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Old July 24th, 2013, 02:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by joesixpack View Post
One more time (let's hear it for copy and paste!):

If you're rooted but on stock rom, do this to stop OTA's:

The actual OTA download will be located in /cache. Delete with Root Browser or Root File Manager if present.

Freeze via Titanium Backup: FWUpgrade.apk and SDM.apk

Use Root Browser or Root File Manager to:
Rename file: /etc/security/ to
Rename file: /system/app/ wssyncmlnps.apk to wssyncmlnps.apk.bak

Then do the following:
1. Open Root Browser or Root File Manager
2. Navigate to data/fota
3. Long Press and select Permissions
4. Uncheck all boxes making it 0000

The last bit is overkill, but you can do it if the OCD kicks in.

Just Say No to root-killing updates !


But I'm not rooted. In was going to root this weekend dince the phone just arrived last night. It arrived without the update. I have declined it, but downloaded anyways.

Unrooted, can I delete this?

Should I delete this, or just try to root tonight?

If I root tonight, what is the fastest way to just root so I can follow the instructions above?

Thanks in advance.
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