gp_webWith Chronic Dev Team releasing GreenPois0n RC5 yesterday much was made of the inclusion of the option to add a custom animated boot logo.

That’s all well and dandy, other than the fact it doesn’t entirely work.

This is where iPhoneItalia comes in! Thanks to the folks in Italy, we now have a guide to enabling the magic animations, and it’s oh-so-simple.

Step 1: Jailbreak your 4.2.1 iDevice using GreenPois0n RC5, step by step guide for which can be found here.

Step 2: Download a file called “Animate” from here.

Step 3: SSH into your device and place the aforementioned file in /usr/bin/.

Step 4: Change the file’s permissions to 755 and reboot.

Now the animated boot logo is switched on. To deactivate it, simply remove the Animate file via SSH and reboot again.


The ability to add your own custom boot logos functionality will be available soon via another update to GreenPois0n RC5.

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