How to set custom Animation/Transition scale in Stock Android


Android operating system gives you freedom to perform a variety of operation including flashing custom ROM, custom recovery, root, tweaking User-Interface and much more. You can also improve the speed of opening new windows and menu’s as well and that’s what we are going to do here. You might have notice the laggy performance of phone especially while you open an application, settings menu or any other app that uses animations and transition effects, though you can only increase the animation speed to the pre-defined values set in the Stock Android. These sets have values like 1.0, 0.5 or off, you cannot change the values in between the pre-defined sets like, above off and below 0.5 and above 0.5 and below 1.00.

The good news is that now it’s possible to change the value to custom that means you can set the animator or the transitions value of your choice. The whole process is mentioned below, just carry on along with the guide to set custom animation scale on any Android device running stock firmware.You can set these settings in Developers option, to set custom values keep going down

How to set custom Animation/Transition scale in Stock Android

Before you begin:

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.

Enable USB Debugging  (Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging)

Your phone battery should be charged minimum 80%

Download and install Latest USB drivers for all Android devices, if your device is not detected by the computer

Download Adb-and-Fastboot drivers. (Important)

How to set custom Animation/Transition scale in Stock Android

Just follow these simple steps to set custom animation scale on any Android device running stock firmware.

Open the downloaded adb-and-fastboot folder, press SHIFT and Right-Click on an empty space inside the same folder.

Click on Open command prompt here and enter the following command to boot your device into bootloader mode.

adb devices


You will see a message something like this as shown in figure above, that means your device is detected by the system.

Now type the following commands one by one and press Enter.

adb shell

settings put global window_animation_scale 0.75

settings put global transition_animation_scale 0.75

settings put global animator_duration_scale 0.75

You can also set other values as well, we have selected 0.75, you can choose any other.

Now type the below command to verify the settings

settings get global window_animation_scale

settings get global transition_animation_scale

settings get global animator_duration_scale

Congratulation you have successfully changed the animation values to custom, these values will not been seen in the Settings menu in Developers option. Please like our ANDROID Community on Google+.

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