

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