1. immovablesoup's Avatar
    11-14-2013 02:13 PM
  2. festinator's Avatar
    Which means OTA will be coming soon. Where is my beer, time to get rowdy.

    Sent from my Nexus 4 using AC Forums mobile app
    sMt73 likes this.
    11-14-2013 02:29 PM
  3. someguy01234's Avatar
    Let the flashing begins.
    11-14-2013 03:45 PM
  4. GothBoyUK's Avatar
    Hurry up OTA download link, I'm impatient. LOL.

    As I don't seem to get OTA or Play updates recently I will have to sideload. I still had Hangouts 1.x until I got the apk this morning. -_-

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    11-14-2013 03:50 PM
  5. jdbii's Avatar
    After sideload I got a message "E: signature verification failed" and "Installation aborted." Anybody got that error too?
    11-14-2013 04:10 PM
  6. sMt73's Avatar
    Yeah - I just did a reboot and tried again and it worked.
    11-14-2013 04:33 PM
  7. 4ringsa6's Avatar
    To those who have sideloaded:

    Does kitkat have the transparent nav buttons on our phones?

    Posted via Android Central App
    11-14-2013 05:02 PM
  8. someguy01234's Avatar
    After sideload I got a message "E: signature verification failed" and "Installation aborted." Anybody got that error too?
    This is not an OTA package, this is a factory image that you must use fastboot to unlock the bootloader (which will wipe your entire device) and manually flash the firmware. The OTA is coming soon.

    To those who have sideloaded:

    Does kitkat have the transparent nav buttons on our phones?

    Posted via Android Central App
    No, old launcher. However its still possible to manually install it. There is an AOSP launcher that have transparencies too (called Launcher3.apk, take it from a CyanogenMod 11 rom). I think Google wants to roll it out with a Google Search update.
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    11-14-2013 05:08 PM
  9. tscbatt's Avatar
    is there anyway to do an OTA update with the cyanogenmod installed? I am new to this.
    11-14-2013 07:11 PM
  10. someguy01234's Avatar
    The OTA updates are for official factory stock rom only, and it will only work if the device is running stock odexed rom with stock recovery and stock kernel. It does not apply to CyanogenMod whatsoever.

    Since you are already using CyanogenMod, just download CyanogenMod11 (link) and go into your custom recovery and flash it, you will get similar benefits as stock 4.4 and more. These are nightlies however, so they aren't stable for daily uses.

    If you want to use stock 4.4, follow this guide to factory restore the device: http://forums.androidcentral.com/nex...e-restore.html Use the latest 4.4 factory stock image from here: https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images, in which case you do not need to apply this OTA which is to update from 4.3 to 4.4.
    11-14-2013 09:21 PM
  11. sMt73's Avatar
    Wife just received her OTA notification. I side loaded it, she was more patient than me. Haha.

    Posted via Android Central App
    11-14-2013 11:29 PM
  12. Lanhoj's Avatar
    Wife just received her OTA notification. I side loaded it, she was more patient than me. Haha.
    Do you have the OTA download link so I can ADB it?
    Thanks.
    11-15-2013 01:07 AM
  13. Tall Mike 2145's Avatar
    Nothing here yet unfortunately.
    11-15-2013 01:14 AM
  14. Citizen Coyote's Avatar
    To those who have sideloaded:

    Does kitkat have the transparent nav buttons on our phones?

    Posted via Android Central App
    It will not, no. However, according to Ars Technica, the Google Search update that's also rolling out (which I picked up this morning on my Nexus 4 and 7) has strong indications that we'll see the new launcher with the transparency effects in the near future. If you can't wait, however, several third party launchers have already implemented this feature.
    11-15-2013 09:37 AM
  15. UJ95x's Avatar
    is there anyway to do an OTA update with the cyanogenmod installed? I am new to this.
    No. You can't take an OTA update because your device is modified
    11-15-2013 11:34 AM
  16. makkedonien's Avatar
    is there anyway to do an OTA update with the cyanogenmod installed? I am new to this.
    No, the OTA update is a stock version of 4.4. Either you go back to 4.3 stock and update from there with the OTA or you flash it directly. You need to wipe you're device for that, though.
    11-15-2013 04:26 PM
  17. R8J8D's Avatar
    Hi , I am running 4.4 on a Nexus 5 , I have 2 question if anyone can help ?
    1)HangOuts: It opens a new " thread " form every sms even if it is from the same sender
    and the sms is not recognized from my contacts ; the sms senders cell number has the
    countries prefix on it .Is there some I need to do / can do to sort this out ?
    2)I don't like the Nexus 5 call app , I have downloaded a few caller/dialer apps
    but don't know how to make the downloaded app my default app ; my device is
    not rooted and I don't want to root it etc , can someone advice me ...?
    Thanx ...
    11-16-2013 12:54 AM
  18. someguy01234's Avatar
    Don't know about hangouts since I don't even use it and stock with the old Messenger, by for default app, when you make a call on your default Android dialer, it should pop up a menu asking which dialer app you want to use and you can select Always for that app.



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    11-16-2013 03:04 AM
  19. zedorda's Avatar
    Hi , I am running 4.4 on a Nexus 5 , I have 2 question if anyone can help ?
    1)HangOuts: It opens a new " thread " form every sms even if it is from the same sender
    and the sms is not recognized from my contacts ; the sms senders cell number has the
    countries prefix on it .Is there some I need to do / can do to sort this out ?
    2)I don't like the Nexus 5 call app , I have downloaded a few caller/dialer apps
    but don't know how to make the downloaded app my default app ; my device is
    not rooted and I don't want to root it etc , can someone advice me ...?
    Thanx ...
    Report your feed back to the proper channels so the Devs will fix it and wait it out. KitKat is still alittle new so there will be some glitches as the Devs get everything straightened out.
    11-16-2013 09:10 AM
  20. frenziedfemale's Avatar
    To change your dialer go to settings..apps..all scroll to dialer and clear defaults. When you use the new dialer it should ask if you want to use once or always..chose always. You can change back the same way
    11-16-2013 09:24 AM
  21. R8J8D's Avatar
    To change your dialer go to settings..apps..all scroll to dialer and clear defaults. When you use the new dialer it should ask if you want to use once or always..chose always. You can change back the same way
    This is the problem , the google dialer is not set as the default. Dialer is not so much the problem as the " app " which answers ???
    I have been through the apps and there are not set defaults ...

    P.S. I have just seen that I can Disable the Google Dialer ...
    Disabled the default dialer installed 2 different dialers ... in short an absolute disaster ...nothing worked .
    Replaced the downloaded ringtone with one which came with the cell , I hope that this was the problem ?!?
    I will keep the post up-dated ...
    11-16-2013 11:46 AM
  22. JeffDenver's Avatar
    I installed the Factory image on mine. I have 4.4 on my Nexus 4.

    Yes it is awesome. But most of the enhancements are superficial IMO....not that it matters. I am still glad to have it. Performance does not seem that much faster, and it is not as smooth as my Nexus 5, although it is still pretty smooth.
    11-16-2013 09:13 PM
  23. R8J8D's Avatar
    Help me out here , what/who/how are the right channels.
    I am seriously not a" happy camper " , the Nexus 5 is my 5'th android cell and I am have more bugs with it than
    with all my previous cells put together.
    I have had the Nexus 5 for 4 days and have had another bug 3 times already ; this is I receive a call when the cell is
    placed on a table and not in it " pouch " , the screen lights up and shows that I have an in coming call but there is no sound from
    the ringer ...
    11-17-2013 10:12 AM

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