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Did my research and found to rename otacerts.zip to otacerts.zip.bak or to install fotakill.apk in system/app folder. I am rooted using ES File explorer with root access and is not allowing of either of these...
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Did my research and found to rename otacerts.zip to otacerts.zip.bak or to install fotakill.apk in system/app folder. I am rooted using ES File explorer with root access and is not allowing of either of these...
For anyone that comes across this. ES File Explorer, Tools, Root Explorer, Mount R/W and select directory to give read/write access.

Although I renamed it, the update still shows after reboot..
 
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Did my research and found to rename otacerts.zip to otacerts.zip.bak or to install fotakill.apk in system/app folder. I am rooted using ES File explorer with root access and is not allowing of either of these...
I was able to rename same file on rooted Samsung device and saw that this effectively disabled OTA Update messages on device. However, I have a question: Are there any Phone Manufacturers that may force an OTA on device and if so, will this method still work to avoid the undesired OTA update? Thanks in advance.
 
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For anyone that comes across this. ES File Explorer, Tools, Root Explorer, Mount R/W and select directory to give read/write access.

Although I renamed it, the update still shows after reboot..
Also rename sdm1.0 in /system/app and delete the ota file located in /cache/fota directory.
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