How to Remove OTA Software Update Badge on iPhone Settings App

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Are you irritated with the OTA software update badge and wondering how to remove it? If you have upgraded your iPhone to iOS 5 then you might be getting push notification badge on the Settings app to upgrade your iPhone to iOS 5.0.1 via over the air update. Now you can remove this OTA software update badge from your iPhone Settings app by using a new jailbreak tweak available in Cydia. The name of this tweak is noOTA badge. This tweak is compatible with iOS 5 or later. This tweak is available in Cydia under BigBoss repository for free of cost. You will need to have jailbroken iPhone to install this tweak. If you don’t have jailbroken iPhone then you can follow the steps posted here to jailbreak your iPhone on iOS 5 with Redsn0w. After jailbreaking your iPhone, you can follow the steps posted below to clear OTA software update badge on the Settings app of your iPhone.

How to Clear OTA Software Update Badge on iPhone Settings App

STEP 1. Tap on Cydia from the Home screen of your iPhone.

Cydia

STEP 2. Tap on “Search”.

Tap Search

STEP 3. Now you have to type “noOTA badge” in the search field.

type noOTA badge

STEP 4. Tap on “install” button and then tap on “Confirm” button to download and install noOTA badge on your iOS device.

Tap Install

After installing this tweak, you will not see OTA software update badge on iPhone Settings App. This tweak will automatically remove OTA software update badge on the Settings App of iPhone. In this way you can clear OTA software update Badge on iPhone Settings App. The most important thing is that you don’t need to pay any money to use this weak. You should note that this tweak will not add any new icon to the homescreen of your iPhone and also no options will be available to configure noOTA badge.

Rudra

Rudra is an engineer and covers everything related to Apple. He keeps Techcular updated with latest Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Jailbreak articles.

1 Comment to How to Remove OTA Software Update Badge on iPhone Settings App

  1. Please I have problem. I have updated my iPhone to ios 5.0.1and the stupid badge still appears !!! How can I remove it??

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