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1. Works for me
2. It removes the updater activity from the system, and deletes the dtcp as well.
3. Gran PC made the Xposed module.

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I'm keeping my eye on it and going to test soon.
Where would I be able to find updates to this if it even needs an update, the same link you gave?
Thanks for sharing btw.
 
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[QUOTE=Originally Posted by Mineturtle33 View Post
1. Works for me
2. It removes the updater activity from the system, and deletes the dtcp as well.
3. Gran PC made the Xposed module.

Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk
I'm keeping my eye on it and going to test soon.
Where would I be able to find updates to this if it even needs an update, the same link you gave?
Thanks for sharing btw.[/QUOTE]

This is what has worked for me and I'm still rooted on 14.3.2.1_user_321093620
Rename otacerts.zip to otacerts.zip.old in /etc/security/
Rename com.amazon.dcp.apk to com.amazon.dcp.apk.old in /system/app/
 
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Rename otacerts.zip to otacerts.zip.old in /etc/security/
Rename com.amazon.dcp.apk to com.amazon.dcp.apk.old in /system/app/
It's a bad approach.
As I remember it will still try to download the update but checking of it will fail.
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It's a bad approach.
As I remember it will still try to download the update but checking of it will fail.
I have done this for months now and it has not tried to download a single update. I have been staying on 13.3.1.0 and have stayed rooted the entire time. This does work to stop taking new updates, as it needs those 2 files to be able to download the update.
 
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@berndt_toast, Did I tell that this will not stop updates?
The fact that this stops an updates doesn't mean that this is a right approach.
I'm referring to the original message:
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You can use an app like Root Explorer or Solid to move or rename /system/etc/security/otacerts.zip. It may still download an update, but then you can delete it in Cache & it should stop future updates.
I have never performed any researching of the above because I don't know any available tracing tools (debugging doesn't work).
My way is to execute several similar commands after getting root by adb shell or inside freshly installed terminal [source], works on 4/4 HDX 8.9" from December 2013 till now:
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pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAUpdateMessageHandler"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.InventoryUploadService"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.UpdatesLookupService"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAService"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.AppStateMonitorService"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.CheckForOTAUpdatesService"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.ViewUpdateActivity"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAStatusActivity"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.ResetOTAMessageHandler"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.InventoryUploadService$InventoryUploadReceiver"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.UpdatesLookupService$MountStatusChangedReceiver"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAService$OTAWakeupReceiver"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAService$OTADedupeReceiver"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAService$OTAInstallNowReceiver"

Only now I've found that there is a reworked confirmed on HD 7 shorter way, though I didn't try the below it should work similar as the above:
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pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAUpdateMessageHandler"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAService"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.CheckForOTAUpdatesService"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAStatusActivity"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.ResetOTAMessageHandler"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAService$OTAWakeupReceiver"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAService$OTADedupeReceiver"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAService$OTAInstallNowReceiver"
 
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@berndt_toast, Did I tell that this will not stop updates?
The fact that this stops an updates doesn't mean that this is a right approach.
I'm referring to the original message:

I have never performed any researching of the above because I don't know any available tracing tools (debugging doesn't work).
My way is to execute several similar commands after getting root by adb shell or inside freshly installed terminal [source], works on 4/4 HDX 8.9" from December 2013 till now:
Code:
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAUpdateMessageHandler"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.InventoryUploadService"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.UpdatesLookupService"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAService"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.AppStateMonitorService"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.CheckForOTAUpdatesService"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.ViewUpdateActivity"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAStatusActivity"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.ResetOTAMessageHandler"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.InventoryUploadService$InventoryUploadReceiver"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.UpdatesLookupService$MountStatusChangedReceiver"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAService$OTAWakeupReceiver"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAService$OTADedupeReceiver"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAService$OTAInstallNowReceiver"

Only now I've found that there is a reworked confirmed on HD 7 shorter way, though I didn't try the below it should work similar as the above:
Code:
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAUpdateMessageHandler"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAService"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.CheckForOTAUpdatesService"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAStatusActivity"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.ResetOTAMessageHandler"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAService$OTAWakeupReceiver"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAService$OTADedupeReceiver"
pm disable "com.amazon.dcp/.ota.OTAService$OTAInstallNowReceiver"
So what is the difference between disabling the services in the APK vs getting rid of the APK? Both should be serving the same purpose.
 
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@berndt_toast, then why do you need to remove otacerts.zip?
Also if you'll check original links you'll find that removal of com.amazon.dcp or stopping too many services can cause an issues.
 
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Default can v14.3.0.5 be rooted?

Is there a list showing version numbers with rootability?

I want to root my 8.9" Fire v14.3.0.5. It's been in Airplane mode since I got it.
 
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@berndt_toast, then why do you need to remove otacerts.zip?
Also if you'll check original links you'll find that removal of com.amazon.dcp or stopping too many services can cause an issues.
Removing the apk stops the checks from happening, removing the zip is extra insurance. I have not had any issues since removing the apk, hence why I feel it is safe to do. If there were any adverse effects, I would definitely call them out. The original message said it might still download the update, but I have not seen that happen at all, nor has mine attempted to auto-update since I did these changes. This is a simple fix that can be done safely if you already have root and want to prevent auto-updating.

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