Disable OTA Update Notification on LG G3 without Root – Guide

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All the Smartphone users will be well aware about OTA update. All Smartphone manufacturers send new software updates to their devices via OTA (Over the Air) at intervals and moreover the newer a device, the more frequently it gets software updates. These OTA updates sometimes bring new features and bug fixes, and sometimes they bring major OS upgrades. No matter what device we might own, we all love new updates. However, there might be situations when we try to avoid them, especially when the device is rooted. The OTAs bring new goodies, but they also take away root access which you would have received with lot of efforts. There are some apps at the Google Play Store that let you keep root even after taking OTA updates but they do not work on all devices and require root access.

Some people freeze the stock software update client app using third-party apps but how would you feel if you are able to disable OTA on your device without root access, of course great. The bad thing about OTAs is that you get update notification persistently even after cancelling it which is very annoying. Sometimes, OEMs send new boot loader or some security patch that stops existing rooting and custom recovery methods from working. In this article we are going to teach you to disable OTA update notifications on LG G3 without root. So if you own the LG G3 and havebeen getting OTA update notifications, there is an easy way to get rid of it through LG G3 hidden system settings. The procedure is given below.


Warning – The procedure mentioned below is only for LG G3 and not for any other device so don’t apply this to any other device as you may damage it.

Note – The procedure mentioned below do not need a rooted G3 so one can use this procedure without voiding the warranty of his device.

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How to disable OTA Update Notification on LG G3 without Root

Step 1- Open your phone’s dialer and go to LG hidden system settings. You can do this by dialing the following code, depending on the model.

  • Intl. LG G2 D855: 3845#*855#
  • AT&T LG G3 D850: 3845#*850#
  • T-Mobile LG G3 D851: 3845#*851#
  • Sprint LG G3 LS980: 5689#*990#
  • Verizon LG G3: ##228378 + send

Step 2 – After having entered the system menu you will have to scroll to WLAN Test

Step 3 – There select OTA option and turn it OFF.

Step 4 – Now at last reboot your phone and it’s done.

This is all what one has to do to successfully disabled OTA update notification on his LG G3 without root access.

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