Android 4.4.2 KitKat Update Rolling Out for Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and Nexus 7

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By Karla Danica Figuerres | December 10, 2013 5:03 PM EST

The Android 4.4.1 KitKat update is just a week old but a new hotfix from Google is likely to come as the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update showed up for the Google Nexus devices earlier today.

The Android 4.4 KitKat update started rolling out for the Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 just a few days after the roll out of the Android 4.4.1 KitKat update for similar devices. The update stated a few hours after the rumours saying that the HTC One and HTC One Google Play Edition will get the update.

Gottabemobile reported an earlier rumour suggesting the Android 4.4.2 KitKat happening on the HTC One and HTC One Google Play Edition and that it will arrive in the place of the 4.4.1 KitKat.

Differences between the two updates remain unclear at this point but Sprint revealed minor changes for Nexus 5 that could also be seen in other devices.

Clearing the VM Indicator fixes
Delivery of the VM Indicator fixes
Security enhancements
Additional software fixes

Undoubtedly, the Android 4.4.2 KitKat will be rolling out for the Google Nexus 5 and users have also confirmed that the Nexus 7 and the Nexus 4 are also getting the update as well. Although, according to Gottabemobile, the Nexus 4's prompt does not reveal anything.

Essentially, the software updates of the Google Nexus devices take a couple of days to a week to complete the roll out. As such, Nexus owners must expect receive the Android 4.4.2 KitKat and everything it has to offer a few more days.

So far, we have seen the update on the Google Nexus 7, Nexus 5, and the Nexus 4 and it is safe to mention that the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Google Nexus 10 will not be quite far behind.

If you wish to have the update urgently and you do not want to wait for the arrival of the OTA, you can install and download the update manually through Google servers. Although at this point, only the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Nexus 5 is visible, we expect others to surface in few.

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