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[Q] How to kill OTA software update

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By solovln, Junior Member on 23rd January 2014, 04:27 AM
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Hi guys, I finally got a Moto X today to check out what's the hype all about! I'm very excited but also very new to Android and Moto X. So will need you help.

I'm currently on Verizon 4.2.2. I want to stay on it because I do use FoxFi and 4.4 breaks it. OTA did download on the phone but I delayed the installation. Is there anyway to delete the OTA download file and force stop the OTA?

I tried to force stop the MotorolaOTA but the download resumed after about 20 seconds every time.

I rooted the device thanks for the instruction on this sites. Is my easiest route to use the paid version of Titanium Backup to freeze the MotoOTA? I want to make sure it works before I go ahead and pay for it. Any other alternatives?

Thanks for your help in advance. I tried to browse through about 20 pages or so but didn't really find the answer so I created a new thread.
 
 
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Yep, go ahead and buy titanium. It works perfectly on my phone. App quarantine does not see the app. Anyone have any free alternatives?

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23rd January 2014, 07:12 AM |#3  
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Originally Posted by solovln

Hi guys, I finally got a Moto X today to check out what's the hype all about! I'm very excited but also very new to Android and Moto X. So will need you help.

I'm currently on Verizon 4.2.2. I want to stay on it because I do use FoxFi and 4.4 breaks it. OTA did download on the phone but I delayed the installation. Is there anyway to delete the OTA download file and force stop the OTA?

I tried to force stop the MotorolaOTA but the download resumed after about 20 seconds every time.

I rooted the device thanks for the instruction on this sites. Is my easiest route to use the paid version of Titanium Backup to freeze the MotoOTA? I want to make sure it works before I go ahead and pay for it. Any other alternatives?

Thanks for your help in advance. I tried to browse through about 20 pages or so but didn't really find the answer so I created a new thread.

Do you have the developer edition or regular Moto X? What phone carrier are you on?
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If foxfi is what is keeping you back, usb and Bluetooth tether still works for me. As you said Hotspot will not work.

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23rd January 2014, 07:45 AM |#5  
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If you're rooted on 4.4 there's instructions in a thread here to get the native WiFi tethering working. Just FYI.
23rd January 2014, 09:01 AM |#6  
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If you're rooted on 4.4 there's instructions in a thread here to get the native WiFi tethering working. Just FYI.

Agreed...http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2536166 here's the thread.
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Agreed...http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2536166 here's the thread.

everyone states that Wifi Tether does not work on 4.4 but i have been using it on my phone from day one on my Sprint Moto X

but like everyone has stated there is a native tether mod that will give you tether
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Do you have the developer edition or regular Moto X? What phone carrier are you on?

I have a verizon moto x
23rd January 2014, 01:36 PM |#9  
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If you're rooted on 4.4 there's instructions in a thread here to get the native WiFi tethering working. Just FYI.

So do I just update through OTA , root 4.4 again and then install that package from this thread with discoverer?

Also I heard 4.4 is a bit buggy so that's why I'm holding back to see what 4.4.2 brings.

Thanks for the reply!
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So do I just update through OTA , root 4.4 again and then install that package from this thread with discoverer?

Also I heard 4.4 is a bit buggy so that's why I'm holding back to see what 4.4.2 brings.

Thanks for the reply!

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2538896
If you read the forums here, you can easily find answers to all your questions have already been posted. Good luck.
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