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Old 03-22-2011, 01:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Will install of .480 prevent my T-Mobile from receing OTA updates in future?

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Hey guys,

Will downloading & installing .480 prevent my phone from receiving OTA updates from T-Mobile in future, and will it prevent desktop manager from finding latest official OS from carrier as well if I ever wanted to go back to carrier only OS?

Like if I am on .480, and T-Mobile releases an official one e.g. 478, will I get that update thru DM or OTA?


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Default Re: Will install of .480 prevent my T-Mobile from receing OTA updates in future?

If T-mobile operates anything like AT&T, then installing an OS unrecognized by T-Mobile will prevent the OTA update check from working (and this may not be a carrier issue as much as it's just the way things work). You can always manually install any future OS updates, however, just as you are contemplating doing now with 480.
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Thanks Ian, if I install a future T-Mobile update after .480, then will OTA's come back?
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As far as I understand it, yes. I have always manually updated my phones, so I don't know from experience, however.
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