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Root Unintentionally or Accidentally accepted the Gingerbread OTA

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by matt29707, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. matt29707

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    Rooted using the Revolutionary method a month ago and somehow tonight I accidentally accepted this most recent OTA. I'm thinking i might not even have done anything to accept the download and it just did it itself. But anyhow, now my phone is useless. It keeps trying to download and run the update and gets stuck on the picture of the android symbol and an exclamation point in a triangle. I pull the battery and the phone boots up normally then a minute after it boots up it automatically powers down and begins the process again. Any suggestions as to how I might fix this?
     

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    The OTA is finally rolling out?
     
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    just pull the battery,and enter recovery thru hboot. wipe cache and dalvik cache to stop the loop.

    try and reboot,if it hangs or bootloops,pull battery again go back to recovery. youll have to full wipe and either install a rom,or restore a backup.
     
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    Thank you Scotty! Just finished wiping the cache and everything seems to be back to normal. I'm still pretty sure that Verizon didn't give me the option to deny this past update. From what I remember it just said it was going to happen in 30 seconds and just the "ok" button was listed below. What is the easiest way to prevent VZW from pushing updates to a rooted t-bolt?
     
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    you can follow the directions in post 34(i think) of the "how to" sticky at the top of the forum,or you can install a custom rom. or you can reinstall the stock recovery,and then accept the OTA, and re-root it :)

    ive heard other reports about the phones accepting OTAs without user consent... im not sure what conditions(if any) have to be met for this to happen :eek:
     

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