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    Default Can I block OTA updates?

    I just got the Moto X, and it's running 4.2.2. I want to prevent ANY ota updates from ever being prompted, as I see it breaks many apps that I use, most importantly FoxFi. Does anyone know how to permanently disable update prompts? I have tried going to Apps, choosing MotorolaOTA and then Force Stop, but it keeps restarting. Any ideas? Thanks very much!
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    Default Re: Can I block OTA updates?

    If you go to the "About Phone" section of your Settings, and you click on Software Update, there SHOULD be an "Auto update" option. Just unclick that.

    I believe that rooting also devoids you from OTA update rights, so you wouldn't really get the updates that way, but I may be wrong.
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    Default Re: Can I block OTA updates?

    Quote Originally Posted by SpookDroid View Post
    I believe that rooting also devoids you from OTA update rights
    Wrong. Simply rooting does not keep OTAs from being installed. Rooting and installing a custom recovery will stop an OTA.
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    Default Re: Can I block OTA updates?

    Thanks for the clarification I did read somewhere that Knox-enabled Sammy phones DID block OTAs by just rooting (thanks to the flash counter), but glad to know that doesn't apply to any phone. Danke!
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    Default Re: Can I block OTA updates?

    Yeah I want to stop the kitkat update notification without rooting if that's possible. It's starting to get annoying

    Q10, HTC One, Nexus 7, Moto X

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