Usually, it’s cheaper to buy a new mobile phone under a carrier. You can get a good deal but the device will have pre-installed apps, can be sim-locked and also a boot animation logo such as T-Mobile boot logo. Well, this is not the end of the world and you can easily get rid of all these.
Previously, we wrote about how you can delete bloatware apps on Galaxy Note 4 and in this post, we will share with you how to remove the branded boot animation.
The Galaxy Note 4 still is a great phone on the market even though Samsung has released a plethora of other devices. There are people who don’t like to spend much money and they buy these devices and if you purchase it from a carrier it will be even cheaper or you can pay a monthly fee.
To learn how to remover the branded boot animation and restore back the Samsung boot logo, go ahead and read further. Regardless the procedure is not quite difficult you need to do some preparations:
- Root your Galaxy Note 4. If you don’t have root access then check this simple guide.
- Install a custom recovery. You can learn here how to so.
- Charge your phone up to 70%.
- Save your important files such as photos, videos, and so on.
The carrier changes the software of the device with their branded one. So the only way to remove the branded boot animation logo is to change the branded firmware with a stock firmware but we recommend to flash a Custom ROM.
How To Remove Carrier Logo Boot Animation on Galaxy Note 4
- Flash a Custom ROM.
As an Android user, you should at least try a Custom ROM. It offers a plethora of optimizations and features over the stock firmware and you have also more control over your device. A Custom ROM is developed with user experience in mind.
To install a custom ROM is not so difficult. You need to find your favorite ROM, download the zip file and flash it via Recovery. Keep in mind you need a custom recovery and there is a link above you can learn where to find one.
- Install a Stock Firmware using Odin
If you like more the TouchWiz experience then you can always install a stock firmware and not a custom ROM. The easiest way is to install a stock firmware that is not branded. It will have the official Samsung boot animation logo. To install an official firmware you will need the firmware as a tar.md5 file and also the ODIN flash tool.
The procedure is pretty simple. If you don’t know how to do it here is a short guide that explains how you can install stock firmware on any Samsung device.
You can perform the methods above for all Galaxy Note 4 Variant like SM-910F, SM-910H, SM-910C, SM-910K.
If you have any other question feel free to ask in the comment section below.