Is there a way to block updates on android devices while using tethering?

Discussion in 'Switch - Exploits, Custom Firmwares & Soft Mods' started by WiiFoundLove, May 2, 2017.

  1. WiiFoundLove
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    WiiFoundLove GBAtemp Regular

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    Hi!

    Title says all: Is there a way to block updates on android devices while playing online using mobile internet and tethering?

    Thanx :)
     
  2. FriedChickenCrap

    FriedChickenCrap Newbie

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    i think you would want to go to the xda forums to ask that
     
  3. studio1b

    studio1b GBAtemp Regular

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    if you are root then you can block anything you would like
     
  4. Nollog

    Nollog GBAtemp Addict

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    if you know the addresses, any adblocker should work.
     
  5. Garou

    Garou GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Do you have root?
    If you do and have no problem messing up with system files, put the update servers to /etc/hosts file
     
  6. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    but i thought the switch wasn't an ANDROID device?! :creep:
     
  7. WiiFoundLove
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    WiiFoundLove GBAtemp Regular

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    No. I don't have root. But now i have to think about mh
     
  8. Joom

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    He's tethering his console through his phone. Nobody said anything about the Switch running Android.
     
  9. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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  10. tech3475

    tech3475 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    One option may be to use a custom DNS on the switch which blocks updates.

    Rooting can have it's downsides e.g. some apps are blocked or are difficult e.g. sky go.
     
  11. Dionicio3

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    Extremely incorrect forum
     
  12. Joom

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    You're bad at them.
     
  13. Felek666

    Felek666 retarded memekid which no one likes

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    reddit.com/r/satania/
    Blacklist sites in hosts file, adblockers like Adaway use host file to block ads.
    You must be rooted tho, but it will block updates.
     
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