Earlier this week, Google released the Android 4.4.2 OTA update for all the Nexus devices it currently supports. Unlike the Android 4.4.1 update that was rolled out last week, the latest update to KitKat only fixed a few under-the-hood bugs and patched a major security loophole.
The roll-out of the Android 4.4.2 OTA update has been pretty quick from Google’s side and chances are you must have already received the OTA update notification on your device. However, if you are rooted, the OTA update will fail to install on your Nexus device.
The Moto G has revolutionised the lower-end smartphone market. The handset packs in such a brilliant package of specs and software that it manages to make the Nexus 5 from Google look somewhat overpriced.
Unlike the Moto X, the Moto G comes with a bootloader that can be easily unlocked, making the process of rooting the handset relatively easy.
Earlier today, Google started rolling out the Android 4.4.1 update for the Nexus 5 and other devices from the Nexus series. While the Android 4.4.1 update is mainly aimed at improving the camera performance of the Nexus 5, there are still a lot of changes and bug-fixes for all the other devices that makes the update worth it.
If you have still not received the OTA update on your Nexus device, use our quick guide below to side load the update on your Nexus device.
Earlier today, we reported the various issues Nexus 4 owners are facing after updating their handset to Android 4.4 KitKat including Bluetooth connection dropping, random reboots and more. If you are also having trouble with KitKat on your Nexus 4 and are looking to downgrade to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, here is a quick guide on doing so.
Got yourself a Google Play edition HTC One but still waiting for the Android 4.4 KitKat update? Worry not. If you are impatient enough for the OTA update to arrive, you can always manually install the update on your phone in a few simple steps.
With every new Android version comes a bunch of new bugs. Android 4.4 KitKat is no different with its own share of bugs. One very irritating bug in KitKat that some users have been facing is the Share menu not working properly.
Google has been pretty slow in rolling out the Android 4.4 KitKat OTA update for the Nexus 4. While the OTA started rolling out a couple of days ago, majority of the Nexus 4 owners are yet to get the update. The good news is that the download link of the OTA update has been grabbed by a samaritan on the Internet, giving impatient Nexus 4 owners the chance to install the KitKat update on their device right away.
If you’re a forgetful smartphone owner who likes to leave their device in cabs and coffee shops, then why not make it easier for people to return your handset to you by adding your contact details to the lock screen? It’s quick and easy to do, and it’s a feature that built right into Android, so you don’t even need a third-party app.
Lock screen widgets were first introduced to Android last November with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, but in Google’s latest KitKat release, they’re disabled by default. But don’t worry — they haven’t been killed off altogether; you just need to enable them again if you want to use them.
Now that Hangouts has SMS integration, it’s the default SMS client in Android 4.4 KitKat, which means traditional text messages and instant messages are now all thrown in together. But if you don’t like it like this, there is a way you can change it.