Any way to turn off carrier updates?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by spinedoc77, Jul 3, 2013.

  1. spinedoc77 macrumors G3


    Jun 11, 2009
    My wife has an iphone 5 on straight talk (gah, I hate them) and every time she gets a carrier update she loses data and MMS. It's a huge pain because she is very dependent on GPS to get to business calls. This can't be fixed until she gets home and I can do a sim swap to fix the APN, and sometimes I get home after she is asleep so she goes 2 days without data/MMS.

    Anyway, is there any way on a IP5 to disable getting these carrier updates?
  2. darricksailo macrumors 601


    Dec 18, 2012
    I really don't think there's any way to disable getting the mandatory carrier updates

    There is probably a way via jailbreaking but you sacrifice a lot of functionality to do so.

    I believe CommCenter is what handles all this

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