How to Update Nexus 4 to Android 4.4.1 KOT49E KitKat OTA Official Firmware

Nexus is the popular series of smartphones in the market now.Nexus devices are very cheap with hardware specs of high end devices.The another good advantage of Nexus device is that you will get update fast than any other manufacturer.Nexus 4 is the most popular device of nexus series.Google & LG launch Nexus 5 last month with their latest Android 4.4 kitkat. As i said Nexus get update first than any other devices.Nexus 4 got Android 4.4 kitkat update.Now Android 4.4.1 update is also available for Nexus 4.


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Before You Begin:

  • Backup device storage, SMS, contacts, calenders and other stuff (This procedure won’t wipe any of your present data on the phone, but we prefer to be at a safe side, always)
  • If your device is running on Jellybean update to Android 4.4 Kitkat from Here
  • Enable USB Debugging in your Nexus 4. Read guide here how to enable USB Debugging in Android devices.
  • Make sure your Nexus 4 is charged al least 60%.
  • Download & Install Latest Nexus 4 drivers in your PC.

Download Required Files:

How To Update Nexus 5:

  • Please follow all steps given above before you begin to next steps.
  • Download the Nexus 4 Android 4.4.1 update file in your PC or Device and rename the update file to
  • Now connect your phone to the PC with USB cable and move the rename zip file to your SD card. Make sure the file is in the root folder.
  • Now turn off your device and boot it in Bootloader mode.To do this Press and hold the Volume Up + Volume Down + Power buttons till you see the Fastboot menu.
  • Follow the navigation instructions on the screen. Press Volume Up button several times till you see RECOVERY and press Power button to select it. You will get an exclamation mark now. Again hold your Volume Up + Power buttons. You should now see the Recovery Mode menu.
  • Now you are in Recovery mode. From the recovery menu click on the update from sd card option. Now select the file confirm selection with Power button and install Android 4.4.1 update in your device.
  • After completion of update, your device will reboot automatically or select reboot system now from recovery menu.
  • First boot will take more time. Be patient …

Congrats!!! your device is successfully updated to Android 4.4.1 kitkat.. 🙂

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