How To Update LG G Pad 8.3 GPE To Android 4.4.4. Kitkat

Learn How To Update/Install/Flash Official Android 4.4.4 Kitkat Stock Firmware In LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition with easy method and instructions. After Nexus device LG G Pad is first tablet to get Android 4.4.4 official update. The latest update is not till available on OTA. We got this update from XDA forums. If you have Nexus device too you can also update it to Android 4.4.4 kitkat from here. So, lets do this follow the guide step by step given below to update your device successfully.

Source: Phandroid.com

Source: Phandroid.com

Before You Begin:

  • Your device must be Un-rooted.
  • You Windows need a PC/Laptop for this procedure.
  • Make sure your device is at least charged 50%.
  • Enable USB Debugging in your device. Click Here if you don’t know how to.
  • Setup ADB in your PC by following this steps.
  • Download and Install USB Drivers for your device in PC.

Download Required Files:

How To Update LG G Pad 8.3:

  • Follow all the steps given above first.
  • Download OTA Update zip file and move it in C:\\ADB Fastboot folder and rename the OTA Update file to update.zip
  • Connect your device to PC with USB Cable.
  • Now open the CMD (Command Prompt Window) in your PC and run the following command to make sure that your device successfully connected and drivers are installed properly (If it show Device ID it mean your device is connected if not install drivers properly and try again).
    adb devices
  • Now enter the following command in CMD and boot your device in Recovery Mode.
    adb reboot recovery
  • An exclamation mark will appear with an Android logo, press the Power button and then the Volume Up key, and release them quickly. Your device will boot into stock recovery mode displaying Android system recovery <3e>text on the top.
  • Now use your Volume Key to highlight Apply Update from ADB and use Power button to select it in Recovery Mode.
  • Type the following command in CMD to start updating process.
    adb sideload update.zip
  • The update process can take few minutes. After completion of process select Reboot System Now in Recovery Mode and reboot your device. Keep in mind that first boot will also take more time than usual reboot.

That’s It!! Your LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition is successfully updated to latest Android 4.4.4 Kitkat stock firmware.

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