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19th January 2013, 10:30 PM   |  #21  
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When the software update pops up on your screen, there is an option to reject it not just defer it. So you aren't forced to install it

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I watched it install when the rep turned on my phone to activate. Not much I could do short of punching the guy in the face...

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When the software update pops up on your screen, there is an option to reject it not just defer it. So you aren't forced to install it

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I don't recall seeing an option to reject the update (may have just missed it). Does anyone know if you did defer the update, can you continue to defer (or reject) it when it attempts to remind you again? Mine is set to remind me again tomorrow afternoon and I'd like to just reject it then, if possible. Either way, I damn sure don't want it auto-installing after my defer period arrives.
19th January 2013, 10:34 PM   |  #23  
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I'm 1/2 tempted to flash it, then to take the phone to Verizon (as instructed) and cancel my goddamned service right there. There is NOTHING in my contract saying that I can't flash custom roms so this is just a malicious attempt to brick people's phones on Verizon's part.

This is exactly why I'm pissed. The fact the Verizon would go to this extreme and possibly put someone at risk of ending up with a 5.5 inch paper weight. Once I bought this phone it became mine. With that said I will remain on beans unlocked and happy for ever. This rom is perfection.

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Do you have a copy of the ota?
I need it.

No, I delted it when I was done with it but I can get it again very easy. But.. I am at work now... And ownt be out for a few hours. If you can wait I will PM you the OTA.
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If you're serious about this I want to know how that turns out. Not trying to be a dick. I wonder what they would say...

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Lol, didn't think you were being a dick... lucky for Verizon it's my wife's phone and she won't let me do it.
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Re: DO NOT ACCEPT OTA UPDATES!
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I watched it install when the rep turned on my phone to activate. Not much I could do short of punching the guy in the face...

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I would have told him nope. That's not what I paid for and demand another phone or cancel the transaction.

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I watched it install when the rep turned on my phone to activate. Not much I could do short of punching the guy in the face...

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Go back to that store and demand an exchange. The guy shouldn't have done anything to your phone such as update it.

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I would have told him nope. That's not what I paid for and demand another phone or cancel the transaction.

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Dude, it happened so fast it was too late. I had no idea an OTA rolled out yesterday. It literally applied in seconds. I saw the screen and it rebooted. I could have told him I wanted grey instead of white, but I just thought of that. Lol.

I have faith.

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I'm 1/2 tempted to flash it, then to take the phone to Verizon (as instructed) and cancel my goddamned service right there. There is NOTHING in my contract saying that I can't flash custom roms so this is just a malicious attempt to brick people's phones on Verizon's part.

Let us know how that works for ya.



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This is exactly why I'm pissed. The fact the Verizon would go to this extreme and possibly put someone at risk of ending up with a 5.5 inch paper weight. Once I bought this phone it became mine. With that said I will remain on beans unlocked and happy for ever. This rom is perfection.

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I've yet to read of one instance where someone who didn't tinker or unlock their phone got bricked from an OTA. You took your chances unlocking and rooting it. If you didn't (stayed stock) and an OTA bricked you?? That's a different story. You don't hear about it because it doesn't happen.


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Do you have a copy of the ota?
I need it.

Here you go Chief: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31360541/Note%202/update.zip

Will PM to you as well.


EDIT: Dont flash this people! Just wanted to throw that in there. This is for Developers!
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Dude, it happened so fast it was too late. I had no idea an OTA rolled out yesterday. It literally applied in seconds. I saw the screen and it rebooted. I could have told him I wanted grey instead of white, but I just thought of that. Lol.

I have faith.

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Let us know how that works for ya.





I've yet to read of one instance where someone who didn't tinker or unlock their phone got bricked from an OTA. You took your chances unlocking and rooting it. If you didn't (stayed stock) and an OTA bricked you?? That's a different story. You don't hear about it because it doesn't happen.


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It will work out just fine. I'm not under contract and I've been paying full price for my phones for a little over a year. If they break something I paid for I'll (very publicly and disruptively) take my business elsewhere.

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