1. takuma089's Avatar
    Help! My iPhone 5 prompted me to update my phone to 6.1 didn't notice it really just clicked details then exit. When i got back it has finished the download and now wanting me to install it. But I can't update my phone. Because my phone uses GPP sim. If i update it. It will be locked again and cannot be used on my current carrier.

    My questions are,
    1. Can i delete the downloaded update?
    2. When I plug my phone on itunes will it automatically install the update?
    3. How can i disable ALL software update notifications envolving my iPhone?

    Thanks in Advance! Appreciate your replies!


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    02-01-2013 03:28 AM
  2. tuffy100's Avatar
    So just don't update it. It's not going to update without you telling it to.
    02-01-2013 03:35 AM
  3. takuma089's Avatar
    What about in iTunes? Will it install the update automatically?


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    02-01-2013 04:13 AM
  4. Alli's Avatar
    It will not do it automatically. You will be prompted. Just make sure you read before clicking anything.
    02-01-2013 05:49 AM
  5. Ipheuria's Avatar
    Help! My iPhone 5 prompted me to update my phone to 6.1 didn't notice it really just clicked details then exit. When i got back it has finished the download and now wanting me to install it. But I can't update my phone. Because my phone uses GPP sim. If i update it. It will be locked again and cannot be used on my current carrier.

    My questions are,
    1. Can i delete the downloaded update?
    2. When I plug my phone on itunes will it automatically install the update?
    3. How can i disable ALL software update notifications envolving my iPhone?

    Thanks in Advance! Appreciate your replies!


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    You can delete the downloaded ipsw just search the net for where the update is stored on Windows. Then go there and delete the 6.1 ipsw.
    You can stop the prompt for updates by editing your host file so iTunes doesn't look to Apple's servers. Go to the link in my sig.
    02-01-2013 05:57 AM
  6. takuma089's Avatar
    Is there anyway to hide that Software update on settings? So that no one will see it even me.


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    02-01-2013 05:59 AM
  7. Ipheuria's Avatar
    If you delete the file and change your hosts file iTunes will never prompt for an update.
    02-01-2013 06:02 AM
  8. takuma089's Avatar
    How will i change my file hosts? Sorry total newbie on this


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    02-01-2013 06:07 AM
  9. iDonev's Avatar
    Is there anyway to hide that Software update on settings? So that no one will see it even me.


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    Without jailbreak - no.
    02-01-2013 06:09 AM
  10. takuma089's Avatar
    But I can delete the ipsw file so that it will require me to redownload the update again? So that no one can accidentally click that install that update


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    02-01-2013 06:23 AM
  11. iDonev's Avatar
    But I can delete the ipsw file so that it will require me to redownload the update again? So that no one can accidentally click that install that update


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    If you're talking about iTunes on Mac/PC - yes you can delete the file. LINK
    If you're talking OTA update - I've no idea, I've never done over the air action...
    02-01-2013 06:28 AM
  12. Ipheuria's Avatar
    But I can delete the ipsw file so that it will require me to redownload the update again? So that no one can accidentally click that install that update
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    As for the hosts file Massie had an easier idea rather than getting into the complicated task of editing the host file
    Use Tiny Umbrella(TU)
    For anyone using TU...check the "set hosts to Cydia" box in the Advanced settings in TU
    If you ever want an official Apple update you uncheck it.

    If you're still into editing the hosts file the info is below

    Editing the hosts file
    If you're on a Mac follow this link host file editing
    When in the hosts file put this in
    74.20.xxx.xxx gs.apple.com
    127.0.0.1 gs.apple.com

    If you're on Windows
    c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
    Open it in notepad and edit, you must have admin privileges or you wont be able to save your edited file. If you're unable to save it after the edit save it with a different name in the same location. Then get admin privilege and you can rename the old one hosts1 and rename the alternate you just created hosts

    A sample of my hosts file near the bottom

    ::1 localhost
    fe80::1%lo0 localhost
    74.20.xxx.xxx gs.apple.com
    127.0.0.1 gs.apple.com
    I'm a little rusty on editing the hosts file so excuse me on any mistakes in the process this is why using Tiny Umbrella might be a much easier way to do it.

    iDonev has already given you links for finding the ipsw on your machine and as far as I know you can't prevent the update from showing up in Settings for OTA update. I didn't realize that is what you meant by your question.
    02-01-2013 10:10 AM
  13. tuffy100's Avatar
    Or you could just ignore it.
    02-01-2013 12:50 PM
  14. takuma089's Avatar
    thanks for the replies! really appreciate it one last question, does someone here can confirm that the GPP sim that can be used on iOS 6.0.2 can be supported on 6.1 as well?
    02-01-2013 06:48 PM
  15. SweetSCBerry's Avatar
    thanks for the replies! really appreciate it one last question, does someone here can confirm that the GPP sim that can be used on iOS 6.0.2 can be supported on 6.1 as well?
    I'm sorry, iOS 6.0.2 isn't out yet so we don't know..
    02-06-2013 10:34 PM
  16. iDonev's Avatar
    I'm sorry, iOS 6.0.2 isn't out yet so we don't know..
    You should read iMore more often
    6.0.2 applies only to iPhone 5 and iPad Mini.
    02-07-2013 06:09 PM
  17. naresh sunny's Avatar
    my iphone is running on ios 7.0.2 version,today i have got a sudden notification on settings ,seems ios 7.0.4 software is ready to update,i really dont know how it was dowloaded.
    Now i want to remove this dowloaded file, i dont want to upgrade it.
    Please help me any one.
    Actually i have used turbo chip for unlock.(# turbo chip means a chip which is attached with the SIM card for unlock processing,not a factory unlock.)
    Is there any problem will occur with this upgradation?
    please help me , actually iam new to iphone.
    12-04-2013 05:23 AM
  18. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    my iphone is running on ios 7.0.2 version,today i have got a sudden notification on settings ,seems ios 7.0.4 software is ready to update,i really dont know how it was dowloaded.
    Now i want to remove this dowloaded file, i dont want to upgrade it.
    Please help me any one.
    Actually i have used turbo chip for unlock.(# turbo chip means a chip which is attached with the SIM card for unlock processing,not a factory unlock.)
    Is there any problem will occur with this upgradation?
    please help me , actually iam new to iphone.
    The downloaded update cannot be deleted. It will not install itself if that's what you are worried about
    12-04-2013 06:36 AM
  19. karanjeetsingh's Avatar
    Hellp me
    02-20-2014 08:05 AM
  20. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Hellp me
    Help you with what?
    02-20-2014 10:27 AM
  21. 3cit's Avatar
    Hellp me
    He's being chased by zombies!
    02-20-2014 03:06 PM
  22. Rockdog97's Avatar
    He's being chased by zombies!
    Or Ophra Winfrey...

    :-) or Tom Cruise...
    02-20-2014 06:23 PM
  23. HankAZ's Avatar
    02-20-2014 06:34 PM
  24. sherlock's Avatar
    They're looking for something like "Software Update Killer" but it hasn't been updated for iOS 7. It would hide the Settings badge and notification. Would also delete it if it had already been downloaded.
    02-22-2014 10:17 AM
  25. Approtorto's Avatar
    Help!!!!!!!!!
    My Iphone was reset to factory settings before updating and now will no longer restore and update because the software is corrupted for ios update 8.3
    05-04-2015 11:37 AM
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