How To Install Android 4.4 Kitkat Launcher On Any Android Smartphone Android 4.4 Kitkat is out on Nexus 5. As we know what’s new on Android 4.4 Kitkat, everyone is looking forward to get Android 4.4 kitkat on their smartphone. So do I. Thanks to the xda developers who has extracted Android 4.4 Kitkat launcher from the latest Nexus 5. You can now try Android 4.4 KitKat launcher in any device with Android 4.1.2 OS and above. Bear in mind, you may see compatibility issue or force close because the kitkat launcher here is not official for your devices. Great news is that some of you has been tested the launcher and confirmed to be working on specific OS and specific device. Your device warranty may void with any mod. Check your devices warranty’s term conditions before start. Nexus 4 users are in luck as Google will be officially rolling out 4.4 very soon but what about the rest of us that aren’t rocking a Nexus. It will be an easy couple of months before OEMs begin seeding this to their flagship handsets and God knows how long before it trickles even further down. Rather than ditch your ROM for custom 4.4 builds, there’s a quicker and safer option to satiate your sweet tooth Before You Begin: Works in any device using Android 4.2 and higher. Enable USB Debugging in your Android device. Click Here if you don’t know how to enable. Make sure your device is charged more than 50% Download Required Files: Android Kitkat Launcher How To Install Android Kitkat Launcher: Download the Android Kitkat Launcher zip file in your computer. Unzip the zip file and you will get three files in it.(GoogleHome.apk,PrebuiltGmsCore.apk,Velvet.apk) Copy all this apk file in your device’s memory card or in internal memory. Open your device Settings>Security & Privacy> Allow Unknown Sources installation in your device. Now open the folder where all three apk file are copied. Install Velvet.apk file first in your device.After successful installation Now install PrebuiltGmsCore.apk in your device. In last install GoogleHome.apk file in your device. Congrats…Android Kitkat Launcher is successfully installed in your device…Enjoy 😀 Related PostsTop Best Custom ROMs For LG Nexus 5How To Install Google Services In Nokia X, X+ and XLHow to Root and Flash Custom Recovery On HTC One Google Play EditionHow To Root And Install CWM Custom Recovery On Nexus 5 Android 4.4.1.How To Install Android L Developer Preview In LG Nexus 5How To Root LG Nexus 5 on Android 4.4.1 KOT49E KitKat CF-Auto-Root Method 12 Responses Faizan Aug 20, 2014 Hello Sourya !! I wanna Ask that it can be install on Nokia X , Xl , X+ Or X2? Reply Sourya Kharb Aug 21, 2014 It can be installed on any smartphone running Android Jellybean Reply karthik Jul 22, 2014 can i upgrade xolo q1000 which is rooted and runs on jelly bean 4.2.1 to kit kat using your methods mentioned above Reply Sourya Kharb Jul 22, 2014 This method is not about upgrading device to Android Kitkat sir. It’s about installing Android 4.4 launcher only in a Jellybean running smartphone. Reply karthik Jul 22, 2014 thnkz fo d info ….but is dr any way i can put kitkat into it …if dr is indeed a way plz do lemme me know Sourya Kharb Jul 22, 2014 You can search for any Custom ROM based on Kitkat is available for your device or not Google. Ary Jun 26, 2014 hi Sourya, after i installing this to my nokia xl. why always show alert “Google Play Services has stopped”? do you why? Reply Sourya Kharb Jun 26, 2014 Hello Ary, I don’t know why this is happening with your device. But try this and reply back Go to Settings > Applications > All Applications (You’ll see all installed apps there), Tap on menu button and you’ll see some options there select Reset All Apps something select it and then try again to open it. Reply jonas Mar 16, 2014 working in lenovo tablet a3000 android 4.2..thank you for this Reply Sourya Kharb Mar 16, 2014 Your Welcome and thanks for your comment 😀 Reply Dutt Sharma Mar 3, 2014 Hi Sourya, I tried upgrading my Karbonn A111 as per your instruction. I copied the files provided by you after unzipping them on to my SD Card. On installing the velvet.apk, it reported parsing error. I tried PrebuiltGmsCore.apk, it installed well..!! I tried GoogleHome.apk, it reported the same parsing error. Kindly give me the files that will upgrade my KARBONN A111 with Kit Kat 4.4 and oblige. Reply Sourya Kharb Mar 3, 2014 Hello Android 4.4 Kitkat launcher works on Android 4.1 Jellybean and above devices till now Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.