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info:faq [2017/03/27 20:58]
sirocyl Add update block information.
info:faq [2017/04/01 23:38] (current)
junko This worked for me, but someone claims otherwise, so alt method
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|You **can't** at the moment. The Switch is a fairly new device and it will be some time before any vulnerabilities are exploited and released.||You **can't** at the moment. The Switch is a fairly new device and it will be some time before any vulnerabilities are exploited and released.|
|+||===== How do I keep my Switch from updating automatically? =====|
|+||To prevent your device from automatically updating, navigate to System Settings > System on your Switch and switch "Auto-Update Software" to "OFF". If you have an update already downloaded (noted by "System update is ready" under "System Update" in System Settings > System), you can remove it by holding down the power button and selecting "Reboot" from the prompt that pops up. If this doesn't clear the update properly, try rebooting into Maintenance/Recovery Mode: hold Volume + and - while powering on or rebooting.|
|-||===== How do I block updates, and continue using my Switch? =====||+||To prevent updates from automatically downloading, go to System Settings > Internet > Internet Settings > //Connected network/SSID here// > Change Settings > DNS Settings > Manual and set your Primary/Secondary DNS to 22.214.171.124.|
|-||Make sure your Switch only connects to a router that you can block connections or DNS resolution on, through use of a hosts file or similar.||+||If you'd like to block updates manually, block this domain via DNS, host file, router firewall, or etc:|
|-||Block the following servers:||+|
|-||Some services may be disabled, but you can continue using the ReSwitched tools such as PegaSwitched.||+|