How To Update Nexus 4 to Android 4.4.2 KOT49H Kit-Kat Official OTA Update and Root It.

All the Owners of LG Nexus 4 can now update their Mobile to Android 4.2.2 Kit-Kat Official OTA update, no official news about Android 4.2.2 has been released yet, till then you can install it manually, just follow our Guide and All is Well. Along with that we will also tell you how to root it and install CWM recovery on it.If you have ever installed a Factory image on your Nexus device then this might not be very difficult for you, Otherwise pay more attention towards the tutorial.This is an OTA update not a full Firmware, so your Nexus 4 must be running Android 4.4.1 KOT49E Stock Firmware before installing this ROM, or you can always install the factory image of Android 4.4.1 Kit-Kat, which does not require any sort of above mentioned restrictions.

NExus-4

In this Article,  we will show you How To Update Nexus 4 To Android 4.4.2 KOT49H  OTA Official Firmware. But before we begin, Make sure that you have battery charged over 60 % and have backed up all your important ContactsCall Logs & Messages.It is highly recommended in case of any mishap or data loss to back up all your important data.

Disclaimer:

The methods involved in flashing custom roms and rooting your phone is highly custom and may result in bricking your device,and has nothing to do with Google or the device manufacturers which is Samsung in our case. In case of any mishap we may not be held responsible. Follow these instructions to the letter to avoid any mishap or bricking. Make sure that whatever you do, you are doing it at your own responsibility.

Important things:

How To Update Nexus 4 to Android 4.4.2 KOT49H Kit-Kat Official OTA Update.

Installation Process: (For Rooted Users).

  •  Download Android 4.4.2 firmware from the links below for Nexus 4 based on whichfirmware you are already on.

For Android 4.4 KRT16S users: Download Android 4.4.2 KOT49H.
For Android 4.4.1 KOT49E users: Download Android 4.4.2 KOT49H.

 

  • Rename the Downloaded File to Update.zip
  • Connect Nexus 7 to PC.
  • Copy and Paste the downloaded file to the root of your sd card.
  • Disconnect the cable.
  • Turn Off your tablet.
  • Now go to Bootloader mode, Press and hold Volume Down + Power buttons till you see some text on-screen.
  • Choose Recovery from Bootloader. Press and Hold Volume Up + Volume Down to get into recovery.
  • Navigate to “Flash Zip from Sdcard”
  • Select “Choose Zip from sdcard”
  • Select the Update.zip file and confirm the installation on next screen.
  • Wait for the process to over.

The Device will reboot, Voila! your Nexus 4 has been updated to Android 4.4.2  KOT49H , Wait for at least 5-minutes for the first run.

How To Root Nexus 4 Running Android 4.4.2 KOT49H.

  • Make sure that Fastbboot/ADB is configured on PC. How? How to Install Android Adb & Fastboot Drivers on Your Windows PC [Guide].
  • Download SuperSU v1.80 (UPDATE-SuperSU-v1.80.zip) and copy it to your sdcard on your Nexus 7 tablet.
  • Download CWM Recovery 6.0.4.3 or download TWRP 2.6.3.1 and copy/paste it in the Fastboot Folder.
  • Turn Off your Tablet.
  • Now go to Bootloader mode, Press and hold Volume Down + Power buttons till you see some text on-screen.
  • Open Command Prompt in Fastboot folder, Press and hold Shift Key + Right Click anywhere in the folder and click ‘Open Command Window here’.
  • Type in the following command in cmd: fastboot flash recovery recovery-clock-work-touch-6.0.4.3-mako.img
  • Once done, choose Recovery from Bootloader.
  • Navigate to ‘Install zip from sd card’ then select ‘choose zip from sd card’.
  • Select the Update SuperSu v1.80.zip file and confirm the installation on next screen.
  • Wait for the process to over.
  • Navigate to ‘++++++++Go Back‘ then select “reboot system now’.

That’s all your Nexus 4 running Android 4.4.2 Kit-Kat is now rooted, check the Super SU or Download any Root Checker app to verify.


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