Google Edition devices will receive the update of Android 4.4.4 Kit-Kat very soon, whether it is manually installed or received via OTA update. Android 4.4.4 Kit-Kat hasn’t brought much changes as usual some bug fixes and fixed performance issues but anyhow, it is the latest version and everyone wants to update, even if the update is the disaster, like what happened with iOS 8 dev version. Yesterday, we provided the tutorial of manual updating the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 to Android 4.4.4 Kit-Kat, and today we have Nexus 4 in the line to do so, without further ado, let’s see how we can do this.
But here are the things you need to consider before proceeding further:
- Your Device must be completely Stock.
- Bootloader Must be Unlocked.
- Double Check the Android Build your are running.
- Android SDK must be installed.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode
- Download and Install The USB Drivers
The method is involved in flashing ROMs, rooting your phone is highly custom and may result in bricking of your device, and has nothing to do with Google or the device manufacturers which is LGE 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.
Also See: Install Android 4.4.4 Kit-Kat On Nexus 5
Also See: Install Android 4.4.4 Kit-Kat On Nexus 7
- Download and extract all the files to Android SDK/Platform Tools.
- Switch Off your device.
- Now go to Bootloader/Fastboot mode, Press and hold Power + Volume Down Buttons till you see some text on-screen –
- Once the Menu is loaded, connect your device with PC.
- From the Fastboot directory, run the following according to your OS:
- On Windows: Run the file “flash-all.bat”.
- On Mac: Run the file “flash-all.sh” using Terminal.
- On Linux: Run the file “flash-all.sh”.
- Once the process is done and update is installed. Highlight Reboot System now and Enjoy the Android 4.4.4 Kit-Kat.
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