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Root rooted and notified of system update... what to do?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by guttyla, Sep 4, 2010.

  1. guttyla

    guttyla Well-Known Member
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    I have liq froyo1.41 and am now getting notified of system update... What do I do to stop notifications?
     

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  2. Branndon

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    Same thing here. I'm on frg22 the plain roote version.
     
  3. johnlgalt

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    get Liquid's FY 1.6

    Get the update blocker from Peter Alfonso and apply it.
     
  4. GirLuvsDroid

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    Here's how I did it when I got the same notification a couple of days ago. Hopefully, you have Root Explorer (and if you don't, I highly recommend it because it's so worth the couple of bucks).

    1. In Root Explorer, go to /system/
    2. Tap Mount R/W at the top, then long-press on build.prop and scroll down to Open in Text Editor
    3. Once the file is open as a text file, scroll down until you see the line that says: "ro.build.fingerprint=verizon/voles/sholes/sholes:2.2/FRG01B/45394:user/release-keys" and change it to read as follows:
    ro.build.fingerprint=verizon/voles/sholes/sholes:2.2/FRG22D/50454:user/release-keys
    4. Tap the back key and say "Yes" when it asks you to save (it will automatically back up the original file for you)
    5. Tap Mount R/O at the top
    6. Reboot

    You will no longer get the OTA update notifications, because Verizon will believe you already have it.
     
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  5. guttyla

    guttyla Well-Known Member
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    i don't see build.prop, only default.prop?????????????
     
  6. patch

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    You skipped step 1. Change to the /system folder first. default.prop is the root folder.
     
  7. guttyla

    guttyla Well-Known Member
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    DOH!...can't believe i missed that. Thanks Patch and thanks GirLuvsdroid. I did it. I assume it works...so far so good.
     

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