Any way to stop the OTA gingerbread update?

Discussion in 'Droid X Tech Support' started by chiruscan, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. chiruscan

    chiruscan Member

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    Im on rooted Froyo and the automatic updater is constantly trying to the OTA update.
     
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    Are you on a rom? Do you have any apps frozen? The rumor was being rooted and having apps frozen would stop the ota.

    I couldn't get the update until I unrooted and sbf back to froyo. I have read that people are getting even rooted but i can't confirm it.
     
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    No sorry i didnt mention it, Im on stock froyo, just rooted.

    What do I have to freeze to stop the update?
     
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    I don't want to give out bad info but I would get titanium back and freeze news and weather or car dock or something like that.

    Who knows though, it still might keep prompting you to update. Might not be able to get around it.
     
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    chiruscan Member

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    Can you freeze the updater file?
     
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    Ok I just froze the updater file with Titanium backup

    Phew

    The download got up to like 7%
     
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    I'm rooted & couldn't figure out how to stop the auto DL today. Turned phone off, but it started right up again when I turned it back on. It downloaded the file in under 10 min.

    I keep delaying the installation as I'm not sure what'll happen if I let it go. So far it lets me put it off. Not sure why it decided to DL itself automatically though.
     
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    Mine also notified me about the update and I want to decline as well. How do I opt out? There is no way I'm installing this after everything I've read.

    Sent from my DROIDX using DroidForums
     
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    Please. Don't be influenced by what you read in the Forums about any update.

    I'm watching this in progress, just as I've watched many other updates and this one is no different. I saw one person who said he got the update and it works great. 1 person made a thread.

    Everything else is a complaint. And if you really look at the complaints you will see many people who say they don't have the issue.

    People only post to complain. When they are happy they don't post, that's why I point out to you I only saw the one post. I've been through many updates and everyone of them has someone like you who doesn't want to update because of what they read.

    There's an old expression. Don't believe everything you read.
     
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    I just wanted to post that I'm happy with no complaints... Haha ;)

    From my Liberated DROID2 at 1.25ghz
     
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    My phone works GREAT. I'm extremely happy with it. I don't want to risk the slightest compromise of that greatness just so Motorola or verizon can use me as a test subject to work out their kinks.
    Just want to know how to stop this update process safely.

    (I'd be happy to hear what improvements make this upgrade worth the gamble, but even in the official documentation I'm not seeing enough info on anything substantial)
     
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    I know not to believe everything I'm told (read). I have read some posts about how good it is,too, and I'm sure there are way more people that do like GB and just haven't said so. I have read a couple posts here and on a few other forums, including the one on VZW's site talking about problems with GB. I just want to wait until the bugs are out before I update.

    I did talk to a lvl 2 tech today and he did confirm that there are a small number of people who are having legitimate issues with GB and there will most likely be a patch available in the future. Some, not all though, are due to third party apps that are not updated to "play nice" with GB.

    He said: "If you decide to opt out or wait for the issues to be fixed just keep telling the update notification to ask later. The update app will eventually stop asking you because there is a counter in it. Once that number is reached it will ask no more."

    My only thought is "It works fine right know. I would rather wait than take the chance."

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