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  1. propeller10's Avatar
    here we go again

    Edit: It's rolling out for the Nexus 7. So check your tablet for updates.
    10-31-2013 05:25 PM
  2. masc69's Avatar
    I'm pretty confident that it will happen. Crossing fingers, toes, legs, arms, streets and eyes.
    11-01-2013 02:33 PM
  3. Illustrator Joe's Avatar
    Google said Nexus 7 would get it. Though they didn't specify which one. I imagine if it was just the 2013 model they would have specified.

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    11-01-2013 07:00 PM
  4. The Chromium Slime's Avatar
    Didn't Google say that the nexus 7 2012 will get updates for 2 years?

    Posted via Android Central App
    11-02-2013 08:41 AM
  5. Crossvxm's Avatar
    Haven't you guys heard its unofficially out thru Paranoid Android? As of yesterday and today. Official 4.4 will be coming to the 2012 as far as I was told. I'm already on the PA 4.4 ROM.
    11-02-2013 12:37 PM
  6. Rick McCann's Avatar
    11-02-2013 06:20 PM
  7. Panther353's Avatar
    It seemed like it took them no time at all to post the 4.3 factory images. I wonder what the hold up is on the 4.4 ones?
    11-04-2013 11:07 AM
  8. propeller10's Avatar
    It would've been awesome if Google had released OTA updates for all nexus devices on the kitkat announcement day.
    11-09-2013 02:37 PM
  9. fisherking3k's Avatar
    am new to android...is this typical? there's an update, i want it... LOL, and hate to wait...
    11-11-2013 04:52 PM
  10. Anonne's Avatar
    Hopefully this one won't f up Bluetooth keyboards the way 4.3 did.

    Posted via Android Central App
    11-11-2013 11:12 PM
  11. hichris123's Avatar
    KitKat is rolling out to Nexus 7 and 10 starting today. https://plus.google.com/112773496741...ts/5xQLJNbJxea
    11-12-2013 08:01 PM
  12. propeller10's Avatar
    Looking forward to installing it.
    11-12-2013 10:55 PM
  13. greatgoogly's Avatar
    AFAIK nobody with a 2012 WiFi Nexus 7 has seen the update to Kit Kat. No binaries to sideload, no images available. Despite last night's tweet, I don't think it has been released yet. Probably going to update a majority of the 2013 models before releasing the 2012 updates Could still be another week or more.
    11-13-2013 11:04 AM
  14. Ntchwaidumela's Avatar
    am new to android...is this typical? there's an update, i want it... LOL, and hate to wait...
    If you feel confident in your abilities, Android Central has posted the way to manually update to Kitkat 4.4. You can check it out in the news releases.

    Sent from my SM-N900P using AC Forums mobile app
    11-13-2013 12:04 PM
  15. Ntchwaidumela's Avatar
    Has anyone received or manually updated to Kitkat yet? If so, what's your feedback?

    Sent from my SM-N900P using AC Forums mobile app
    11-13-2013 12:08 PM
  16. kC_'s Avatar
    If you feel confident in your abilities you could search
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    11-13-2013 12:59 PM
  17. fisherking3k's Avatar
    hmm...have a jailbroken iPhone, and a hacked macbook pro. but...will decide if i need to do this, or can just wait. i got an N7 to learn my way around android (which i mostly like). thanx for the info!
    11-13-2013 01:07 PM
  18. Ntchwaidumela's Avatar
    There's a link on androidpolice.com for the update to Kitkat 4.4, in case you don't want to wait for the OTA.
    11-13-2013 05:01 PM
  19. Ntchwaidumela's Avatar
    AFAIK nobody with a 2012 WiFi Nexus 7 has seen the update to Kit Kat. No binaries to sideload, no images available. Despite last night's tweet, I don't think it has been released yet. Probably going to update a majority of the 2013 models before releasing the 2012 updates Could still be another week or more.
    There's a link on androidpolice.com.
    11-13-2013 05:02 PM
  20. greatgoogly's Avatar
    There's a link on androidpolice.com.
    Yup, I saw it and upgraded manually an hour ago. Glad I was wrong.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 4
    11-13-2013 05:29 PM
  21. Tailormade3's Avatar
    I have an original Nexus 7, as in i bought it the first week it came out. Does that mean i will not be getting the update?
    11-13-2013 05:31 PM
  22. Chex313's Avatar
    Has anyone received or manually updated to Kitkat yet? If so, what's your feedback?
    It kept all my settings. So visually it looks basically the same. Seems no faster. I had some time to night and just wanted to practice my Command Line skills.


    I have an original Nexus 7, as in i bought it the first week it came out. Does that mean i will not be getting the update?
    No you'll get it here's mine. 2012 N7....Manually Updated...
    KitKat 4.4 on Nexus 7(2012)-2573.jpegKitKat 4.4 on Nexus 7(2012)-2572.jpeg
    11-13-2013 06:16 PM
  23. jdbii's Avatar
    Has anyone received or manually updated to Kitkat yet? If so, what's your feedback?
    I sideloaded 4.4 onto N7 2012 today after Jerry updated and posted the OTA package. Some of the icons are bit different, or at least the 'settings' icon is new. QuickOffice and a HP Print Service Plugin got installed automatically with the update. Other than that I can't tell one difference.

    There doesn't appear to be Google Now integration the way its integrated in the Nexus 5. It looks the same to me and you have to launch it normally. Like already noted above 4.4 doesn't feel any faster to me. In fact, it just feels exactly the same. I'm sure there are a lot of changes under the hood, but on the surface nothing interesting here and 4.4 feels and looks exactly the same to me as 4.3.

    I had a hard time actually completing the sideload. I couldn't do it on a Windows 8 machine because my Nexus 7 wasn't showing up as a device and I spent far too much time trying to troubleshoot. I just ended up sideloading on an Linux machine.

    Edit: One difference is there no longer is an "X" as your machine boots up. The "X" has been replaced with 4 bouncing balls at start-up (or whatever). Its the same start-up animation as on the Nexus 5.
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    11-13-2013 07:35 PM
  24. mikbelch2's Avatar
    With your sideloaded 4.4, did your kernel change? I am still on 3.1 after side loading. This should have changed to 3..40something... am i the only one?
    11-15-2013 10:53 AM
  25. BluMeany's Avatar
    With your sideloaded 4.4, did your kernel change? I am still on 3.1 after side loading. This should have changed to 3..40something... am i the only one?
    I've got 3.1.10 after side loading.
    11-15-2013 11:11 AM
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