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Old 11-23-2014, 07:35 AM   #1
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Avoiding update to 5.6.1 on PW2

Hello, I have a newer PW 2 with the FW version 5.4.5.1 installed. I reupdated it after downgrading and jailbreaking. Now I have heard that the update 5.6.1 is very scary so i am trying to avoid it. I have had the kindle on airplane mode since then, but I would like to still use the WiFi.

So just wondering if this method explained by ricky1989 protects from the 5.6.1 upgrade...? Or should I use the BackdoorLock?

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=219986


Does anybody have experience with that yet? Thanks.
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Old 11-23-2014, 08:46 AM   #2
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Hello, I have a newer PW 2 with the FW version 5.4.5.1 installed. I reupdated it after downgrading and jailbreaking. Now I have heard that the update 5.6.1 is very scary so i am trying to avoid it. I have had the kindle on airplane mode since then, but I would like to still use the WiFi.

So just wondering if this method explained by ricky1989 protects from the 5.6.1 upgrade...? Or should I use the BackdoorLock?

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=219986


Does anybody have experience with that yet? Thanks.
That is the 'OTA rename' with directions that suffer in the translation.
There is a better description on-site.

You may use either or both.

See the relationship here, in:
http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...81&postcount=6

Which, in the 'references' section has links to the better descriptions.

Yes, members here have experience with blocking OTA updates on the newer (2014) PW2.
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Old 11-23-2014, 09:04 AM   #3
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Thanks! This helps a lot.
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Does anybody have experience with that yet? Thanks.
I use both of the methods mentioned by eschwartz and have had no problems while using wifi. (fingers crossed)
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